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Best things to do in Pocono Mountains

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Outlet Mall
“Perfect if you forgot your bathing suit, or just looking to shop till you drop! All at outlet prices !”
141 locals recommend
Ski Lodge
“A great place for family and group activities! Their attractions change based on the season so take a look at their website and see what entices you the most! Indoor/Outdoor Water Parks, Zip Line, Skiing, Tubing, Adventure Courses and Mountain Rides.”
128 locals recommend
Casino
“Tee-off at Mount Airy's world-class 18 hole course. Designed after Sports Illustrated “Best 18 holes in Golf”, each hole is modeled after golf’s most legendary holes from Championship course’s in America.”
104 locals recommend
Trail
“If you have time, this is a great place to check out and see the waterfalls. It is about 40 minutes away from the house.”
73 locals recommend
Water Park
“PA's biggest outdoor waterpark located 30 minutes from the house. Great fun for the whole family on a hot summer day. Discounted rates available for groups of 15 or more. Tickets can be paired with other mountain's attractions like mountain coaster, zipline, ropes course. Visit the website for more details: https://www.camelbeach.com or https://www.camelbackmountainadventures.com”
53 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Our favorite ski area! The trails are very nice and conducive to awesome skiing for all levels of skill. The layout is wonderful, and the staff really work hard to make sure you have the best time possible. The prices are good, and the onsite services and food is great. Very highly recommended!”
57 locals recommend
Racetrack
“Home to NASCAR, IndyCar, a legendary air show and other special events each summer. ‘The Tricky Triangle’ is also open for tours, check their website for details. ”
40 locals recommend
Park
“A picturesque series of 8 waterfalls, connected by a network of hiking trails and bridges. A little further afield from Pocono Lake, but one of our favorite touristy places for an afternoon ramble with Pocono newbies. ”
53 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Best Family Restaurant: Jubilee is a local staple with classic American food. Has attached bar while you wait. Can seat very large families. Can get busy on weekends/holidays. Leave village, turn left. On the left after a 7 minute drive.”
64 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great food and a local brewery. They even have a growler filling station for beer aficionados! ”
57 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Kalahari is the biggest indoor water park in the country. Just 5 mins by car. ”
48 locals recommend
Campground
“Hawk Falls waterfall and several hiking trails are 7 miles away, and offer both easy, flat hikes as well as more challenging ones! Boulder Field is a must see geological wonder, with a swimming lake nearby.”
47 locals recommend
Lake
“This is the premier attraction for all types of lake sports. I highly recommend renting a boat for the day to tour the lake.”
38 locals recommend
Park
“This 70,000-acre park is named for the point at which the Delaware River cuts through Kittatinny Mountain.”
45 locals recommend
Water Park
“Largest water park in USA! Their Arcade is also huge and awesome, no entrance fee required!”
39 locals recommend
Ski Area
“35 trails and 22 ski lifts whisk you to slopes ranging from beginner to black diamond terrain parks. This winter resort was acquired by Vail Resorts in 2019, so check the website for big changes coming for the 2019-20 ski season. ”
53 locals recommend