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Welcome to the Poconos
Whether you’re searching for the best family vacations or weekend getaways for couples; you’ll be head over hills for the Poconos!

Once upon a time, long before Tastykakes and the Internet were invented, the Poconos majestically rose up under our feet. People and pets have been coming from the city and the boonies just to spend time in our northeastern Pennsylvania wonderland.

Here in the Poconos, you can do just about everything. You can relax – or race. You can roll down the river – or roll the dice at a casino. Just pick a verb: chill, escape, relax, romance, fish, hike, golf, shop, wed, party, gamble, float, glide, slip ‘n slide, paddle, row, ski, race, or spectate. You can even work if you must. We have great spaces for conferences. In the Poconos, you can do whatever you want.

Poco-­Knows: The area covers four counties: Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon. It’s 2,400 sq. miles and more than 340,000 people live in the Poconos year-­‐round. It would take about 2 hours to drive from the Southern most point to the Northern most point of the Poconos.
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Lenni Lena’Pe ~ The True People Of The Poconos

Lenni Lena’Pe ~ The True People Of The Poconos
Long before Europeans, the Lenni Lena’pe called this area home. These Native Americans were the first inhabitants of the Pocono Mountains, having settled in the area over 10,000 year ago. Lenape is pronounced “Leh-NAH-pay” and it means “the people.” Sometimes you will see this name spelled Lenape, Lenápe or Lena’pi. The tribe is also known as the Lenni Lenape which translates to “true people” or the Delaware Indians after the Delaware River – The River of Human Beings, which runs through Lenni Lena’pe territory. The word Pocono in the native Lena’pe tongue means “a river between two mountains.” The Lena’pe did not have a written language; their history was passed from generation to generation by storytellers.

Get Your Irish On!

St. Patricks Day in the Pocono Mountains

Get Your Irish On!

Whether you are Irish or just want to be for a day, there are plenty of ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the heart of the beautiful Pocono Mountains.  What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become a national festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.  The Poconos has no shortage of Irish food, fun and festivities going on in March. So, come where it’s fun!

Valentine’s Day all Month Long – Where You Ask?

Valentine’s Day all Month Long – Where You Ask?

The Poconos, that’s where! There is a whole month of lovin’ going on in over fifty romantic destinations for you and your special someone. So, Cupid draw back your bow and let your arrows go straight to the Poconos for romance in every imaginable setting. Find that perfect destination for you and your valentine to snuggle up in a cozy chateau and enjoy a first-class meal with champagne and roses or go out for some high action partying and live music. The Poconos are your perfect February destination.

Valentines Day in Jim Thorpe

Valentines Day in Jim Thorpe

Roses are red

Violets are blue

Valentines Day in Jim Thorpe

The perfect place for

your sweetheart and you!

 

Voted by Philadelphia Magazine as the “best romantic getaway,”  Jim Thorpe is where you want to be for Valentine’s Day

Stourbridge Line on Track to Make Comeback in May

Train Excursions Coming Back to Wayne County

  • 26 January 2015
  • Author: Tim Sohn
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Stourbridge Line on Track to Make Comeback in May

Approximately three years after shutting down, it looks like the Stourbridge Line is back on track to provide train service to the Honesdale, Hawley, and Lackawaxen area.

 

According to Gail Tucker, executive director of the Greater Honesdale Partnership, the train is expected to be back up and running in early May to coincide with National Train Days, May 9-10, 2015.

 

To begin, excursion rides will be operated between Honesdale, Hawley and Lackawaxen. Freight service may later be added.

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