Poconos Lodging

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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TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America

After a trying year, Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort located in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, has been selected by TripAdvisor as the best large hotel for families in the United States.

TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America

Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort located in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, has been selected by TripAdvisor as the number one best large hotel for families in the United States and the 6th best in the world for their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards.

TripAdvisor represents the world’s largest online travel community. The website is home to millions of unbiased and honest traveler reviews. The best resorts for families were awarded based upon those that were most highly rated by people traveling with their families.

The 2nd Annual Paint the Mountain Pink event partners with various ski resorts

The 2nd Annual Paint the Mountain Pink event partners with various ski resorts
For the second year, Paint the Mountain Pink breast cancer event is being held at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area.  It is being held Saturday, February 7, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m. “We are so grateful to have Shawnee Mountain’s support. This year the raffle prize is A Poconos Ski-Around Pass which is a set of vouchers to ski the finest slopes in our area. Tickets are $10.00 each.  The drawing will be held at 4:00 p.m. and the winner does not need to be present to win”, states Carole’ Ann F. Bowyer, co-founder of the Pocono Health Foundations’ Hope for Strength Breast Cancer Fund.

Jazz, Blues and Musical News from Spencer Reed

  • 14 January 2015
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Jazz, Blues and Musical News from Spencer Reed

Born in the Bronx, Spencer Reed started playing jazz and blues professionally at age 18 when he first freelanced as a drummer and guitarist for a local New York band known as The Soul Distributers. In 1976 he found himself in the Poconos for a gig through an agent with New York connections. He moved to Tamiment, PA on a day’s notice, not knowing anything about the area. Now quite a fixture on the local jazz and blues scene, he performs at the annual Celebration of the Arts (COTA) that put Delaware Water Gap on the jazz map, and teaches at Camp Jazz, a summertime program for high school students who perform at COTA. Spencer also gives private lessons in guitar and drums for all age groups. He lives in Stroudsburg with his wife Nancy (a renowned jazz singer and bassist) and their daughter.

Abundant Winter Action in the Poconos

Skiing in the Pocono Mountains

Abundant Winter Action in the Poconos
Don’t underestimate the winter offerings in the Poconos. While you might see some high-speed  action and elevation in other states what awaits so much closer is an impressive array of winter fun in some of the most stunning settings.  Get your skis, boards, skates or just some furry boots and head for some hot winter fun in the Poconos. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy.

What is Your Favorite Way to Celebrate New Year’s Eve?

Spend New Years in the Pocono Mountains

What is Your Favorite Way to Celebrate New Year’s Eve?
The New Year is fast approaching and the question is - are you ready?  If you are like me, you have spent past New Year’s Eves in a variety of settings.  Maybe by a cozy fire with family and friends or tucked into a cute ski chalet after a day on the slopes or at a formal event with live music and champagne bars or, possibly you remember a romantic getaway weekend.  Well, all those options are right here in the Poconos waiting for you. Choose one of the many fabulous New Year’s Evenings available in the beautiful mountain setting of the Poconos. Get out of your city or town for the night or the weekend and ring in 2015 your way.
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