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Renowned Caricaturist John Kascht to Present for Roots & Rhythm’s 10th Anniversary

  • 27 April 2015
  • Author: Visit Poconos
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Renowned Caricaturist John Kascht to Present for Roots & Rhythm’s 10th Anniversary
John Kascht, whose work is collected by the Smithsonian Institute’s National Portrait Gallery and whose drawings have appeared on the pages or covers of almost every national publication (TV Guide, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, LIFE, etc) is partnering with Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival for the event’s 10th anniversary.

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Celebrates 90 Years Of Protecting And Managing The Longest Hiking-Only Footpath In The World

  • 27 April 2015
  • Author: Visit Poconos
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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Celebrates 90 Years Of Protecting And Managing The Longest Hiking-Only Footpath In The World

the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) celebrates 90 years of protecting the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). A long-standing partnership with the federal government, Trail maintaining clubs and thousands of volunteers has enabled the organization to preserve and manage the longest hiking-only footpath in the world.  

The ATC was founded in 1925 by volunteers and federal officials working to build a continuous footpath along the Appalachian Mountains. A unit of the National Park Service, the A.T. ranges from Maine to Georgia and is approximately 2,185 miles in length. The Trail goes through fourteen states along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian mountain range from the southern terminus at Springer Mountain, Georgia, to the Trail’s northern terminus at Katahdin, Maine.

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.

  • 22 January 2015
  • Author: Visit Poconos
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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

  • 20 January 2015
  • Author: Visit Poconos
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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.
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