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Poconos, PA

Poconos, Pennsylvania Attractions Scenic wooded hills, calm lakes and majestic waterfalls. It's all here in the Pocono Mountains. Plan your next family vacation or romantic retreat at this northeastern Pennsylvania vacation destination and discover historic towns, sprawling vineyards, relaxing spas and plenty of outdoor recreation throughout the Delaware State Forest. In the winter, the Poconos area transforms itself into a bustling playground for ski and snowboard enthusiasts.

Poconos, Pennsylvania Vacation Destination

Come see for yourself why the Poconos Mountain region is a top tourist destination for those seeking quiet relaxation and non-stop outdoor adventures. Wyndham ® Extra Holidays featured vacation resorts are conveniently located just minutes from the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. You're sure to have a blast hiking, camping, horseback riding, biking and touring the scenic backcountry roads. Fishing, boating and other recreational water sports at Lake Wallenpaupack is a must-do.

What's more, visitors can explore the unique history and heritage of the historic railroad towns scattered throughout the region. Eddie's Toy Museum, the Pocono Snake and Animal Farm and local shopping and dining at The Shawnee General Store are sure to make you never want to leave.

Poconos Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - Skiing and whitewater rafting are big here, so don't forget to bring your gear.
  • Best attractions/tourist spots - The Poconos are all about the great outdoors and famous for skiing and whitewater rafting. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a scenic natural wonder filled with endless opportunities for hiking, horseback riding or admiring its majestic beauty.
  • Great time of year to visit - It's a year-round destination for all outdoor sports and just as an escape from the city.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 35°F
  • February: 39°F
  • March: 49°F
  • April: 61°F
  • May: 72°F
  • June: 80°F
  • July: 85°F
  • August: 83°F
  • Sept: 75°F
  • October: 64°F
  • November: 51°F
  • December: 40°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Analomink, PA
  • Bethlehem, PA
  • Newark, NJ
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Trenton, NJ

Nearby Airports

  • Stroudsburg-Pocono Airport

Medical Facilities

  • Pocono Medical Center
  • Warren Hospital
  • Easton Hospital