No vacation quite compares to seeing the Pocono Mountains. Of all the many natural beauties Pennsylvania features, the Pocono Mountains might be the greatest to behold.
They cover an amazing 2,400 square miles. The mountains themselves oversee the Delaware Valley as well as the Delaware Water Gap and Lake Wallanpaupack. Visitors can also go to the west for great views of the Wyoming Valley and even Pennsylvania Dutch Country. To the south the y can take in the beautiful Lehigh Valley.
If you’re into the great outdoors the Pocono Mountains will not leave you wanting for options. Visitors come to ski, fish, hunt, camp and do just about anything else that involves being in nature. Of course, you don’t have to sleep in a tent to take in the majesty of the Pocono Mountains. You can just as easily check into a Poconos Family Resort. The area has many.
For the adults amongst you, take in some fun at the Mount Airy Casino Resort of the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The former was just opened in 2007 and the latter has both live harness racing as well as off track betting available to customers.
Those of you with a need for speed will also want to check out the Pocono Raceway, where you can watch all kinds of automobile races through most of the year.
When you need time away, but don’t want another boring trip, consider going to see the Pocono Mountains. They’ll take your breath away and replace it with plenty of amazing memories.