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Best Hotels and Resorts

Best Couples Resort

Pocono Palace whirlpool bathPocono Palace Resort, Cove Haven Resort, Paradise Stream Resort - Three different resorts - Great Couples only resorts for Getaways or Honeymoons - Some with tennis, water skiing and beach, snow tubing or bicycling, all near skiing! Couples getaway resorts with much to do a nightclub with live entertainment nightly. Snowmobile trails, state-of-the-art exercise equipment, and whirlpool baths. 600 rooms, open year around, no kids, lake activities. Call 800-805-3559

Best Value Couples Getaway 2014

Jacuzzi Suite in the PoconosMt Haven Resort - Log Tavern Road, Milford, PA. On more than 400 acres in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Near Lake Wallenpaupack and Delaware River is this former senator's country estate now a unique vacation resort where the pure country air is invigorating and revitalizing. A Wonderful Couples Getaway Resort. The Best Value in a Couples Getaway. Breakfast and Dinner in Rate. And the food is real good - Italian Family Run!!! What a get away!

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Mt Haven - Best Value in a Couples Getaway!

Best Family Getaway

Pocono Manor Resort Pocono Manor Inn & Spa Pocono Manor, PA - 6 Miles to Camelback Ski Resort Panoramic views of the Mountains. On the National Historic Register, with horseback riding, golf, indoor & outdoor pools, 8000 sq. ft world class Laurel Spa, and fishing and clay shooting. Cross country skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, hiking and biking. High speed Internet in room, special events, onsite dining, game room, pool tables, driving range and fitness center. A 3,000-acre resort for families, corporate meetings, retreats, honeymoons or romantic getaways, a rich tradition of hospitality ensures your expectations are not only met, but exceeded.


Best Hotel Near Skiing, Casino & Activities 2014

Poconos HotelRt 611 - Bartonsville, PA Just off Rt I-80 and close to Camelback Skiing and Camelbeach Water park. Indoor pool with lots of glass and tropical plants, picnic area, game room and small exercise facility. Safari theme restaurant on site and pub nearby. Close to horseback riding, amusements, the Crossings Outlets, and Fun. Reservations Call 800-805-3559

Best Restaurants
Best Poconos Family Dining Best Family Restaurant 2014 - Alaska Pete's Rt 209 North of the Marshalls Creek Exit (#309) of Rt I-80 570-223-8575 - Say "I Found you on Poconos Best". In the mood for some wonderful food? At Alaska Pete's they pride themselves on the great staff and service that is second-to-none! From the large salad bar, to the delicious steaks, they do work hard for you. In the mood for a quick burger? They have them along with many other "quick bites". Did we for-get to mention the fresh fish with emphasis on King Crab Legs? Alaska Pete's prides itself with all fish cooked up fresh, seasoned and served to fulfill your appetites. The Steaks are among the area's best also. All at reasonable prices.
Poconos Best PizzaBest Pizza 2014 Pizza - Tony's in East Stroudsburg on Crystal Street . Above all the Pizzerias, this one was the tasters' choice at our Tasting party where over 100 people tasted an voted on the Best Pizza. Made the same way for two generations. It's the sauce, stupid. The "gravy" on the special dishes ain't too bad either. The place gets real busy on Wednesdays ....You've been warned.

Best Pocono RestaurantThe Settlers Inn at Bingham Park Restaurant ****-4 Main Avenue  Hawley , PA  18428 - 570-226-2993

A luxury craftsman style lodge with artfully decorated guest rooms and an award wining farm to table restaurant.

Best Vacation Home Rentals
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Shawnee Town home RentalsShawnee Resort Rentals - Ski Area and Summer - Town homes For Rent. Shawnee on Delaware, PA - 2 bedroom msleeps up to 8 furnished town homes with kitchen, linens, F/P. Close to skiing, boarding and tubing and summer waterpark. Weekly, weekend or holiday rentals.

Minutes to factory outlet shopping and restaurants. Ski, swim, golf, play tennis, bike, hike, relax, tube, or snowshoe. Make your Summer reservations now!

Best Rustic Cabin Rentals 2014
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Martinville Cottages and Home Rentals Canadensis, PA - Immaculate cottages, cabins and suites in a rustic brook side setting. (You'll HEAR the stream outside the window) Outdoor pool, pond for paddle boating and fishing. Near restaurants, skiing, hiking, fishing, mini golf, the Pocono Playhouse and many Activities. Staying here is like having your own rustic vacation home (cabin) in the woods along side a beautiful stream. Private wrap around decks with barbecues over the water. Fully equipped kitchens with utensils, microwaves and coffee makers. Linens and towels included.Call to Reserve 1-800-805-3559

  Best Resorts, Hotels and Inns - Here are The Best Lodging Choices - Voted Best of the PoconosTM 2013. The Best Places to Stay. Selected by our readers and the Best of staff For friendliness, cleanliness, romance or location. See the winners of the Best Couples Resort, the Best Family Resort and more >>> Vote for Your Choices Here.

  Restaurants and Food - Find out which of our 500 or so local restaurants and food establishments are the 2013 winners for Best Burger, Bagel or Brunch. Where do you find the best wine, french fries or crabcakes? We have the results of our local reader's poll along with staff experiences to help you find the best places to eat. >>> Vote for Your Choices Here.

  Nightlife - Best Bartender, Best Bars, Nightlife, Festivals, First Date Spot, Live Music Venue, Outdoor Deck Scene, Comedy Club and more Voted Best of the PoconosTM 2013. Where to go, when to go and how to have fun after work or while on vacation here in the lively Mountains. >>> Vote for Your Choices Here.

  Attractions - All year long there are scads of events, Concerts, Festivals, Shows, Marathons. There are Ski Resorts, Adventure Parks, Ziplining, Animal Attractions, Lakes, Whitewater Fun, Resorts, Museums, State Parks, Waterfalls, Golf Courses, Snow Tubing, Lake Beaches, Historical sites, Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting, Antiquing and Romantic Adventures. With so much to see and do... you'll need a guide. Lucky for you ... here it is. >>> Vote for Your Choices Here.

  Art - Sculptor Henry Moore said "Art is the expression of imagination, not the duplication of reality." Here in the Mountains imagination runs wild. Art can be classified in two categories - fine arts and performing arts. Visual arts includes painting, drawing, sculpting, architecture, printmaking, ceramics, photography, collage, digital graphics, film-making, etc. It also includes handicrafts and applied arts. Performing Arts include art forms in which artists use their body, voice, or objects to convey artistic expression like dance, music, opera, theatre and musical theatre, and magic and/or illusion, mime, spoken word, puppetry, circus arts, performance art, recitation and public speaking.

  Weddings and Honeymoons - Getting Married? Wondering where the Best Place for a Honeymoon is? Our viewers and staff have found the answers.

  Physicians - It is important to note that there are many fine medical professionals in The Poconos, we have found those who are outstanding. Research for these picks was, in most cases, a combination of direction interaction with the physician by at least one staff member or researcher AND research into the physicians education and experience. We have listed the date the physician enter into the chosen field not the date the physician first started practice.

  Home Services - Here are The Best Choices for Home Services and Items for the Home. Real Estate Brokers, Mortgage Services, HomeDepot, Cramers or or Lowes? Need help finding just the right service? Here'ssssssss the answers

  Lifestyle - the Best of Living the staff guides you the the fun things to do, the most relaxing activities, the best places to live and more. We are lucky to live in a region with so much to do and see. The environment is constantly changing and is never boring. Here is the best of living in the Mountains of Eastern PA

  Shopping - Who doesn't want to save money, get the best deal or find just that right gift? We all do. Our guides open up their wallets and get out there and shop. Here they and our readers help guide you to the Best Places to Shop.

  Best of Beauty and Fitness - Yoga anyone? Which day spa has the best services? Need a haircut? Everyone wants to look their best.


Activities Guide

The 5 Top Tables in the Mountains. Know where to sit for the best view and service? We have asked the experts and tried out the choices. Make your night out special. Sitting at one of these tables will not assure you of instant popularity, BUT it helps. 5 Top Tables... More>>> Since there are literally over one thousand places to eat locally, you might want to visit our Our Complete List of "Our Favorite Restaurants" to find just the right place for you, your favorite other or your family.

Activities and Events

The Land of Love and a Playground for Family Fun in Northeastern PA - The Poconos - On Big Amusement Park! The most popular mountain recreation destination of New York, Long Island, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Maryland. Romantic couples visit for the Couples and Honeymoon Resorts. Families visit 7 state parks, waterfalls and one of the most visited National Parks, water sports on lakes and rivers, skiing, camping, horseback riding, hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, birding and snowmobiling are popular. Attractions include water parks, animal parks, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, paint ball, golf, NASCAR racing, and local casinos