Bushkill Falls - The "Niagara of Pennsylvania". Play miniature golf, ride paddleboats or hike the trails. Lots of fun activities for the fun "outdoor" family and couples. Mini museum, picnic tables, orienteering course, fishing ponds, snack bar and just a place for a great day exploring the outdoors in the Poconos Mountains. "The" reason people came to the Poconos in the early 1900's. Open Spring Summer and Fall. Closed in Winter.
Bushkill Falls 570
Callie's Pretzel Factory & Candy Kitchen - Watch your favorite goodies be made. Go for the Show. See candy being made. Hear great stories. Mountainhome 570 595-3257 or 595-2280
Carousel Water and Fun Park - slides, go-carts and bumper boats, mini golf and more. Beach Lake 570 729-7532
Camelbeach Water Park - Spend the day swimming in the competition sized pool or relax in the lazy river. More waterpark rides, slides and activities that anywhere else in Eastern PA. Also you will enjoy the body and tube slides, kiddie water park "Camel Cove,", food, wave pool, snack stands, outdoor adventure park with ZZip Lines, disc golf, rock climbing and much more for a full 2-3 days of fun. . Tannersville 570 629-1661
Cherry Valley Vineyards & Winery - Tour the winery & taste local vintages. Who says good wine has to come from France? Well.... OK ... but, it's still pretty good for Pennsylvania. Saylorsburg 570 992-2255
Claws 'N' Paws Wild Animal Park - Enjoy the exotic animals and petting zoo, see live shows. Hamlin 570 698-6154
Costa's Family Fun Amusement Park - 2111 Rt. 6, Hawley, Lords Valley, PA 18428 - 570-226-8585 Just 3 miles east of Lake Wallenpaupack Go-karts, miniature golf, arcade, batting cages and driving range will keep the whole family entertained. Enjoy lunch or dinner and ice cream. Open weekends in the Spring/Fall and daily during the summer. Mini golf, Batting Cages, Go Carts, arcade games, Kiddie land, Big Rock Cafe, driving range.
Pocono International Raceway - See the speedway that hosts NASCAR Winston Cup series. Or better yet book a long weekend and SEE a NASCAR race. Long Pond. Or even BEtter Yet drive a race car around the track at speeds you son't believe. 570 646-2300
Pocono Snake & Animal Farm - Over 100 reptiles and animals to see. Marshalls Creek 570 223-8653
Water Gap Trolley Sightseeing Tours
- Main Street, Delaware Water Gap. Historic and educational,
the trolley tours the town, the natural wonder of the Delaware Water
Gap, and the surrounding area. 570-476-9766
Skirmish Paintball - 1-800-SKIRMISH Route 903 HC-2, Box 2245 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Fast paced, fun Skirmish Paintball adventures! 44 Award winning paintball playing fields, paintball equipment and more. Perfect for weekend fun and corporate teambuilding.
Museums and Historical Attractions
Asa Packer Mansion - Tour the home of the founder of the Leigh Valley Railroad. Or go just to see on of the greatest of old houses. Experience how the rich live in the 1800's and early 1900's. Located in Jim Thorpe. 570 325-3229
Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum - Come and see the history of the cement industry. Northampton 610 262-2576
The Historic Dingmans Bridge - One of the only privately-owned river bridges remaining in America!. Spans the Delaware River from Dingmans Ferry PA to Layton, NJ.
Dorflinger Glass Museum - Surrounded by the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife sanctuary. Also see the collection of original Dorflinger glassware. White Mills 570 253-1185
Driebe Freight Station - You will be intrigued by the railroad memorabilia, a working model train and a turn-of-the century blacksmith shop. Ann Street, Stroudsburg 570 424-1776
Classic Car Museum - Take in trip back in time, with motorcars
dated 1902. Andreas 570 386-3554
Pocono Indian Museum - Visit the Delaware Indians history. Rt. 209 North of the Marshalls Creek light in Bushkill 570 588-9164
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm - If you believe going to the market is hard, try living like the Pennsylvania Dutch Family. They will take you on a tour of their agricultural methods and weaving techniques. Near Stroudsburg 570-992-6161
Stourbridge Line Rail Excursions - Tour the birthplace of the railroad. Honesdale 570 253-1960
Stroud Mansion - Previously the home to Daniel Stroud, son of Jacob Stroud, founder of Stroudsburg original part of home built in 1700's. If you're into local history this is the depository of Monroe County's heritage. Stroudsburg 570 421-7703
The Pennsylvania Fishing Museum - Take a step back in time, see fishing tackle from the 1700's to 1950's. You will be astonished to see fishing decoys and more. Peck's Pond 570 775-7237
Wayne County Historical Society Museum - Come trace the history of Wayne County, from the Native American canal to the passenger car. Honesdale 570 253-3240
Places to Take The Kids on a Rainy Day:
The Big Wheel Skating Centers, Stroudsburg & Matamoras
The Stroud Mall, Stroudsburg
The Pocono Indian Museum, Bushkill
Hole in The Roof Golf, Tannersville
Bowling at Summit Lanes, Pocono Summit
Clymer Library, Pocono Pines
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