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Pocono Mountains

PA
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Ranked #1,021 of 1,174 Attractions in Pennsylvania
Type: Reservations, Resort Communities, Mountains, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Fishing, Shopping, Viewing wildlife, Skiing, White-water rafting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Getting married, Driving, Viewing foliage, Horseback riding, Mountain biking, Antiquing, Hot-air ballooning
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Owner description: A treasured mountain resort area that appeals to honeymooners, sports enthusiasts and shoppers.
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Wallingford, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We booked a party of 6 people so we can have just our group but they added 4 more riders 2 of them being little kids which was not a big deal at the time but they were so slow they would not keep up with the group, we kept having to stop for them to catchup, they had problems... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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222 reviews 222 reviews
115 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I'd seen the Poconos on a search to buy a rural property this past winter. The Poconos is in Northeastern Pennsylvania roughly bounded by I-80, I-81, and I-84 primarily in the counties of Monroe, Pike, Wayne, and Carbon. It is not too mountainous and not overtly impressive in that sense but it is a good resort area especially in the... More

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

It was a good experience to us .. we visited delaware water gap and pocono mountains in the last summer .. it was a good recreational point. seeing the old buildings, living the country life it would be very exiting to me.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We, a couple in our 30s, were planning to spend 2 days in the Poconos. Unfortunately we were not impressed at all. We heard and read many good stories, but after spending 3 hours there we felt we were there 3 days. The mountains were nothing special, supposed to be very scenic but we thought it looked rather sad. Also... More

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Port Richey, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

moved to the Pocono mountains at the end of Oct 2013, its beautiful here, its like going back in time , seeing the old buildings, living the country life. should have done this yrs ago

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

For 14 years I lived here and hated it all. Unless you are deep into the mountains and are looking for a quiet "do nothing" experience then keep on going. All those heart-shaped tubs? They haven't been updated in 25 years. The resorts are old, moldy and the shame of the community. The talk is always about reinvigorating the area... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Three couples and us went to visit friends in Arrowhead Lake, spent the day walking around and then went to the lake for the day. Very nice and relaxing. After dinner we drove to the Memorytown place for a Rodeo show that we saw in the pocono papers that we picked up at the Ahart's Supermarket. To see a real... More

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Cleveland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

My husband and I went to the Pocono Mountains for our 18th wedding anniversary. We stayed three days. We are home and we are still talking about what a great getaway. We were at the Cove Have Resort. We stayed at the Champagne Towers(suite). Our room was beautiful. We had a fireplace, jucuzzi, sauna(steam room), private pool, and a massage... More

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Kittanning, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Visited for the first time in April and stayed on Lake Harmony. Very nice and peaceful. Kids loved the beach area even though it was not swimming weather. Scenery is spectacular and we got lots of great pics. Great little weekend getaway!

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

we went for our anniversary it was all inclussive and our room was the best with a sauna pool hot tub fire place all in one room the food was the best and the employees were very friendly we played basketball saw a comdey show did archery it was adult fun at it's finest loved it will return

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