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guys weekend in the poconos?

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guys weekend in the poconos?

6-10 guys, late 20s-30 looking to travel to the Poconos for a 3-day weekend in late August. We've never been up there and are looking for some jumping-off points for our search of where to stay.

Here's the kind of stuff we are looking for:

- A house In an off-the-beaten-path setting (or at least feels like it)

- However not more than ~10 miles (preferably 5 or less) away from a downtown area with at least 1 fun/laidback bar we can go to at night. Dives are fine, just any place we can go and at least feel somewhat welcome.

- If the house was on a lake/river that would be great.

- golf <45 min away

That's pretty much it. We're not an especially rowdy group, but we're looking for a place where we can sit out on the porch at night, drink a few beers, and probably get into spirited debates about pointless topics late into the night without having to worry about upsetting a family with children next door.

I looked at places near Stroudsburg, as that area seemed populated enough to have some restaurant/bar options. Didn't seem to have a lot of housing options though.

Thoughts? Suggestions? Thanks

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Pocono Mountains Region, PA
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1. Re: guys weekend in the poconos?

Have you tried vrbo? That's your best bet for finding a cool house on water. I wouldn't recommend any of the usual hotels/resorts, 'cause it sounds to me like you want a bit of seclusion and not much in the way of traditional tourism places. There are tons of options close to Stroudsburg, which, you're right, is your best bet for any kind of bar/nightlife.

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2. Re: guys weekend in the poconos?

Sroudsburg is great for nightlife, but finding any kind of seclusion there will be hard. Your better off going towards the lake harmont mt. Pocono tannersville area for a house like your looking for, and there's plenty of bars around there too, your just not gunna have 8 to pick from and it won't be packed...

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