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Best things to do in Pocono Mountains

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Outlet Mall
“The Crossings Premium Outlets® is nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains region and features 100 brand name and designer outdoor outlet stores. Conveniently located off of Interstate 80, Exit 299, you will find everyday savings from Gap Factory Outlet, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, The North Face, Under Armour & more. Various dining options are available whether you grab and go in our food court or sit down at the Log Cabin Bar & Grill. Located just minutes away from Great Wolf Lodge, Mount Airy Casino Resort and Camelback Ski Mountain. So from the entire team at The Crossings Premium Outlets®, we hope that you will visit us soon. ”
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Ski Lodge
“Camelback mountain is great for all seasons; with a variety of activities for all ages: Pennsylvania's only mountain coaster NOW OPEN!! Double Barrel 1000 ft zip line Indoor and outdoor water park (Aquatopia) Rock walls. Virtual Reality. Bowling. Laser Tag. 100's of Arcade Games. And more! In the colder months enjoy a nice hot chocolate while sitting by an outdoor fire pit, enjoying breath taking views of the mountain. Ski/ snowboarding/ tubing available. *** plan ahead, during busy seasons parking can be tough*** ”
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Casino
“The Mount Airy Casino Resort is a casino and hotel located in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania in the Pocono Mountains. Mount Airy includes more than 1,800 slot machines and more than 70 table games including blackjack, craps, roulette, and baccarat. It also features several dining options ranging from a buffet to fine dining, nightlife venues, and an 18-hole golf course called Mount Airy Golf Club. ”
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Trail
“ Bushkill Falls provides families, friends, couples, and nature enthusiasts with an excellent opportunity to experience the splendor and beauty of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. ... Three additional hiking trails provide numerous viewing angles of all eight waterfalls.”
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Ski Area
“Our favorite ski area! The trails are very nice and conducive to awesome skiing for all levels of skill. The layout is wonderful, and the staff really work hard to make sure you have the best time possible. The prices are good, and the onsite services and food is great. Very highly recommended!”
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Park
“Like to hike and or walk...Exercise and sight see all in one. This place is tranquil and never overcrowded. It also has different levels. BRING YOU SNEAKERS. ”
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Water Park
“One of the best water parks, and attached to Zip Lines and Outdoor adventure park”
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Racetrack
“Watch live action NASCAR races at this beautiful stadium located less than 15 minutes away!”
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Campground
“Hawk Falls waterfall and several hiking trails are 7 miles away, and offer both easy, flat hikes as well as more challenging ones! Boulder Field is a must see geological wonder, with a swimming lake nearby.”
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American Restaurant
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“Best Family Restaurant: Jubilee is a local staple with classic American food. Has attached bar while you wait. Can seat very large families. Can get busy on weekends/holidays. Leave village, turn left. On the left after a 7 minute drive.”
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American Restaurant
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“Great food and a local brewery. They even have a growler filling station for beer aficionados! ”
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Lake
“The third largest man made lake in PA. Great camping hiking, boating, kayaking etc. A great place to spend the day! Tip -You can also rent a bike and bike around the lake! BikeShare is a community program created by the Downtown Hawley Partnership and other sponsors, which make the bikes free of charge! You can bike from dawn to dusk and must return your rental that same day!”
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Amusement Park
“Kalahari is the biggest indoor water park in the country. Just 5 mins by car. ”
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Park
“This 70,000-acre park is named for the point at which the Delaware River cuts through Kittatinny Mountain.”
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Ski Area
“Less than 15 minutes away is Jack Frost Big Boulder Ski Area. One of the area's best mountains for skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing.”
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Water Park
“Largest water park in USA! Their Arcade is also huge and awesome, no entrance fee required!”
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