Melanie's Guidebook

Melanie
Melanie's Guidebook

Local things to do

Gouldsboro State Park, in Monroe and Wayne counties in northeastern Pennsylvania, contains 2,800 acres of land. The 250-acre Gouldsboro Lake is popular for fishing and boating. The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.
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Gouldsboro State Park
State Park Road
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Gouldsboro State Park, in Monroe and Wayne counties in northeastern Pennsylvania, contains 2,800 acres of land. The 250-acre Gouldsboro Lake is popular for fishing and boating. The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.
High on the Pocono Plateau, over 1,800 feet above sea level, Promised Land State Park is 3,000 acres of natural wonderland. It is surrounded by over 12,464 acres of Delaware State Forest, densely covered with oak, beech, hemlock, and maple. There are also two lovely lakes.
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Государственный парк Promised Land
100 Lower Lake Rd
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High on the Pocono Plateau, over 1,800 feet above sea level, Promised Land State Park is 3,000 acres of natural wonderland. It is surrounded by over 12,464 acres of Delaware State Forest, densely covered with oak, beech, hemlock, and maple. There are also two lovely lakes.
Hickory Run State Park stretches across 15,990 acres in the less forested western foothills of the Pocono Mountains. The park is famous for Boulder Field, a flat area covered with large, round boulders that look like the surface of the Moon. Sand Spring Lake has a lovely swimming beach.The area has hundreds of picnic tables, playground equipment, and restrooms. Many streams and lakes in the park are great for brook and brown trout fishing, and hikers can enjoy more than 44 miles of trails.
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Hickory Run State Park
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Hickory Run State Park stretches across 15,990 acres in the less forested western foothills of the Pocono Mountains. The park is famous for Boulder Field, a flat area covered with large, round boulders that look like the surface of the Moon. Sand Spring Lake has a lovely swimming beach.The area has hundreds of picnic tables, playground equipment, and restrooms. Many streams and lakes in the park are great for brook and brown trout fishing, and hikers can enjoy more than 44 miles of trails.
The "Niagara of Pennsylvania," Bushkill Falls is among the Keystone State's most famous scenic attractions. This unique series of eight waterfalls, nestled deep in the wooded Pocono Mountains, is accessible through an excellent network of hiking trails and bridges which afford fabulous views of the falls and the surrounding forest.
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Бушкилл-Фоллс
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The "Niagara of Pennsylvania," Bushkill Falls is among the Keystone State's most famous scenic attractions. This unique series of eight waterfalls, nestled deep in the wooded Pocono Mountains, is accessible through an excellent network of hiking trails and bridges which afford fabulous views of the falls and the surrounding forest.
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Пляж Playa Azul
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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area straddles a stretch of the Delaware River on the New Jersey and Pennsylvania border. It encompasses forested mountains, grassy beaches and the Delaware Water Gap, which slices through the Kittatinny Ridge. Miles of trails include a section of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1978 River Rd
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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area straddles a stretch of the Delaware River on the New Jersey and Pennsylvania border. It encompasses forested mountains, grassy beaches and the Delaware Water Gap, which slices through the Kittatinny Ridge. Miles of trails include a section of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Family fun

With 220,000 square feet of wet and wild indoor fun featuring a retractable roof, you'll be able to splash all day at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, 365 days a year. Upon arrival, you’ll be transported to an authentically African, world away, beyond expectations experience. Indoor and outdoor waterpark, Gorilla Grove Treetop adventures & more.
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Kalahari
250 Kalahari Blvd
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With 220,000 square feet of wet and wild indoor fun featuring a retractable roof, you'll be able to splash all day at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, 365 days a year. Upon arrival, you’ll be transported to an authentically African, world away, beyond expectations experience. Indoor and outdoor waterpark, Gorilla Grove Treetop adventures & more.
Bowling, laser tag, mini golf, food & more!
Idle Hours North
2008 Scranton Carbondale Highway
Bowling, laser tag, mini golf, food & more!
Claws 'N' Paws is a private zoo in the heart of Lake Ariel. It's often called "the zoo in the woods" because of it's woodland setting. We are open May until mid-late October.
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Зоопарк Claws 'N' Paws
1475 Ledgedale Rd
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Claws 'N' Paws is a private zoo in the heart of Lake Ariel. It's often called "the zoo in the woods" because of it's woodland setting. We are open May until mid-late October.
Indoor waterpark and more with day passes available!
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Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark
1 Great Wolf Dr
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Indoor waterpark and more with day passes available!
At Pocono Outdoor Adventure Tours we offer the most scenic and adrenaline-filled UTV tours on 1000 acres of trails in Pocono Manor, PA
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Pocono Outdoor Adventure Tours
1234 Long Pond Rd
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At Pocono Outdoor Adventure Tours we offer the most scenic and adrenaline-filled UTV tours on 1000 acres of trails in Pocono Manor, PA
Railbike adventures in the Poconos! Fun for all ages.
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Soarin Eagle Rail Tours, LLC
4 Columbus Ave
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Railbike adventures in the Poconos! Fun for all ages.
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Camelback Mountain Adventures
243 Resort Dr
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Аквапарк Camelbeach Mountain
301 Resort Dr
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Splinters' Hatchet & Axe Throwing
2190 PA-611
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From a relaxing round of golf to pulse pounding outdoor adventures like rifle shooting, adventure courses, paintball, ice skating, axe throwing, archery lessons and more, everything you need to create your perfect escape is in our nature. Outside guests permitted with prior reservations for activities
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Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Dr
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From a relaxing round of golf to pulse pounding outdoor adventures like rifle shooting, adventure courses, paintball, ice skating, axe throwing, archery lessons and more, everything you need to create your perfect escape is in our nature. Outside guests permitted with prior reservations for activities

Winter Fun

Featuring 39 trails, 16 lifts, 100% snowmaking, and all trails illuminated for night skiing and riding, Camelback Resort is a mecca of winter fun.
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Кеймелбек-Маунтин-Резорт
301 Resort Dr
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With 20 pristine trails, Jack Frost Big Boulder provides a variety of inviting terrain. Eight trails make this premier destination for skiers and snowboarders of all levels to come and test their skills on the beginner to black diamond hills.
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Горнолыжный курорт Джек Фрост
434 Jack Frost Mountain Rd
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With 20 pristine trails, Jack Frost Big Boulder provides a variety of inviting terrain. Eight trails make this premier destination for skiers and snowboarders of all levels to come and test their skills on the beginner to black diamond hills.
A family-friendly ski area, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area offers excellent children's programs, complete beginners' packages, and some great terrain for the advanced skier and rider.
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Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
401 Hollow Rd
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A family-friendly ski area, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area offers excellent children's programs, complete beginners' packages, and some great terrain for the advanced skier and rider.
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Горные курорты Монтаж
1000 Montage Mountain Rd
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Looking for the best skiing and snowboarding terrain in Pennsylvania? Blue Mountain Resort is home to PA's highest vertical at 1,082 feet, the most varied terrain and some of the longest runs in PA! With 40 trails including 14 beginner, 6 intermediate, 11 expert, 4 expert only and 5 terrain parks, there's something for every level of skier and rider.
Курорт Blue Mountain
1660 Blue Mountain Drive
Looking for the best skiing and snowboarding terrain in Pennsylvania? Blue Mountain Resort is home to PA's highest vertical at 1,082 feet, the most varied terrain and some of the longest runs in PA! With 40 trails including 14 beginner, 6 intermediate, 11 expert, 4 expert only and 5 terrain parks, there's something for every level of skier and rider.

Food scene

We love Christy's for breakfast and lunch! Christy's Café is a cozy, casual restaurant and coffee shop.
Christy's Cafe
109 Van Brunt Street
We love Christy's for breakfast and lunch! Christy's Café is a cozy, casual restaurant and coffee shop.
Local watering hole close to the house with multiple TV’s for game day.
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Hammerjax Bar & Grill
350 Phillips Road
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Local watering hole close to the house with multiple TV’s for game day.
Kay’s Daily Grind offers fresh, hot coffee, tea, cappuccinos, smoothies and more. They also feature a lunch menu of made-to-order sandwiches and salads.
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Kay’s Daily Grind
Pennsylvania 484
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Kay’s Daily Grind offers fresh, hot coffee, tea, cappuccinos, smoothies and more. They also feature a lunch menu of made-to-order sandwiches and salads.
Fast and tasty food with ice cream for dessert. Cozy atmosphere for your family.
The Caboose Ice Cream and Food
100 Madisonville Rd
Fast and tasty food with ice cream for dessert. Cozy atmosphere for your family.
Local spot for dinner and drinks
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The High Bridge House
1092 PA-502
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Local spot for dinner and drinks
Local breakfast and lunch spot. Cash only!
Delish On Main
254 North Main Street
Local breakfast and lunch spot. Cash only!
Cool spot in Scranton with great cocktails!
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320 Penn Avenue
Cool spot in Scranton with great cocktails!
With a great drink selection, gourmet food, and historic venue, The 16th Ward in Scranton is sure to become one of your favorite stops. This upscale bar and restaurant is the perfect place to catch up with friends, unwind after work, or visit on date night. To-notch selection of beer, wine, and cocktails. They also have a remarkable selection of bourbon and whiskey. You’ll find the perfect pairing with The 16th Ward’s seasonal menus and dinner specials.
The 16th Ward
306 Penn Ave
With a great drink selection, gourmet food, and historic venue, The 16th Ward in Scranton is sure to become one of your favorite stops. This upscale bar and restaurant is the perfect place to catch up with friends, unwind after work, or visit on date night. To-notch selection of beer, wine, and cocktails. They also have a remarkable selection of bourbon and whiskey. You’ll find the perfect pairing with The 16th Ward’s seasonal menus and dinner specials.
Italy inspired restaurant featuring wood burning ovens, house made gelato and espresso bar cafe. Weekly happy hour with kid friendly specials.
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Bar Pazzo
131 N Washington Ave
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Italy inspired restaurant featuring wood burning ovens, house made gelato and espresso bar cafe. Weekly happy hour with kid friendly specials.
Candlelight dining in the Poconos, culinary expertise, and attentive staff, make each meal at The French Manor Restaurant a memorable experience. Whether you choose to dine in our elegant dining room or on our covered terrace, you'll get to enjoy exquisite French Cuisine paired with sweeping views of the Northern Pocono Mountains. Reservations required.
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The French Manor Inn and Spa
50 Huntingdon Dr
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Candlelight dining in the Poconos, culinary expertise, and attentive staff, make each meal at The French Manor Restaurant a memorable experience. Whether you choose to dine in our elegant dining room or on our covered terrace, you'll get to enjoy exquisite French Cuisine paired with sweeping views of the Northern Pocono Mountains. Reservations required.
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Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar - Montage
7011 Shoppes Blvd
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Kay's Italian Restaurant
400 PA-435
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Alter House Restaurant & Bar
926 Lackawanna Trail
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Peculiar Slurp
307 Penn Ave
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Fine dining, great for a special occasion.
The Water's Edge Restaurant
Fine dining, great for a special occasion.
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Overboards
1215 PA-507
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Jubilee Restaurant
2067 PA-940
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Blue Shutters
Olde Brook Inn

Local Wineries

Maiolatesi Wine Cellars is one of Northeastern Pennsylvania's premiere wineries and tasting rooms nestled in the Endless Mountains. Come enjoy a wine tasting, PA craft beer , and some fabulous menu items in their new Bistro!
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Maiolatesi Wine Cellars
32 Cabernet Dr
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Maiolatesi Wine Cellars is one of Northeastern Pennsylvania's premiere wineries and tasting rooms nestled in the Endless Mountains. Come enjoy a wine tasting, PA craft beer , and some fabulous menu items in their new Bistro!
Lehigh Valley’s oldest winery! Take a cruise through Bangor, PA’s beautiful farm lands, and turn onto Franklin Hill Road. As you wind down the small country road, and enter the fields of grapes…you have arrived! The destination delivers an open space, with a grand view revealing over 20 acres of vines, the tasting room, gift shop, and winery.
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Franklin Hill Vineyards
7833 Franklin Hill Rd
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Lehigh Valley’s oldest winery! Take a cruise through Bangor, PA’s beautiful farm lands, and turn onto Franklin Hill Road. As you wind down the small country road, and enter the fields of grapes…you have arrived! The destination delivers an open space, with a grand view revealing over 20 acres of vines, the tasting room, gift shop, and winery.
Blue Ridge Winery is a beautiful place nestled amongst the vineyards in Northeast PA. The Mission is to add value to peoples lives, through wonderful life experiences. We've been here and enjoy it!
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Пляж Педрегаль
239 Blue Ridge Road
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Blue Ridge Winery is a beautiful place nestled amongst the vineyards in Northeast PA. The Mission is to add value to peoples lives, through wonderful life experiences. We've been here and enjoy it!
Pocono Mountain's first urban mountain winery! The name Renegade was inspired by our unconventional way of thinking about wine and winemaking, crafting our premium wines right in the heart of historic downtown Stroudsburg. Settle into the wine bar for a wine tasting and learn how our wines are crafted.
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The Renegade Winery
600 Main St
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Pocono Mountain's first urban mountain winery! The name Renegade was inspired by our unconventional way of thinking about wine and winemaking, crafting our premium wines right in the heart of historic downtown Stroudsburg. Settle into the wine bar for a wine tasting and learn how our wines are crafted.

Local Breweries

Embark on a classic craft beer adventure to this homegrown, blue-collar brewery in the hills of northern Lackawanna County
Curran Brewing Company
6230 Bloomington Rd
Embark on a classic craft beer adventure to this homegrown, blue-collar brewery in the hills of northern Lackawanna County
Microbrewery known for pub fare & a seasonal outdoor bar area with bocce, Wiffle ball & horseshoes.
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Barley Creek Brewing Company
1774 Sullivan Trail
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Microbrewery known for pub fare & a seasonal outdoor bar area with bocce, Wiffle ball & horseshoes.

Shopping

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The Crossings Premium Outlets
1000 Premium Outlets Dr
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Shoppes at Montage
1035 Shoppes Blvd
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