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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Outlet Mall
“Great shopping outlet... best place for deals in the Poconos on latest fashion and trends..”
  • 134 locals recommend
Ski Lodge
“Great activities year-round around 6 miles away from the property. Skiing in the winter and the water park in the summer months”
  • 116 locals recommend
Casino
“Great for an adults only escape for a few hours, only 7 miles away (15 minutes), check out Mount Airy Casino for sone Vegas style fun!”
  • 97 locals recommend
Trail
“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.”
  • 71 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Hearty country breakfast on a weekend morning, beers & games for a fun evening!”
  • 67 locals recommend
Water Park
“This water park is very clean and lots of fun. you can reserve picnic tables and bring your own food and beverages. you will save money and eat home cooked meals as an option. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Racetrack
“20 minutes away you will find Pocono Raceway, which is a superspeedway located in the Pocono Mountains in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. It is the site of two annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races held several weeks apart in early June and late July, one NASCAR Xfinity Series event in early June, one NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series event in late July, and two ARCA Racing Series events, one in early June and the other in late July. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is the Poconos' Favorite Family Ski Resort with 23 slopes & trails, 2 terrain parks, night skiing and snow tubing”
  • 52 locals recommend
Park
“Scenic trails of various difficulties makes taking the whole family a breeze.”
  • 51 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great food and drinks at this local brewery! You will love it! AND kid friendly before 10pm with a game room.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Kalahari is the biggest indoor water park in the country. Just 5 mins by car. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Best place for NIGHT skiing! Your daytime lift ticket from Jack Frost will transfer to BIg Boulder for the night!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Desaki Restaurant is the most family-friendly dining experience in the Pocono Mountains. Celebrating family, food, fire and fun, our talented Hibachi chefs prepare all your favorites including filet mignon, lobster, scallops, salmon, chicken, NY Strip and jumbo shrimp right before your eyes to ensure it’s cooked just the way you like it. Desaki’s ultra-fresh sushi menu includes traditional items as well as Chef AJ’s own unique creations. They also provide transportation via a Desaki shuttle. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Locally owned great views, indoor/outdoor seating, food service, bar, family friendly. Live entertainment summers outside weather permitting. Friendly staff, locals, specials. Beautiful sunsets from outside docks.”
  • 50 locals recommend
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.”
  • 46 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great views on Big Boulder Lake. Family friendly, specials, live entertainment.”
  • 47 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Casino
“Great for an adults only escape for a few hours, only 7 miles away (15 minutes), check out Mount Airy Casino for sone Vegas style fun!”
  • 97 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Hearty country breakfast on a weekend morning, beers & games for a fun evening!”
  • 67 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great food and drinks at this local brewery! You will love it! AND kid friendly before 10pm with a game room.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Desaki Restaurant is the most family-friendly dining experience in the Pocono Mountains. Celebrating family, food, fire and fun, our talented Hibachi chefs prepare all your favorites including filet mignon, lobster, scallops, salmon, chicken, NY Strip and jumbo shrimp right before your eyes to ensure it’s cooked just the way you like it. Desaki’s ultra-fresh sushi menu includes traditional items as well as Chef AJ’s own unique creations. They also provide transportation via a Desaki shuttle. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Locally owned great views, indoor/outdoor seating, food service, bar, family friendly. Live entertainment summers outside weather permitting. Friendly staff, locals, specials. Beautiful sunsets from outside docks.”
  • 50 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great views on Big Boulder Lake. Family friendly, specials, live entertainment.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Certainly the formal dining option in town. Prices are higher, atmosphere is quieter but the food is better. It's a steakhouse, no surprises here, so you know what you're in for.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Locally owned. Friendly staff, weekday specials, karaoke, dancing with dj (Saturdays). ”
  • 40 locals recommend

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