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The Pocono Mountains, commonly referred to as the Poconos, is located in northeastern Pennsylvania. This geographically expansive area hosts four major ski resorts, including Alpine Mountain Ski & Ride Center, Blue Mountain, Camelback Mountain Resort and Jack Frost Big Boulder.

With Pocono meaning the “stream between two mountains,” it’s no wonder the area is home to a variety of whitewater rafting opportunities: from the Delaware River to Lehigh River Gorge State Park, a myriad of guided tours are available. Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, Pennsylvania’s biggest outdoor waterpark, is located at the base of Camelback Mountain and offers 37 rides, slides and attractions. Other summer activities include horseback riding, hunting, golfing, fishing and skydiving.

The Resort at Split Rock

(800-255-7625 or 570-722-9111) One Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, PA. One of the best-kept secrets in the Northeast, Split Rock Resort is a 27-hole public course with much to offer. It's majestic 585-yard 11th hole claims one of the most spectacular views in the entire Northeast, let alone one found on a golf course. Full Article

Water Gap Country Club

(570-476-0300; http://www.watergapcountryclub.com), Water Gap, PA. Built in 1922, this 18-hole championship layout offers a rare challenge while rewarding the shot maker and position player. Putting green, teaching pro, restaurant, snack bar, full service bar, pro shop.

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Woodloch Springs Country Club

(800-572-6658 or 570-685-8102), Hawley, PA. Eighteen-hole, par 72 golf course.

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  • The Poconos Say Saddle Up, Dude

    Most ranches offer lessons and pony rides. Many have accommodations. Visit Malibu Ranch (800-862-5428; http://www.malibududeranch.com), Milford; Windrose Riding Stables (570-420-1763), Minisink Hills; Carson's Riding Stables (570-839-9841; http://www.poconos.org/members/carson), Cresco; Pocono Adventures Riding Stable (570-339-6333; http://www.pocono.org/ride.html), Mt. Pocono. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • The Music Returns to Milford

    This year marks the 6th annual Milford Music Festival, a free cultural event that brings a unique mix of music to the heart and soul of the historic town. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Glen Brook Golf Club

    (570-421-3680; http://www.glenbrookgolfclub.com) Glen Brook Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360. Glen Brook is justifiably proud of its exacting 18 hole PGA rated par 72 championship golf course, which was designed in 1924 by the renowned Robert White (first president PGA of America, charter member of American Society of Golf Course Architects). For 6,500 yards. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • 17th Annual Pocono Blues Festival

    Big Boulder Mountain has a history of showcasing some of the finest blues artists in the world. The 17th Annual Pocono Blues Festival is a must-see summer music event for any blues fan. This year's headliners include juke-joint vets The Holmes Brothers, and award-winning bluesman Bobby Rush among a varitey of blues acts. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Hiking The Poconos

    You'll find nature trails at Thunder Swamp Trail System (570-424-3001), Route 402 in Pike County. Built by the Youth Conservation Corps in the 1970s, the 45 miles of trails of the Thunder Swamp system cross valleys, ridges and streams. Full Article

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  • Scottish Glen

    (570-222-3676) Route 247, Clifford, PA. This is a nine-hole regulation course. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Caesars Pocono Palace

    (800-432-9932 ; http://www.caesarspoconoresorts.com) Marshalls Creek, PA. A true couples-only golf experience at Caesars Pocono Palace. As part of an all-inclusive midweek or weekend getaway package enjoy free golf. Golf pro, cart rental, pro shop, driving range, and a putting green. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Fernwood Fun Center

    (888-337-6966; http://www.resortsusa.com/fernwood.php) Route 209, Bushkill, PA. Eighteen-hole, par 71 course. Lessons from PGA professional. Lighted driving range. Good course for most levels of players. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Mount Airy Golf Club

    (570-839-8816), Mount Pocono, PA. Eighteen-hole course. Well laid out course; tough for the average golfer. Wild and hilly fairways with large greens. Each hole designed after a classic hole. Allow 6 hours to play a round.Pro shop, driving range, snack bar, dining room, and lakeside bar. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Poconos Offers Chairlift Rides for Guests

    Sometimes you just need a lift. Take a ride on one of the area's mountain chairlifts and save your legs for that afternoon hike. Take scenic rides on chairlifts and see the mountains in their summer glory. Full Article

    1st May 2009

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