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Poconos Events

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.

Poconos Give Golfers a Swinging Good Time

Golf courses rich in early golf history wind through the woods in the Poconos. Golf is big in these parts, and you'll never be able to play all the available courses in one vacation. Golf courses in the Pocono Mountains range from challenging championship courses designed by such notables as Robert Trent Jones, Geoffrey Cornish, A.W. Full Article

Biking In the Poconos

Get on your bikes, everyone, and explore. The Poconos is the perfect place to hone your biking skills or take your first ride.

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Cherry Valley Golf Course

(570-421-1350; http://www.cherryvalleygolfcourse.com), Stroudsburg, PA. Newly renovated. Eighteen-hole public course.

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  • Red Maples Golf Course

    (570-937-4543) Route 296, South Canaan, PA. This nine-hole course follows the natural contour of the landscape, and local players say the greens are better than those at some nearby country clubs. The fairways average 200 feet in width, but there are trees strategically placed in several areas. Water hazards come into play on two holes. Full Article

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  • Poconos: Rare By Nature

    The Pocono Mountains are alive with wildlife, and trails cover the entire region. The Appalachian Trail marks the southern border of the Poconos. Many other trail systems offer waterfalls, spectacular views, and concentrations of rare plants and animals. Most of the state lands allow motorized vehicles; state parks have motorized restrictions. Full Article

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  • Poconos Fishing: Are You Game?

    Enjoy some of the nation's best fishing in clear lakes, ponds, free-flowing streams and rivers. Waterways are stocked with many species of native game fish. Some of the best fly-fishing in North America is out of the Brodhead Creek and Lackawaxen River. Shad fishing in the upper Delaware River is a summertime favorite. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • COTA Jazz and Arts Festival

    This year's festival, September 5 - 7, kicks off in the Delaware Water Gap with an opening reception for the Musical Motif Show and a juried exhibition of artwork with a musical theme at the Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery. The event continues with performances in classical music, dance, theater, Bebop, Swing and much more. Visit www.cotajazz.org or call 570-424-2210 for details. Full Article

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  • Buck Hills Golf Club

    (570-595-7730; http://www.buckhillgolfclub.com), Buck Hill Falls, PA. Features a 27-hole regulation course with putting green, lessons, rentals, pro shop, and driving range. Ten Har-Tru tennis courts with lessons. Full Article

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  • Swing's the Thing Golf Schools

    (800-797-9464; http://www.swingsthething.com) 3310 North 5th Street, East Stroudsburg, PA. The decision to attend a golf school is based on credibility and expected accomplishment. These factors are dependent upon the quality of instruction, the qualifications of the instructors, and other considerations such as personal attention, ease of learning and reasonable cost. Full Article

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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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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