Poconos Blog


The Art of the Matter

Halloween is over and fall is in full force. There’s all kinds of fun Poconos activities going on for fall, and the fifth annual Art on the Mountain Show and Sale is no exception. Located at the Hope Lodge, less than ten minutes from our Pocono Read more


Join the Wolf Pack

Wolves are fascinating and majestic creatures. They live together in a pack, relying on each other and mating for life. But because they are so often misunderstood, cast in a negative light or decimated by hunters, they are on the endangered species Read more


The Promised Park

It’s the height of leaf-peeping season and one of the best places to do it is at Promised Land State Park. Located about a half hour from our Poconos resort, the park is about three thousand acres in size, surrounded by another twelve thousand Read more


So Fun It's Scary!

If you’re the adventurous type, you might’ve been ziplining before, or done an aerial ropes course, but you’ve probably never done anything like Pocono TreeVentures Hallowscream Nights! Located about twenty minutes from our Poconos Read more


Hotel of Thrills and Chills

Normally, we wouldn’t talk about other hotels, but this hotel isn’t like the others...this Halloween, we recommend guests check out the Hotel of Horror! While you can’t book a stay at the abandoned Lake House Hotel, it’s been Read more


Every Witch Way

Who says Halloween is just for kids? Read more


The Nirvana of Popcorn

Do you love popcorn? We can bet you don't love it quite as much as the folks down at Popcorn Buddha do, though you probably will after you visit! Read more


Mingle at the Market

Summer is winding down, but the weather's still warm and there's still time to check out the Dansbury Depot Farmer's Market before the market's season ends. Read more


Have a Hike at Tobyhanna

If you're looking to spend some time in the gorgeous wilds of the Poconos, check out Tobyhanna State Park. Read more


Fall in Love (With the Falls)

If you want a pleasant walk through nature without all the sweating and sore legs, then check out Dingmans Creek Trail. Part of the Delaware Water Gap Park, Dingmans Creek Trail is very easy, part dirt-trail and part wooden walkway, so it's great if you're not in the mood for an intense hike. Read more


Step Back in Time

Take a trip over two hundred years back in time at the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, a working farm that's also a Nationally Registered Historic Site and a certified wildlife habitat. Read more


Museum and More

A day at the museum might not sound too interesting to some, but the Dorflinger Glass Museum is so much more than an ordinary museum. Read more


Saddle Up

If you've ever fantasized about riding horseback through a beautiful forest, trotting across a babbling brook and taking in the majesty of nature, you can turn that fantasy into reality at the Mountain Creek Riding Stables. Read more


Make Like a Tree

Looking for some outdoor activities of a more high-octane variety? Get your blood pumping with a walk through the trees âÂ?" literally! Read more


Sanctuary Scenery

What's more romantic than a beautiful walk through nature? Get away from it all at the Lacawac Sanctuary, 545 acres of protected and preserved land near the spectacular shore of Lake Wallenpaupack, the third largest lake in Pennsylvania, and a popular boating and fishing destination. Read more


A Vineyard with a View

When most people think of American vineyards, they usually picture California. Read more

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Laugh 'Til It Hurts

We are incredibly excited to welcome comedian, actress and author Jenny McCarthy to Cove Haven! Read more


Start Your Engines

Get your blood pumping and your heart racing this June at the Pocono Raceway. Read more

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Mount Up at Mountain Creek Stables

For the ultimate in Poconos romance, nothing beats a scenic, springtime horseback ride through a sun-dappled forest along a beautiful mountain creek. Great for first-time riders or those who've grown up on horseback, the guides at Mountain Creek Stab Read more

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The Sky's The Limit

Get ready for a freefalling romantic adventure in the Poconos when you go skydiving at Sky's The Limit. One of their roomy aircraft will quickly take you a couple of miles up, open the hatch, and let you go! First-time jumpers will take a safe tandem Read more

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Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh, My!

Ever fed a giraffe? This is your chance, and it's closer than you might think. The Claws 'N' Paws Wild Animal Park is a beautiful little homespun zoo in the woods less than ten miles away from Cove Haven Resort in the Poconos. Besides the giraffe, th Read more


Beautiful Bushkill Falls

There's no better way to become one with nature than to immerse yourself in Pennsylvania's beautiful Bushkill Falls, located just one hour from Cove Haven. Read more


A Delicious Date Night for Two

Looking for something new and exciting to add to your romantic getaway? Read more


Taste Local at the Mill Market

Love the taste of local, organic food? Read more


Fresh From the Farm

Why wait until spring to savor fresh-from-the-farm flavor? Read more


March on the Mountain

March is a great time to visit the Pocono Mountains. Read more


Ice Time Extension

If you can't beat it, join it. We're talking about the Poconos ice-cold temperatures. Read more


French Cuisine? Mais Oui!

When you have your heart set on steak frites and beef bourguignon in the heart of the Poconos, head to Le Persil Bistro in historic downtown Stroudsburg for oh-so-traditional French fare in a luxuriously relaxed atmosphere. Read more


Earth Day Extravaganza

The town of Jim Thorpe, PA gets into the Earth Day spirit in a big way with an April 18 celebration featuring live music, a river clean-up, book readings and appearances by Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl. Read more


Intro to Cross Country

On Saturday mornings at 9 am through February 28, the Pocono Environmental Education Center offers beginner cross-country ski lessons. If you're a downhill fan, enjoy this opportunity to try something new. Read more


On Your Mark

he Stock Car Racing Experience at Pocono Raceway is taking reservations for May 2015 dates and beyond, making high-speed dreams a reality. Read more

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Shop 'Til You Drop

Whether you're holiday shopping or stocking up during the January sales, every Poconos visitor needs to have the Crossings Premium Outlets in Tannersville plugged into their GPS. Read more

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Ring in the New Year!

Say "so long" to 2014 with a sexy, stylish getaway in the Pocono Mountains, where you can ring in 2015 at a fun and festive New Year's Eve Bash! Read more


Holidays the Honesdale Way

Once you've stuffed yourself at Thanksgiving, why not take part in another great American tradition – shopping on Thanksgiving weekend? In the Poconos, that means heading to Wayne Country for the Annual Honesdale Holidays event. A picturesque r Read more


Jump Start the Holidays in the Poconos Mountains

One of the best ways to get in the holiday spirit is by going to the Franklin Festival of Lights. Read more


Antler Ridge Winery Poconos Mountains, PA

Pennsylvania is building quite a reputation among wine enthusiasts, and there is no shortage of wineries in the Poconos. Read more

Pocono Haunted Maze

Memorable Maze

The folks in Bushkill Falls are taking fall's traditional Corn Maze up a notch or two with the Haunted Maze, a spook-filled and circuitous path littered with garden-variety ghosts and modern-day zombies. Read more

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Flying Pumpkins

What do to with a plethora of pumpkins? We think the creative minds at Pocono Raceway have the right idea. Home of the Last Fling Pumpkin Sling, this offbeat event on October 18 and 19 Read more

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Kitchen Chemistry

If you believe that a couple who cook together stay together, we have a class for you! Chef Alice of Chef Alice Cooking Classes and Catering in Long Pond offers private hands-on cooking classes Read more

Pocono Fall

Poconos Fall Foliage Forecast

Whether you're a Poconos honeymooner or celebrating your umpteenth time in our Pocono Mountain paradise, leaf peeping is an all-time favorite pastime. Read more

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Cool It!

Sure, the Poconos is famous for heating things up but, every now and then, couples get a kick out of cooling off...at the Sculpted Ice Works Factory Read more

Pocono Oktoberfest

A Taste of Bavaria in the Poconos

No time to sneak away for Oktoberfest in the mother country? No worries. Head to the Poconos for an authentic experience with a Land of Love twist. Read more

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Better Backrubs

"Honey, can you rub my back?" Whether you're a newlywed or rekindling the fires of romance, learning how to deliver a world-class backrub is a life skill your spouse or significant other will cherish. Read more

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Fit to a Tee

Whether you're an accomplished golfer or haven't ever made it past the windmill hole at the mini-golf course, our Poconos resort hotels make it easy to improve your game in a beautiful mountain setting. Read more

TreeTop Adventures

Me Tarzan, You Jane

If role-playing is your idea of romance, look no further than Camelback Mountain’s TreeTops Adventure Course, a fun-filled ropes course for would-be Tarzans and Janes. Don’t worry, you’ll be harnessed but you’re free to take t Read more

Coven Haven Resorts Hiking Nearby

Better By Bike

Outside magazine voted the Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail one of the 50 best rides in America and who are we to disagree? This beautiful 26-mile route is a first-rate ride along an abandoned railroad bed through the 6,107-acre Lehigh Gorge State Park. Read more

Couples Yoga

Strike A (Yoga) Pose

Keeping your relationship on an even keel is easier when you're flexible? and we mean that quite literally. Learn the basics of yoga for relaxation, breathing and balance in the Couples Yoga classes offered at our Poconos resorts. Read more


Pedal to the Metal

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a NASCAR superstar? Now you can tap your inner Jeff Gordon at the Pocono Raceway. Suit up and strap in to reach speeds of up to 160mph around a two-and-a-half mile track. Seven different Stock Car Racing Experi Read more