Some may argue that Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, and even June 25 are the most romantic dates on the calendar, but there’s no denying the seductive allure of autumn’s peak. There’s just something magical about colorful, falling leaves, spicy beverages, and cozy (often plaid) attire, especially for couples aiming to spend some well-deserved time away from home. Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Poconos fall foliage remains the #1 spot to observe vibrant colors, according to TripSavvy. Whether you’re planning a mid-fall honeymoon, vow renewal, or just a little overdue autumn romance, you’ll never forget your extended weekend stay at Cove Pocono Resorts.
The Romantic Allure of Poconos Fall Foliage
As the top-rated romantic getaways in PA near New York City, we’re always looking for fun, convenient ways for couples to discover the most vibrant Poconos fall foliage. Some of our favorite on-site autumn activities include hiking, fishing, and kayaking, but you’re more than welcome to explore the surrounding forestry during your stay. To ensure that your next romantic vacation is nothing short of flawless, we’ve compiled three adventurous date ideas that are particularly fun during autumn’s peak!
A lot of couples only know about Lake Wallenpaupack from NBC’s The Office, but this scenic, 5,700-acre body of water is entirely enclosed by lush forestry which subtly transforms into an awe-inspiring blend of crimson, amber, marigold, and kelly green during autumn’s peak. Guests at Cove Haven Resort enjoy easy access to Lake Wallenpaupack as well as complimentary usage of pedal boats, rowboats, pontoon boats, paddleboards, and kayaks. Embark on a sequestered voyage into the heart of Lake Wallenpaupack to obtain a 360-degree view of the surrounding Pocono Mountains. The Poconos fall foliage in Northeastern Pennsylvania is particularly vibrant thanks to this region’s consistent weather patterns.
Delaware Water Gap
It’s no longer a secret that the Delaware Water Gap, which acts as a natural border between Pennsylvania and New Jersey, is one of the most incredible sights along the East Coast. Some of the most jaw-dropping Poconos fall foliage can be discovered from a variety of hiking trails near the city of East Stroudsburg, PA, home to Pocono Palace Resort. We recently wrote about our region’s three best hiking trails, which included the Delaware Water Gap’s Mount Minsi. While Mount Minsi is the top-rated trail in the area, we also recommend the Appalachian Trail, Tumbling Waters Trail, and Hackers Falls for adventurous couples.
Bushkill Falls quickly earned the moniker “The Niagara of Pennsylvania” when visitors began to associate these dramatic waterfalls with one of the world’s wonders. Pocono Palace Resort is just 11 minutes from Bushkill Falls, so a quick day-trip should be on your docket. The quintessential Poconos fall foliage that encloses Little Bushkill Creek and Pond Run Creek is exceptionally vivid for several weeks, which is why this unique park is one of our favorite romantic fall date ideas near Pocono Palace Resort. Because there are several on-site hiking trails, you could spend anywhere from 15 minutes to two hours at these eight breathtaking waterfalls.
Romantic Fall Getaways
Cove Pocono Resorts is known for its all-inclusive packages, Champagne Tower Whirlpools, and free, nightly live entertainment. But don’t forget to observe the area’s quintessential Poconos fall colors while trying these three adventurous dates ideas. Of course, couples can also partake in their favorite things about fall, such as pumpkin-spiced lattes, wilderness strolls, and fireside snuggles. To learn more about a potential fall weekend getaway, please give us a call today at 800-432-9932.