We’re rapidly approaching the most colorful (and romantic) season of the year: autumn. Every fall, the dense forestry that sheath the Pocono Mountains here at Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts transform into an awe-inspiring meld of amber, crimson, marigold, and kelly green. And we have three alluring, liberating resorts within driving distance of New York City, all of which have their own unique romantic trademarks. These four-season, adult-only resorts feature a plethora of on-site fall activities for couples that are entirely free to all guests. You and your sweetheart can spend your days kayaking, hiking, and fishing before settling in for a gourmet dinner followed by rousing live entertainment.
The Top 5 Fall Activities for Couples
While you’ll likely want to spend as much time as possible soaking in your private Champagne Tower Whirlpool, we cannot blame you if you’re aching to explore the colorful Pocono Mountains. So, we’ve compiled five of our favorite things about fall that also make tantalizing, adventurous date ideas.
1. A Trip Around Scenic Lake Wallenpaupack
All three of our Northeastern Pennsylvania resorts provide a wide variety of paddling opportunities, via kayaks, rowboats, paddleboards, and pedal boats. One of our most popular on-site fall activities for couples is an afternoon rowboat expedition, especially if you’re staying at Cove Haven Resort on 5,700-acre Lake Wallenpaupack. Spend an hour or two rowing along the serene shoreline to admire the Pocono Mountains’ vibrant hues.
2. Mallets of Fun
Throw on a cozy sweater or your favorite flannel shirt and partake in a friendly game of croquet. We recommend squaring off against another couple—Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts is an idyllic place to meet new friends! For those who’ve never played a game of croquet, this simple video tutorial explains the basics. Croquet is particularly enjoyable on a crisp autumn afternoon when the ground is littered with colorful leaves.
3. Autumn “Forest Bathing”
A new form of therapy has been sweeping through the nation recently: “forest bathing,” yet another one of our favorite fall activities for couples. “Leaf peepers” can combine an early-morning, afternoon, or sunset stroll in the lush, vivid countryside with a healthy dose of relaxation. We offer guided nature walks to couples, but you’re always free to venture into the wilderness at any time with your fingers laced.
4. Hook, Line, and Sinker
Whether you’re aiming to throw a line into massive Lake Wallenpaupack or a nearby pond, river, or creek, you and your sweetheart will be cocooned by vibrant fall foliage. The most common species in the region are smallmouth bass, brown trout, striped bass, muskie, and crappie, but you never know who will be biting on a given day. Fishing is one of the most relaxing fall activities for couples as you’ll be serenaded by the soothing sounds of nature and autumn’s dazzling colors.
5. Target Practice
A couple’s archery session remains one of our favorite romantic fall date ideas here at Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts. Our sizable archery ranges are set amidst lush forestry. If you’ve never fired an arrow before, you can learn the basics from an on-site licensed professional. Learn about stance, finger placement, bow nocking, anchoring, and follow-through before taking your first shot. Archery may not be one of our most prototypical autumn activities, but it’s a fun way for couples to learn a new sport together.
Romantic Getaways in PA
To make the most of your next romantic getaway with Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts, please read further about nearby attractions, hiking trails, road trips, and on-site enhancements. As three of the closest four-season, adult-only resorts near New York City, we’ve been providing couples with playful, passionate, and uninhabited vacations for decades. Give us a call today at 800-432-9932 to book a well-deserved, long-overdue romantic escape into the colorful Pocono Mountains!