Dorflinger Glass Museum
Check out this 19th century gem! The history of this museum is quite an exhibit. Learn about the history of Christian Dorflinger and the European skilled glass artisans that came to work for him in White Mills. You’ll see special exhibits and glass collections from the Adolph Linke, Firmstone and Larson/Falk families.
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor
Explore the areas of the eastern Pennsylvania’s Wyoming Valley and Carbon County, Leigh Valley, and Delaware valley for a journey you’ll never forget! Whether by car, boat, bike, or foot, you’ll enjoy the scenic beauty while learning about the culture and heritage of the area’s people and industries.
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
Climb aboard this 2005 passenger train, a descendent of the 1985 Blue Mountain & Reading Railroad. The Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway operates trains into the Lehigh Gorge State Park from the former Central Railroad of New Jersey station in historic downtown Jim Thorpe. This 16-mile, narrated, round trip train ride is a fun, family friendly adventure.
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
A favorite destination among visitors is this 19th century eastern Pennsylvania German farm dedicated to the preservation and education of rural farm life. Take a summer farm tour that portrays family members of the Johann Zepper descendants—re-enacting the life of the original Pennsylvania German family who lived on the farm from the 1760s to 1913— an educational workshop, or attend one of the many special events held at the farm.
Penn’s Peak Concert Venue
See what’s happening at the premier entertainment venue in the Lehigh Valley and Poconos Mountain! Offering a variety of events, Penn’s Peak showcases popular musicians, orchestra and big band performances, and luncheon shows. Complete your trip to Penn’s Peak by dining at their Roadies Restaurant Bar and visiting their No Peaking Gift Shop.
Spring & Summer Activities
For a unique experience, explore the beauty of the Poconos by horseback. You’ll gallop through woods, streams, and meadows while taking in the birdcalls native to region. You’ll also find family friendly activities like hay wagon rides and pony rides for the kids at the many of the stables in the Poconos.
Some of the best fishing is right outside your door at Lake Harmony! But there are also over thousands of acres of lakes and hundreds of miles of streams to explore in the region. Don’t forget to check with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat commission to see what kinds of permits you need for your freshwater excursion.
Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival
Experience live music like never before! Featuring a variety of entertainment since 2010, Buck Hill features inspirational and exciting performances from world-renowned artists in the fields of jazz, cabaret, pop, chamber music, and musical theater. What’s really cool is that the festival offers local students the opportunity to study and perform with professional musicians.
Lehigh High Valley IronPigs
Join the IronPigs, the famed minor league baseball team that plays in the International League, for an exciting game on the field! The IronPigs are the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies and named for the pig iron, used in steel manufacturing, for which the Lehigh Valley is world-renowned.
Fall & Winter Activities
Skiing & Snowboarding
The Poconos Mountains remains one of the highest rated terrains across the United States and east coast of Canada. Between the beauty of the region and the diverse trails the Poconos has to offer, it’s no wonder guests can’t wait to get on the slopes, whether on skis or with a snowboard.
A fun activity for everyone, no matter your age! Snow tubing is the easiest, and arguably, the most fun way to enjoy the winter snow. You’ll take a ride on a specially made inner tube down a 200-foot vertical drop slope with chutes up to 1,000 feet long. Take the whole family on an adventure you’ll never forget!
Open 7 days a week, year round, is one exciting game! Skirmish is the world’s largest paintball game, boasting over 50 playing fields. One of our “scenario games,” Invasion of Normandy, was voted the "Most Manly Man Adventures" by the Travel Channel. But we challenge both men and women to join this fun, action-packed, group activity.
Experience the Pocono Mountains a bit differently, from an all-terrain vehicle! Discover the excitement of scaling big rocks, climbing over mountainous terrain, and drudging through overflowing streams while on your very own ATV. You’ll go places you would otherwise miss as your guide takes you through acres of scenic trails.
Mohegan Sun Casino
Experience the variety of games the Mohegan Sun Casino has to offer, right in the Poconos! With over 2,300 slot machines and more than 90 table games and live harness racing, you’ll be thoroughly entertained. It’s no surprise Mohegan has become one of the biggest gaming destinations in the region.
The Crossings Premium Outlets
With 100 outlet stores, there’s something for everyone at The Crossings. You’ll find name brands at a bargain. Store likes Banana Republic, J. Crew, Kate Spade New York, Lucky Brand, The North Face, and Polo Ralph Lauren. Open everyday. Hours vary by season.
Downtown Jim Thorpe
Explore this historic Victorian town’s many shops, museums, and outdoor adventures. Jim Thorpe was home to the first railroad in the United States, and now is a premier destination for river adventures, mountain biking, the Old Jail Tour, and the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, just to name a few!
Hickory Run State Park
Hickory Run is an extraordinary 15,990-acre State Park spread across the gorgeous Poconos Mountain. Swim in Sand Spring lake in the summer, ice skate in the winter, or hike 44 miles of trails during the spring. Hunting is also seasonal at Hickory Run.
Trail biking is a popular and wonderful way to experience the beautiful terrain of the Poconos. No matter the season, you’ll find the landscapes to be a beautiful escape from the everyday. Take a short day trip or take a guided moonlight bike ride through Lehigh Gorge State Park.
Whitewater Rafting at Pocono Whitewater
One of the most fun adventures you can have is on a whitewater raft! This is a great way to spend the day with family or large groups in the Poconos. Get your adrenaline going when you take a professionally guided trip on the Lehigh River in the Leigh River Gorge State Park. Either captain your own raft, take a specialty trip, or explore family style with Class I-II rapids where you can relax and take in the scenery.
Seven Tubs Natural Area
Venture to the 500-acre Seven Tubs site located in Plains Township. The main feature of the area is a stream called Wheelbarrow Run that flows through a ravine where a series of large potholes or “tubs” are gouged out of the underlying bedrock. There are hiking trails that lead to Tubs area, allowing visitors to enjoy scenery, creek swimming, and a waterfall!