The Poconos in August offers a late summer respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The peak of summertime is an ideal time to plan your mountain vacation. There are so many great things to do, and the weather is warm, and the landscape is beautiful.

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This blog post dives into the activities, events, and weather that can be expected during August. Keep scrolling to learn more.

Things to do in the Poconos in August

Are you excited to find out what to do in the Poconos in August? We have compiled a list of activities and events you will love. From floating down a refreshing river to trying a summer IPA, there are so many fantastic things to do during summer.


Wine & Dine

Antique Shopping

Museums & Historic Sites

Spa Day


Poconos Weather in August

August in the Poconos offers warm, pleasant weather, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities and relaxation. See below for what you can expect from the weather during this peak summer month in the Poconos.

The weather in the Poconos in August typically ranges from the mid-70s to mid-80s Fahrenheit (24-29°C). These warm temperatures are perfect for enjoying outdoor adventures. Evenings and nights in the Poconos during August tend to be cooler, with temperatures often dropping to the low 60s Fahrenheit (16-18°C). This comfortable drop in temperature contrasts the daytime warmth and makes for pleasant and refreshing evenings. Visitors can expect light humidity and the occasional afternoon thunderstorm.

The Best Place to Stay in the Poconos

The French Manor Inn and Spa is beautiful and unforgettable for those looking for an epic retreat. With 19 stunning guest rooms, a world-class spa, excellent amenities, and an outgoing staff, this is the perfect location for a romantic, birthday, or girlfriend’s getaway. Browse our selection of suites and find one ideal for your trip to the Poconos in August.