When planning a trip to the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania, most people are planning to hike, ski, or partake in other outdoor activities. But, did you know that we also have one of the best golf courses in the area? The Shawnee Inn Golf Resort features a beautifully manicured green with 28 holes. You can spend the day teeing off amongst the gorgeous surroundings, then stop by the country club for a bite to eat. Don’t limit yourself—the Poconos are filled with exciting activities. Be sure to plan a day hike or maybe embark on a whitewater rafting excursion. The choice is yours!
If you’re looking to get even more ideas on great things to do in the Poconos, be sure to request your copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide. We’ve curated a comprehensive list of the best activities to make your planning easier.
What to Do at the Shawnee Inn Golf Resort
Book a Tee Time
Although the Shawnee Inn Golf Resort has many different attractions, the golf course is the most popular reason to visit. This course itself is located almost entirely on a small island in the Delaware River, allowing for unparalleled views of the landscape. Designed by the famous golf architect A.W. Tillinghast, the course offers challenges for even the most experienced players. If you’re thinking about hitting the course during your trip to the Poconos, be sure to book a tee time in advance at the course is quite popular.
Stop for a Quick Snack
After you’ve spent a long day playing the green, you’ll probably want to grab a bite to eat before heading out. The Shawnee Inn Golf Resort has the perfect place to stop right near the 28th Hole. Located outside of the golf shop, the 28th Hole offers golfers snacks like chips and pretzels as well as refreshing beverages like beer, mixed drinks, or nonalcoholic beverages. If you’ve really worked up an appetite after your game, you can always head back to the French Manor’s dining room for a gourmet meal.
Get Extra Practice
If you’re feeling a bit rusty, the Shawnee Inn Golf Resort offers plenty of opportunities to step up your game before teeing off. You can take advantage of the practice facilities, like the driving range or the chip n’ putt course. For anyone that is serious about improving their game, sign up for golf instruction lessons. If you’re bringing along a first-timer, it might also be a good idea to sign him or her up for a quick lesson to nail down the basics.
Unwind at the French Manor Inn
After a long day at the Shawnee Inn Golf Resort, come back to the French Manor to relax in luxury. We have several different types of accommodations to choose from—the romantic Turret Suite, the laidback Spa Suites, the gorgeous Manor Rooms, and more. When you stay with us, you’ll be privy to all the outstanding amenities we offer including access to our spa and dining room. Each morning, indulge in a delicious complimentary breakfast and in the evenings, take in the beautiful mountain landscape while sipping a glass of wine on our terrace.
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