Bushkill Area

Adventures

Golf Ball on Course

Shawnee Inn Golf Resort

Shawnee Country Club is elegantly tucked into the beautiful colors of the Pocono Mountains. It features 27 holes, 24 of which border the Delaware River. Swing your nine iron towards the green in between the majestically towering evergreens. Whether you’re a scratch player or a weekend golfer, you won’t want to miss a round at Shawnee. 

Cheers with Beer

Shawnee Brewery

What’s better than an ice-cold brew after an exhausting round of golf? An ice-cold microbrew from Shawnee Brewery. The craft brewery thought of everything from house-made pizza and pretzels to local live music. It’s the perfect way to wind down from a long day or start the perfect brew tour evening.

Bushkill Falls

Bushkill Falls

Bushkill Falls is commonly referred to as the “Niagara of Pennsylvania,” and for good reason. The area encompasses over 300 acres with eight different waterfalls. Hiking and exploring are a given, but you’ll also want to indulge in the quaint town at the base of the falls. Mine for gold, shop the gift shops, or take a paddleboat out on the adjacent lake. There’s something for everyone at Bushkill Falls.

This party's on fire

Shawnee Playhouse

The Shawnee Playhouse is a Pocono staple. The classic stage offers shows nearly every day of the week and for all ages. Whether the snow is falling, spring showers are brewing, or you’re just looking to beat the heat, a visit to the playhouse is a must-do.

Clothes on Wrack

Pocono Bazaar Flea Market

The Pocono Bazaar Flea Market is must-stop for any shopaholic visiting the Poconos. The center offers five indoor shopping malls and an expansive outdoor market all brimming with local vendors of all sorts. Grab a bite to eat from one of the food trucks or find that special something to commemorate your trip.

Eats

Saen Thai Cuisine

If pad thai and curry are your thing, you need to swing into Saen Thai Cuisine. Add some spice to your life with a stop at this Shawnee Square favorite. It’s the perfect lunch stop during your day of exploration.

Tom Yam kung Spicy Thai soup

The Gem and Keystone Brewpub

The Gem and Keystone Brewpub is a casual dining option also located at the Shawnee Resort. The pub-style restaurant offers wood-fired steaks, smoked to perfection baby back ribs, and an array of beer-inspired sandwiches and sides.

Smoke grilled pork ribs BBQ

The Landmark Restaurant

The Landmark Restaurant is the place to grab breakfast in East Stroudsburg. The casual exterior may go unnoticed to cars zooming past, but it would be a mistake to pass by this delicious spot. Expect a decadently filling entree, a full cup of coffee, and service with a smile.

Mini Burgers

Adventures

Beer Flight

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company is a uniquely modern microbrewery right off of Welwood Avenue in Hawley. They offer an array of local brews alongside their own seasonal ones, but they don’t stop there. You’ll want to try some of their exclusive house blends, such as the Brut IPA which is an expertly concocted champagne and beer mixture.

Flight of Craft Beer

Jam Room Brewing Company

Located less than two miles from The French Manor, Jam Room Brewing Company serves up craft beers in a rocking backdrop. Jam Room is a true microbrewery with just two barrels, but they are intent on creating the most authentic brews that you’re sure to enjoy. Check their calendar and plan to catch a show during your next trip to French Manor.

View of the Lake from the Boat

Pocono Action Sports

Experience the Poconos from the water with Pocono Action Sports. The Lake Wallenpaupack boat rental provider offers ski boats, pontoons, jet skis, fishing boats, and everything you’ll need to boot. Hit the water quicker and simplify your boating adventure with this one-stop-shop!

Pontoon boat

Wallenpaupack Boat Tours

If you’d rather enjoy the comforts of a guided tour, check out Wallenpaupack Boat Tours. The charter company provides 50-minute guided boat tours of Lake Wallenpaupack. Climb aboard their pontoon and discover the history and wildlife of our beautiful area. If you want to enjoy the privacy of an unguided tour but without the worry of handling the boat, book a two or three-hour charter and allow their licensed captains to take you through some of the most gorgeous terrains the area has to offer.

Hiking

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau

Discover all that our mountains provide at the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. The center is your best source for information on events, hiking and biking, waterfalls, park maps, popular attractions, and ideas for making the most of your trip.

couple hiking

Lacawac Sanctuary

Lacawac Sanctuary is a protected area bordered by the Wallenpaupack Creek. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the wilderness, this is your spot. The area is flawlessly untouched by the outside world and is home to waterfowl, insects, and wildlife native to the Poconos. The park provides twelve different hiking paths for all skill levels and a lake in the center ideal for water breaks and daydreaming.

Eats

The Dock at Silver Birches

The Dock at Silver Birches has continuously been named one of the best restaurants in Hawley by the local crowd. The waterfront restaurant boasts exclusive views of the lake. Their dishes offer unique, chef-crafted twists on vintage dishes such as mac and cheese, classic pot roast, and soft pretzels.

Homemade Spicy Shrimp Tacos

The Boat House

The Boat House is a lakeside eatery that dishes up five-star entrees in a casual atmosphere. Catch an acoustic show on Friday nights or put your trivia knowledge to the test on Wednesdays. How ever you choose to enjoy your night on the lake, be sure to do it with a side of stuffed clams and a summer shandy.

Fried Shrimp


Adventures

Poker

Mount Airy Casino

The trend-setting, Mount Pocono Casino Resort is home to the best table games, slots, and tournaments. If you’re looking to test your luck, then Mount Airy is the place for you. Not a gambler? Check out one of the resort’s headling concert series or play a round of golf at Mount Airy Golf Club.

Women and shopping

The Crossings Outlets

Shop ‘til you drop at The Crossings Premium Outlets. The outdoor mall offers nearly 100 brand name stores to curb that burning hole in your pocket. Whether you need a new outfit to hit the slopes in or you want to discover a new local winery, The Crossings has just the thing for you. 

mountain ziplining

Camelback Mountain Adventures

Find your adventure at Camelback Mountain. Soar through the mountains on the zipline, wander through their ropes course, or whiz around their mountain coaster. It’s a one-of-a-kind way to experience the Poconos.

 

Old pharmacy

Pocono Peddler’s Village Antique Mall

Find your next unique treasure at the Pocono Peddler’s Village Antique Mall. From vintage traffic signs to Amish baskets to delicate china, the heirloom-filled shop has a little bit of everything. Commemorate your Pocono getaway with a trip to Peddler’s Village!

wren sitting in a tree

Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve

Start from the ground up with a hike through Tannersville Cranberry Bog Preserve. The area has been protected since 1974 and provides its guests with immersive views of Cranberry Creek. Take in the scents of the bog-laurel and keep your eyes peeled for a river otter during your next visit to the preserve. 

Delaware Water Gap

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park engulfs an impressive 1,300 acres of Camelback Mountain. The forest boasts over eight miles of hiking and biking trails. Trek to the top for unparalleled views of the surrounding mountainscape.

Eats

Zack’s Taco Shack

Mix traditional with modern at Zack’s Taco Shack. The bustling restaurant is the perfect spot to grab lunch with the family or a quick bite while exploring the mountains. Order at the window, enjoy the colorful decor, and indulge in some of the best Mexican food you’ve ever had. 

Grilled chicken, avocado, cheese and spicy tomato sauce tortillas on wooden rustic background, top view

Barley Creek Brewing Company

Barley Creek Brewing Company is Tannersville’s local post for comfort-food entrees and hearty microbrews. Grab a giant pretzel and a beer flight or join in on one of their exciting events like Growler and Pizza Night or Taco Tuesday. 

Delicious fresh made italian pizza

Smuggler’s Cove

Smuggler’s Cove provides all of the comforts of home with juicy prime ribs, buttery baked potatoes, and flakey grilled salmon. Expect affordable prices, friendly service, and an unpretentious atmosphere. If you’re in the mood for savory bites, you’ll want to plan a trip to Smuggler’s Cove. 

mac and cheese

Tannersville Inn

Tannersville Inn, otherwise known as The Legendary Tannersville Inn, has been providing locals with good eats and entertainment for over 45 years. Listen to live music on the veranda during the summer months and cozy up in the parlor when the snow starts to fall.

Sauteed mushrooms

Mountainhome Area

Adventures

Sweet colorful candy

Callie’s Candy Kitchen

Indulge your inner child at Callie’s Candy Kitchen. Sample the fudge, snack on some kettle corn, and tour the kitchen’s candied past in Callie’s Museum. Are you a chocolate lover? Find your next obsession in the chocolate kitchen. It includes chocolate-covered potato chips, licorice, and even cheese! If it’s edible, Callie’s will drench it in ooey-gooey confection.

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Callie’s Pretzel Factory

Just three miles from Callie’s Candy Kitchen is Callie’s Pretzel Factory. The pretzel factory is the place in Mountainhome to stock up on your fair food favorite. The shop serves up soft pretzels, hot dog pretzels, and even pizza pretzels. Get there early to see all of the action!

Horseback Riding Older Couple in the Mountains

Mountain Creek Riding Stables

Kick up your spurs at Mountain Creek Riding Stables. The horseback riding stables offer a tour for all skill levels. Take a guided trail ride through the mountains or a horse-drawn, covered wagon ride to the farm’s petting zoo. In the winter, you’ll want to take advantage of their classic sleigh rides through the snow-covered woods.

hiking trail

Promised Land State Park

Promised Land State Park sits in the heart of Delaware State Forest on top of Pocono Plateau. It is one of the most picturesque spots in the dense woods with its winding creeks, crystal lakes, and towering hemlocks. Bring your bathing suit for a cool, mountain swim or lace up your hiking boots for over 50 miles of trails.

Eats

Capri

Capri Restaurant in Lakeville overlooks the massive Lake Wallenpaupack. The family-owned restaurant serves up hearty center-cuts, savory pasta, and some of the best subs in town. Come up by boat or by car and enjoy a night on the water.

A view of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania, from the shore of the Willsonville Recreation Area

The Forks at Buck Hill

The Forks at Buck Hill is an eclectic pub-style restaurant that provides refreshing twists on classic dishes. Snag one of their cozy, round tables, taste test with hor d’oeuvres such as Drunken Clams or Blue Cheese Escargot, and celebrate your time in the majestic mountains.

snail round plate white napkin

Mountainhome Deli

Mountainhome Deli is the perfect spot to refuel while exploring Mother Nature. The lunch-only deli offers up made-to-order sandwiches, buttery mac and cheese, and delicious, on-the-go pastries. 

Fresh Homemade BLT Sandwich

The PourHouse Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Catch the big game, enjoy a fun date, or savor a family-dinner night at The PourHouse in Mountainhome. This brewpub isn’t your average hometown bar though—the restaurant prides itself in chef-crafted, innovated recipes that are sure to leave you wanting more. Pair a refreshing sangria flight with mac and cheese bites, the honey garlic wings, or the fish and chips. 

Craft Beer Tasting Flight, Bar Counter, Indoors