When the weather starts to cool and summer slows down, it’s a great time to visit the Poconos. This oasis of outdoor recreation and fun is an idyllic place to set your sights when you’re looking to leave summer behind on a sweet note. The end of the summer season sees the Poconos beginning to enjoy a quieter ambiance, much to the delight of travelers that are looking to take advantage of the many rivers, lakes, forests, valleys and trails without having to contend with the crowds. When you’re ready to relax, unwind and enjoy a scenic journey to the fullest, put the Poconos on your calendar this year and be sure to add the following stops to the itinerary.
Visit Lehigh Gorge State Park
Waterfalls, rivers, and lush vegetation are all defining features of Lehigh Gorge State Park, making it an absolute must for the outdoor enthusiast who is planning a trip to the Poconos this year. Boasting 6,107 acres of land to be enjoyed, visitors to Lehigh Gorge State Park can just as easily take time to hike the scenic trails and enjoy the view as they can take to the waterways in the name of rafting and kayaking adventures. Biking is a popular activity in this particular park for those that prefer to take to trails on two wheels while fishing is another activity to be enjoyed when you prefer a more leisurely pace.
Tour Hawks Falls
The dramatic terrain of the Poconos makes it a cascade hunters dream come true and when you’re looking to add a landmark or two to the list, don’t miss out on Hawks Falls. Located in beautiful Lake Harmony, Hawks Falls sits at the end of a tranquil hiking path and is as easy to climb as it is to photograph from the ground. Many visitors stop to take a dip in its cooling waters while others prefer to marvel at the lush surroundings in which they find themselves.
Spend Time at Camelback Mountain Adventures
When you’re looking for a thrill, the team at Camelback Mountain Adventures has the solution. This outdoor adventure company provides guess with options to take in the terrain from a brand-new perspective thanks to a collection of ziplines reaching speeds of up to 60 miles per hour! Ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 feet in length, these zip lines are sure to be a highlight of your journey. Bring your sense of adventure and a camera for this one of a kind stop while you’re in town.
Book an End of Summer Stay Today
The Poconos promises to be the ultimate end of summer destination and when you’re here, the team at Pocono Mountain Rentals has the accommodations you’ll need to elevate your experience from start to finish. Contact us to learn more and to start planning.Greg Petrillo