Memorial Day in the Poconos

Memorial Day, besides being an important holiday when we pay our respects to the men and women who have served our country, is significant as a marker for the beginning of summer. As this holiday ushers in the warm weather, you know what that means: It’s time to go to the Poconos! Here the weather is just getting mild and the air is crisp and fresh. All the summer activities, events, and tours are open once again and nature beckons to you. Here is how to enjoy your Poconos Memorial Day getaway:

Whitewater Rafting

If adventure is your middle name, then whitewater rafting is your game. This exciting sport is quite popular here, not just because of the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers, but also because it brings the whole family together. Despite the thrill of the sport, even children will enjoy it. It’s perfectly safe for all ages. Challenge the rapids and let the inner child in you come out screaming with excitement. The scenic views around you are simply out of this world. Along the way, you’ll see cascading waterfalls and swimming holes. This is one adventure you don’t want to miss.

Horseback Riding

Memorial Day in the Poconos is the perfect time for to be outside, as the weather is so pleasant and nature is so beautiful, so why not enjoy a day out horseback riding? The tour takes you across meadows, woods, and streams at an easy and leisurely pace. Those gentle animals will take you to places you couldn’t go on foot or on a vehicle. The guide will make stops during the tour to point out some of the native birds in the trees and tell you all about the different fauna and flora that you come across. Recommended horse stables for you include Daisy Field Farm, Deer Path Riding Stable, and Malibu Dude Ranch.

Evening at the Casino

After a long and eventful day, you’ll want to wind down. Head over to Mount Airy Casino. Whether you like slot machines or table games there’s plenty of both around. With 80 tables the casino got every table game covered. You’ll find your game there and if Lady Luck is on your side you might go home with your pockets full of cash. Mount Airy Casino is known for Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Poker and other table games. Stakes vary and you’ll find a table that suits your budget and bankroll.

Book Your Poconos Memorial Day Vacation

Spend Memorial Day in the Poconos and enjoy various attractions and activities that suit all tastes. For more information, and to book your Poconos vacation home rental, call us today!

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