The Pocono Mountains are known for their gorgeous peaks, forested valleys, and glistening lakes. The area’s natural beauty is its main attraction and there are many tours in the area that show their love and appreciation for the region by giving environmentally safe Pocono Mountains tours. If you would like a guided tour of the Poconos, consider booking a trip with one of these tour companies.
Whitewater Challengers is one of the best things to do in Poconos and offers inflatable kayaking tours on the Lehigh River. They offer river trips for individuals or small groups. You and your guide will kayak down the gorgeous Lehigh River and take on Class II and III rapids in a personal or two-person inflatable kayak. Trips on the river take 3 – 4 hours and the whole activity can take anywhere from 5 – 7 hours, so this is a day long trip. Trips are available on all dam release days between May and October and include a deli-style riverside lunch.
If you are looking for a rafting trip for the whole family, Pocono Whitewater offers family-style whitewater rafting trips. Each trip takes between 3 to 4 hours and travels down the Lehigh River. The trip is 8 miles long and you and your family can enjoy some Class I, II, and III rapids. Anyone ages four or older can get in the raft and during the summer the trip includes a free, all-you-can-eat riverside barbecue.
There are several companies that offer horseback riding Pocono Mountains tours. Deer Path Stable offers trail rides for all experience levels, including those who have never ridden a horse before. Rides cost $40 per person cash or $45 per person if you use a credit or debit card. Rides leave on the hour and they are held between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. during the summer and 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. during the winter. Rides take about an hour and include 15 minutes of lessons and instructions followed by 45 minutes on the trail. Children under the age of 9 are not allowed on a horse; however, they have pony rides at the barn for $5. To get to their farm, take I-80 West to exit 277. At the traffic light at the bottom of the ramp, turn left and the farm is 2 miles down the road on the right.
If you are planning a vacation to the Poconos, please check out our vacation rentals. We offer rentals in some of the most popular areas of the Poconos, from Towamensing Trails to Big Boulder and Split Rock. These rentals are gorgeous, especially perfect for weddings! For more information on our rentals and cabins, and the best things to do in Poconos, please contact us today!