In the northeast corner of Pennsylvania we find the so-called capital of the country's honeymoons. The newlyweds come en masse to the capital to spend a few dream days. Actually Poconos It has been a summer destination since the 19th century and tourists have always enjoyed the untouched nature of the Delaware Water Gap and the 150 lakes that dot the four boroughs.
If you want to visit the area and do different activities Remember that Poconos is perfect for hiking, either on foot or by bicycle. You should also not forget river rafting Delaware. The four counties that make up Poconos sit along the Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey border.
Easy to get to from NY, and in three hours you will be in a completely different destination. The region stretches over some 2,400 square kilometers. The north end is the most rustic. The heart of Poconos, between Milford and Stroudsburg, is the Delaware River which is the main attraction. In the extreme south, ski resorts and ancient mining towns dot the hills.
One of those mining towns called Jim Thorpe, originally Mauch Chunk, was named after the Olympic athlete and soccer player. Throughout the area you can find different companies that will rent you from kayaks to bicycles so you can enjoy your relaxing days in Poconos. You can also enjoy long days of fishing and the eight impressive waterfalls called Bushkill falls where also miniature golf courses are located.
Poconos 2020 meet pt2 (March 2023)