If you’re not familiar with the Poconos region in Pennsylvania, it’s time you introduce yourself. This gorgeous area is home to some of the most magnificent waterfalls, scenery, and hiking in the United States. It would make the perfect spot for a getaway with the family or you and your significant other; these are the top reason to visit the Poconos this spring.
Hiking and horseback riding are fabulous outdoor adventures that allow you to experience the Poconos during the spring. The Poconos is home to some incredible, well-maintained trails and beautiful opportunities to explore the countryside on horseback. One memorable hike you shouldn’t miss is the Promised Land State Park on the Pocono Plateau, and bask in all the gorgeous spring scenery.
Events and Festivals
The Poconos hosts some incredible events and festivals during the spring, and they’re a big deal. If you love wine, make sure you visit during the Wally Wine Fest in April. On Saturday and Sunday evenings, you can enjoy live music at The Dock on Wallenpaupack at Silver Birches Resort. Enjoy music from local bands while sipping on delicious drinks and munching on excellent food.
You’ll explore some of the best waterfalls in the country in the Poconos. Visitors have made their way to this area to enjoy these falls since the nineteenth century. Bushkill Falls, known as the Niagara of Pennsylvania, offers hikes of varying difficulties, from green to red. You’ll also find the Buttermilk Falls at Lehigh Gorge State Park. There is no shortage of waterfalls in the Poconos!
Dining and Shopping Opportunities
If food and shopping are more your speed, then this is your reason to visit the Poconos this spring. You’ll find yourself immersed in local flair walking amongst the adorable boutiques and eating the food that various restaurants offer. There is no shortage of fantastic coffee shops, casual and fine dining, and locally sourced cuisine.
Are you looking for a relaxing lake vacation in the Poconos? Lake Wallenpaupack is the blue jewel of this region, with 52 miles of shoreline. There are various outdoor activities to participate in, including boating, fishing, kayaking, and more! This man-made lake truly has it all! After a day spent on the lake, enjoy a relaxing evening in a cabin. Ensure you pack appropriately for your cabin/lake adventure!
The Poconos have so much to offer, and you’ll enjoy a magnificent vacation this spring. Don’t hesitate and book your stay today!