Pocono Mountains Trip Planner
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This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for the Poconos Mountains, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to the Poconos Mountains of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
The Pocono Mountains region, also known as The Poconos, is a year-round destination. Summer months call guests to the numerous mountain and lake resorts that abound in this region. Summer activities include camoing, hiking and whitewater rafting. In winter, visitors come for skiing at downhill resorts that offer a little of something for everyone, from beginners to experts, for skiers and snowboarders. Guests escape to Big Pocono State Park and Mauch Chunk Lake Park to refresh from the daily grind of the city. The larger centers in the area include the town of Jim Thorpe, named for the Native American sports hero who is buried there, and the borough of Stroudsburg. Festivals to visit while in the area include the Milford Music Festival and the Wildflower Music Festival (June), the Poconos Blues Festival (July) and the Jazz and Arts Festival (September).