6 Fall Activities in the Pocono Mountains You Should Not Miss
If you are planning to spend this vacation in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, USA, that’s a fantastic decision. The best time to visit this lovely area is fall when leaves start showing gorgeous shades of red, orange and yellow, and with the stunning atmosphere around, there are many events and activities that are centered on the foliage. Here are some of the most fun events in Pocono Mountains you should not miss.
1. Fall Festivals
Book one of the picturesque Pocono Mountain rentals and attend some of the most energetic fall festivals hosted in the Pocono Mountains. From the Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival to the Autumn Timber Festival, there is fun for everyone in the seasonal celebrations. You can enjoy great music, food and more during these famous fall festivals. Some of these events take place at ski areas and allow visitors to go up on the ski lifts to watch the lovely fall foliage.
2. Scenic Drives
Another feature for which Pocono Mountains are famous is its numerous scenic drives that encompass four counties and if combined, equal around the size of the Delaware State. They allow you to watch the beauty of the foliage from the comfort of your vehicle. Some of the loveliest drives are Route 209 from Bushkill to Milford, Route 6 through Hawley and Honesdale and Route 534 through Beltzville and Hickory Run State Park.
3. Generous Hiking Trails
What can be a better part of your vacation than immersing yourself in nature? Relax in one of the luxurious rentals in the Poconos, then lace up your hiking boots and hit the numerous hiking trails in the Pocono Mountains, lakes, waterfalls and scenic vistas to delight your eyes and soul.
4. Autumn Fun with Booze
If you are a booze lover, don’t miss the wineries and breweries in the Poconos in the fall too. From Beer Pairing Dinners to Tipsy Tractor Hayrides, there’s a lot of fun planned for you by the boozy friends in the mountains.
5. Foliage Trains
There’s nothing like riding the fun trains in the Poconos and visit tiny towns and state parks like Delaware Water Gap, Jim Thorpe, Hawley and Honesdale! The colorful scenery while riding the fun rail car will please you to the fullest. Don’t forget to explore the towns between the train stops, as they have charming homely shops and restaurants.
6. Biking Trails
If you are a biker, don’t miss the chance of exploring the state and its national parks on bikes! You will get a whopping 32-mile bike-able terrain at the McDade Trail in the Delaware Water Gap!
So, what are you waiting for? Book one of the lovely Pocono Mountain rentals and start enjoying the ever-delightful mountains!