Comfort Inn Pocono Lakes Region
117 Twin Rocks Road
Lake Ariel, PA 18436
Phone: (570) 689-4148
Fax: (570) 689-3043
Children will delight in visiting this privately-owned zoo in nearby Hamlin. More than 120 types of animals including rare white tigers, giraffes, bears, otters and timber wolves are on display. A real treat is to see the many baby animals born at the zoo. Live animal shows (you can pet an alligator or a python) add to the enjoyment of the day, as does a visit to its petting zoo filled with goats, deer and lambs. Also on site is its Wild West Territory where visitors can pan for gold, jump aboard an ol'-time covered wagon or climb into an Indian teepee. Admission: $9.95 (12-adult); $8.95 seniors; $6.95 (2-11); free under 2.
Sweet dreams can come true while visiting the Poconos, just be sure to take a trip to Callie's Candy Kitchen in nearby Mountainhome. Here, lovers of all treats sweet will find all their favorites: fudges of all description; creamy caramels; nut chews; and, a local best-seller, the Pocono Crunch, a yummy combination of Rice Crispies, butterscotch and cashews. While visiting, take a tour of the facilities, and be sure to purchase some tasty treats for on the trip home. Only three miles from the sweet factory, you can also stop in at Callie's Pretzel Factory (follow the signs) to see how those twisty salty treats are made.
Formerly known as the Sno Mountain, the Montage Mountain, is a beautiful ski resort that features 26 trails and a mid mountain lodge. Above the lodge, the slopes for the beginner and intermediate skiers are present. The Montage also consists of two terrain parks, and is a great visit place for skiers. People consider this place as a great place to learn to ski and have a great time with families.
Scuba teaching institution offering recreational and professional courses seven days a week in their own indoor heated pool. A retail store carring a large inventory of the best scuba equipment is also offered.
Aptly named, Steamtown National Historic Site, it tells the story of steam engines in an exiting way. Experience the glorious era of steam locomotives by taking a seasonal ride on historic trains or get a glimpse of the heritage steam railroad in the museum complex. This is a one-of-a-kind National Park Service that is committed to the history of railroad from 1850 to 1950. Spanning across 62.48 acres (25.28 hectares) of former rail yards, Steamtown features many replicas and original structures.
Trail, wagon, sleigh, and pony rides for the whole family to enjoy.
Beautiful 18 hole public golf course that offers a challenge to both novice and expert golfers.
Kittatinny Canoes has daily trips for the experienced and the novice. The Delaware River has varying levels of whitewater that experienced paddlers can challenge all summer long. Calm water trips for novices, families, and those who do not want the excitement of the whitewater, are an outdoor adventure of spectacular scenery and wildlife.
Featuring a great skiing and snowboarding resort that is the Ski Big Bear Resort is a beautiful resort that consists of skiing and snowboarding. The resort welcomes one and all people of all ages to come and join in and enjoy. Whether an old schooler or a new comer, the resort is a place where one can learn to ski and enjoy. Along with skiing and snowboarding, one can refresh themselves at the cafeteria, restaurant and bars. A gift shop is available too.
This beautiful Jack Frost Ski Resort is a resort for exploring new ways of learning and enjoying skiing. This resort offers around 20 trails, and a terrain park that is used for skiing and snowboarding. People from all over come here to visit, learn and gain a new experience in the something new. The resort features two lodges, that is situated at the bottom of the mountain. A huge parking lot space is available too. Cafes are available for the skiiers and snowboarders from refreshments.