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Stuff to do in and around the Poconos

July 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Amusement Parks – Nothing like a day of rides and summertime food!! Visit any of these relatively nearby places — Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos (website) to Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom (website) in the Lehigh Valley, Bushkill Park (website), Easton, Pa., Knoebels Amusement Park (website), or come make a splash at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark (website).Visit Web sites for details and directions.

Pocono Premier Casinos – Visit Mount Airy Casino Resort (website) to beat the heat, and come play in the great indoors at the Pocono’s premier casino resort. Go wild with over 2,500 of the hottest slots including your favorite reel-spinning slots and electronic table games like poker, roulette and blackjack.  Check out Pennsylvania’s first casino, Mohegan Sun  at Pocono Downs (website) – with 55,000 square feet of new gaming space holding 2,500 slot and electronic virtual table games, there are countless opportunities for gaming fun and success.

Outdoor Exploring – Pack a picnic basket or backpack, take a hike or a romantic stroll, listen to birds chirping or take pictures of waterfalls. You can do that and so much more at any of the regions most beautiful locations like Hawk Mountain (website) in Kempton, Pa.; Child’s Park in Dingman’s Creek; Hickory Run State Park, (website); or Ringing Rocks in Upper Black Eddy, Pa., (website). Bring along a book about bugs, birds, animals or trees to turn the day into a learning adventure.

Check Your Local Newspaper – The Pocono Record and The Morning Call list lots of summer activities like local carnivals, music festivals, car nights and ice cream festivals.

Pick Fruit – visit places like Strawberry Acres in Coplay, Pa., ( or local farms to pick cherries in June, strawberries in July, peaches in August and apples in September. Check out their website for more Family Fun Activities.

Walk with the Animals and Talk with the Animals – Be your very own Dr. Doolittle and enjoy a day at the zoo. Nearby locations include Lehigh Valley Zoo (; Claws n Paws Wild Animal Park, (website) and the Philadelphia Zoo (website)

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