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About the Pocono Mountains
No matter where you enter the Northeast region of the United States, the Pocono Mountains is never far. With such close proximity to major metropolitan areas such as New York City and Philadelphia, the Pocono Mountains is easily accessible from any destination. Who knew serenity was so close?
Six interstate highways, I-80, I-81, I-84, I-78, I-380 and I-476, make the Pocono Mountains region quick and easy to reach. Taking the bus? Martz Trailways has direct line service to the Pocono Mountains. How about a ride? J&J Private Car, Limousine and Bus Service can pick you up. If you live in New York City, Pocono Day Tripper offers day trip packages that include bus transportation to the Pocono Mountains.
Plan a vacation in the Poconos of Pennsylvania and order brochures of the Pocono Mountains.
Map Explorer: Use our map explorer(powered by Google Maps) to browse the 5 regions of the Pocono Mountains. Find dining options, things to do, places to stay in each region and more!
Visitors Centers: Stop by any of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau's Visitors Centers off major Pennsylvania Interstates to pick up your Free Pocono Mountains Map, including Scenic Driving Routes.
|Albany, 3 hours |
Atlantic City, 3 hours
Baltimore, 3 ½ hours
Boston, 5 hours
Buffalo , 5 ½ hours
Charleston, 8 hours
Cleveland, 7 hours
Columbus, 8 hours
Dover, 3 hours
Erie, 6 hours
Harrisburg, 2 hours
Hartford, 3 hours
Manchester, 3 ½ hours
New York City, 1 ½ hours
Philadelphia, 2 hoursPittsburgh, 6 hours
Providence, 4 ¾ hours
Rochester, 4 ½ hours
Syracuse, 3 hours
Trenton, 2 hours
Washington, DC, 4 ½ hours
Airports Servicing the Pocono Mountains:
Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), 800-FLY-LVIA
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), 718-244-4444
LaGuardia International Airport (LGA), 718-533-3400
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), 973-961-6000
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), 800-PHL-GATE
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP), 877-2-FLYAVP
Pocono Mountains Regional Airports:
Cherry Ridge Airport (N30), Honesdale, 570-253-5833
Runway Length: 2,500'
Beltsville Airport (14N), Lehighton, 610-377-4807
Runway Length: 2120'
Flying Dollar Airport (8N4), Canadensis, 570-595-3465
Runway Length: 2,505'
Jake Arner Memorial (22N), Lehighton, 570-386-2330
Runway Length: 3,060'
Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport (MPO), Mount Pocono, 570-839-7161
Runway Length: 5,001'
Stroudsburg Pocono Airport (N53), East Stroudsburg, 570-421-8900
Runway Length: 3,117'
Think Hunger Games meets Survivor meets the Amazing Race. Teams of two enter the arena with a map and each team chooses its own course and the obstacles to be tackled. Some will be physical, some will be mental. ALL will be challenging. Victory goes to the team that conquers the most obstacles in the shortest amount of time. Maximum time in the arena is three hours. The courses have approximately 15-20 challenges/obstacles. More
See the Leigh River Gorge by train and bike! You and your bike will take a train ride on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway for 25 miles from Jim Thorpe to White Haven. You'll then ride your bike along the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail back to your car in Jim Thorpe. Call for reservations. This event will also take place on June 27 and 28; July 25 and 26; August 22 and 23; September 19 and 20; November 7 and 8. More