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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.
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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'
Invite your friends and family to celebrate the Pocono Arts Community throughout downtown Stroudsburg. A variety of special performances, fine arts, and craft exhibits will be displayed. Downtown parking will be free during the event. More
This event honors Jim Thorpe, a Native American, one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, and our town's namesake. The Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration will be held at Josiah White Park in Jim Thorpe. The celebration starts with a Native American tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum, followed by the carrying of the lighted torch by the Olympian Cross Country and Track teams to the Jim Thorpe High School Stadium. After lighting the torch for the Carbon County Special Olympic Games the runners proceed on through town to Josiah White Park where they light the Olympic torch. The weekend includes free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, craft and food vendors, a clown for the children, and much more. More