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Upper Delaware River Region

Upper Delaware River Region   Winter Horseback Riding

(Pike & Wayne Counties)

What does combining two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen give you? In the Pocono Mountains, that is the recipe for nearly limitless recreational opportunities. When you head towards the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, you'll be headed towards fun. Stretching over 73 miles, the river courses along the Pennsylvania and New York border. This region is rustic and full of the great outdoors that the Pocono Mountains is known for. Learn to raft on its Class I and II rapids or watch for a bald eagle in winter.

The region offers gorgeous scenic roadways, surging whitewater rapids and plenty to do for the outdoor enthusiast with countless areas for cross-country skiing, camping and hiking, snowmobiling, bird and eagle watching, biking or just sight-seeing and relaxing. Villages, historic buildings, remnants of a once-busy canal, the nation's oldest existing wire cable suspension bridge and home of author Zane Grey are some of the river valley's sights. Part of the Anthracite coal region, the Upper Delaware River Region was strategic for transporting coal from the area by rail and canal to southern states. The Upper Delaware River Region is a diverse blend of nature, history and culture that yearns to be explored.

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12/22/2014
Magical Fireside Christmas

Join The Inn at Pocono Manors holiday tradition with a visit to the Pocono Mountains magical winter wonderland. Immerse yourself in the twinkling sights, sounds, and aromas of the season. Let the magic and spirit on the mountain warm your heart all season long. Enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, hot cocoa with melting marshmallows and peppermint sticks, Christmas carols, storytellers, and so much more. Donations for Toys for Tots will be accepted. Please bring an unwrapped gift. More

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12/22/2014
Franklin Festival of Lights

During the Festival of Lights, the Phifer Ice dam Park takes on a magical holiday glow with more than 400,000 lights in a giant outdoor walk-through display as the sounds of the season are heard throughout the park. Santa will appear at the festival nightly up until Christmas. Weather permitting. More