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Snow Days: Pocono Mountains

Duration: 3 days 3 nights

As the temperatures drop, experience a winter wonderland getaway in the Pocono Mountains! Less than two hours from New York City and Philadelphia, you’ll find many slopes, trails, and lakes on a beautiful countryside. After a day of taking in the winter beauty, discover the quaint shops in the historical downtown areas, enjoy dinner by the fireplace, or snap a photo of an American bald eagle.

Delaware Highlands Conservancy

Start your morning with bald eagle watching, a popular winter pastime, in Hawley.  Hit route 402 and travel over 40 minutes to join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for an eagle-watching tour and catch a glimpse of the majestic creatures from some of the area’s most special viewing spots including the Upper Delaware Scenic Recreation River and Lackawaxen River. The eagles migrate to the Pocono Mountains during the winter months for an optimum, eco-friendly habitat. Bald eagle watching takes flight December through March.

Ever walk through an indoor, interactive display made from over 100 tons of ice? Now’s your chance! Sculpted Ice’s Works Crystal Cabin Fever returns this February. This cool, annual event features a 50-foot dual-run ice slide, ice carving demonstrations and competitions, free wine tastings, food trucks, and much more. 

Glass – Wine.Bar.Kitchen

Journey back up to Hawley, and visit Glass – Wine.Bar.Kitchen for a tasty treat. This restaurant highlights small plates ideal for sharing with a beverage emphasis on all-American wine, beer, and spirits. Enjoy stunning views of a cascading waterfall backdrop while enjoying your meal.

Hawley Silk Mill

Just a stone’s throw away, Hawley Silk Mill is home to exquisite shops and galleries. Peruse the Mill, and find clothing and shoes, antiques, home accessories and even specialty beer. Swing by the Mill Market for farm-fresh produce, delectable desserts from the in-house bakery and locally brewed coffee.

Academy Street Bed & Breakfast | James Manning House B&B | Mansion at Noble Lane

After your stroll, spend the night at a charming bed and breakfast. We suggest: Academy Street Bed & Breakfast, the James Manning House B&B and the Mansion at Noble Lane.