A weekend in the Poconos

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The Poconos in Pennsylvania are a great destination anytime of the year, but winter is an especially terrific time to visit. If you’ve been thinking about a last-minute weekend getaway to the Poconos this winter, the following are some ideas for your itinerary:

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Skiing and snowboarding

The Poconos are home to some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the region. There are a ton of ski areas in the Poconos, including Camelback, Big Boulder, Blue Mountain, Alpine Mountain, Shawnee Mountain, Sno Mountain and Jack Frost Mountain.

Exploring the great outdoors

There are other winter sports that can allow you to discover the beauty that Mount Pocono has to offer during the winter. You can explore the countryside on a snowmobile with Poconos Snowmobile Rentals, throw on a pair of snowshoes and go sightseeing, or get in touch with nature while cross-country skiing. Try your hand at ice fishing or even a winter game of paintball at Tippmann Castle. Paintballing could be fun for all the family to try, so you may want to do your research on the best paintball guns that you can find to help make this winter activity even more exciting than it sounds. It’s also common to spot bald eagles during the winter months, particularly along the Lackawaxen River and the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.

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Winter activities

When you visit the Poconos this winter, there are other fun winter activities that the entire family can participate in. Some of the many choices include snowtubing, ice skating, and dog sledding.

Spas

The Poconos are a great place to unwind, and there are plenty of relaxing day spas to choose from. Top choices are Laurel Spa at the Inn at Pocono Manor, Skyview Spa, Apple Day Spa and Deerfield Spa.

Shopping

Whether you’re looking for something unique at a boutique shop or you prefer a traditional mall, the Poconos offers all types of shopping. Some of the area’s shopping highlights are Pocono Candle, Lehigh Valley Mall, Pocono Bazaar and The Crossings Premium Outlets.

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Charter a plane to the Poconos

Are you thinking about a vacation in the Poconos? The easiest and quickest way to get there is by chartering your own plane. Although you can fly commercially, local commercial airports are still somewhat far away. Instead, make your journey a simple one by flying straight into Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport, right in the heart of the Poconos. Contact Luxury Aircraft Solutions today to learn more about chartering your flight to Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania.