The Poconos Mountains are a big amusement park. Activities are scattered all over the 2400 square miles of this region of Pennsylvania. Towamensing Trails is in the more western section of the Southern tier along Rt I-80 and just off The Pennsylvania Turnpike in what we call the “Ski region. ” All of the major ski areas are located here.
Some of the Pocono Activities located near Towamensing Trails and all within a 30 minute drive are:
The Little Switzerland of PA — the quaint artsy town of Jim Thorpe
Jack Frost Ski Resort.
Big Boulder Ski Resort
Lake Harmony Motor boating
A Small indoor water park at Split Rock Resort
A larger (and more expensive for day visitors) indoor waterpark at Kahahari resort
35 restaurants from fast food chains to smaller more intimate places to eat.
Penns Peak concert and entertainment complex
Shopping at the Crossings Outlet Complex
Mt Airy Casino Resort
The Pocono Raceway NASCAR racing – Less than 5 miles
Whitewater rafting (canoeing and kayaking) on the Lehigh River
Camelback Adventure Park
Camelback Outdoor Water Park
Jack Frost National Golf
Golf at Split Rock Resort
Golf at Pocono Manor Resort
Four Wheeling on ATVs at two commercial ATV parks
Antiquing (all over the Poconos)
Race Car Experience
Fishing (both in the community and at various state lakes)