Nestled between Philadelphia and New York, the Poconos are a luxurious expanse of pristine wilderness and outdoor activities. A Poconos cabin with a hot tub is the pinnacle of relaxation. Blow off some steam with your spouse or loved ones in your own private log cabin or vacation rental in the Poconos, soothe your aches and pains and rejuvenate after a long day of hiking and tennis. FlipKey has hundreds of homes and cottages in the Poconos with hot tubs ready for your arrival at any time. The surrounding mountains serve as an incredible viewing experience as you chill out in your hot tub, but you should book fast because demand for Poconos cabins with hot tubs is increasing.
A green canvas of wooded hills and valleys, this region is a recreation haven in the summer for fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding and whitewater rafting as well as a popular winter sports destination. There are seven state parks in the region as well as one national park. Automobile racing fans love to visit the Pocono Raceway, which hosts several major races every year. For golfers, the Pocono Mountains features courses designed by legendary icons with over 35 courses in the region.
You’ll love touring the various farms and orchards in the area - or take a winery tour and drink your way through some of the finest vineyards in the US. For quaint downtown shopping, dining, culture, art, and more - visit downtown Stroudsburg. The Poconos has a reputation for world-class spa experiences, so treat yourself to a facial or a massage after a long day of activities.
So kick back, relax, let the bubbles of the hot tub in your Poconos vacation rental lull you to a sense of ultimate calm. Whether you are traveling with your spouse, family, or a group of friends a Poconos cabin with a hot tub will be the perfect getaway. The options are endless - from a small, cozy one bedroom apartment to a large home rental that fits 8+, you’ll find what you’re looking for.
During the height of the industrial revolution, millionaires would often flee the bustle of New York and Philadelphia during the summer and escape to the Pocono Mountains. Some of them built extravagant second manor homes here while others built cozy cabins hidden in the woods with access to great hunting and fishing. Before long, the rest of the world found out about the secluded beauty of these rolling mountains. Despite its proximity to two of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States, the Pocono Mountains have long remained a surprisingly well-kept secret. Even now, the area provides enough expansive wilderness to offer a comfortable home to bears, deer and even elk. In the Poconos, a hiker can feel like the first person to discover a cascading waterfall surrounded by little or no marked trails. And yet, New York City lies less than an hour away by car.
Here are a few suggestions of things to do in the Poconos:
-Take an Agrotour: Agricultural tourism is increasing in popularity. Farmers and cultural organizations in the Poconos are now arranging guided excursions that allow visitors access to working farms, orchards, and vineyards.
-Take a culinary and winery tour: Once you've discovered what goes into the process of planting and harvesting, experience the fruits of these labors by sampling wine from local producers and cuisine created by world class local chefs.
-Visit historic downtown Stroudsburg: This is just one of the quaint downtown shopping, dining, and cultural districts here in the mountains of Pennsylvania. Come here for live music, art galleries, and quirky museums.
-Skiing and snowboarding: The Poconos are known for some of the best skiing and winter sports in the state.
-Enjoy the night life: There's a unique character to the nightlife in the Poconos. Equally influenced by unpretentious Irish pubs and transplants from the hippest scenes in New York City, restaurants and bars here offer a warm, intense hospitality and some culinary experiences you won't soon forget.
-Relax in the spa: Before the ski slopes took center stage, the Poconos had a reputation for isolation, tranquility, and world-class spa experiences. Now it's known for other things, but the spa culture here is still amazing.
The Poconos are a popular travel destination during the peak of the summer and winter, but every season of the year has something beautiful to offer, and finding a vacation rental is always easy. Look for a cozy winter cabin during ski season or lake house for the summer!
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