Things to do in the Poconos ~ Activities & Services

We help our guests to have a wonderful time!
We can help you plan your Pocono Vacation ~ start by reviewing some of these things to do in the Poconos.

We are central to all the Pocono Activities!


Cater your meals & events - Have a catered wine & cheese or bourbon & cigar night,  or enjoy an omlet or belgian waffle breakfast with champagne or bloody marys,  lunch or dinner buffets (Italian, Greek, Irish, Thai, Polish, Southwest, Cajun to name a few), an old fashioned picnic, or a lobster bake delivered to you at the cabin!   Ask us for the menus and themed events we can get for you - Let them do the shopping and cooking so you can relax and enjoy your trip!

Pig Roasts & BBQ - We partner with a local vendor to provide farm raised beef, chicken & pork.  Options include Pig Roasts, beef burgers, chicken (whole or legs or breasts), beef or pork hot dogs, sausage (all kinds), pork spare ribs, beef brisket, pork baby back ribs, and lots of sides to complete your meal! 

Shuttle and Transportation Services

Lake Harmony Turismo - Don't get a DUI!  Book a shuttle service to take you where you want to go.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!  They can customized every trip to fit your needs and take you where you want to go, no minimum hours required!  Their clean and spacious vans hold up to 14 passengers. 

Yes,our cabins are in the woods, but there is no burnable wood to be found on the properties.   We highly recommend bringing wood with you or buying firewood from George G.  He is about 3 miles from the cabin and has self-serve bundles ($4/bundle) available 24/7 from a shed in his driveway.  Take the bundles, leave the money is his safe, anytime of day or night.  His Contact information and directions are in the cabin.

Group Discounts Available!
Stay at our cabin and get discounted rates from the following vendors:

Skirmish (paintball)      Pocono Whitewater     Pocono Biking     and local ski mountains

Contact us and see below for more information.

 Here are some links to local activities
Bike the Lehigh Gorge and Fish the Lehigh River  

Lehigh Gorge State Park
Bike the trail right from our cabin, just steps away!  
Also, tell everyone to bring or rent bikes.  You can rent bikes from  Pocono Biking  (1-800-whitewater) a 1/4 mile up the bike path from the cabin at the top of the trail in White Haven and they have shuttles too if you bike down and want to be driven back up... Enjoy biking all or part of the 26 miles along the river!  It’s wonderful!  You can bike from our cabin 26 miles South to Jim Thorpe!

Whitewater Challengers has biking for the bike path too!  (800) 443-8554

Whitewater Rafting Adventures - also has bikes!  (800) 876-0285

The fishing is awesome, anywhere along the Lehigh River!  We always catch fish!  Bring your fishing license and gear!   Check out the Lehigh River Stocking Association website

White Water Rafting
Pocono Whitewater             1-800-whitewater    

We can book your reservation for you so you get our discounted rate!

Office on Rt 903, South of Albightsville, about 20 minuets away, but they put in just a half mi up river from the cabin, under the I80 bridge.  White Water Rafting, Biking, Shuttles & Equipment Rentals - located just a 1/2 mile up river (on the bike path) from the cabin!  Super close, super convenient and super fun!​

Whitewater Challengers -  We can make your reservation for you so you get our discounted rate here too!  Office is in Weatherly PA  but the put-in spot is just a half mile up river from or cabin, under the I80 bridge!  They have openings for rafting on weekends and they need at least 2 days advance reservations.  It's so much fun!  The put-in spot is within walking distance of our cabin, just a short walk up the bike path!  Spots will fill up quickly.  Book in advance if you want to raft.​

Whitewater Rafting:  Rt 209 & Rt 93 Nesquehoning PA (near Jm Thorpe, approx 30 mins)

Jim Thorpe River Adventures - they also have kayaks and kayak instructions

Ski Mountains:
Jack Frost / Big Boulder:  5 miles East on 940          Get discounted rates with us!
Camelback:  30 minutes East on I 80                          Get discounted rates with us!
Montage:  30 minutes North on PA Turnpike  
Elk Mountain:     1 hour North                              
Blue Mountain:   30 minutes South on PA Turnpike

Mountain Laurel GC: White Haven, PA Rt 534 Just across the river from the cabin!
We love their open-air restaurant Jacks Grill (see their menu)
Jack Frost National:  10 mins East on rt 940

Pocono Manor GC: 3o mins East, Pocono Manor 

Hideaway Hills: 40 mins South, near Beltzville State Park and Blue Mountain

Stone Meadows Golf Club: 20 mins, White Haven, Rt 115, North of Blakeslee
Country Club of the Poconos: 45 mins East in Marshalls Creek, PA
Blue Ridge Trail GC:  25 mins, in Mountaintop
Edgewood in the Pines: 15 mins West, Drums PA
Wilkes-Barre GC: 25 mins North, Wilkes-Barre
Pocono Farms CC: 35 mins East, Tobyhanna PA
Mahoning Valley CC: 40 mins South, Lehighton
Blue Shamrock GC: 30 mins South, Palmerton-Mount Airy Golf Club: 30 mins East
Buck Hill Falls: 45 mins East, Buck Hill Falls PA
And many more within 30-45 minutes from the cabin

Zip Line Courses

 Camelback Mountain Adventures   Tannersville, PA   (30 minutes from Cabin on I80 East)
Whitewater Challengers:   They also have zip-lining!  The zip-line course is at their headquarters, just 8 mi from the cabin, down Lehigh Gorge Dr.
Adventure Zipline at Whitewater Rafting Adventure  Rts 209 & 93 Nesquehoning, PA  (30 minutes from cabin) 

Skirmish Paintball,  30 mins, off Rt 534, Albrightsville    We can make your reservation for you so you get our discounted rate.
Whitewater Challengers Paintball - 10 mins, Stagecoach Rd Weatherly PA  We have discounted rates here too and can make your reservation for you.
Pocono Mountain Paintball:  30 mins,  off 209 near Jim Thorpe
Paintball Asylum - 30 mins East near Camelback Mtn

Shooting Ranges
The Cabin Armory & Training Center: in Wilkes Barre PA
Sunset Hill:  in Henryvilla PA

 Pocono Mountain Paintball:  30 mins,  off 209 near Jim Thorpe 

Hike and Swim & Frisbee Golf:
Hickory Run State Park  4 miles, just across the river from the cabin, Rt 534
Great swimming lake with BBQ areas, 19-hole disc golf course, concessions and restroom facilities.
Nescopeck State Park:  About 9 miles from cabin in Mountaintop PA


Horseback Riding & Dog Sleds

Deer Path Riding Stable in White Haven

Mountain Laurel Riding Stables in White Haven

The Ranch at Pocono Manor in Mt Pocono (they also have carriage rides!)

Arctic Paws Dog Sled Tours at Pocono Manor (Winter only)

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

Beautiful train rides up the Lehigh River with many Seasonal special events

Bike trains - April - November, ride your bike one way along the Lehigh Gorge State Park, and put your bike on the train and ride the train back to your car.

- Easter Bunny train

- Santa Clause Trains throughout December

- Winter Character Trains 


Mohegan Sun - 30 min North in Wilkes Barre

Mount Airy - 30 minutes East in Mt Poconos

Live Music Concerts:  

Check the links below to see who is in town!
Penns Peak  30 mins South, Jim Thorpe PA
Mauch Chunk Opera House  30 mins South, Jim Thorpe PA
Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain   40 mins North, Scranton PA
Mohegan Sun Casino  30 mins North, Wilkes Barre PA  
Mount Airy Casino  30 mins East, Mt. Pocono PA
FM Kirby Center for Performing Arts  30 mins North in Wilkes Barre PA 

Night Clubs:
Evolution Night Club- KRZ dance party every Saturday night at The Woodlands in Wilkes Barre
Mohegan Sun - The Breakers
Mount Airy Casino - Wet Nightclub and/or Gypsies Lounge

All Terraine Vehicles – 
Stock Car Racing - you be the driver at the Pocono Raceway!

Pocono Outdoor Adventure Tours - Rt 314 in Mt Pocono, I80 E, 380 N to 940 W (ask for Danielle) 

Alvin's Offroad Playground - I 80/380 Long Pond, 25 min East 

Harmonay ATV Tours - Lake Harmony, 5 mi east on Rt 940

Lost Trails Park  Rent and Ride, I80 East, 380 N, 30 mins, Dunmore PA
Pocono ATVs at Memorytown USA- 30 mins East, Mt Pocono PA

Pocono Snowmobile and UTV rentals - 30 mins East, Rt 940 in Mt Pocono

Sky Diving:
Sky's The Limit - I80 East (exit 309 Marshall's Creek)  E Stroudsburg PA

State of the art training, jump the same day, vidoes available too!

Water Parks & Amusement Parks:
Camel Beach & Aquatopia, Camelback Mtn, Tannersville: 30 min East on Rt 80  
H2O Water Park, Lake Harmony/Split Rock:  10 minutes E on Rt 940
Kalahari Water Park in Mt Pocono PA: 25 min East on Rt 80
Dorney Park  45 min, South on the Turnpike 476, Allentown PA
Knoebels Park  America's largest FREE amusement park!  1 hr West on Rt 80, Elysburg PA
The pool at Murphy’s Loft in Blakeslee (free pool for food patrons)  

Wild Animal Park & Petting Zoo:
Claws n Paws Wild Animal Park, Lake Ariel:  1 hour NE of cabin (22 mi north of Mt Pocono)
Kalahari Safari Adventures  (coming soon)

Scenic Train Ride up the Gorge

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway  A 16-mile, narrated, round trip, leaves from Jim Thorpe and follows the winding Lehigh River, rounding curve after curve until Old Penn Haven. 

The Crossing Premium Outlets  30 minutes East on Rt 80  Tannersville PA

The Powerhouse Eatery is one of the nicest restaurant & bars in the Poconos
Jack's Grill at Mountain Laurel Golf Course, just across the river from the cabin!  Outdoor dining!
Other bar/restaurant places in White Haven are The Feed Mill, The Ugly Mug and the White Haven Diner
Louie's Prime - In Split Rock, 5 miles East on Rt 940, Steak house
Nick's Lakehouse- Lake front bar/restaurant in Split Rock on Lake Harmony, 5 miles E on Rt 940

Boulder View Tavern - another lake front bar/restaurant in Split Rock

The Sand Bar at Split Rock - literally a bar on the sand at the lake at the main Split Rock Lodge

Shenanigans -  Fun bar for the night in Lake Harmony, get a van service, don't drink & drive

Trattoria 903, 25 mins Rt 903 towards Jim Thorp, great Italian food
The Bear Creek Cafe is a small quaint spot for a lunch, about 20 minutes from the cabin
Moya in Jim Thorp PA (the Switzerland of PA)  It's our favorite!  Small and romantic, not for large groups...
Breakfast Places:

White Haven Diner - has been featured on Diners & Dives TV show

Sitko's Farmhouse - White Haven

Piggy's - Lake Harmony

Terra Cottage - Lake Harmony

Chat 'n Chew - Blakeslee


Beer Distributors:
Hazel Beer- less than 1 mile from the cabin, on Rt 940 across from the Exxon station
Harmony Beverage - 5 miles away on Rt 940 just past Lake Harmony area

Wineries & Breweries:
Pocono Wine Tours can be your guide!  Join them on a scenic drive through the beautiful Pocono mountains. Visiting both vineyards and local breweries. Public and private tours available, call to schedule your tour! 1-800-506-4210
Pocono Wine Trail
Big Creek Vinyard
Blue Ridge Estate Vinyard & Winery
Cherry Valley Vinyards   40 mins East, Saylorsburg PA​
Mountain View Vinyards  35 mins Southeast, Stroudsburg PA
Pocono Brewery Company  30 min East, Swiftwater PA
Barley Creek Brewing Co   30 mins East, Tannersville PA
Pocono Pub Crawls    Transportation from the cabin includes a Trolly ride and a Bagpiper & Drummer Led Parade through The Great Pubs of the Pocono Mountains

Linen Services
Please bring your own sheets & towels, or book a linen delivery service:
We provide pillows and comforters and a fully stocked kitchen.

Let us know if you have any other questi