Poconos Kids and Family
of the Poconos" editorial team curates the best places to find the
best for kids and family activties in the Poconos Mountains of Eastern,
PA and serves them up to you in a fun and accessible way so you can enjoy
the best the Poconos has to offer. This Best Of the Poconos is not a popularity
contest where each business can vote itself in. Our editorial staff verifies
that each business listed is the actual and official Best in its class
by first hand experience along with the popular vote. This is the Official
Best of the Poconos.
Ski/Board/Tubing Area For
Kids - Camelback,
Tannersville. 570-629-1661. The Best
all around Ski Resort .
Restaurant with Kids - Friendly's, Rt 611, Tannersville,
(It's the ice cream)
Historical Adventure - Quiet Valley, 1000 Turkey
Hill Rd., Stroudsburg, On a fall festival weekend it's an actual
trip (non virtual) through history. They'll think they went
back in time. You can show them what it was like when you were
a kid, (no tv, walking 13 miles through the snow to school)
and they'll really appreciate what they have today.
Resort for Kids (well.. ok - Parents, too) - Woodloch
Pines , All kids (ages 5 and older) can maximize the fun
experience of the Woodloch Resort for both youngsters and parents/guardians
with an offering of an extensive roster of action-packed and
fun-filled activities hosted by an Activities Directors. While
parents/guardians are enjoying time together, kids are welcome
to participate in a wide range of exciting social & recreational
interests, from volleyball to arts & crafts.
Animal Experience - Claws and Paws, Ledgewood Road,
Lake Ariel, A
Wildlife Encounters Show During Summer and the lively animal
shows where you will see baby animals, colorful parrots, and
interesting reptiles all close up. You can even pet an alligator
and python. (Don't worry. It's safe!} Go right in with tame
deer, lambs, and goats. Pet them and give them a hug!
Festival for Kids - Shawnee Timber Festival, Shawnee
Resort, Shawnee. But, go early, leave late eat funnel cakes
and expect lots of traffic. Catch
a glimpse of nature’s splendor at beautiful Shawnee Mountain
Ski Area during prime fall foliage time in the Poconos! Join
us for this action packed autumn event including lumberjack
demonstrations, The Marvelous Mutts frisbee, agility and trick
dog shows, chainsaw sculptures, live music, children’s activities
and food and craft vendors galore.
Kid Friendly Movie Theater - Casino, Main Street,
Mt. Pocono. . Like the old days, a family movie with ice cream
Nature Experience - Pocono Environmental Education Center,
Bushkill. Check out the Family Nature Weekends.
Overwhelming Natural Wonder - Gotta be the Delaware
Water Gap,. Rt 611 South of the Town. Walk the Applicahian
Trail to get the full experience.
at Camelback Resort, Tannersville.
570-629-1661. Open in the Summer only.
Best of the PoconosTM Guide