Official Best of the PoconosTM Guide
of Poconos Kids and Family
"Best 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
Tannersville. 570-629-1661. The
Best all around Ski Resort of 2013.
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, PA 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
Kid Friendly Movie Theater - Casino, Main Street,
Mt. Pocono. . Like the old days, a family movie with ice
Nature Experience - Pocono Environmental Education
Center, Bushkill. Check out the Family Nature
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.