Poconos Kids and Family
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 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 galore.
Kid Friendly Movie Theater - Casino, Main Street, Mt. Pocono.
. Like the old days, a family movie with ice cream after.
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.
Waterpark - Camelbeach,
at Camelback Resort, Tannersville.
570-629-1661. Open in the Summer only.