5 days in Catskill Region & Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

5 days in Catskill Region & Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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5 days in Catskill Region & Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Pine Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hawley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Jim Thorpe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
Pine Hill

Pine Hill ©
Pine Hill is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in the western part of the town of Shandaken in Ulster County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Hanford Mills Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Thomas Cole National Historic Site, stop by Krause's Chocolates, and then stroll through Belleayre Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pine Hill day trip planner.

Newark to Pine Hill is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in August, with highs in Pine Hill at 76°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Hawley.

Things to do in Pine Hill

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Krause's Chocolates, Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, Hanford Mills Museum
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Thomas Cole National Historic Site ©
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Hanford Mills Museum ©
Hanford Mills Museum

1
night
Hawley

Hawley ©
Hawley is a borough on the Lackawaxen River in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the views from Roebling Aqueduct Suspension Bridge, see the interesting displays at Zane Grey Museum, learn about winemaking at Antler Ridge Winery, then view the masterpieces at Dorflinger Factory Museum, and finally examine the collection at Dorflinger Glass Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hawley trip maker site .

You can drive from Pine Hill to Hawley in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Hawley

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Lackawaxen, White Mills
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Dorflinger Glass Museum ©
Dorflinger Glass Museum
Zane Grey Museum ©
Zane Grey Museum
Dorflinger Factory Museum ©
Dorflinger Factory Museum

2
nights
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John, then get engrossed in the history at Asa Packer Mansion, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Blue Ridge Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Mountain View Vineyard, Winery & Distillery, and then take an in-depth tour of Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jim Thorpe holiday planning website .

Drive from Hawley to Jim Thorpe in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hawley in August, expect nights in Jim Thorpe to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Stroudsburg, Blue Ridge Estate Winery
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Blue Ridge Estate Winery ©
Blue Ridge Estate Winery
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm ©

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