5 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

5 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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5 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Delaware Water Gap
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wilkes-Barre
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Delaware Water Gap

Delaware Water Gap ©
Delaware Water Gap is a borough in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Grey Towers National Historic Site (in Milford) and Dingmans Falls (in Dingmans Ferry). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, admire the sheer force of Resica Falls, try your luck at Mount Airy Casino, and learn about winemaking at Rowan Asher Winery & Hard Cidery.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Delaware Water Gap road trip planner .

New York City to Delaware Water Gap is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Delaware Water Gap at 47°F and lows at 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Wilkes-Barre.

Things to do in Delaware Water Gap

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tannersville, Bushkill Falls, Grey Towers National Historic Site, Dingmans Falls, Mount Airy Casino
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark ©
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark

2
nights
Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes-Barre ©
Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. On the 13th (Wed), examine the collection at No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, steep yourself in history at Asa Packer Mansion, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hickory Run State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Split Rock Resort Indoor Waterpark, explore the striking landscape at Seven Tubs Natural Area, and then try to win big at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wilkes-Barre journey site .

Getting from Delaware Water Gap to Wilkes-Barre by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Wilkes-Barre can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilkes-Barre

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hickory Run State Park, Asa Packer Mansion, Split Rock Resort Indoor Waterpark, No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum
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Hickory Run State Park ©
Hickory Run State Park
Mohegan Sun Pocono ©
Mohegan Sun Pocono
Seven Tubs Natural Area ©
Seven Tubs Natural Area

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