5 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

5 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Bushkill
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Jim Thorpe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Bushkill

Bushkill ©
Bushkill is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States.Portions of Bushkill were seized by the United States government during the controversial Tocks Island Dam project and are now part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Attractions like Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark and Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Bushkill's surroundings by going to Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono) and Mountain View Vineyard, Winery & Distillery (in Stroudsburg). There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls and stop by The Christmas Factory.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bushkill trip maker tool.

Newark to Bushkill is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. Traveling from Newark in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Bushkill, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Bushkill

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mount Airy Casino, Dingmans Falls, Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark, The Christmas Factory, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark ©
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark ©
Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark

2
nights
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Old Jail Museum, contemplate the long history of Asa Packer Mansion, and then try your luck at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, and then identify plant and animal life at Hickory Run State Park.

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Traveling by car from Bushkill to Jim Thorpe takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, Hickory Run State Park, Mohegan Sun Pocono
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Old Jail Museum ©
Old Jail Museum
Mohegan Sun Pocono ©
Mohegan Sun Pocono
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum ©
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

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