7 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

7 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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7 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  5​h
1
Milford
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Bushkill
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Jim Thorpe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Milford

Milford ©
Milford is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat. Escape the urban bustle at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Raymondskill Falls. You'll explore and learn at Space Farms Zoo & Museum and Peters Valley Gallery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Grey Towers National Historic Site, admire the sheer force of Dingmans Falls, and look for gifts at Golden Fish Gallery.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milford attractions site .

Washington DC to Milford is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 48°F in Milford. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bushkill.

Things to do in Milford

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Space Farms Zoo & Museum, Peters Valley Gallery, Dingmans Falls, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Grey Towers National Historic Site ©
Dingmans Falls ©
Dingmans Falls

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): trek along Pocono Environmental Education Center, then steep yourself in history at Millbrook Village historic site, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bushkill Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bushkill trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Bushkill is very close to Milford. May in Bushkill sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Bushkill

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pocono Environmental Education Center, Millbrook Village historic site
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Pocono Environmental Education Center ©
Millbrook Village historic site ©
Millbrook Village historic site

3
nights
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Asa Packer Mansion and No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John and DeFeo's Manor. Explore Jim Thorpe's surroundings by going to Hickory Run State Park (in White Haven), Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono) and Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark (in Tannersville). It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Old Jail Museum and look for gifts at Sellers Books & Fine Art.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Jim Thorpe tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bushkill to Jim Thorpe takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Jim Thorpe are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hickory Run State Park, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, Mount Airy Casino
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Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum ©
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum
Hickory Run State Park ©
Hickory Run State Park