8 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

8 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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8 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  4​h
1
Wilkes-Barre
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Milford
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes-Barre ©
Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wilkes-Barre: Tannersville (Camelback Mountain Adventures, The Crossings Premium Outlets, & more), Jim Thorpe (Old Jail Museum, Asa Packer Mansion, & more) and Boulder Field (in Lake Harmony). There's more to do: try to win big at Mohegan Sun Pocono and admire the majestic nature at Hickory Run State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wilkes-Barre trip website .

Washington DC to Wilkes-Barre is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Wilkes-Barre at 77°F and lows at 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Milford.

Things to do in Wilkes-Barre

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tannersville, Jim Thorpe, Hickory Run State Park, Boulder Field
Highlights from your plan
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark ©
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
Mohegan Sun Pocono ©
Mohegan Sun Pocono
Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion

4
nights
Milford

Milford ©
Milford is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono), East Stroudsburg (Resica Falls & Country Kettle) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grey Towers National Historic Site, hike along Pocono Environmental Education Center, walk around George W. Childs Park, and admire the sheer force of Dingmans Falls.

Before you visit Milford, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Wilkes-Barre to Milford in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milford

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Dingmans Ferry, East Stroudsburg, Mount Airy Casino, Roebling Aqueduct Suspension Bridge, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Grey Towers National Historic Site ©
Grey Towers National Historic Site
Raymondskill Falls ©
Raymondskill Falls
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls

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