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: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Jim Thorpe
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bushkill
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

4
nights
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Do some cultural sightseeing at Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John and DeFeo's Manor. Get outdoors at Glen Onoko Falls Trail and Hawks Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Francis E. Walter Dam (in White Haven), Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area (in Blakeslee) and Blue Ridge Estate Winery (in Saylorsburg). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Eckley Miners' Village, learn about winemaking at Big Creek Vineyard, and ponder the design of Lehigh Tannery Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jim Thorpe day trip planning app .

Detroit to Jim Thorpe is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Jim Thorpe sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bushkill.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

White Haven, Lake Harmony, Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area, Frances Slocum State Park, Nimble Hill Vineyard & Winery
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Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary
Blue Ridge Estate Winery ©
Blue Ridge Estate Winery

3
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm and Mountain View Vineyard, Winery & Distillery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pocono Environmental Education Center and Dorflinger Glass Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bushkill: Hawley (Spas & Antler Ridge Winery), Zane Grey Museum (in Lackawaxen) and Wayne County Historical Society Museum (in Honesdale). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Country Kettle, admire the sheer force of Resica Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lacawac Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bushkill trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Jim Thorpe to Bushkill in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bushkill

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

East Stroudsburg, Hawley, Stroudsburg, Dorflinger Glass Museum, Lacawac Sanctuary
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