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: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
1
Bushkill
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Wilkes-Barre
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Riyadh

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. Explore hidden gems such as Grey Towers National Historic Site and Mountain View Vineyard, Winery & Distillery. Visiting Bushkill Falls and Lacawac Sanctuary will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bushkill: Blue Ridge Estate Winery (in Saylorsburg), Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono) and Skytop Lodge's Adventures (in Skytop). There's lots more to do: hike along Pocono Environmental Education Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Resica Falls, and head outdoors with Adventure Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bushkill road trip planning app .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Bushkill is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Riyadh to Bushkill, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in October; daily highs in Bushkill reach 22°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wilkes-Barre.

Things to do in Bushkill

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

East Stroudsburg, Lacawac Sanctuary, Blue Ridge Estate Winery, Pocono Environmental Education Center, Mount Airy Casino
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Pocono Environmental Education Center ©
Blue Ridge Estate Winery ©
Blue Ridge Estate Winery

3
nights
Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes-Barre ©
Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. Take a break from the city and head to Hickory Run State Park and Francis E. Walter Dam. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John and Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area. Get out of town with these interesting Wilkes-Barre side-trips: Hawks Falls (in Lake Harmony), Jim Thorpe (Asa Packer Mansion, Big Creek Vineyard, & more) and Eckley Miners' Village (in Weatherly). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Wilkes-Barre trip planner .

Getting from Bushkill to Wilkes-Barre by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Wilkes-Barre are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilkes-Barre

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jim Thorpe, White Haven, Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area, Hawks Falls, Eckley Miners' Village
Highlights from your plan
Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area ©
Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary

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