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 + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Bushkill
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Wilkes-Barre
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Bushkill: Mountain View Vineyard, Winery & Distillery (in Stroudsburg), Blue Ridge Estate Winery (in Saylorsburg) and Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls, make a splash at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, steep yourself in history at Grey Towers National Historic Site, and view the masterpieces at The Shawnee Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Bushkill attractions website .

Detroit to Bushkill is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In September, daytime highs in Bushkill are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wilkes-Barre.

Things to do in Bushkill

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Milford, Resica Falls, Blue Ridge Estate Winery, Mount Airy Casino, Roebling Aqueduct Suspension Bridge
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Grey Towers National Historic Site ©
Dingmans Falls ©
Dingmans Falls

4
nights
Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes-Barre ©
Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilkes-Barre: Jim Thorpe (Glen Onoko Falls Trail, Asa Packer Mansion, & more), Boulder Field (in Lake Harmony) and Hickory Run State Park (in White Haven). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Mohegan Sun Pocono, admire the majestic nature at Frances Slocum State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Tubs Natural Area, and see the interesting displays at No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Wilkes-Barre road trip planner .

Drive from Bushkill to Wilkes-Barre in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilkes-Barre

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Jim Thorpe, Frances Slocum State Park, Boulder Field, Hickory Run State Park, No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum
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Hickory Run State Park ©
Hickory Run State Park
Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion
Mohegan Sun Pocono ©
Mohegan Sun Pocono

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