9 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

9 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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1
Bushkill
— 3 nights
2
Jim Thorpe
— 5 nights

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. Get some cultural insight at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm and Mountain View Vineyard, Winery & Distillery. Visiting Bushkill Falls and Resica Falls will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bushkill: Grey Towers National Historic Site (in Milford), Spas (in Hawley) and Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lacawac Sanctuary, look for gifts at Country Kettle, immerse yourself in nature at Tobyhanna State Park, and hike along Pocono Environmental Education Center.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bushkill route builder site.

Newark to Bushkill is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Newark in June, Bushkill is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Bushkill

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stroudsburg, Dingmans Ferry, East Stroudsburg, Lacawac Sanctuary, Tobyhanna State Park
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Pocono Environmental Education Center ©
Pocono Environmental Education Center
Lacawac Sanctuary ©
Lacawac Sanctuary
Tobyhanna State Park ©
Tobyhanna State Park

5
nights
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Visiting Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary and Frances Slocum State Park will get you outdoors. Visit Asa Packer Mansion and Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Jim Thorpe side-trips: Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area (in Blakeslee), Blue Ridge Estate Winery (in Saylorsburg) and Mohegan Sun Pocono (in Wilkes-Barre). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Old Jail Museum, do a tasting at Big Creek Vineyard, explore the striking landscape at Boulder Field, and immerse yourself in nature at Hickory Run State Park.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jim Thorpe road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bushkill to Jim Thorpe takes 1.5 hours. In July in Jim Thorpe, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Harmony, White Haven, Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area, Eckley Miners' Village, Blue Ridge Estate Winery
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Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John ©
Blue Ridge Estate Winery ©
Blue Ridge Estate Winery
Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area ©
Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area

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