9 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

9 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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9 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Jim Thorpe
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bushkill
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Appleton

4
nights
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Explore Jim Thorpe's surroundings by going to Wilkes-Barre (Mohegan Sun Pocono & Seven Tubs Natural Area), Split Rock Resort Indoor Waterpark (in Lake Harmony) and Hickory Run State Park (in White Haven). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Asa Packer Mansion, pause for some photo ops at Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall, take an in-depth tour of Old Jail Museum, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jim Thorpe online trip itinerary builder .

Appleton to Jim Thorpe is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Appleton to Jim Thorpe due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Appleton in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jim Thorpe: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Bushkill.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wilkes-Barre, Saylorsburg, Split Rock Resort Indoor Waterpark, Hickory Run State Park
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Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion
Mohegan Sun Pocono ©
Mohegan Sun Pocono
Blue Ridge Estate Winery ©
Blue Ridge Estate Winery

4
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: Callie's Candy Kitchen (in Mountainhome), Tannersville (The Crossings Premium Outlets & Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark) and Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grey Towers National Historic Site, take in the dramatic scenery at Raymondskill Falls, trek along Pocono Environmental Education Center, and look for gifts at Country Kettle.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bushkill trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Jim Thorpe to Bushkill in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bushkill

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Milford, Tannersville, Dingmans Ferry, Mount Airy Casino, Callie's Candy Kitchen
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Grey Towers National Historic Site ©
Dingmans Falls ©
Dingmans Falls

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