Visiting the Poconos in winter is like embarking on an all-season, all-ages adventure: There is something for everyone and the fun doesn’t stop. Whether you embrace the chill of the outdoors or gravitate to the warmth of an indoor tropical paradise, you’ll be right at home in the Poconos this winter. Heat up your Poconos adventure with amazing winter sports, picturesque outdoor hikes, tropical thrill rides and heartwarming beverage tours. The possibilities are endless!
Explore outdoor thrills in a winter sports mecca
It’s no secret that the Pocono Mountains are synonymous with winter sports. But did you know our local ski slopes are perfect for beginners? Unlike the jagged cliffs and steep drops found out west, the Poconos are a part of the Appalachian mountain chain. Our more ancient mountains are characterized by rounded, sloping hills that have been smoothed by the passage of time. As a result Pocono ski areas offer gradual slopes and rolling ridges, along with more challenging terrain. That means that no matter your skill level, the Poconos has a ski run for you.
Pocono ski areas are also known for their learn-to-ski programs. Camelback Mountain boasts award-winning instructional programs, while Shawnee Mountain offers private and group lessons for all ages. In all locations, instructional reservations are required, so be sure to make arrangements prior to your visit.
In addition to skiing, Pocono slopes offer snowboard terrain parks and some of the best snow tubing parks in the nation. No special equipment or experience is required for snow tubing, making it a popular activity for families. In most locations tubing tickets must be purchased in advance. Check your ski destination website for details.
Thanks to snow making capabilities, Pocono ski areas are open for fun even in warmer than usual winters. All that is needed are cold nights and a steady supply of water to turn the slopes white by morning. Speaking of nights, illuminated trails offer night skiing on most slopes. Check schedules for details.
Let Pocono Day Tripper take you door to door to your winter fun destination. Forget about navigation and parking hassles, we’ll handle the hard part while you have all the fun. Ski, tube and play the day away, then relax with a cocktail in front of a roaring fire. Pocono Day Tripper gets you home safely, on your schedule. Winter fun package rates available.
Take an outdoor stroll thru a Pocono wonderland
Not all outdoor winter activities involve high-tech equipment, snow-blown slopes and eye-watering speeds. The beauty, peace and solitude of a winter wonderland are in season right now in the Poconos. And getting there is easier than you think.
Just strap on your boots, bundle up and head out for a winter adventure like no other. Stepping off the beaten path in the Poconos means walking into a dreamscape of meandering paths, quiet streams and secluded glens. Exploring these areas in the winter adds an air of icy mysticism to your traditional day hike. You’ll marvel at snow-covered peaks, giant icicle hangs and frozen waterfalls pouring dramatically into ice-lined streams. Everywhere you turn in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, bare winter trees allow for gorgeous views that are obscured by leaves in warmer seasons. Massive ice flows on the Delaware River create the illusion from above that the current has stopped flowing. But below the surface the river flows on despite its clogged appearance. The world is crisp and sparkly, silent and peaceful. You’ve got to hike it to believe it.
Pocono Day Tripper delivers you to the most beautiful and accessible trails in the Poconos. In search of scenic overlooks? We take you there. Looking for unique photo ops? We know just the spot. Craving solitude? We’ve got you covered. Reserve your Pocono Day Tripper winter hike excursion today.
Turn up the heat on tropical fun, right here in the Poconos
Despite frigid wind chills and snow accumulations, the warmth and relaxation of a tropical retreat can be found in the Pocono Mountains, all year round. Tucked among our mountain slopes are 4 world-class water parks just waiting to be discovered. There’s nothing more heartwarming than basking in the penetrating glow of a water park paradise while snow flies outside.
Family fun can be found around every corner thanks to an endless supply of winding water slides, meandering rivers, thrilling tube chutes, gradual wading pools and daring drops. Spend quality family time together as you splash, surf, wade, dunk, soak, soar, float and flume the day away.
After a long day of water park fun, Pocono Day Tripper is there for you with door to door pick up and drop off. There’s nothing like knowing there’s an experienced driver waiting with a nice warm vehicle and all the details handled. Kick back, relax and let Pocono Day Tripper do the driving. Inquire about our package rates.
Warm up from the inside out with a tasting tour of the Pocono’s best brews, wine and spirits
When it comes to fighting off winter chills, there’s nothing like sampling the local spirits to warm your heart. With a wide variety of locally grown wines and award-winning brews and spirits to choose from, the Poconos has a taste for everyone. Our pure mountain aquifers and rich sedimentary soils lend a unique flavor to local libations that bring out the natural roots of these time-honored beverages.
Spend a day touring and tasting at your own pace. Pocono Day Tripper has the inside track on the Pocono Wine Trail and local craft breweries and distilleries. We’ll help you plan the tour that appeals most to your sensibilities, then leave it to us to make the day seamless and fun. You set the pace—stay as long as you want or just say the word and we’ll keep things moving along. Pocono Day Trippers delivers you safely door to door so the only worry you’ll have is finding the right dish to pair with that unbelievable Chardonnay. Tours run midweek and weekends year-round. Ask about fee-free Wednesdays.
Reservations required for all Pocono Day Tripper excursions and experiences.
Call or text 570-977-7731 for reservations.