Pennsylvania Pocono Mountain Lake Resorts

Pennsylvania Pocono Mountain Lake Resorts
The Pocono Mountain region in Northeastern Pennsylvania is known equally for its natural beauty and its cultural heritage. The region is an ideal vacation spot for those looking for adventure in the outdoors. There are more than 150 lakes in the Poconos, such as Lake Wallenpaupack. Water sports are popular, but visitors can also enjoy hiking trails, trail biking and skiing.

Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort

Located on the shore of Lake Wallenpaupack, Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort is open year-round. It offers 24 rooms and suites, and five cabins and cottages, all with private porches and some with fireplaces. Owned and operated by the Ehrhardt family for more than 60 years, Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort offers summer outdoor activities such as lake swimming, paddle boats, canoes and rowboats and has a full-size, heated outdoor pool, baby pool, playground, horseshoes and shuffleboard. During the winter, guests can bring skis, snowshoes and sleds and travel four miles to Tanglwood Ski Area.

Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort
Lake Wallenpaupack
Hawley, PA 18428
(570) 226-4388
www.ehrhardts.com/

Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is located on the banks of the Delaware River in the Pocono Mountains. The 25 acres of private property is located within a 70,000-acre woods, including the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Although open year-round, golf at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is available from March 28 through November 29, weather permitting. There are 103 rooms and suites and three cottages and cabins offering coffee makers, alarm clocks, hair dryers, turndown services and more. Activities include kayaking, canoeing rafting, biking, hiking and fishing.

Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
One River Road Shawnee
Delaware, PA 18356
(570) 424-4000
http://www.shawneeinn.com/

Split Rock Resort and Golf Club

Split Rock Resort and Golf Club is a year-round resort offering golf from April through November on a 27-hole PGA golf course. Split Rock Resort and Golf Club has 558 guest rooms including rustic cottages, slopeside suites, galleria suites, villas, willowbrook rooms and lodge lake and gardenside accommodations. Some have fireplaces, kitchenettes, whirlpools and lake views. The resort offers indoor and outdoor pools, a bowling alley, miniature golf course, first-run movie theater and indoor water park. Outdoor activities include skiing and nearby Jack Frost and Big Boulder, boating, tennis, archery and volleyball and more.

Split Rock Resort and Golf Club
1 Maple Wood Road
Lake Harmony, PA 18624
(570) 722-9111
www.splitrockresort.com/

Woodloch Resort

Ranked among the Top Ten Best Winter Resorts by Parents Magazine in November 2009, Woodloch Resort offers a wide variety of outdoor activities including biking, boating, hiking, kayaking, a nature trail, outdoor pool, paddle boats, sail boats and water skiing during warmer months. Winter hay rides, snowshoeing, snow tube runs, ice fishing and ice skating round out the rest of the year. Accommodations include Basic Standard and Classic Standard Rooms, Deluxe Lakeview Rooms, Edgewater Suites, Guest Homes and Woodloch Estates and Southwoods.

Woodloch Resort
731 Welcome Lake Rd.
Hawley, PA 18428
(570) 685-8000
www.woodloch.com/home/

Chateau Resort and Conference Center

Chateau Resort and Conference Center is a AAA Three Diamond Resort that includes the Tannersville Hotel. In-room amenities at the Chateau Resort include high-speed Internet, hair dryers, coffee makers, iron/ironing boards and security safes. The resort has a fitness center, bocce ball, shuffleboard, whirlpool and sauna, indoor and outdoor pools, six 18-hole championship golf courses nearby and a mountain-view restaurant.

Chateau Resort and Conference Center
300 Camelback Road
Tannersville, PA 18372
(570) 629-5900
www.chateauresort.com/

Article Written By Kirby Brooks

Kirby Brooks is a San Diego based writer whose articles have appeared in San Diego Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and Riviera Orange County. Brooks is a recent honors graduate of the University of San Diego with a Bachelor of the Arts in English.

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