Top 15 Weekend Getaways To The Poconos - Updated 2023


Welcome to the privilege of a stay in Pennsylvania, a unique natural collection of lakes, valleys and largely untouched landscapes reserved for the lasting enjoyment of both guests and locals. From the trails of the Bushkill Falls to the slopes located at Camelback Mountain Resort and Blue Mountain Resort, there’s something for absolutely everyone to enjoy while on the premises. Save the best for yourself with regard to the respective hospitality ventures you elect to make your own when you and the entire family choose from among a diversified portfolio of accommodations in the area. From upscale resorts to welcoming relaxing Airbnbs, check out these weekend getaways in the Poconos!

1. Peaceful retreat with access to pools (from USD 85)

Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac of a gated community, this humble cabin is an ideal home base for your Poconos adventure. Its beautiful location provides easy access to a wide array of outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, zip lining, and boating. The community also offers three swimming pools, one of which is just a few steps away from the rental. There are even more notable places within driving distance of the property, including ski slopes and water parks. Guests with a car can park on the driveway.

When it’s time to rest, the rental also offers comfortable accommodation complete with heating, Wi-Fi, and TVs.

Paradise in the Poconos! Hiking, Skiing, S’mores, Indoor Water Parks/ more!
Coolbaugh, Pennsylvania, United States
114 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
chalet 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you should bring along your own fan cuz the window fans dont do much
the wifi was super slow and overall the house was not very clean
house was spacious clean and well stocked even though we brought our own everything
i did not use anything in the kitchen but everything looked clean
our host jessica was very nice & attentive to all of our needs
she was easy to contact and very helpful
great location my family enjoyed
easy bike ride to the lake lots of places to go fishing and swimming
good place to enjoy family time
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2. Family-friendly lake house with a wraparound deck (from USD 167)

This cottage-style lake house offers a fun-filled getaway ideal for any time of the year. Guests can explore nearby nature trails, water parks, and state parks during the warm summer months. Arrowhead Lake, which is close enough to be visible from the wraparound deck, is also great for fishing, swimming, and boating. During the cold season, guests can enjoy skiing on the slopes of Jack Frost Ski Resort. Shared heated pools are available in the community as well.

Inside the rental is a comfortable living space for guests to rest in after an adventurous day. The place comes with air conditioning, heating, Wi-Fi, and a TV. Family-friendly features such as a play set, travel crib, and high chair are also provided for convenience.

Arrowhead Lake Poconos Cottage, steps from beach & private great room suite
Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania, United States
90 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
cottage 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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Amenities & Room:
It felt so much like home
I didnt want to leave Very very comfortable inside and out
There was so much for the kids to do
The home was lovely and comfortable
The cottage was cute and cozy for a get away
It was clean and very comfortable
Very clean On-;ine pictures were accurate
The house was clean and cozy
Josh was very accommodating helpful with suggestions and very responsive
The owner was really communicative and kind
Thank you Josh for being so great
We absolutely loved all the hiking biking and breweries that we around
The house is extremely well maintained and the owner had a really wonderful attention to detail - welcome snacks
This charming cottage sits in a great location
A very quiet location in the middle of nature and very accessible to nearby state parks
The place has a great vinyl record player
Walking distance to the lake and lodge
We spent a lot of time walking around the area checking out nature at its finest Roasted a number of marshmallows at the fire pit while telling jokes laughing and RELAXING
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3. Black bear-themed cabin near Promised Land State Park (from USD 142)

Featuring a black bear theme, this tastefully furnished cabin is found in the heart of Delaware State Forest. It is strategically close to Promised Land State Park where guests can enjoy a wide array of outdoor pursuits - swimming and snowmobiling to name a few. As a pet-friendly accommodation, it allows one’s furry friends to stay over as well.

Indoor features of the rental include heating and air conditioning for comfort. Wi-Fi and a smart TV are also provided to keep guests entertained without leaving the premises.

Summer is coming fast. Plan your Pocono adventure now, come explore the forest!
126 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
cabin is adorable very comfortable and (important since it was below freezing at night) warm
very clean and cozy
very cozy and clean cabin
the cabin was exactly as described - clean cozy welcoming well-located
it is met with all our needs place was clean and tidy
loved getting away here the cabin was clean and so cozy
the owner was super responsive and helpful
the property owner was easy to work with and replied to any questions promptly and was very helpful
the owner was great to communicate with and has made the house very comfortable and cozy
also good restaurants close by
well appointed kitchen it’s an easy walk to the lake about 1
enjoyed the stay very peaceful and beautiful location
we love this area and camp at promise land state park every summer so we know the general area
promised land is a beautiful state park and i would recommend the comfort of staying here
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4. Well-furnished hideaway with a game room (from USD 215)

For your Poconos adventure, consider booking this beautiful hideaway nestled between the historic town of Jim Thorpe and the Big Boulder ski resort. It comes fully furnished with modern comforts such as air conditioning, electric baseboard heating, and a gas fireplace. The rental also offers several entertainment options perfect for lazy afternoons spent inside the house. The loft-cum-game room is equipped with games, books, a poker tabletop, and a cable TV.

If you want to fill your vacation with outdoor adventures, there are areas for hiking, biking, and whitewater rafting nearby. Jim Thorpe also offers historic tours and scenic train rides to make your getaway even more memorable.

Pocono Mountain Retreat
144 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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fantastic cabin fully stocked kitchen great place to getaway gas fireplace is awesome and propane grill nice features
very clean and cosy cabin
absolutely beautifully decorated spotless clean and just as pictured
cabin was nice and cozy as well as clean
i would recommend this property it was immaculate in cleanliness
lovely little cabin with very helpful and responsive owners
great location as advertised
everything was amazing: location owner neighbors
great communication great location great place to stay
please leave this place as beautiful as is on arrival
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5. Centrally located townhouse with wooded views (from USD 112)

Cozy and centrally located, this townhouse is an ideal starting point for Poconos adventurers. Its strategic location provides easy access for guests to explore the Lehigh Gorge Trails, paddle through the waters of Francis Walter Dam reservoir, and ski on the slopes of Jack Frost Mountain Resort.

The rental is an ideal place to relax after a whole day of outdoor activities. Air conditioning, electric baseboard heating, and a fireplace are available in the rental. Other amenities also include Wi-Fi, games, and a Smart TV for indoor entertainment.

Centrally Located To All The Best The Poconos Has To Offer!
85 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
the shower was great btw the property was gorgeous woodsy nice deck on the back
(beds were soooo comfy ) it was beautifully decorated too in a woodsy/cabin theme so sweet
nice clean & quiet
this is a nice townhouse and was clean and comfortable
comfortable clean and cozy we'll be back
always clean well equipped and good l ocation
we were so impressed with the cleanliness in addition it was stocked with everything that you need
they were so kind but also very very accessible
aside from that it was a wonderful stay with very nice owners that were always available
great place to stay close to jack frost
easy to get to places
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6. Paradise Stream Resort (from USD 227)

One of the most renowned resort locations in the Poconos Mountains, Paradise Stream Resort offers a stunning combination of upscale room accommodations and amenities alike. Select temperature-controlled rooms are characterized by television and wireless internet access, together with living essentials and more. You’ll experience a uniquely high quality of relaxation and rejuvenation at the onsite spa, for custom skin or exfoliation treatments that’ll have you feeling younger than ever. Head for a swim on the premises of this spa resort, or venture outside and discover many of the high-quality attractions located in the Poconos themselves. From the natural landscapes to the friendly resort doors, you’re treated to a memorable stay from beginning to end at the Paradise Stream Resort.

Paradise Stream Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 6208 Paradise Valley Rd, Mount Pocono, Cresco, PA, USA, 18344
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Woodfield Manor Resort: A Sundance Vacations Resort (from USD 200)

One of the Sundance Vacations Resorts that’s entirely worth your investment, the Woodfield Manor Resort in the Poconos is your next deserving outing for award-winning hospitality. Absolutely everything you need for a deserving stay is located on the premises, from their pool to their upscale restaurant. There’s also complimentary internet access on the premises so that you can remain connected to the rest of the world even while you’re on the go. Each room is fitted with both a microwave and a refrigerator, as well as living essentials. And drive seven minutes to the nearby Stricklands Wissasset Golf Course, where easy recreation awaits the entire family!

Woodfield Manor - A Sundance Vacations Property

Wifi Available

Address: 472 Red Rock Road
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

8. Maurrocks - A Pocono Mountains B&B (from USD 145)

At Maurrocks, a welcoming bed and breakfast accommodation tucked in the Poconos Mountains, you and the entire family are provided with the upscale mountains lifestyle you’re aspiring to achieve. Rooms are temperature-controlled and spacious, providing each and every guest with sufficient space to make the place entirely their own. Choose between either the buffet-style or the American breakfast options each morning, to start your day in Pennsylvania the right way. Skiing accommodations are located near the bed and breakfast itself, together with the local Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. And venture into either Stroudsburg or Scranton, for local restaurants, recreation, and retail whenever you need it most.

Maurrocks - A Pocono Mountains B&B

Wifi Available

Address: 67 CENTER AVE
Accommodates: 2

Parking Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out BBQ facilities Heating Luggage storage

9. Peaceful meadows suite (from USD 82)

For those locals and visitors looking for a vacation rental sufficiently removed from the hustle and bustle of city living, this vacation rental in the heart of the Poconos is the place for you. Two guests will nicely fill out this place, an Airbnb estate ideal for couples looking to steal some time away for themselves. Amenities on the premises include wireless internet access, free parking on the premises, cable television and living essentials, plus a laptop-friendly workspace. Better yet, you’ll find wide-open landscapes only seconds outside of your vacation rental, and venture further to discover the beauty of Lake Wallenpaupack. Welcome to rural Pennsylvania, where a suite in the peaceful meadows is waiting.

Poconos-Large Private Suite, Peaceful Meadows
Newfoundland, Pennsylvania, United States
223 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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outside our apartment was a lovely patio with such beautiful flowers and landscaping
many extra touches gratefully appreciated (snacks sweets great wifi fresh flowers more)
very homey and comfortable with a beautiful outside space
this place is amazing super cozy space and pond behind the house is so calming
a very welcoming comfortable and charming space perfect for a couple
very clean and homey
very clean and well kept
everything was spotlessly clean
nice clean & quiet place
clean beautiful and quiet
the hosts are kind and thoughtful
they are great hosts
great host great private house
geni was a great host
they are exceptional hosts and their place is adorable
the space and location suited our needs perfectly
nice apartment in a lovely location
comfortable setting love the bird that came up close in the morning
location is beautiful and very secluded just be prepared to travel a bit for groceries and other necessities
it is a beautiful home in a beautiful location - quiet and peaceful
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10. Comfortable Poconos estate (from USD 305)

Take full advantage of this comfortable Poconos estate, ideal for you and 13 other lucky guests. Thanks to five bedrooms and three private bathrooms, this residence allows each individual to spread out and enjoy a wide variety of onsite amenities. From the living essentials to the laundry provisions, wireless internet access to the free parking on the premises, you’ll be treated to a rewarding stay from beginning to end. Save time and money by preparing your meals in the well-stocked kitchen space, before checking out Lake Wallenpaupack and the Paupack Hills Golf and Country Club. Enjoy the fire pit, pool table, whirlpool tub and more when you make this comfortable Poconos estate your home for the next holiday.

Cabin w/ Fire Pit+Golf Views at Lake Wallenpaupack
Greentown, Pennsylvania, United States
129 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 9 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

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Amenities & Room:
the amenities are great and the rooms were spacious
this home was very cozy we had a party of 13 and we all fit comfortably
we fit 6 people and had plenty of room
our stay was wonderful we had 14 in our group and had plenty of room
everything was clean and organized
the house is very clean and quiet
the house is big and clean
it was clean and fun while offering great amenities
inside was spacious and clean
george was an amazing host with quick response time
george is an amazing host he was sufficient with questions we asked
the host george is quick to answer any questions or help with whatever you need
very friendly host with a great house
the host was very sweet and was very responsive
beautiful spacious house great location nice fireplace
located in a nice quiet community that is very close to the lake
this house was phenomenal the location was perfect
the location of the house is ideal and george provided everything we needed
wonderful location for a large family or group of friends
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11. Lakeside Pennsylvania residence (from USD 182)

If you’re someone who enjoys waking up and exploring lakeside landscapes, then this Airbnb accommodation is the one for you. Typified by amenities that include three bedrooms and a private bathroom, together with a stocked kitchen, wireless internet access, living essentials and free parking on the premises, it’s an estate packed with everything you need to receive an upscale stay. Relax by the side of the indoor fireplace after a productive day exploring the region, alongside five other lucky travelers. Discover the Lighthouse Marina across the street from your vacation rental, and enjoy a stay optimized for guest enjoyment, from your first moment onsite to the last.

Pocono Mountain Escape Authentic Lakeside Cottage⛷
Greentown, Pennsylvania, United States
285 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great kitchen back and front porch grill and ac
comfortable house in great location clean house with a deck and grill for an awesome outdoorsy getaway
we loved the fireplace and living room space
the space was very comfortable and cozy
the house has everything needed for a comfortable stay
everything was clean and accessible
clean and spacious
neat clean cozy and comfortable
the place was clean and cozy
very beautiful space clean and quiet
this place is beautiful host answered all questions and even came by to resolve a minor issue
brian is a great host checked in and answered any questions we had
great place great host great lake will go back
house is comfortable and cozy and host is readily available
brian was attentive and responsive to our questions and made sure we had what we needed
great location super close to lake wallenpaupack
nice cute place near the lake
excellent location and spacious house
the location was perfect as it's remote enough but still close enough to some stores and restaurants
beautiful cozy house in a great location
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12. Ideal seasonal getaway (from USD 150)

Especially when the leaves are finally changing, this is one Airbnb vacation rental that you’ll be lucky to call your own. Thanks to amenities that include living essentials and laundry provisions, as well as a large screen television, DVD player, exercise bike, popcorn maker and more, this seasonal getaway bundles the best of accommodations into an affordable offering. Take advantage of a free boat tour of the lake, as well as complimentary breakfasts, for the perfect start to your Pennsylvania mornings. Appetizers and wine are also available every day, for no additional fee!

Beautiful B&B In The Poconos... Food/Wine daily!
Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania, United States
117 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities with access to swimming pool & tennis/basketball courts
they always had a nice continental breakfast prepared and lovely conversation
the room has all the amenities you will need its own bathroom and a great selection of movies
in addition the breakfast spread every morning was delicious and quite varied
it was a true bed and breakfast (and dinner ) experience
their house was extremely clean and organized
the room was extremely clean and the fridge was well stocked with beverages
the house and the room in particular were immaculately clean and orderly
the house is very clean
super clean and had everything we needed and more
linda and bob are gracious hosts
linda and bob were the most welcoming hosts
linda and bob are excellent hosts
linda and bob are fantastic hosts
linda and bob are fantastic hosts
a beautiful location and a very sweet stay
great location with lots to do in the area
the house is in a great location just off of lake wallenpaupic
definitely an amazing place to stay in the poconos region
we totally love the experience at linda's and bob house cute place
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13. Mount Airy Casino Resort (from USD 149)

Check out the finest of Mount Pocono, Mount Airy Casino Resort, home to sights and sounds enough to transform any prospective visit to The Poconos Mountains into an unforgettable adventure. Characterized by amenities that include wireless internet access, onsite parking and more, this upscale honeymoon resort hosts rooms with living essentials, laundry provisions, and an indoor pool. Ideal for those couples looking to spend some extra time together, the Mount Airy Casino Resort is also close to both the Lehigh Valley International Airport and various natural landscapes. Dine on the premises at their high-end steak and seafood restaurant, where you’ll be rewarded with quality cuisine without the need to venture off-site.

Mount Airy Casino Resort - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: Mount Airy Casino Resort 312 Woodland Road
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

14. Great Wolf Lodge (from USD 269)

At the Great Wolf Lodge, you and the entire family will find it easy to make upscale accommodations, as well as a provision of worthwhile amenities, your own. Experience parking on the premises for ease of arrival and exit, as well as wireless internet access. Take the entire family to the indoor water park, perfect for family-friendly recreation without suffering the adverse winter temperatures outside. There are also four individual restaurants on the premises so that you can encounter quality cuisine without the need to venture off-site. Rooms have televisions, living essentials, kitchen provisions and more, everything you need to receive the upscale stay in the Poconos Mountains that you’ve been dreaming of. This is also one of the hotels with fireplace in Poconos, so you’re definitely in for a relaxing and cozy stay.

Great Wolf Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Great Wolf Drive, Scotrun (PA), Scotrun (PA), United States, 18355
Accommodates: 6

15. Poconos Getaway Home (from USD 588)

For those looking to vacation alongside the entire family or group of friends, this is the getaway home you’re looking to discover in the Poconos Mountains. Characterized by amenities that include free parking on the premises, wireless internet access, and a swimming pool, this home also offers guests the chance to relax and enjoy the full extent of a first-class game room. There’s also a sun deck, as well as a ski locker for all of your winter recreational gear. Two complete bedrooms and a private bathroom make the vacation rental well worth the trip, compounded by an onsite kitchen. Save time and money while making meals onsite, and enjoy the natural sunlight that easily penetrates expansive windows.

Find your home in the Poconos Mountains

From the easily accessible lakefront rentals to the all-inclusive resort stays, Don’t forget the cozy cabins also found in the area! Pennsylvania’s Poconos Mountains truly has something for absolutely everyone to enjoy. Enjoy wireless internet access across the majority of hospitality ventures, alongside living essentials and amenities that can accommodate virtually any budget. No matter your financial parameters or your individual preferences, there’s a home perfect for you and the entire family. Check out high-quality Poconos living, with regard to any of these world-class weekend stays!

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