Pocono - Poconos - NE PA - Scranton - Tourist Fun Guide Attractions
There are many great places in the Pocono-Poconos to visit from action sports to places of historic importance.

The Poconos - A vacation wonderland.

The Pocono - Poconos Mountains region of Pennsylvania has become a major history, outlet, honeymoon, boating, sports, and ski attractions vacation area.

History and adventure abound with such attractions as The Houdini Museum, and Claws n Paws Wild Animal Park.

For action sports, Whitewater Rafting is one of the main sports attractions in the Poconos in spring, summer and fall. The area of Jim Thorpe has several including Pocono Whitewater Jim Thorpe also has Mountain Bike excursions.

Further east there is Whitewater Rafting at Kittatinny Rafting, Canoes, and Camping, and Paintball.

Those interested in horseback riding have Pocono Adventures Riding Stable in Mt. Pocono.

There are many theater groups in the area such as Pocono Playhouse in Mountainhome.

For those interested in antiques there is Carriage Barn Antiques that was written up favorably in Country Living as one of the best anywhere.

There is even Carousel Fun Park, and Shawnee Play Park for arcade-ride type entertainment for youngsters. Also see coupon Page.

The following is a more detailed list of fun places to visit while you are in the area.

Alphabetical Attractions Listing

Carousel Park

No need to pay outrageous prices for the newest in Go-Kart rides. Carousel Water & Fun Park offers pay one price and get unlimited admissions to Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, Two Waterslides, Kiddie Kars, Wading Pool and Mini-Golf from 11 AM - 6 PM. You may pay per ride if you like. after 6 PM pay as you go only. Always free admission. Open spring, summer & fall. Closed Winter. Softball & hardball batting range 300' deep (5 pitches for a quarter). Arcade and snack bar. Just outside of Honesdale. Master Card & VISA accepted. Rt 652 in Beach Lake. 729-7532

Carriage Barn Antiques

Purveryors of fine things. Authentic Pennsylvania barn and more...largest store of antique furnishings and accessories in Northeast Pennsylvania. See why Country Living featured Carriage Barn as one ot the premier collections of antiques in all the Northeast. 3 floors, over 6,000 Sq. ft. of one-of-a-kind treasures. They'll gladly help you select the piece with the unique character and appeal to perfectly complement your home and decor. 1550 Fairview Rd., Clarks Summit. 587-5405

Claws 'N' Paws

Over 100 species of animals from all over the world in a natural setting. New, a white tiger!!! Live otters, timberwolf, leopard, fox, lynx, owl, bobcat, kangaroo, hawk, badger, macaw, monkey, lizard, cougar, porcupine, and many more. Wild and farm animals. New Lory parrot feeding area. New reptile building. Picnic area. Live animal shows and petting area with tame deer, llamas, lambs, etc. In their 24th year. See coupon on back Page. Closed winter. On Rt. 590. 4 miles E. of Hamlin. Lake Ariel. 698-6154.

Fall Foliage

Visit our area from mid September Utill the end of October for the most breathtaking natural colors of the autumn leaves to be seen anywhere in America. There is much to do in the area as almost all of the attractions remain open thru this season. It is a favorite time for bus tours from throughout the East coast to visit our area. A not to be missed time here.

Houdini Tour & Show

Don't miss this! An entertainment event! Fun History and magic. The world's only exhibition solely devoted to Houdini. Relive his life in this 2 hour showing. houdini and his brother Hardeen played our area often, & did special challenges that are documented in this 100 year old restored house. Memorabilia, films, props, hands on exhibits, and magic make this a great event. recreation & Tourism award winner for two years in a row. as seen on national TV. Great for young & old. A fun and unique attratcion. Magic shows May 26 - Sept 9 by nationally known magicians. Continuous, 7 days a week. Fun Souvenir shop. Winter months call for times. Easy to find. I-81 to exit 56(Main Ave), left 2 miles. Also just 1 mile N. off the Scranton Expy. 1433 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 342-8527 or 342-5555. Also see coupon Page.

October Halloween Magic Shows at the Houdini Museum

Yearly magic shows featuring award winning magicians. Great for groups or bring the family. 342-5555 or 342-8527.

Pocono Whitewater

Guided raft trips on the Legigh River from March 1 - Oct. Enjoy the first bloom of Spring, hot Summer days, as well as the magnificent foliage of Fall. All levels. Heated indoor changing rooms with HOT showers. Picnic grounds. Free cookout after trip on weekends.Self guided mountain bike rentals also available. Rt. 209 to Jim Thorpe and follow Jim Thorpe River.


THE place on the Delaware for a great time. Great outdoors entertainment. A company that is not only fun, but cares about the enviorment. Also see coupon Page.

PAINTBALL by Kittatinny

If you're looking for Paintball in the Poconos, this is the place. If you haven't tried Paintball and love exciting outdoor activities, this is still the place. The top Paintball facility in our entire area. Also see coupon Page.

Pocono Adventures Riding Stable

The ultimate riding experience for the novice or professional. The most unique in the country. Open 365 days a year. 8 AM till ? All trips are guided with instructions before and during your ride. Fun for the whole family. Call for reservations. 45 minute Trail Ride, $15. 2 hr. Adventure Ride, $25. 4 hr. Adventure Ride, $50. Located 1 mile S. of Mt. Pocono off Rt. 611 on Meadowside Rd. 839-6333

Red Barons Baseball

Professional Baseball. To Purchase Tickets BY PHONE. Mastercard and Visa only. Handling and postage fee apply. Phone orders accepted 9:00am until 5:00pm Monday thru Friday, 10:00am until 4:00pm Saturday. Call (570) 969-2255 or 654-2224. Tickets can be mailed or held at the WILL CALL window at the Stadium Box Office. IN PERSON At the Stadium Box Office. 9:00 am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday. 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday.Sunday (games days only) beginning at 11:00am. TICKET PRICING. Lower Box - $6.50. Upper Grandstand - $4.50.Bleachers - $4.00

A true national treasure. Located in the Scranton area, which is the Historic Jewel of the entire Pocono-NE PA Region. Believed to be the largest collection of steam trains in the world. Also includes a museum and special scheduled train rides.
There is much to do in the area as almost all of the attractions remain open thru this season. It is a favorite time for bus tours from throughout the East coast to visit our area. A not to be missed time here.

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