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The Best Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend in the Poconos

There’s no better time to honor veterans and spend time with loved ones than Memorial Day. This holiday marks the unofficial start of summer, which sets the scene for a multitude of exciting outdoor celebrations on Memorial Day weekend in the Poconos. During this long weekend, the towns, rivers, and lakes hum with activity. Read on for more information on our favorite Memorial Day weekend happenings. It’s the best way to make the most of your long weekend! 

When you’re ready to start planning your Memorial Day weekend trip, request our free Poconos Vacation Guide. This planning tool is filled with local insight on what to do, see, eat, and more during your visit to the Pocono Mountains! 

Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in the Poconos 

Memorial Day Whitewater Weekend 

Nothing says “summer” quite like a day spent on the water. From fishing to swimming to whitewater rafting, there are plenty of watersports in the Poconos to try! Don’t miss Whitewater Rafting Adventures’ Memorial Day Whitewater Weekend! This year’s whitewater release will take place from May 29-30, 2021. It’s a great way to try something new and exciting with the entire family. 

Quiet Valley Farm Animal Frolic  

Head over to the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm from May 22-30, 2021, to interact with adorable baby farm animals at the annual Farm Animal Frolic! If you have kids, they will love petting the animals and playing traditional games. There will also be horse-drawn wagon rides, a plant sale, and delicious homemade food and sweet treats available. 

Can’t get enough of what this event has to offer? Visit Claws ‘N’ Paws Animal Park for more family-friendly fun! 

Indulge in American Eats 

No patriotic holiday would be complete without cold beer and indulgent eats! Get your fix of chicken wings and craft beer at Barley Creek Brewing Company. This Poconos brewery was the first microbrewery in the Pocono Mountains since Prohibition. This has given them plenty of time to hone their skills, and they offer many different styles of beer, from light lagers to rich stouts. All of the beer on tap is brewed onsite, ensuring top-notch quality. 

Stay at Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi 

Searching for the perfect place to stay on Memorial Day weekend in the Poconos? Look no further than Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi! Our property is located near all the most popular Memorial Day weekend happenings, so it’s easy to make the most of your trip. When you’re done exploring, head back to your guest room or cabin suite for a relaxing evening. Overnight guests can also enjoy our complimentary amenities like daily breakfast

Check our availability to start planning your Memorial Day weekend trip to the Poconos! 

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