All of the Best Things to Do in the Poconos for Couples

The quiet beauty of the Pocono Mountains offers the perfect setting for romance. Fall in love all over again with our exclusive guide to the best things to do in the Poconos for couples. Leave the planning to us and focus on what truly matters most: the Poconos romance of your dreams.

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The Best Things to Do in the Pocono Mountains for Couples

Over the rolling hills and through the dense forestry, a romantic mountain escape awaits. Continue reading below for an exhaustive guide to all of the most romantic things to do in the Pocono Mountains. 

Horseback Riding

Explore the Pocono Mountains in the most exciting way possible. By horseback, seeing the best of the Poconos is easy. Take a day to enjoy the fresh mountain air, and share the thrill of galloping your way through the most beautiful stretches of the mountain terrain. A few of our favorite places to go horseback riding include Bushkill Stables, Apollo Farms, and Daisy Field Farm. Learn more about planning your next adventure in our horseback-riding blog post


Nothing says romance like enjoying the beauty of a Pocono Mountain sunset from one of the best lookouts in the area. Walk hand in hand down tree-lined hiking trails or share a picnic at the top of the mountain. Follow our guide to the 12 best hiking trails in the Poconos to make sure you find all of the best spots! If you’re looking for things to do in the Poconos in spring or fall, there isn’t a better option

Admire the Fall Foliage

The Pocono Mountains come alive in the fall, painting the mountains in beautiful washes of yellow, red, and orange. If you happening to be visiting in peak fall foliage season, don’t hesitate to plan a scenic drive or a trip to the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway to embark on an unforgettable voyage through the Pennsylvania countryside. 

Candlelit Dinner

Finish your night with a meal at one of the Pocono’s most inviting restaurants. Dim lighting, a quiet atmosphere, and delicious food are waiting. Share a bottle of wine or maybe even two at restaurants like Timber Trails Grill or the Lake Naomi Clubhouse. Our guide to the most romantic restaurants in the Poconos is a great place to start planning your night out!


Winemaking is a romantic art on its own, and, luckily, the Pocono Mountain’s features an incredible number of fantastic wineries and vineyards. Delight in a variety of delicious tastings and tours while you enjoy the walls of stunning mountains that shield you from the rest of the world. Check out Mountain View Vineyard or The Renegade Winery on your next trip! 

Enjoy the History

The Pocono Mountains are home to some of the most exciting attractions in Western Pennsylvania. Enjoy an array of incredible museums or pay a visit to the lovely Asa Packer Mansion. Running out of romantic things to do in the Poconos isn’t an option. 


Allow the soothing sound of rushing water to wash your troubles away. Waterfalls and natural streams wait just over every hill in the Pocono Mountains. Luckily, we know where you can find them all. Follow our guide to the six biggest waterfalls in the Poconos


If you’re in the Poconos in winter, skiing is a no-brainer. With the crisp wind in your hair and your loved one by your side, race down some of the best runs in the area. Big Boulder Park, Blue Mountain Resort, and Camelback Mountain are just a few of your options when it comes to snowbound adventure in the area. Our blog post on skiing in the Poconos can help you plan an unforgettable adventure.

Day Spas

There’s nothing more romantic or relaxing than a couples massage or a day at one of the Poconos most elegant spas. For instance, Journey’s Day Spa and Serenity Spa offer a variety of treatments that will set the scene for the rest of your getaway. It’s time to relax! 

Romantic Getaway Packages

Nothing says “I love you” like a surprise getaway to one of the most romantic destinations in the country. Our romance package is artfully crafted to bring you and the one you love the perfect romance. Start planning your Pocono Mountain getaway today! 

Explore a Nearby Town

If you’d rather spend some time exploring the nearby towns, there is plenty of entertainment there, too! We are within driving distance of each of the four downtown districts of the Poconos. That means you can experience the unique offerings of each, whether you stroll the picturesque streets of Jim Thorpe or browse the shops and galleries in Stroudsburg. You’ll also find many excellent restaurantswineries, and breweries as you meander through the towns of the Poconos.

The Most Romantic Place to Stay in the Pocono Mountains

owaissa guest room interior viewComplete your romantic getaway with a stay at the Mountaintop Lodge, the most romantic inn in the mountains. Spend your days exploring the area, and spend your nights enjoying each other’s company in the comfort of our gorgeous mountain lodge. The comfort of home and the thrill of mountain living are now within reach! 

Guests of Mountaintop Lodge enjoy complimentary access to the amenities at Lake Naomi Club, many of which open for the summer over Memorial Day Weekend. You’ll enjoy exclusive access to the private lake, whether you choose to lounge on one of the beaches, swim in one of the pools, spend time at the community center, go boating on the lake—the list goes on and on! For a room that spells romance, check out Owaissa Suite! Featuring hardwood floors, stunning views, and spacious living areas, this suite will have you planning your next visit before you even check out! 

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