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The Poconos is One of the Best Weekend Getaways from New York

You don’t need to spend a lot of time, money, and energy to plan an epic vacation. Sometimes, a weekend getaway that’s close to home is just what you need to unwind from the stress of everyday life. For residents of the empire state, the Pocono Mountains region is one of the best weekend getaways from New York! Our area is filled with great things to do and places to stay. Even better, it’s only a two-hour drive from the Big Apple. Read on for more information on planning your weekend getaway from New York!  

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, request our free Poconos Vacation Guide. This online guide is filled with local recommendations on how to spend your time in our area! 

Embark on One of the Best Weekend Getaways from New York 

Travel Time 

Travel times from New York to the Poconos vary depending on where you reside in the Empire State. Most of our New York visitors come from the Big Apple, which is only about a two-hour road trip. The short travel time makes the Poconos an easy choice for a week getaway from New York City! 

To find out how far the Poconos is from your city, simply input your city or town into the starting point on Google Maps

What to Do 

The Poconos is filled with activities for every type of traveler. From outdoor adventures to art galleries, there’s something for everyone’s interests!  

Family–Friendly Getaways 

The Poconos is a great destination for a weekend getaway with the family. Start your day with horseback riding through the forest. Bushkill Riding Stables offers rides for families with children of all ages. Afterward, enjoy the peaceful sights and sounds of nature over lunch with a picnic in the Poconos

Be sure to read all about our favorite ways for family fun in the Poconos before you book your trip! 

Couples’ Getaways  

The Poconos is also great for romantic travelers. From waterfall hikes to live entertainment to award-winning restaurants, there are so many things to do during a romantic getaway in the Poconos

If you’re planning a romantic weekend getaway for your special someone, surprise them by adding the I Love You Every Day of the Year” package onto your reservation. This package includes a floral arrangement, a bottle of wine or sparkling cider of your choice, two souvenir Mountaintop Lodge ceramic coffee mugs, and gourmet truffles and chocolate-covered strawberries from a local chocolate shop all in your room upon arrival! 

Stay at Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi 

Make Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi your homestead during your weekend getaway from New York. Our lodge is nestled in the Pocono Mountains near some of the best attractions in the region. After a day of exploring, retreat to one of our Lodge Guest Rooms or Cabin Suites for a restful night’s sleep. 

Check our availability to experience one of the best weekend getaways from New York! 

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