Tag Archives: Things to do in Poconos

No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum

No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum Our mission is to preserve the rich anthracite mining heritage of Northeastern Pennsylvania for future generations. Welcome to the No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum, the Lansford, Pennsylvania museum that is dedicated to preserving the rich history of the Anthracite coal region. Operated by the Panther Creek Valley Foundation,…
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Old Jail Museum

Old Jail Museum When passing through Jim Thorpe in Pennslyvania, in the Poconos, you have to save time to make a stop at the Old Jail Museum, an immersive and interesting historic experience guests of all ages will enjoy. This jailhouse dates back to 1871, the 2-story historic structure 'delving into the history of past…
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Eckley Miners’ Village

Eckley Miners' Village For an immersive local historic experience like no other visit Eckley Miners' Village in the Poconos. This village is the perfect example of a 19th-century industrial coal-mining town, showing visitors what life was like when 'coal was king'. This mine, in particular, produced Anthracite, the highest quality, and most efficient coal variety.…
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Beltzville State Park

Beltzville State Park Located in Carbon County, Pennslyvania, within the Franklin and Towamensing Townships, you will find the 3,000-acre Beltzville State Park. This park first opened in 1972, developed around the US Army Corps of Engineering flood control project onsite, the Beltzville Dam on Pohopoco Creek. The park offers guests an over 900-acre lake, a…
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Columcille Megalith Park

Columcille Megalith Park Welcome to Columcille Megalith Park, one of the most mythical and mysterious locations in all of Pennslyvania, maybe even the U.S! Columcille Megalith Park is an outdoor sanctuary open to the public as a sacred space for quiet meditation. It was inspired by the island of Iona, the tiny island off of…
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Country Junction

Country Junction A shopping experience like no other. How could you pass up the opportunity to visit the world's largest general store while in the Poconos?? Located in Leighton, Pennslyvania, Country Junction is considered to be the absolute largest general store in the world, a highly popular local attraction that sells unique gifts, novelties, home…
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Pocono Snake & Animal Farm

Pocono Snake & Animal Farm More fun than a barrel of monkeys. Visiting the Pocono's with a group of younger kiddos? The Pocono Snake & Animal Farm is the perfect attraction to let them explore the wonderful world of wildlife! This family-run wildlife park has been around for over 40 years now, considered to be…
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Dorflinger Glass Museum

Dorflinger Glass Museum Welcome to the Dorflinger Glass Museum, or as it is more broadly known, Dorflinger - Suydam. Located in White Mills, Pennslyvania, this attraction is a Wildlife Sanctuary, Glass Museum, and host of popular annual Wildflower Music Festival. Historic White Mills also sits on this property. Start your visit at the Dorflinger Glass…
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Asa Packer Mansion Museum

Asa Packer Mansion Museum Welcome to the historic and ornately detailed home of Asa Packer, local coal and railroad magnate and founder of Lehigh University! This grand Italianate mansion is located in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, and was completed in 1861. It was designed by architect Samuel Sloan, taking two years and $14,000 to complete at…
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Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park Welcome to Big Pocono State Park, the 1,305-acre state park located within the Jackson and Pocono townships of northeastern Pennslyvania. This rugged park sits on the summit of Camelback Mountain and offers hiking, skiing, and scenic views of 3 states; New York, New Jersey, and eastern Pennslyvania. There are over 8.5…
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