Unforgettable Adventures Await at Camelback Resort this Fall
Autumn has always been a special time of year, and there's arguably no better place to embrace it than at the Camelback Resort in the Poconos. Blessed with phenomenal fall foliage, fresh mountain air, and a variety of exciting activities, this captivating retreat is just a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of New York City and Philadelphia. This fall, the resort is rolling out a stellar lineup of events including the Rally on the Mountain, After Dark Adventures, Halloween Movie On The Mountain, Howl O’Ween Doggie Parade, and Ullr Fest. Let’s delve into what each of these exciting events holds in store for you.
Hamilton Township Couple Arrested for Child Endangerment and Animal Cruelty
Hamilton Township, PA- A Hamilton Township couple is facing charges of child endangerment and animal cruelty after an investigation led to their arrest on July 3, 2023. Amanda Aulito, 33, and Kevin Connolly, 39, were taken into custody after detectives noticed a foul odor emanating from their residence. Debris was also present outside the home, leading the detectives to contact Monroe County Children and Youth Services and the ASPCA for assistance.
Poconos Wedding Venue Abruptly Shuts Down, Cancelling Weddings and Leaving Couples Scrambling to Find New Accommodations
Camp Tioga in Susquehanna County notified couples who had booked wedding events there that they are canceling all events and closing down. Couples who booked their wedding events at a popular private camp near the Poconos got a shock this week when they were told their weddings are all being canceled. There has so far been no official word made public on what is happening with Camp Tioga, but it appears to have permanently closed.
Lobster Chain Opening Its First Pennsylvania Restaurant Has Had Trouble in Other States
BK Lobster has been sued and accused of being a Ponzi scheme by some franchise owners. A seafood restaurant that's known for its lobster rolls will be holding the grand opening for its first Pennsylvania location on March 11 in the Poconos. The new BK Lobster will be open in Smithfield Township in Monroe County. The seafood restaurant started in Brooklyn, NY, and has opened locations across the country, but some franchisees and investors have filed lawsuits against the company, alleging fraud.
Camelback Resort & Indoor Waterpark
Note: We were given a complimentary stay at this resort. Located in the picturesque Poconos, Camelback is the ideal winter getaway for your family vacation. We loved the sprawling resort catered for those travelling with children. Our spacious guest room featured two large queen beds, a separate sofa and dining table, and a beautiful terrace overlooking the snow capped mountains.
Outdoor Adventures in the Poconos
The Poconos region in northeastern Pennsylvania is known for its natural beauty and outdoor adventures. From hiking and biking to skiing and snowboarding, there's something for everyone in this stunning area. If you're looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the great outdoors, the Poconos is the perfect destination.
This Fairy Tale Preserve in Pennsylvania is like Something from a Dream
Pennsylvania is home to 121 state parks, but very few are as beautiful and wondrous as the Austin T. Blakeslee Natural Area. Known as being one of the best nature preserves in Pennsylvania, you're going to want to spend the entire day here exploring and taking in all its natural beauty. Keep reading to learn more about this dreamy park.
The Poconos' Favorite Local Coffee Shop - Black & Brass
We had the pleasure of visiting Black & Brass Coffee Shop on our last visit to Honesdale and we can see why this local-owned coffee house has taken off in the Poconos! Visit them at one of their four locations!
Pennsylvania is Home to the Longest and Fastest Zip Line in the Country
If you're a fan of soaring past scenic views, this mountaintop zip line adventure makes for the perfect day trip. Camelback Mountain Adventuresis home to the longest and fastest zip line in the country. Keep reading to learn more about this unforgettable experience.
New York Earthquake Plan
The reality of an earthquake in New York(Edvinas Bruzas/Unsplash) New York’s fault lines are on top of some of the most seismically volatile spots in the country. Within the last five years, USGS has detected more than ten earthquakes, one having a magnitude of 3.1!
Shawnee Riverfest Concert Rolls Into Town July 10
This year's Shawnee Riverfest Concert, benefiting the Pocono Mountains' United Way, is this Sunday, July 10th, from 11:30-7:30 pm at the Historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Club. The free concert will also feature Zumba sessions with Tanya J and AscendDance Fitness Tribe, Sandra Rivera, food vendors, and family activities. Monroe County students will also receive 500 backpacks as part of the Pocono Mountains United Way's first backpack giveaway.
Kara Water | Pocono Inventor Turns Air To Water
Pocono-raised entrepreneur Cody Soodeen found a way to turn air into drinkable water with his invention called 'Kara Pure'. Soodeen came up with the concept while studying to be an architect at the University of Hartford.
Craig Shoemaker | Nationally Acclaimed Comedian, Returns To Stroudsburg
Nationally acclaimed stand-up comedian Craig Shoemaker is returning to Stroudsburg by popular demand. Over the past three decades, Craig Shoemaker has worked in show business as a stand-up comedian, actor, author, writer, and producer. The American Comedy Awards on ABC named him the Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic, and he has won two Emmy Awards.
Obi-wan Kenobi Premiere | Review
Another Star Wars show makes its way to your living room with all the charm and action you expect from the saga. The new limited series, "Obi-wan Kenobi" has finally premiered. The long-awaited show was released on Disney+ on Friday, May 27.
Monroe County Board of Elections Recounts Votes Cast In GOP Senate Primary Election
Television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz and former Hedge Fund CEO David McCormick are neck-and-neck in a primary election that will decide the Republican nominee in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race this November.
Opinion | We Must Be Warriors To Save Our Children
By Teri VanBritsom Martin | Pocono Advocate Columnist. Today, they call it "progress." I'm not so sure. At many exits off of 80, you will find chain stores: Lowes, Home Depot, Kohl's, Chili's, Olive Garden, Panera's, and Michael's. You get the drift. Stores are homogenized in shopping centers for your shopping pleasure.
An Undercover Sting Involving Happy Hour Bar and Grill Owner Eric Scelza Leads To His Arrest
According to a press release by Monroe County District Attorney's Office. On May 24, as part of their ongoing efforts to combat human trafficking in the Poconos, the Criminal Investigations Division of the Monroe County District Attorney's Office conducted an undercover sting operation in Stroudsburg Borough, Monroe County. The operation resulted in the arrest of Jessica Bauer and Eric Scelza, both of Stroudsburg.