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A President's Day Weekend in the Pocono Mountains

December 04, 2014

A President’s Day getaway to the Pocono Mountains with the ones you love is the perfect place to cease those winter blues and indulge in a snowy wonderland. Escape to the picturesque Shawnee Inn on the banks of the Delaware River where you and your loved ones can venture out and delight in all your winter favorites. Take in the natural beauty as you walk the nearby trails in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area where serenity will allow you to hear the crunch of the snow as you walk. Sightsee for bald eagles, a very popular winter activity in the Pocono Mountains, then build a snowman together in the front lawn. The 3 day President’s Day weekend gives you an extra day to grab your gear and head to Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania’s beginner friendly mountain and #1 with families, just minutes away. Spend your day carving down the slopes, feeling the wind on your face. New to the winter sport? Shawnee Mountain has a nationally recognized beginner programs and professional ski and snowboard instructors – Shawnee Mountain has been the Poconos’ leader in safely getting people on the slopes for decades. Don’t worry, there’s still more! Bundle up together and slide down the shoots of the Pocono Plunge Snow Tube Park at Shawnee Mountain. So now you may be tired and need to unwind, head back inside The Shawnee Inn, enjoy a cup of hot cocoa wrapped in a soft blanket and feel the nice warm glow of heat by the fireplace. On your way to our indoor pool or jacuzzi, pier out the windows as children make snow angels in the lawn and slip into the warm waters giving those muscles the relaxation you deserve. You can soak while you watch the snow come glistening down outside covering everything in a blanket of beauty. Outdoor or indoor there is something for everyone to enjoy here at Shawnee, get your fill of winter fun to rejuvenate yourself surrounded in our pristine outdoor setting. We offer a variety of accommodations. Or click here for The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort’s winter travel packages. There is no better place in the Poconos to experience the outdoors.