A quick getaway for the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend is the perfect remedy for holding off the winter boredom. The Pocono Mountain’s Shawnee Inn proposes a holiday weekend escape. Whether you are packing up the kids to get out of the city for some fresh air, planning on hitting the slopes or yearning for relaxation, The Shawnee Inn offers cozy accommodations nestled along the Delaware River only 70 minutes from New York City and just 90 minutes from Philadelphia. A mere 3 miles from Shawnee Mountain Ski Area there’s never been a better time to learn to ski or ride than January, during the National Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month. The first 31 days of the new year are dedicated to winter fun and learning something new. Falling on a Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday gives you and your loved ones an extra day for all the winter fun the Pocono Mountains and Shawnee has to offer. Our resort has two restaurants on property; Community Concerts in the main lobby on Tuesday evening, is walking distance to catch a seasonal musical at The Shawnee Playhouse and has a full service spa and salon to give your body the rejuvenation it will be longing for in January. The Shawnee Inn offers various packages and overnight accommodations. Visit shawneeinn.com to plan your weekend today.