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Fun AND Fine Dining: Two New Restaurants Opening at Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 22, 2017 7:00:00 AM

You may already be aware of the wet and wild fun the Kalahari Resorts have brought to the Poconos. I’ve mentioned before that as of March, the Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Pocono Manor would be the largest indoor water park in the United States. Kalahari always has something going on for the whole family with exciting daily activities that include contests, coloring, interactive games, crafts, free cookie decorating, and so much more. But the Poconos Kalahari Resort has always been about much more than just fun for the kids. They take care of the kids’ parents, too!

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Topics: Poconos homebuilders, best places to eat in the Poconos, great new restaurants in Poconos region

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Arrowhead Lake

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM

While the entire Poconos Mountain region is overflowing with natural beauty, there are special places within the area that seem to embody its character. The community of Arrowhead Lake, nestled within the beauty of the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, is one of those places.

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Topics: Poconos homebuilders, Poconos Neighborhoods, Arrowhead Lake, great places to live in the Poconos

Why Indoor Air Quality Matters for Your Home

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 12, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Over the past 20 years or so there has been an increasing interest in building homes that are easier on the environment.  We’ve thought about it a lot ourselves and have even written about it on occasion.

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Topics: Poconos homebuilders, indoor air quality for Poconos homes, protecting your inside air quality

8 Landscaping Suggestions for Your Land in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 8, 2017 7:00:00 AM

One surefire way to enhance the beauty of your Poconos home (and enhance your enjoyment of it at the same time) is to give some serious thought to the landscaping of the property surrounding your home. There are lots of great ideas out there about how you can create great plans for almost any kind of look you want (a quick search on will yield over 1,000,000 photos from which to choose!). That’s a lot of choices!

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Topics: Poconos homebuilders, landscaping for Poconos homes

Best Towns to Visit in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 5, 2017 7:09:00 PM


There are two very different things that draw people to the Poconos region. It’s obvious that a lot of people come to the area because of the natural beauty. There are the mountains themselves, and then there are the many rivers and lakes. There are whole sections of the region devoted to exploring the natural wonders that dot the landscape here. If you enjoy hiking, click here for a post from The French Manor Inn and Spa in Newfoundland, PA that highlights four of the best Poconos hiking trails to explore.  There are also a multitude of State and National parks in the Poconos region. Click here for more information on Big Pocono State Park, Lake Wallenpaupack, Tobyhanna State Park, and many others.  

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Topics: Poconos, Poconos Lifestyle, Poconos Resorts, Things to Do in the Poconos

What Are the Best Seasons to Spend in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 31, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The chances are that if you ask four Poconos residents which months are the best months to spend in the Poconos region, you’ll get at least five different answers. That’s because this truly is an “Area For All Seasons.” Whatever you like to do, you can find it in the Poconos. Your favorite activities will probably determine your answer to the question about when are the best months to spend here.

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Topics: Seasonal activities in Poconos, things to do in Poconos by season, best time to be in Poconos

6 Things to Consider When Designing Your Poconos Kitchen

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you’re planning a new kitchen for your Poconos home, you may go onto popular homebuilding or home improvement sites such as or for ideas. Chances are, you’ll see some stunningly beautiful kitchens. You may even pick up some great decorating ideas for your home. But there’s more that goes into making a great kitchen than what meets the eye.

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders and remodelers, essentials for great Poconos kitchens, Ideas for Poconos kitchens

The Best Addition to Your Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM

What if you love the location and basic layout of your current Poconos home—but just want (or need) a little extra space? An addition to your existing home may just solve your dilemma, without the hassle and expense of selling and moving. But what kind of addition makes the most sense?

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Topics: Poconos Home Additions, advantages and ideas for Poconos additions, adding space and functionality to Poconos home

How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost in the Poconos Area

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Not surprisingly, one of the most common questions we field about kitchen remodeling in the Poconos is, “What will it cost to remodel my kitchen?” Frankly, we think that’s a great question. You should have a good idea of what you plan to spend before you even begin to design your new kitchen.

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Topics: Poconos Home Remodelers, costs for remodeling Poconos kitchen, Poconos Remodeling Costs

Rustic Kitchen Inspiration for Your Pocono Mountains Home

Posted by John Holahan on Mar 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Without a doubt, the kitchen is the heart of your Poconos Mountain home. For a lot of people the Poconos region is synonymous with a rustic style. But what could that look like in your new kitchen? Can you combine rustic, casual, or mountain styles with elegance and quality? Can you create an atmosphere that says, “Welcome to cabin living in the Poconos” without sacrificing comfort and convenience?

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, rustic Poconos kitchens, kitchen ideas, Poconos Kitchen Design

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