Whether you live in the Poconos full time, head there for the holidays, or are thinking about making a move to the mountains, this time of year is a great time to explore holiday shopping—and avoid the mall madness that so many of us associate with the season.
Not only is the atmosphere a whole lot more relaxed, but you’ll also find gifts here that you won’t find at the big box retail stores. Here’s a quick look at a few of the great holiday shopping opportunities you’ll find hidden in the Poconos.
84 Country Store
The largest country store in Pennsylvania features Amish jams, fudge, candles, indoor gem mining and their own “Kids Country” (2,000 square feet just for kids). Visit the antique house with thousands of items.
Looking for some special antiques? A visit to Backroads Antiques is like stepping back in time. Take a trip down memory lane where you will find items ranging from rare to collectible, primitive, furniture, vintage glassware, and everything in between.
The Christmas Factory
If you’re looking for items to get you in the holiday spirit, visit one of the largest and most exciting Christmas shops in the world! It’s a dazzling Christmas wonderland full of savings with over 60 decorated trees. Shop all year round for home decor plus much more.
Country Junction World's Largest General Store
Step inside and find home accessories, foods, candy, housewares, flowers, ice cream, gourmet coffee and Yankee Candles. Discover unusual gifts and treasures from around the world. Stop by Sorrenti's Wine Cellar for wine tasting. It’s fun for the whole family. Visit Pappy's Farm to feed our animal friends and pet llamas, sheep, goats, alpacas, geese and chickens.
Dunkelbergers Sports Outfitter
If you’re looking for gifts for the sports enthusiast, stop in beautiful downtown Stroudsburg for a wide selection of hunting, fishing, boating & camping accessories—and along the finest lines of casual apparel for men & women. The second floor houses a complete archery shop & indoor shooting lanes.
That’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to great holiday shopping in the Poconos! And if a new custom home is on your gift list, you can do some “window shopping” by checking out these great custom home images!