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The Best 2019 Summer Events in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on May 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Looking for some summer fun in the Poconos? There are plenty of activities from which to choose. Here’s a look at some of the best 2019 Summer events in the Poconos.

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Topics: Summer, Poconos Activities, Summer Events, Summer in the Poconos

7 Things to Live Near When You Retire

Posted by John Holahan on Feb 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM

American baseball icon (and unintentional philosopher) Yogi Berra is credited with coining the phrase: “The future ain’t what it used to be!” That’s certainly true when it comes to retirement. Retirement used to be considered a time to slow down, kick back, and relax. These days, when people look forward to their future retirement, they still want to relax, but the “slow down” part has changed. If you’re thinking about retiring in the Poconos, here’s a look at 7 things to live near when you retire.

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Things to Do in the Poconos, Poconos Living

8 Things to Know About the Poconos Before You Move There

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM

For decades, the Poconos region has been a popular vacation and “get-way” spot for East Coast residents. In recent years, however, the Poconos have increasingly become popular as a place for East Coasters to get away and live! Whether they are looking for a vacation home, a primary family home, or a place to which they can retire, people are looking at the Poconos as an ideal place to build a home. But before you pull up stakes where you are, there is some information you should be aware of. Let’s look at 8 things to know about the Poconos before your move there.

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Buying a New Home in the Poconos, Moving to the Poconos, things to do in Poconos, Poconos Living

Experience the Poconos—Your 2018 Checklist of Things to Do

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 16, 2018 9:14:13 AM

Even though we’re not too far into the New Year many of us are already struggling with keeping our New Years resolutions. Of course, we’re in good company. According to statisticbrain.com more than 40 percent of us regularly make resolutions, but only about 9 percent feel like we’re successful in achieving our goals. Maybe that’s because we’re doing things we don’t really want to do. Instead, maybe we should focus on some fun stuff instead! Here’s your 2018 checklist of things to do to help you experience the Poconos.

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Poconos Shopping, Poconos skiing, things to do in Poconos, Poconos Horseback Riding, Poconos Antiquing, Poconos Whitewater Rafting

Winter Attractions Make the Poconos a Winter Wonderland

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 28, 2017 12:29:00 PM

Everybody on the East Coast knows that the Poconos is a great place to escape and stay cool during the summer, but the Poconos region offers plenty of year-round activities. And winter is no exception. While plenty of people come for the skiing in the winter, there’s much more than just skiing in Pennsylvania’s winter wonderland.

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Topics: Poconos Custom Homes, Pocono Mountains, Poconos Activities, Skiing in The Poconos, Winter Activities

Best Hikes in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 13, 2017 1:01:00 AM

Outdoor activities are a big reason people enjoy the Poconos so much. Some residents come here for the water sports such as boating or fishing. Some build here (either as a vacation home or a permanent residence) to take advantage of the great skiing. Others are enthralled by the great hiking trails. Here's a look at some of the best hikes in the Poconos region.

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Poconos Lifestyle, Hiking, Poconos Hiking

Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos – Why It Keeps Getting Better

Posted by John Holahan on May 2, 2017 7:00:00 AM

You may have already heard that Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos is bigger than ever.  It’s true. The Poconos facility is now officially the largest indoor water park in America—and it’s right in your backyard!

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Poconos water parks, Kalahari Resorts, Poconos Dining

8 Amazing Golf Courses in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Feb 7, 2017 7:36:00 AM

Outdoor life in the Poconos is about much more than wooded trails, waterfalls, and winter ski runs. The Poconos region is home to some of the finest golf courses you’ll find anywhere in the country. It may a bit early for golf at the moment, but now’s the time to take a look at 8 of the most amazing golf courses within easy driving distance so that when the weather warms up you’ll be ready to tee things up!

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Golf in the Poconos, Best Golfing in the Poconos

Why New Yorkers Love the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Dec 30, 2015 7:00:00 AM

It’s no surprise that people who live in the New York City Metro area love their city. There’s no place on earth quite like The Big Apple. Whether you’re looking for great dining, shows, music, or fashion, you’ll find it in the city that never sleeps.

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Poconos custom homebuilders, NY getaway spots

Only in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 24, 2015 7:32:00 PM

If you’re looking for a truly special event—something you won’t find on every suburban corner—now is the time to start thinking ahead to an event that you’ll find only in the Poconos.

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Topics: Poconos Activities, Poconos Events

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