Break away from big cities, busy roads, and hectic schedules and go on a weekend escape in the Pocono Mountains! There’s no better destination for a relaxing vacation. The Pocono Mountains feature gorgeous scenery, charming towns, and an easygoing atmosphere. Whether you’re planning a couple’s retreat or a quick trip with friends, there’s no better location for weekend getaways near N.J. than Ledges Hotel!
Now that you’ve decided on the destination for your weekend getaways near N.J., it’s time to start planning! Download our free Vacation Guide to get the inside scoop on the best restaurants, museums, hiking trails, and historic sites in the Delaware Highlands. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway in the Poconos Mountains or you’re planning a hiking trip in PA, our Vacation Guide has all the information you need.
Plan Your Weekend Getaways near N.J.
When you only have a weekend to spend in the Pocono Mountains, you want to make sure you make the most of your time! Add these great places to your itinerary to take advantage of the best of what Pennsylvania has to offer!
Skytop Lodge Adventure Center
If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, visit Skytop Lodge Adventure Center! It’s just a 35-minute drive from Ledges Hotel and features plenty of great year-round activities. The most popular attraction is the Treetop Adventure Course, which features 3,000 feet of obstacles. During your course, you’ll walk across rope ladders, cross elevated bridgeways, and glide across a total of 16 zip lines! You can also enjoy a game of paintball, an hour of rock climbing, as well as other fun seasonal activities.
Visit the Pocono Environmental Education Center
Education and fun are combined at the Pocono Environmental Education Center! The PEEC features fantastic hiking trails, a wide range of informative programs, and the Ecozone Discovery Room. This popular exhibit offers visitors the chance to learn about the natural features of the Delaware Highlands as well as ways to improve the environment.
Go for a Boat Ride
Lake Wallenpaupack is a great spot for all types of water sports, from jet-skiing to boating. Boat rentals are available at the Lighthouse Harbor Marina. If you’d prefer to take a tour of the water, sign up for the Lake Wallenpaupack Boat Tour!
Try Horseback Riding
If you’re looking for the best horseback riding in the Pocono Mountains, you won’t have to look far! There are three great options for equestrian fun. The Malibu Dude Ranch has over 800-acres of land to explore. Triple W Riding Stable offers scenic rides through the woods. Happy Trails & Riding Center is a year-round destination and also offers lessons.
Go on an Adventure with Kittatinny Canoes
If you’re hoping to go whitewater rafting, head to one of Kittatinny Canoes’ bases. This family-owned company offers a variety of river trips that are suitable for all visitors! You’ll also find zip lines and paintball courses at their base in Barryville, NY, which is just 30 minutes from Ledges Hotel.
Indulge in a Game of Golf
Test your skills at the Woodloch Springs Golf Course. This course was named one of the best in America by Golf Digest. Find out why during your stay at Ledges Hotel! The club is located just 10 minutes away and the course spans over 6,500 yards in total. It features fern-carpeted forest, wetlands, and meadows that go for as far as the eye can see.
Watch a Show
There’s always something playing at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. It’s located just 40 minutes from Ledges Hotel and features local and world-famous musicians, comedians, and performers. Check out their schedule when you book with Ledges Hotel!
Visit a Brewery
There are plenty of great brewing companies in PA that are a must for any fans of beer. Enjoy the laid-back vibes of these breweries and sample some world-class beers. If available, you’ll definitely want to take a tour of one of these facilities.
Enjoy a Meal at Glass – wine. bar. kitchen.
During your weekend escape to the Pocono Mountains, dine at the best date night spot in Hawley. Our onsite restaurant, Glass, is the best place to enjoy delicious, all-American food, wine, and beer. Our restaurant is the perfect place to unwind after arriving at Ledges Hotel! After your drive from N.J., you’ll be able to enjoy the live entertainment, every Friday night from 8 until 11 p.m.
Stay at Ledges Hotel
There’s no better place to stay during your weekend getaways near N.J. than the gorgeous Ledges Hotel. Treat yourself to a stay in our Deluxe Full-Service Suite. This two-story accommodation features a living space, full-service kitchen, and a queen-sized bed covered in luxurious sheets. The bathroom features a shower and a Jacuzzi tub, perfect for relaxing in during your stay. A concierge service from Mill Market at the Hawley Silk Mill Complex is also available, as well as room service during restaurant hours.
Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.