Now that summer is in full swing here in the Pocono Mountains, there are so many activities that have opened up. One, in particular, is our water attractions. Here at Ledges Hotel, we love getting out on the water as much as possible and recommending it to our guests as well. One water activity we love is white water rafting on the Delaware River. There is nothing like it. Also, there are several companies in the area that specialize in not only white water rafting on the Delaware River but tubing, kayaking, and more. Read on to see why you need to book a trip on the Delaware River this summer.
Reasons Why You Should Go White Water Rafting on the Delaware River
Reason #1: White water rafting is fun! No matter why you want to go white water rafting on the Delaware River, you will have fun. There is something about the unpredictability of the water, what category rapid you will come to next, and more that make the time fun. Your guides are there to ensure that you have the best time as you maneuver down the Delaware River. This river is perfect for beginners who are just looking for a great time!
Reason #2: White water rafting is relaxing! While there will be dips and bumps and thrilling aspects to any ride, white water rafting on the Delaware River is very relaxing. There will be calm spots and that’s the time to take in all what you are seeing. There are several reservoirs that feed into the river, maintaining the flow.
Reason #3: White water rafting shows you unbelievable sights! If you are looking for a side of the Pocono Mountains that is rarely seen, then the best way to see it is by boat. Rafting down the river, you will be able to see flora and fauna that you may otherwise miss on land. You will also get a chance to see the fish that call the Delaware River home in the crystal clear water.
Reason #4: White water rafting is full of adventure! Along with all of our other reasons, the biggest reason to go white water rafting on the Delaware River is the adventure. You never know what the river will have in store for you on any trip and each time down is different. There is nothing as thrilling as going down a river and battling the rapids.
Companies We Recommend for White Water Rafting on the Delaware River
- Kittatinny– The group at Kittatinny always comes highly recommended for their attention to fun and detail. They have several trips you can choose from and different ways to get down the river.
- Landers River Trips– They are based in Narrowsburg, NY and can show you another side of the Delaware River. They also have multiple trips to choose from and different boats as well.
- Pocono Whitewater– They have so many tour choices that you may not be able to pick just one! If you are looking for a full day of adventure, be sure to check out their combo trips.
As you can see, a full day of fun awaits you when you go white water rafting on the Delaware River. After being outdoors, the only thing you will want to do is relax. This is why we recommend staying with us at Ledges Hotel. Our staff will see to every detail to ensure your stay is relaxing. Our modern rooms have stunning views of our nearby gorge as well as the mountains. However, the views are the best on our outdoor decks. Stay in and have dinner with us at our in-house restaurant, Glass. We have a delicious and local menu that goes perfectly with our regional wines and beers. Contact us today and begin planning your next trip to the Pocono Mountains.
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