Arrowhead LakeAside from the usual outdoor recreational activities, Arrowhead Lake also places you close to beautiful antique shops and art galleries - not to mention some amazing places to grab some grub. Vinny D's Deli makes it easy to take your food to go so you can enjoy delicious, overstuffed subs next to the water's edge.
The sandy shores of the lake make it the perfect place to build sand castles, look for crayfish, and have some fun splashing around near the water. There are several conveniently located play areas, complete with twisty slides, for the kids to release some of that extra energy.
Lake HarmonyBefore heading to' the lake, make sure you've taken the time to fill up on some eggs and bacon at Piggy's Restaurant , you'll be directly overlooking the water, which gives you the perfect opportunity to map out your day. Lake Harmony offers you access to an amazing array of native wildlife, and plenty of chances to test out your photography skills.
If you've had your fill of bird watching for the day, you can always take a quick drive to the town of Jim Thorpe. Tucked into a steep valley, the quaint atmosphere and lovely shops will make you completely forget how sore your legs are from all the exploring you did around the lake!
Lake WallenpaupackIf you're looking to flex your boating muscles, then you'll definitely want to take a look at summer vacation rentals in Pennsylvania, near Lake Wallenpaupack. As one of the largest lakes in this countryside, Wallenpaupack offers a diverse range of outdoor activities to suit anyone's taste for adventure, from fishing to rock climbing.
Nearby, you'll also find several family-oriented diners that are perfect for a quick bite to eat, like Kay's Pizzeria . Although, if you're looking for some of the best food in the Pocono's then you'll definitely want to swing by Debbie's Countryside Restaurant for a super-sized, country style breakfast. On your way out, make sure you stop by Claws N' Paws to say hello to the friendly animals in the petting zoo.
PhiladelphiaIf you're not interested in being completely immersed out in the Pocono's, then you may want to consider checking out summer vacation rentals in Pennsylvania near Philadelphia. You'll find something for everyone at the heart of the city that started it all, including the first roller coaster ever invented, Leap the Dips !
The best part about Philly is that you'll have both scenic nature trails and one of the most diverse shopping districts right at your fingertips. Once you've knocked out all the stops on your itinerary for the day, make sure to take a rest at LaScala's Restaurant and Bar to get a taste of how real pizza and lasagna are made. Don't forget to check out Independence Hall while you're here!
If you're looking to get out in nature while still being close to all the shopping and great food, then Pennsylvania offers the perfect vacation opportunity for your family - especially if you're into antiques. We know you'll enjoy your stay!