Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Effort getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Effort with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Camelback Ski Area and Pocono Raceway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Effort

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Effort a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camelback Ski Area (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Blue Mountain Ski Area (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Mountain View Vineyard (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Big Creek Vineyard (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Aquatopia (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Effort

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Effort is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boulder Field (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Dansbury Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Hickory Run State Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Tobyhanna State Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (27.5 mi / 44.2 km)

Traveling to and around Effort

Fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.8 mi (35.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), which is 30 mi (48.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Effort?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,136 vacation rentals near Effort. From 707 Houses to 117 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Effort for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Effort?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Effort:

  • Lake Harmony Estates: 209 vacation rentals
  • Locust Lake Village: 230 vacation rentals
  • Camelback Ski Area: 1,776 vacation rentals
  • Big Boulder Ski Area: 239 vacation rentals
  • Village at Camelback: 111 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Effort?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 707 Houses in Effort. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Effort include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 117 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 42 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Effort?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 696 vacation rentals with pool available in Effort. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.