Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Cresco

The riverfront and waterfalls provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Cresco. Well-liked for its casino gaming, restaurants and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Camelback Ski Area and Pocono Raceway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Cresco

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Cresco has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camelback Ski Area (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Buck Hill Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Aquatopia (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Terra Greens Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Shawnee Mountain Ski Area (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cresco

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cresco is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tobyhanna State Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Promised Land State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Dansbury Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Bushkill Falls (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Worthington State Forest (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Cresco

The nearest airport is in Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), located 26.9 mi (43.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), which is 36.4 mi (58.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cresco?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,787 vacation rentals near Cresco. From 1,186 Houses to 37 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 Cresco for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Cresco:

  • Lake Harmony Estates: 200 vacation rentals
  • Wallenpaupauk Lake Estates: 28 vacation rentals
  • Locust Lake Village: 254 vacation rentals
  • Village at Camelback: 149 vacation rentals
  • Shawnee Mountain Ski Area: 566 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cresco?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cresco. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Camelback Mountain: 1,895 vacation rentals
  • Bushkill Falls: 380 vacation rentals
  • Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau: 1,182 vacation rentals
  • Promised Land State Park: 1,023 vacation rentals
  • Mt. Laurel Pocono Mountains Performing Arts Center: 687 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cresco listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cresco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,186 Houses in Cresco. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cresco include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 37 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 143 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 Cresco?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,103 vacation rentals with pool available in Cresco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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