Destination guide

Summer delights in Blakeslee

Blakeslee vacation rentals are surrounded by luxurious, green scenery, just waiting for you to come and enjoy. With sporting activities aplenty throughout the year—hiking and cycling in the summer, and skiing and snowboarding in the winter—Blakeslee is ideal for an active vacation. If you’re in need of a rest, take a seat in the many parks and watch as the rivers gush by, and marvel at the wildlife all around you as you enjoy the summer warmth, and even that bright winter sunshine.

Things to do

Serenity and speed in Blakeslee

The best reason to head to Blakeslee is the jaw-dropping nature that draws in travelers who marvel at the wonders of the area. No visit is complete until you delve into the Austin T. Blakeslee Natural Area; it’s brimming with green spaces in which the whole family can relax and play, including the majesty of the Tobyhanna Creek falls. Further outside town, the Pocono Lake Preserve offers a more tranquil setting for romantic walks while thrill-seekers can pump the gas and the adrenaline at the local stock car racing track.


Fighting fit in Blakeslee

Outdoor activities for friends and families are ready and waiting around Blakeslee. Taking the kids along? Don’t worry, there are plenty of outdoor activities that are perfect for younger visitors, too. Climb right up to the treetops and challenge yourself with the obstacle courses (only for the daring!). Amazing fun, and even better views—but don’t forget your camera! Prefer something a little closer to the ground? Hire a bike or take your own down to cycle round Pocono Lake. But Blakeslee’s not just for the summer, so dust off those skis and wind your way through the stunning snowy scenery.


Summer sun and winter snowfall in Blakeslee

Blakeslee vacation rentals are available throughout the year, and the weather is welcoming to travelers all year round. If you're heading up the slopes, the snowfall in winter is perfect for skiing, snowboarding, and for curling up in front of the fire with a hot chocolate in the evenings. The summer sun is inviting, drawing you out to the wilds of nature to bask in the warmth. Come fall, the temperature may dip a little, but the changing colors of the surrounding vegetation provides the most majestic backdrop for vacation photos to make friends and family at home green with envy.

Natural features

Blakeslee - green, green, and more green

The peaceful town of Blakeslee lies in the east of Pennsylvania, just a little above sea level. The surrounding area is full of natural parks, beautiful green spaces with wild flowers, and no end of paths to cycle and walk along. At the heart of the area, the Delaware River meanders through the parks and the many Blakeslee vacation rentals, bringing in wildlife and visitors who come to soak up the tranquility in this quiet oasis. An unbeatable location for all the family, including your furry friends, whose endless supply of energy will not be wasted here.

How to get there

How to get to and around Blakeslee

The nearest airport is in Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), located 21.2 mi (34 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

Where to stay around Blakeslee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,449 vacation rentals near Blakeslee. From 914 Houses to 97 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Blakeslee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Blakeslee:

  • Lake Harmony Estates: 206 vacation rentals
  • Wallenpaupauk Lake Estates: 31 vacation rentals
  • Locust Lake Village: 243 vacation rentals
  • Village at Camelback: 152 vacation rentals
  • Pocono Manor: 1,026 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 Blakeslee?

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

  • Pocono Raceway: 1,618 vacation rentals
  • Jack Frost Ski Resort: 1,027 vacation rentals
  • Camelback Mountain: 1,949 vacation rentals
  • Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau: 1,240 vacation rentals
  • Promised Land State Park: 1,117 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Blakeslee 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 Blakeslee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 914 Houses in Blakeslee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Blakeslee include:

  • Cabins: 97 rentals available
  • Cottages: 97 rentals available
  • Chalets: 160 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Blakeslee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 910 vacation rentals with pool available in Blakeslee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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