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Shawnee on Delaware: Escape to fun in the wilderness

Shawnee on Delaware vacation rentals are a great way to bring your family and friends together for a variety of exciting and enriching activities. Whether it’s a family reunion, a girls’ getaway, or a weekend break from the city just for you, you’ll enjoy not only the superior skiing at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, but vast areas of unspoiled wilderness where you can hike, bike, or run. There is a thriving food and culture festival at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area in the summer, so you’re sure to have a great time all year round.

Things to do

Skiing in Shawnee on Delaware

The main attraction in the area is the easily accessible Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. A snow-covered winter wonderland by winter and a festival site by summer, there is more to do here than just ski. If you visit in the winter, beginners can make the most of the mountains with a lesson with the Ski and Snowboard School. Pros can simply slide down those slopes or for more family fun, rent a snow tube and slip down the mountainside together in a tandem. Summer is festival season so head on over for the ever-changing array of food and culture festivals from May through October.

Activities

Shawnee on Delaware: Packed with indoor and outdoor fun

There are a whole host of outdoor activities waiting outside the doorsteps of Shawnee on Delaware vacation rentals. Spend your day exploring your own private corner of the 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap Recreational Area. Enjoy the mountain air with an afternoon golfing at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort or see the stunning landscapes by hiking, kayaking, or canoeing. To get a more in-depth look at the area, take a Shawnee River Trip with your very own guide. Satisfy that appetite you’ve worked up with a fantastic variety of restaurants right in the village.

Weather

Adventures in Shawnee on Delaware, all year round

Summer temperatures vary from about 55°F to 78°F, which is great for outdoor fun like canoeing, golfing, hiking, and swimming. Bird watching is especially popular in this environment. There’s plenty of snow in the winter with January seeing temperatures of 16-31°F. Skiing down the slopes may be the most popular wintertime activity here, but you can keep warm by snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, or wrapping up warm in the Shawnee on Delaware vacation rentals.

Natural features

Shawnee on Delaware is tucked away and waiting for you

43 miles from Allentown, and 75 miles west of New York on the Delaware River, this quaint village is just south of the foothills of the Pocono Mountains. The Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is a few miles away and accessed along a beautiful forested valley route. Depuy Island stands between the village and the main part of the Delaware River. Just downstream from here is Shawnee Island, now the location of the Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort. Nature lovers can spot foxes, deer, coyotes, and even an occasional bald eagle in this scenic area.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Shawnee On Delaware

The nearest airport is in Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), located 29.9 mi (48.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Shawnee on Delaware?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,809 vacation rentals near Shawnee on Delaware. From 1,158 Houses to 167 Townhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shawnee on Delaware are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Shawnee on Delaware?

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 Shawnee on Delaware:

  • Village at Camelback: 110 vacation rentals
  • Pocono Manor: 952 vacation rentals
  • Camelback Ski Area: 1,842 vacation rentals
  • Scotrun: 996 vacation rentals
  • Shawnee Mountain Ski Area: 497 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 Shawnee on Delaware?

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

  • Camelback Mountain: 1,861 vacation rentals
  • Bushkill Falls: 378 vacation rentals
  • Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark: 1,944 vacation rentals
  • Mt. Laurel Pocono Mountains Performing Arts Center: 737 vacation rentals
  • Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau: 1,166 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shawnee on Delaware 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 Shawnee on Delaware?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,158 Houses in Shawnee on Delaware. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shawnee on Delaware include:

  • Townhouses: 167 rentals available
  • Cabins: 105 rentals available
  • Chalets: 162 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 Shawnee on Delaware?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,198 vacation rentals with pool available in Shawnee on Delaware. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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