The village of Tannersville is located in Pocono Township, Pennsylvania, on the slopes of Camelback Mountain. It is the site of the popular Camelback Ski Area and Camelbeach Waterpark. There are 35 slopes on the mountain and 15 lifts. Camelback Mountain Resort is the largest in the state. Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark is the resort’s summer attraction, with more than 35 water slides and other wet and dry activities. The resort is located in part within the Big Pocono State Park, with seven miles of hiking trails and spectacular views. Tannersville Inn is a historic 1825 hotel that today operates a popular restaurant.
1.Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
© Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
A part of the Camelback Mountain Resort, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark is located in the Pocono Mountains, in Tannersville, Pennsylvania . Opened in 1998, it is part of the Camelback Mountain Resort’s summer operation. It is part of the Big Pocono State Park. The waterpark has more than 35 waterslides and many other wet and dry attractions. The summer ski lift called the Sullivan Sky Ride allows guests to go up the mountain to observe wildlife. .The Blue Nile Adventure River lazy river has single and double-rider tubes. The Olympic Pool is a popular full-size swimming pool. Twister, a green tube slide, has enclosed as well as open sections. There is also Midnight Run, Riptide and many other fun rides.
309 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA 18372, Phone: 570-629-1662
2.Camelback Mountain Resort
© Camelback Mountain Resort
Located next to, and partially within, Big Pocono State Park. Camelback Mountain Resort is a popular ski and snowboard resort located in the Pocono Mountains near the town of Tannersville, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Camelback Mountain’s highest peak Big Pocono reaches an elevation of 2,133 feet. The resort has 166 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain. There are 35 slopes on the mountain, with the longest, the Nile Mile, one mile long and with a vertical drop of 800 feet. There are 15 lifts and two high speed detachable chairlifts. Camelback is the Poconos Mountain largest ski resort. There are also two terrain parks and the only Half Pipe in the Poconos. The resort also has an indoor and outdoor water park, named Camelbeach. The indoor park is open year-round. Camelbeach includes 37 waterslides, four body slides, a mat slide, five tube slides and four raft rides. There is also a 30,000-square-foot wave pool, lazy river, a children's play area, and a full-sized competition pool.
301 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA 18372, Phone: 570-629-1661
3.Big Pocono State Park
Big Pocono State Park spreads over 1,305.6 acres of terrain in Monroe County in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park is located on Camelback Mountain and from its summit visitors have spectacular view of the vast area of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York and New Jersey . There is a 1.4 miles paved drive around the summit. From the drive, visitors can see the Delaware Water Gap. Big Pocono State Park has a seven-mile long hiking trail system, with trails of different grade and level of difficulty. The rocky North Trail is not recommended to beginners. There is also a horseback riding trail with the trailhead near the park entrance. There are three picnic areas with 50 tables and benches.
980 Camelback Rd, Tannersville, PA 18372, Phone: 570-894-8336
© Tannersville Inn
Tannersville Inn is the place where guests feel like they have travelled through time, to the elegant and gentle era of beautiful architecture and welcoming hosts. Established in 1825, the Inn has served locals and travellers under different names but always providing guests with a memorable experience. Today the Inn offers truly unique dining experience, in a homey, welcoming space with wooden archways, with cozy private booth and large family dining tables. A cozy fireplace creates romantic atmosphere and white tablecloths give it the feel of elegance. Additional dining is available at the Green House, full of light and lush plant, perfect for private parties. The menu is traditional American, extensive and with something for everyone.
2977 PA-611, Tannersville, PA 18372, Phone: 570-629-3131
5.Barley Creek Brewing Company
© Barley Creek Brewing Company
When Barley Creek Brewing Company opened in Deceber 1995, it was the first microbrewery opened in the Pocono Mountains since Prohibition. They have brewed more than 100 different styles of beer since then, added a small-batch distillery for producing vodka, whiskey, rum and other spirits, served up billions of French fries, invented the game Firkin Curling, and won a whole bunch of awards. Their beers are brewed in small batches on-site, from the lightest lager to the darkest stout. They are known as a full grain mash brewer and when their brew is ready, they serve it straight through their glycol chilled tap system. Barley Creek’s original restaurant and bar, attached to the production facility, serves a full menu of three meals a day plus late-night snacks. Barley Creek’s outdoors Pint Size Park & Biergarten is open when the weather permits..
1774 Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, PA 18372, Phone: 570-629-9399
6.Vincent's Deli and Catering
Vincent’s Deli and catering is an old-fashioned local deli located in Car Quest Plaza in Tannersville, Pennsylvania, providing the area with a large selection of meals prepared from scratch daily using the freshest ingredients. They offer a whole range of sandwiches, desserts, full meals, salads, soups and daily specials. All meals are traditional, prepared in the old-fashioned style. There are a few tables for those who cannot wait and a couple of picnic benches outside, but Vincent’s delivers, offers take out and is known for its award-winning catering services. Online ordering is also available.
2885 PA-611, Tannersville, PA 18372, Phone: 570-213-4529
© Smuggler's Cove
For the last 40 years Smuggler’s Cove was the favorite spot for the folks of Tannerville, Pennsylvania, to go for some fresh fish and seafood. Family-owned and run, this homey, unpretentious restaurant is warm and cozy, with maritime décor and a few TVs for following the favorite team. They specialize is seafood, fresh from the Atlantic, but the menu also has juicy steaks, fresh home-made soups and sinful desserts. The fish comes fresh three times a week from Boston and it is never frozen. Smuggler’s Cove has a cozy lounge for its patrons and a full bar. Check their daily special, there is always some nice surprise.
2972 PA-611, Tannersville, PA 18372, Phone: 570-629-2277
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