Nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains is an impressive family resort - Great Wolf Lodge. The Poconos are located in east central Pennsylvania and are a desired place to travel from the surrounding communities including New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and other nearby states.

One of the best weekend getaways in Pennsylvania, this premium resort offers all you could ever want in location, accommodations, activities, and amenities. Great for family vacations, couples getaways and even business meetings and retreats, this resort has it all.

1. Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations  

Standard Suites come in three different configurations: family suite, queen sofa suite, and family fire place suite. The family suites accommodate up to six people. The queen sofa suite can hold four people. Prices for the standard suites start at $199 depending on the season and the days of the week.

Family Suite: This suite is configured with two queen beds and a pull out sofa. The semi private living room gives you a homey feeling and makes it great for families and friends to visit.

Queen Sofa Suite: The queen suite offers one queen bed and a pull out couch. This room meets the ADA requirements for people with disabilities; some rooms have a roll in shower and others have bathtubs with grab bars. Make sure to specify your needs upon reservations. Finally there is a separate living space with a dinette table and a large screen television.

Family Fireplace Suite: This suite is similar to the family suite except for the addition of a corner fireplace; perfect for a relaxing evening or warming up after a day at the water park. Included in this suite is a semi-private living room.

2. Themed Suites

Themed Suites  

Themed Suites are just what the name implies - they have a theme. There are four different themed suites from which to choose.

KidKamp Suite: Modeled after a camping setting, this suite has a large “tent” situated with bunk beds for the kids. The main area has a queen bed and a sofa sleeper, thus accommodating six people max.

KidCabin Suite: This suite has a cabin theme. In fact there is a log cabin right inside the suite that contains bunk bed and a day bed - perfect for three kids. There is also a queen bed and a sofa sleeper outside of the cabin. All told, this cabin can accommodate 7 people. This suite also includes a living area. This suite, with a northern woodsy feel, is perfect for any family. The KidKamp Suite is also available with accessible features.

Wolf Den Suite: This suite comes complete with a wolf den for your little ones to crawl in and make it their home away from home. This suite accommodates up to six people. The kids will be excited to be crawling around the wolf den, while you have peace and quiet in your own secluded area. The Wolf Den Suite is also available in an accessible room; this suite sleeps a max of four people.

Whirlpool Fireplace Suite: This spacious suite offers two great amenities - a whirlpool bath and a gas fireplace. Perfect for a romantic getaway or a small family retreat this room has a king sized bed and a pull out sofa. This suite accommodates four people.

Premium Suites

The premium suites offer more room and special amenities. Prices for a premium suite start at $369/night depending on the season and the day of the week.

Loft Fireplace Suite: This expansive suite offers a loft with a queen bed and a half bath. Downstairs are two queen beds and a semi-private living area. With a pull out sofa, this unit can accommodate eight people.

Majestic Bear Suite: This suite features a private master bedroom with king bed. The outer area has two queen beds and a sofa sleeper. The room accommodates eight people; perfect if you have a large family and want to hide away in peace while the kids take over the outer domain.

Royal Bear Suite: This accessible suite offers one king bedroom and a queen bed in the outer area plus a sofa sleeper. Max occupancy is six people. Completing this suite is a semi-private living room. The space is perfect for two couples or a small family.

Grizzly Bear Suite: This suite is the king of suites offering two private bedrooms and a living area. The master suite has a queen bed with an en suite bathroom. The second bedroom has two queen beds. There is a living area and second bathroom. This unit will accommodate eight people - perfect for a larger family or a group of friends looking for a weekend getaway.

3. Dining


The Great Wolf Lodge has fabulous dining opportunities. There are eight different restaurants, cafes and coffee shops. If you have specific needs such as gluten free or vegan requirements please speak with your server.

Camp Critter Bar & Grille: This eatery serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu contains some delectable items such as quesadillas, mouth watering burgers, salads and soups

The Loose Moose Family Kitchen: Also open for breakfast, lunch and dinner this restaurant offers the freshest foods from sustainable markets. The chef is an expert in Mediterranean, French and Caribbean cuisine and hopes to provide the finest dishes. This restaurant is very popular so reservations are a must.

Hungry As A Wolf: Serving up pizzas and Italian flavored sandwiches, garlic bread, and fresh salads this take restaurant is very convenient for the family on the go. Just call ahead and your order will be ready for pick up when you are. This place is sure to satisfy the hungriest one in your group.

Buckets Incredible Craveables: This hot spot offers poolside eats. Sandwiches, salads, a variety of snacks and some deliciousness in fruit smoothies and ice cream treats are what are on the menu. Take a break from swimming and get some nutrition and then head back to the pool. This poolside canteen is perfect for the active family.

Grizzly Jack's Bar and Grill: This fabulous restaurant is located in the poolside plaza. Fabulous local ingredients with international flair are the highlights of the menu. Cuban sandwiches, ahi tuna and grilled shrimp tacos, fresh salads with heirloom tomatoes are at the top of the menu. This diner also serves a selection of beer and wine.

Bear Paw Sweets & Eats: If your sweet tooth is calling this is the place to go. Serving up a variety of sweet treats such a cookies, cupcakes, pastries, ice cream and fudge - you can’t go wrong with this sweet café. They also serve a wide variety of coffees, lattes, and other soft drinks.

Starbucks: A full service Starbucks right on the grounds of the resort - perfect for that morning jolt of java so many of us crave. This Starbucks serves up your favorite drinks, pastries and other goodies.

Grizzly Rob's Bar: Just as the name suggests, this is a full-service bar serving beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks. Come in and relax and review the day’s events.

4. Water Park

Water Park  

Probably the biggest attraction of this resort is the huge water park offering many exciting water activities. Here are a few names of the attractions that are included in the price of the water park tickets:

Slideboarding: a water slide with new game technology - you will have to check it out

The Double Barrel Drop: a water slide built for two - ride a two person tube to the bottom

Hydro Plunge: a water slide with lots of twists and turns - tubes for two or three

Coyote Cannon: another water slide that takes you twirling and whirling the final splash pool.

Fort Mackenzie: a water tree house - all the fun of a tree house only with water added. A lot of interactive toys - perfect for toddlers and younger children.

River Canyon Run: family water slide ride all in a raft.

Raccoon Lagoon: a pool with lots of amenities such as water slides, interactive games and fountains.

Alberta Falls: a water slide that is four stories tall - lots of plunging drops and fun.

Slap Tail Pond: a fantastic wave pool to splash and ride the waves.

Totem Towers: this water slide is part of Fort Mackenzie and is loads of water fun.

Crooked Creek: float this lazy river for a relaxing fun time

Big Foot Pass: perfect for toddlers and young children as they float on giant lily pads

Chinook Cove: water basketball and lots of balancing action.

Whooping Hollow: another toddler venue; smaller water slides of fun.

Cub Paw Pool: perfect for toddlers this pool has a lot of interactive water toys for a lot of splashing and water fun.

North & South Hot Springs: soak up the warmth as you relax in one of two great whirlpools. The North Springs allows adults 21 and older.

Aside from the water park there are other fun family activities. The list includes Character Appearances, Story Time, Wake Up with Wiley and Friends, Lunch Time Line up and PJ Party with the Great Wolf Kids. Check the website for more details.


While the kids are out exploring everything water related, why not treat yourself to a spa treatment. The Elements Spa Salon is a full service spa offering massage, skin care, and nails. Teen services and spa packages are available.

If you are looking for family fun or just a place to get away, Great Wolf Lodge offers you a great experience. With dining, shopping and activities all on one property it is the perfect getaway.

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