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What are some things to do in the Pocono Mountains?

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In the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, the attractions are primarily outdoor activities, sports and sightseeing. In the summer, popular activities include biking, hiking, golf, horse riding and fishing. There are also a number of zip line and adventure courses. During the winter, the most popular things to do are skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling.

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Highly ranked attractions as of 2015 include the Asa Packer Mansion, Bushkill Falls, Dingmans Falls, No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum and Grey Towers National Historic Site. The Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is another popular tourist destination. Visitors to the historic sites report that the tours are excellent, and the sites are memorable. Reviews on TripAdvisor for the Bushkill Falls praise the natural landmark as heavenly and beautiful.

Some of the best rated attractions for outdoor activities include The Ranch at Pocono Manor, Pocono Biking, Skytop Lodge's Adventure Center and Filingo Fly Fishing. All of these attractions have reviews raving about how much fun they are. For example one visitor wrote that Skytop Lodge's Adventure Center is a fun but physically demanding afternoon activity, notes TripAdvisor.

During the winter the ski and snowboard areas are some of the most popular attractions. The best rated on TripAdvisor include Blue Mountain Ski Area, Camelback Mountain Resort, Jack Frost Mountain Resort and Shawnee Mountain Ski Area.

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