The Pocono Mountains during Fall is a wonderful place to be. There are tons of things to do like hayrides, pumpkin picking, attending festivals or other spooky events at one of the area’s attractions. Here’s a list of things to do:
Hotel of Horror – Saylorsburg, PA
– Weekends, September 23rd-November 5th, 2016
Step into one of the scariest attractions around. The Hotel of Horror offers three attractions under one roof, all sure to make you jump out of your skin. Get your tickets online here.
The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival at Country Junction
– Every day, September 26th-October 25
Country Junction is a great place for family fun. Enjoy hayrides, food, fun, a free petting zoo and pumpkins starting at $3. Country Junction is also pet friendly. $10 per person.
Hallowscream Nights at Pocono Tree Ventures
– Weekends in October
Hallowscream Nights is all about the night aerial ropes course and zip line rides. There are haunted trails, spooky visitors and bundle packages for tickets. The haunted combo pack is a trail, ropes course and one zip lining ride for $29 per person. You can also get individual attraction tickets.
Oktoberfest at Blue Mountain Resort
– October 1st & 2nd
Enjoy live polka music, delicious food, beer, and Fall fun! $5 per person.
Old Jail Museum Ghost Tours in Jim Thorpe
– October 1st, 8th & 15th
Experience eerie happenings of real spirits as you wander darkened cells in the 1871 Old Jail. No children under 12-years-old. Times of tours are between 6:15 and 9pm; $10 adults, $7 students.
Oktuberfest at Blue Lightning
– October 2nd
Oktuberfest is from 10-5pm and includes a day of tubing, a special fall activity, and a voucher for a free fountain drink at Wintergreens Patio Grill, for just $18 per person.
Fall Watercolor Painting with Pocono Arts Council
– October 5th,
Create a Fall Mosaic tree watercolor painting from 5-8pm on October 5th. You will experience mixing many hues using the color wheel to complete this painting, which will have a stained glass appearance. All materials supplied! $30 for members, $40 for non-members.
Wine & Craft Night
at Mountain View Vineyards
– October 6th
You and your friends will have a great time making this spooky mummy wine bottle craft project. Admission is just $25. It includes: All the supplies to make two wine bottle mummies, your first glass of harvest apple sangria and snacks. Reservations are required. Call 570.619.0053 to reserve your spot today.
Lehigh Riverfest at Whitewater Challengers Adventure Center
– October 7th to the 9th
The Lehigh RiverFest is the most adventurous river festival in the Pocono Mountains. The Lehigh River offers offers recreational kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding, or rafting. Get on the river as it nears the peak of fall foliage in the region.
Signs of Fall Hiking Tour at PEEC
– October 15th
PEEC is offering a tour to show the foliage, talk about why leaves change color, animal behaviors and more. This is an educational walk suited for anyone interested in what’s in their backyards. Visit PEEC
Monsterball Bash at Blue Mountain Resort
– October 22nd
The Monsterball Bash is a great way to bring out your inner child this Halloween. Dressing up isn’t just for the kids, so go and have the spookiest time of your life! There will be food, drinks, a DJ and a large bonfire. Must be 21-years-old to enter and it’s from 9pm-1am.