Winter 2007 Packages in the
Getaways/Pacakges for families:
With 261 miles of trails in eight major ski areas, the Pocono Mountains offers something for everyone – the best in skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowshoeing, and so much more. Many resorts in this expansive Northeastern Pennsylvania region offer family packages, highlighting the many winter activities both indoors and outdoors. Nestled in the mountains in Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania, the Split Rock Resort offers its Weekend Family Escape, which includes deluxe accommodations for up to eight people, an unlimited recreation pass, admission to Doc Holiday’s events (including sled races, snowmen building contests, scavenger hunts, and more), movie pass, Kids Camp access, beverage certificate for Benchwarmers or Night Club, and breakfast and dinner daily. Rates begin at $111.33 per person, based on double occupancy, and do not include taxes and fees. At the region’s leading family property and indoor waterpark, Great Wolf Lodge, families are invited to March Madness, with discounted packages from February 26 – March 31, 2007. Rates begin at $249 per night and include four waterpark passes, $20 in Wolf Bucks and 20 arcade tokens. Great Wolf also partners with various ski areas in the region to offer its guests special pricing for outdoor winter sports. For more information, please visit www.800poconos.com / www.splitrockresort.com / www.greatwolflodge.com.
Girls’ Getaways/Packages for women:
The white-capped Pocono Mountains are the perfect backdrop for an exciting girls’ getaway this winter. In addition to exhilirating ski and snowtubing packages that invite women to navigate down the black diamond trails or take it easy on the bunny slope, two of the Pocono Mountains’ premier properties are offering specialized packages for women only. The Stroudsmoor Country Inn is offering ladies the ultimate in luxury with its Girlfriends Getaway (available January 2 – June 30, 2007) which includes one night accommodations; discount book for The Crossings Premium Outlets; spa treatments to include a full body massage, stress relieving scalp massage, and facial; dinner and full breakfast. Rates are $345 per person based on double occupancy, inclusive of taxes and gratuity. The Inn at Jim Thorpe has even developed its own Girls Night Out Weekend, April 13 – 15, 2007, offering two nights accommodation; a chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne reception; pampering day spa with color application by Mary Kay cosmetics, one hour body massage, 1/2 hour hot towel and facial massage; tickets to a comedy show; special discounts at shops; and all meals. Rates start at $299 per person; based on double occupancy, inclusive of all taxes and gratuities. For more information, please visit www.800poconos.com / www.stroudsmoor.com / www.innjt.com.
Also of Note:
The Pocono Mountains’ resorts offer a myriad of discounted ski and snowtubing packages for the winter season. The various resorts offer other distinctive packages such as the Ghost Hunters Weekend package and the Emerald Fling Weekend (The Inn at Jim Thorpe); Loyalty & Scout Weekend (Woodloch Pines Resort); Chili and Wing Weekend (Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort); and the Eagle Watching package (Hotel Fauchere).