PMVB launches Pocono Mountains Magazine with hundreds of attractions

Casino connoisseurs, hikers, and anyone who appreciates all that northeast Pennsylvania has to offer, rejoice, the latest edition of Pocono Mountains magazine has all the attractions you’ve been looking for.

The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau announced Tuesday the launch of the 2022-2023 issue of its popular travel guide, noting it will be distributed to 800 locations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maryland in July.

PMVB has partnered with Baily Design and Advertising to create a print and digital version of the release, which is updated with new content every year and serves as an “official guide to help customers plan their getaway to the four counties with features like insider travel ideas, suggested routes and a tear-off map.

“It really tells a story about the full expanse of the Poconos and all the activities available,” said PMVB President and CEO Chris Barrett. “Whatever the interest, it’s really contained in this post.”

The comprehensive guide includes information on the area’s small towns, things to do, places to stay, restaurants and other dining options, convenient midweek getaways, and an all-new broadcast on the revamped experience of Pocono Beverage Trail.

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With 953 listings that highlight PMVB members and properties that pay hotel tax in Monroe, Pike, Wayne, and Carbon counties, the magazine has something for just about everyone, whether you’re planning a romantic getaway to Couples-only Cove Haven Resort, or a more family-friendly excursion at Costa’s Family Fun Park.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy passes for hiking, skiing, biking, rafting and more through the Poconos, nearly thousands of miles of beloved wilderness. Those more indoors inclined can enjoy nights out at Mount Airy Casino Resort or a relaxing break at Blissful Existence Healing Acres. History buffs are sure to visit Gray Towers National Historic Site and the Columns Museum in Milford, and railroad enthusiasts can’t miss a trip to Wayne County to explore “the birthplace of the American Railroad”.

And, of course, if you plan on shopping, there are a plethora of options, from handcrafted clothing from Hawley Silk Mill to handmade candles from The Haunted Candle Shoppe of the Poconos in Swiftwater to holiday treasures all the year at Carbon’s Jingle Bell Christmas Shop.

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Barrett noted that the new issue of the guide is part of a strategy to provide exciting options for visitors of all kinds, whether they choose to use a physical copy or a digital version to plan their trip. It is also a valuable addition to PMVB’s outreach, which includes its website and the Pocono Television Network.

“The combination of the three legs of this stool gives guests a good idea of ​​what’s available here in the Poconos before deciding what they want to do when planning a vacation, so it’s a great planning guide. “said Barrett, adding that PMVB will release an app to connect with even more people planning to visit the Poconos.

According to PMVB, Pocono Mountains Magazine will be available at high-traffic locations across the Commonwealth, such as Pennsylvania Welcome Centers, PMVB Visitor Centers, 49 Pennsylvania Wawa stores, two major travel shows in New York and Washington, DC, rest areas, toll roads. , and AAA offices.

And if you don’t want to travel to pick one up, you can always request that a guide be mailed to you directly. of 250,000 copies for this edition.