Couples Resorts in the Pocono Mountains

By Marcia Frost

With 150 lakes and rolling hills that change color with the season, the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania is a wonderful destination for romance. There are four counties within the Poconos that offer a variety of activities, including championship golf courses designed by masters like Donald Ross, A.W. Tillinghast, Rocky Roquemore and Jack Nicklaus. Couples can stay in resorts that offer their own courses.

Penn Hills Resort

The Penn Hills Resort has accommodations for couples that include private saunas, whirlpools and fireplaces. The hotel's Rainbow Waterfalls adds to a romantic climate, but there is still plenty of activity at the sports facilities. The hotel is next door to the Evergreen Golf Club and offers free golf (and skiing at Alpine Mountain) to its guests.

Penn Hills Resort
Route 447 North
Analomink, PA 18320
(570) 421-6464

Mount Airy Casino Resort

Couples can enjoy many activities at Mount Airy Casino Resort with gambling and shows at the Casino, as well as a fitness center and spa indoors. There are five different restaurants and packages that include food, skiing and spa treatments. The hotel has its own 18-hole golf course open from the spring through the fall.

Mount Airy Casino Resort
44 Woodland Road
Mount Pocono, PA 18344
(877) 682-4791

The Crescent Lodge & Country Inn

At the Crescent Lodge & Country Inn, couples can plan an escape in private cottages, complete with fireplaces and Jacuzzis. Horseback riding, skiing and whitewater rafting are nearby. Packages for romantic getaways (including spa services) are available at the Crescent Lodge & Country Inn. The Buck Hill Golf Club is a short drive away.

The Crescent Lodge & Country Inn
Paradise Valley
Cresco, PA 18326
(570) 595-7486

Caesars Pocono Resorts

Caesars Pocono Resorts -- Cove Haven, Paradise Stream and Pocono Palace -- are famous in the Pocono Mountains as the place for couples. From Champagne tower whirlpools to heart shape beds, it is all about romance at the Caesars Pocono Resorts. There's still plenty to do outdoors for couples, though. Couples have access to activities like tennis, snowmobiling and tubing, volleyball, racquetball, and golf at the resort's nine-hole course.

Caesars Pocono Resorts

About The Author

Marcia Frost is a freelance writer who regularly covers travel topics. She maintains and two columns for Frost has written for numerous tennis magazines and is the author of "American Doubles." She holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication arts and is now pursuing a master's degree.
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