Pocono Mountains To Host a “Fantasy Football Draft”


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa. – Leagues no longer have to gather in crowded bars and stuffy basements with the Pocono Mountains’ newest destination experience.  The number one pick for a Destination Draft (800poconos.com/fantasyfootball) for the upcoming fantasy football season is the Pocono Mountains where leagues can make a weekend of it.  The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) wants the fun to extend beyond the final player selection.

Pocono Mountains’ resorts and hotels will host leagues of any size, providing them with affordable rooms and customized packages to meet their every need.  During the draft, booked leagues can enjoy perks such as a free draft board from savethedraft.com, draft room complete with WIFI access and all necessary audio/visual equipment and food and beverage choices including sandwich platters, beer and soda and catered options.  Each booked league will also receive free Pocono Mountains Destination Draft t-shirts with their package.  After the draft, leagues will have the opportunity to golf  at more than 35 courses, play paintball at the Skirmish Paintball, try their luck at Mount Airy Casino Resort or choose from the variety of surrounding attractions and activities.  Whether you have a league of male, female or both, the activities are endless.

Fantasy football leagues can make their draft a memorable event by hosting in the Pocono Mountains.  Participating lodging members will take care of everything so that the roster is the league’s only concern.  Packages are available to accommodate family and friends with add-ons such as waterparks, spas and shopping.

Visit 800poconos.com/fantasyfootball for more information on booking your 2010 draft.

About the Pocono Mountains

With 2,400 square miles encompassing Pennsylvania’s Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties, the Pocono Mountains region is home to rolling mountain terrain, breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls, thriving woodlands and 170 miles of winding rivers.  Winters offer guests the opportunity to ski, snowboard, snow tube and even snowshoe their way through snowy wonderlands encompassing over 163 ski trails, while summers also cater to the active traveler allowing exploration of 261miles of hiking and biking trails, over 35 golf courses, whitewater rafting, boating, fishing and open access to nine state and two national parks.

Any time of year is a good time to visit the Pocono Mountains, located within driving distance of most major East Coast cities.  This region teeming with history offers year-round cultural tours and art exhibitions, abundant antiquing and brand-name shopping and a full calendar of festivals showcasing the heritage, music and food of the Pocono Mountains.

Even the most discerning traveler will find comfortable accommodations in the Pocono Mountains, which offers an eclectic mix of resorts, distinctive properties and quaint, country inns and bed and breakfasts.

Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at www.800poconos.com or by phone at 800-POCONOS (800-762-6667).  Follow @PoconoTourism on Twitter to stay current with up-to-date information.  Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit, membership organization.  The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne in northeastern Pennsylvania.