Pocono Mountains Welcomes a Reinvented Romance Scene


Pocono Mountains, PA – The romance scene in the Pocono Mountains has been rejuvenated, as new, chic and stylish accommodations offering lavish amenities have brought a different perception to the original honeymooner’s destination.

“The Pocono Mountains reinvented romance scene and mountainous terrain provides a peaceful setting for a romantic getaway,” said David West, vice president of marketing for the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. “Several resorts, boutique hotels and luxurious small inns cater to couples, with on-site spa facilities, activities and dining options, encouraging re-connection with one another. The Pocono Mountains have invested both financially and philosophically into providing exceptional facilities that not only focus on couples’ wellness, but also the charm and ambiance that makes the experience even more intimate, adding to the romance of the trip.”

In the spirit of the most romantic holiday of the year, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) has pulled together some of the best expressions of love for this Valentine’s Day and is offering local products highlighting the Pocono Mountains.

From February 1 through February 14, the PMVB will keep the “love in the air” and reward loyal fans on Facebook (@PoconoTourism) under their newest contest, The 14 Days of Love Facebook Contest. Prize values increase each day for chances to win prizes from restaurants, shops, attractions and lodging facilities in the Pocono Mountains, including horse-drawn sleigh rides, ski passes, tickets to the Sherman Theater and dinner for two at the French Manor Inn and Spa. The giveaway will ultimately lead to the grand prize giveaway of a 2-night stay at Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts on Valentine’s Day.

When you’re in love, there’s a desire to share it with the world, and it’s a big world out there. Whether you want to shout your love from the top of a mountain or while snuggling with your loved one by a roaring fire, there is plenty of opportunity in the Pocono Mountains to proclaim your connection.

To become a fan of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau and enter the contest, just like the tourism branded page at Pocono Tourism Facebook.

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 185 ski trails, while summers also cater to the active traveler allowing exploration of 261 miles of hiking and biking trails, over 30 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 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.