Get Outside and Get Movin’ in the Mountains
Embrace the nature of the Pocono Mountains as you experience the many activities the area has to offer. Feel your adrenaline rush as you zip through the trees, slingshot through scenic roads or skydive from the clouds.
Here are just a few things you can do as Summer winds down.
1. Pocono Slingshot
Stand out from the crowd as you tour the best scenic roads in the Northeast. Let Pocono Slingshot Rentals be your go-to destination to truly experience the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. With the beautiful natural scenery, historic towns and over 100 lakes there is no better way to enjoy it than with a 360-degree view from an open-air cockpit. Rentals are available between the months of April and October. Click here to learn more.
2. Sky’s the Limit Skydiving Center
Sky’s the Limit prides itself on being family-orientated and goes out of its way to make your tandem skydive or fun jump the best it can be. Get the ultimate experience with fully rated USPA instructors, an owner with more than 30 years of experience and an elite aircraft fleet. Visit skysthelimit.net for more information or to schedule your first/next plunge.
3. Moyer Aviation Tour
You will be at the controls of an aircraft through the pre-flight, taxi, takeoff and landing — all under the supervision of one of Moyer Aviation’s FAA certified instructors. Experienced tour pilots will brief you on the aircraft and sights of the surrounding area. They will also be glad to give you information on learning to fly. Visit moyeraviation.com for more information and take to the mountain skies today.
4. The Paintball Asylum
The Paintball Asylum is located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains at 145 Camelback Road in Tannersville. Playing on more than 30 acres of wooden terrain and on a regulation speedball field, the Asylum is sure to get everyone’s adrenaline pumping. Don’t have the necessary gear? Not a problem at all as packages include everything you’ll need to play, including markers, goggles and jumpsuits. The Asylum even offers young guns paintball for kids 6 and older and a Weekend Night Lights from 7 to 10 p.m.
For more information, visit thepaintballasylum.com.
5. Poconos Zipline
Safely harness as you zip through the trees at up to eight stories above the ground! Race a friend or family as you speed through nature. This adrenaline-inducing adventure is a fun way to see the scenery of the Pocono Mountains. While the zip line adventures at Camelback Mountain Adventures offer more thrill and excitement, the destination aims to teach, protect and learn more about nature and our surroundings.
6. Mountain Coaster
The signature 4500′ steel-track mountain coaster zooms through the trees and down the steep slopes of Camelback Mountain. Climb aboard by yourself or with a friend to experience Pennsylvania’s only mountain coaster. The cross between an alpine slide and a traditional roller coaster lets you pilot your own car where you can control the speed. The cars use the mountain’s natural slopes and topography to create the ride through the woods.
7. Sunset Hill Shooting Range
Sunset Hill Shooting Range is located in Henryville and has been serving the shooting community of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York for more than 70 years. They cater to a wide range of shooters, from beginner to experienced, and are considered to be one of the most unique shooting ranges in the country. For instance, Sunset Hill carries a range of shooting accessories to use at their pistol range, rifle range or trap range. Friendly instructors will assist you with more than 100 guns, including handguns, rifles, shotguns and airguns.
For more information on all of the great things happing in our mountains, visit poconomountains.com.