NEWSLETTER MAY 2023
THE POOL OPENS
Serenité Private Residence Club at Camelback Mountain is excited to announce the official opening of our first major amenity — the four seasons pool — on Memorial Day 2023. Located in Serenité’s Resort Core, the 3,000 sq. ft heated pool gives our members the ability to enjoy the water year-round and soak in the tranquility of amazing mountain views. The pool also features separate designated lap lanes (1,000 sq. ft) for aerobic swimming use and an oversized hot tub area (200 sq. ft).
Take a dip, stay dry, socialize by the fire table, or take a quick nap on one of our lounge chairs.
We look forward to seeing a whole lot of swimming and smiling this summer and every season throughout the years.
AWE-INSPIRING WATERFALLS IN THE POCONO MOUNTAINS
The Pocono Mountains are a popular destination for nature enthusiasts, adventurers, and tourists alike. With its lush forests, rolling hills, and picturesque landscapes, the Poconos are home to some of the most breathtaking waterfalls in the United States. In this article, we will explore the must-see waterfalls in the region, how to find them, and other interesting information for a memorable trip.
Often referred to as the “Niagara of Pennsylvania,” Bushkill Falls is a series of eight waterfalls nestled within a 300-acre privately owned park. The main waterfall, also named Bushkill Falls, stands at an impressive 100 feet. The park offers a range of hiking trails, including a 2-mile trail that passes by all eight waterfalls. To visit, head to Bushkill Falls Road in Bushkill, PA, and be prepared to pay an admission fee.
Raymondskill Falls, located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, is the tallest waterfall in Pennsylvania. It cascades down a series of rocky ledges, reaching a height of 150 feet. A short, well-maintained trail leads to two viewing platforms, offering different perspectives of the falls. To reach Raymondskill Falls, follow Raymondskill Road in Milford, PA, and park in the designated parking area.
Also situated within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Dingmans Falls is an 130-foot waterfall that boasts a serene and peaceful atmosphere. The falls can be accessed via a 0.4-mile boardwalk trail, making it an easy and enjoyable walk for visitors of all ages. You can find Dingmans Falls off of Johnny Bee Road in Dingmans Ferry, PA.
Just a short distance from Dingmans Falls, Silverthread Falls is a slender, 80-foot waterfall that presents a unique and delicate beauty. The falls can be reached by taking the same boardwalk trail that leads to Dingmans Falls. Simply follow the signs to the viewing platform for Silverthread Falls.
Factory Falls, located in the George W. Childs Recreation Site, is a 40-foot waterfall that features a series of cascading tiers. The park provides a 1.4-mile loop trail, which takes visitors past Factory Falls, Fulmer Falls, and Deer Leap Falls. To visit, head to Silver Lake Road in Dingmans Ferry, PA.
QUIET VALLEY FARM ANIMAL FROLIC
Recurring weekends, May 20 – 28, 2023. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $18/person; $10/ages 3-12; free/under 3. 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Quiet Valley comes alive with new baby farm animals. Come and join this celebration of new life. This is a unique opportunity for children and the young-at-heart to see and touch a variety of baby farm animals. See baby chicks hatching from their eggs and feel the soft fur of the baby bunnies. Don’t miss seeing the new lambs with their soft, woolly fleece, or the frisky baby goats. The adorable baby piglets with their funny little noses charm everyone. Get to know their workhorses, Jenny and Judy. Great fun for all animal lovers so come and bring the whole family. This event will be held rain or shine.
The Great Pocono Raceway Airshow
May 27, – May 28, 2023. Tickets start at $25/adults; $10/ages 12 and under; $10/parking per car. Pocono Raceway. 1234 Long Pond Road. Long Pond, PA 18334
The much-anticipated 2023 Pocono Raceway Airshow is making a grand return, with the spotlight on the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, famously known as the Blue Angels. This recurring spectacle is set to take place over the Memorial Day Weekend.
The Blue Angels are committed to exemplifying the spirit of teamwork and professionalism inherent in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Their performances serve to inspire a sense of excellence and national service through their captivating flight demonstrations and community engagement initiatives. Since their inception in 1946, the Blue Angels have enthralled more than 500 million spectators worldwide.