Sometimes, a cliche can mistakenly make you avoid something great. That is true of the Poconos, located in northeast Pennsylvania below the Catskills. This oft joked about resort area is actually a vibrant vacation destination, filled with lakes mountains, luxury rental homes and cabins that all combine to create a perfect destination for families and honeymooners alike. The Poconos have always attracted visitors from nearby cities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York; however the rest of the world is now discovering this truly all-American vacation tradition. Start your vacation off right with great accommodations, which you can find right here on this site. Mountain rental homes, cabins, cottages or chalets are all offered by highly reputable rental management companies. Your Poconos vacation rental will include all the creature comforts and a various assortment of additional amenities if you so choose. This popular, yet strangely unpopulated area is perfect for the nature lover or anyone who needs some fresh air and a good meal. No matter what type of Poconos vacation rental you choose, large lake chalet or a small hillside villa or condo, you will never be far from the natural beauty or fun-filled activities of this mountain resort destination

Make a day to just explore the area. Centuries-old farms and other buildings are still in use today. Take in a flea market or arts and crafts fair. The area is large and towns spread out, so don’t hurry, just let the delightful discoveries come naturally. Some of the vacation areas in the Pocono Mountains are Arrowhead Lakes, Big Boulder Lake, Camelot Forest, Lake Harmony, Lake Harmony Estates, Lake Naomi, Pocono Lake, Snow Ridge Village, Towamensing Trails and Jim Thorpe. If you need a little more excitement, there is usually a demolition derby or tractor pull to break up the day or evening, and there is always something good to eat nearby. Need something a little more upscale? Ski races, wine-tastings, art workshops, music festivals and interesting lectures can be found here also. It’s your vacation, do whatever you want. No one from your book club back home needs to know you went to a tractor pull, and no one at the tractor pull needs to know you are attending a an author’s lecture tomorrow. Of course, you can ski, hike, fish and just generally enjoy the region, with its long rivers, big lakes rocky plateaus and friendly towns, all welcoming you to stay a while. While communities here aim to keep their historic heritage alive, your Poconos vacation rental will only serve to enhance your visit while you discover the historic sites and refresh to the soft and soothing air of this sentimental region. Take your next mountain vacation in the Poconos. Discover how a cliche can be so rewarding and exhilarating and not so cliche after all.