Activities

Local Attractions in Southern Poconos

Discover the charm of the Beltzville Lake and Jim Thorpe in the Southern Poconos, Pennsylvania.  Within a short drive from Lake View Lodge, you’ll find beautiful nature, hiking and biking trails, charming quaint shops, excellent cuisine and wineries, fun activities and breathtaking views.  Explore the the mountains, lakes and Lehigh River and experience the rich history of this part of Pennsylvania.

Lehigh Vallery International Airport is less than 30 miles away.

SOME OF THE MANY THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA INCLUDE:

Outdoor Sports and Activities

HIKING:  There are trails starting right from the lodge, and many more trails located in nearby Jim Thorpe.

SKIING:Blue Mountain (see below for discounts)Jack Frost & Big Boulder are all just minutes away.

BIKING:  The area some consider the “Durango” of the east, has road & mountain biking trails of all levels that are easily accessible throughout the area. For information on area trails visit Blue Mountain Sports or Pocono Whitewater (see below for discounts), http://poconobiking.com/ – bike, hike and raft

GOLFING:  Hideaway Hills Golf Club is just 3 miles away, and there are several others in the area

BOATING & SWIMMING: Beltzville State Park offers an eight mile long lake for powerboats and sailing, with a “guarded” beach for safe swimming. Small watercraft rentals available (i.e., paddle boats, paddle boards, canoes, kayaks & row boats)

KAYAKING: Northeast PA Kayak School

WHITEWATER RAFTING: Pocono Whitewater (see below for discounts), Whitewater Raftinghttp://www.jtraft.com/, http://www.adventurerafting.com/ – Whitewater Rafting, Zipline, Paintball, Biking

SKIRMISH PAINTBALL: 

WATERPARKS:
H2Ooo waterpark – 30 min
Aquatopia
Camelbeach
Kalahari (see below for discounts) – 40 min awayDelaware & Lehigh National Heritage

OTHER:
Things to do – listed by town

Special Rates/Packages

We are able to offer discounted passes to these local activities:

  • Whitewater rafting, biking, and skirmish paintball at the Pocono Whitewater
  • Blue Mountain Skiing – 15 min from the Lake View Lodge – winter and summer activities
  • large group visits to Kalahari Water Park (advanced reservations are highly recommended) – 40 min from the Lake View Lodge
Restaurants and Catering
  • Moya (Jim Thorpe)
  • Stone Row Pub And Eatery (Jim Thorpe)
  • PJ Whelihan’s Pub (Lehighton)
  • The Slope Side Pub & Grill (Blue Mountain Resort)
  • Ferrara Brothers Family Restaurant (1289 Route 209 , Gilbert, Pennsylvania, 610-951-4250)
  • Ferrara Brothers Italian Restaurant for my husband’s 50th, and everyone thought the
    food was excellent… very authentic Italian.
  • Beltzville Bar & Grill (Pohopoco Rd., Lehighton) – closest to the lodge
  • Personal Chef/Caterring:
Wineries
Shopping

Don’t miss a “Super Shopping Opportunity” at The Crossings Outlet Center, a short drive away.
Penn’s Peak Restaurant & Concert Hall
The Quiltery Quilting Supplies and Antiques

You will also find fascinating history, great shopping, the switch-back railway, and the scenic Fall Foliage Railway Tours, in Jim Thorpe, just seven miles away.

Medical Hospitals
Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital – 10 miles away
211 N 12th St(610) 377-1300

Lehighton Emergency Med Associates: Penater Frank DO – 10 miles away
211 N 12th St, Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-7080

Coordinated Health Lehighton Hospital
239 N 1st St, Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 861-8080

Regional EMS & Critical Care
Ambulance Service
Address: 234 1/2 N 3rd St, Lehighton, PA 18235 Phone:(570) 668-2121