Delaware Water Gap and Mount Pocono born from tourism

By the late 1880s, the small boroughs of Delaware Water Gap and Mount Pocono were the two largest vacation destinations in Pennsylvania. Visitors descended on these Pocono destination by the thousands each summer, arriving by train from more urban areas. Visitors leaving the local train stations scattered to stay at the many hotels and boarding houses that the area had to offer. Read More...

History of the Appalachian Trail

From Delaware Water Gap through Totts Gap over Wolf Rocks and beyond Wind Gap and Smith Gap, Monroe County’s scenery and natural history can be viewed from high atop the Appalachian Mountains on the Appalachian Trail. Read More...

Pocono Mountain House & Springs

The Pocono Mountain House and Springs was once one of the largest resorts serving visitors to the mountains. It was located along Route 611 in present-day Paradise Township and Mount Pocono Borough. The resort began in the late 1800s as a small sportsmen’s club. Read More...