Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages 4 through late teens, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the children and teens interested and engaged.
Address: 1000 Premium Outlets Drive Tannersville, PA 18372
Phone: (570) 629-4650
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
This open-air outlet mall features an impressive collection of the finest brands for the whole family. The Crossings Premium Outlet Mall consists of seven buildings, lettered A through G and has a food court in building C. From purses, to shoes, to jewelry and houseware, this outlet mall has something for everyone. The shops at the outlets have excellent savings. Shoppers can save up to 65% on designer fashions. Check the store listing page for the long list of stores and the sales & events page for special sales and in-store promotions. Rain or shine, this giant outlet mall is a great shopping experience for visitors of all ages.
Address: 123 Hatchery Dr. Cresco PA 18326
Phone: (570) 629-0422
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $3, Children under 12 years – Free (price includes self guided hatchery tour)
Established in 1902, Paradise Fishing Preserve is the first licensed hatchery in Pennsylvania. Located on the grounds of Paradise Brook Trout Company, this hatchery has been family-owned and operated for 75 years. The hatchery raises approximately 150,000 pounds of brook, brown and rainbow trout and bass per year for table use and stocking private lakes and streams. Fishing poles can be rented for $10. The price of trout caught is $6.95 per lb and bass costs $9.50 per lb. Children and adults alike will enjoy catching plenty of fish at this beautiful lake.
Address: 311 Purdytown Turnpike Lakeville PA, 18438
Phone: (570) 226-6246
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $7, Children – $5
Come visit the coolest attraction in the Poconos. Ice Works creates spectacular ice sculptures, some using over 100 tons of ice! This full service ice event company creates ice sculptures for any occasion. Ice Works manufactures their own clear ice to maintain high quality and customization. Watch the talented carving team in action during the Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour. Observe how the crystal clear blocks of ice are created and sculpted with chainsaws. Learn how ice was made in the Pocono Mountains before refrigeration in the Natural Ice Harvest Museum. Check out the online photo gallery to see some of these amazing works of art.