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: Pennsylvania 940, Cresco, PA 18326
Phone: (570) 839-8725
Hours: Rides are every hour on the hour until 4:00 pm
Admission: $37 per person credit or $35 cash
Giddyup! Enjoy riding beautiful horses on the most enjoyable trail ride in the Poconos. Mountain Creek Riding Stables specializes in beginner and occasional riders, so experience is not required. Riders will always be accompanied by the friendly, professional guides. View beautiful Pennsylvania wildlife as you ride through a wooded trail. The horses walk through a shallow stream, and when riders are comfortable, they can pick up the pace for a little trot. This trail is perfect for first time horseback riders.Wagon rides are perfect for younger children and visitors who do not wish to horseback ride. The wagons are pulled by two horses and accompany the trail rides, so horseback riders and wagon riders can enjoy the experience together. Pony rides are also available at the stable for children 10 years and younger for $8.
Address: 5056 Milford Rd E Stroudsburg, PA 18302
Phone: (570) 223-6299
Hours: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Admission: $6 per ticket, $25 for one hour go-kart wristband
Get your motors running at the largest go-kart park in the Poconos. This park is the only track offering both adult and child go-karting. At 1,400 feet, the adult track is a figure 8 layout with a tunnel running under a full size track bridge. Two person go-karts are always available to race, along with single seaters. The track is lit up during summer nights, making it ideal for nighttime racing. The park also has target paintball and 18 hole mini golf ($6 ticket). Want to enjoy everything the park has to offer? The Ride, Putt and Shoot Special includes three go-kart tickets, one round of minigolf and one bag of paintballs for $25. Check out the Rules Page for additional information and safety precautions.
Address: Bushkill Falls Rd Bushkill, PA 18324
Phone: (570) 588-6682
Hours: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $12.50, Children – $7
Bushkill Falls is known as the Niagara of Pennsylvania. Bushkill Falls is one of the state’s most popular outdoor destinations. The eight cascading waterfalls can be seen from the four main hiking trails. The trails vary in length and difficulty, accommodating both extreme hikers and first-time hikers of all ages. The Green trail is only about 15 minutes long and involves no climbing. The Yellow and Blue trails take about 45 minutes to an hour to walk. The Red trail is the for the avid hiker. This trail spans almost two miles, includes all eight waterfalls and takes over two hours to hike. After your hike, play a round of mini golf for $5 or cool down in a paddle boat for $4. Bushkill Falls provides outdoor fun for the whole family.