The Poconos are mountains covering approximately 2400 square miles in northeastern Pennsylvania. The area is a popular recreational destination known for its beautiful scenery, water sports, hunting, hiking, and fishing. The area is home to six designated natural areas, seven state parks, 17 state game lands, and one national park. The Poconos is also a popular gay-friendly destination and offers several gay- and lesbian-friendly resorts.
Rainbow Mountain Resort
The Rainbow Mountain Resort is a gay-friendly location in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania is the heart of the Pocono Mountains. The resort features an Olympic-size swimming pool, a two-level nightclub, and a full-service restaurant open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The resort offers both bed-and-breakfast style lodge rooms and private cabins. Rooms are available with or without air conditioning, and with private or shared bathrooms. The resort is also pet friendly. As of May 2010, guest rooms start at $248 per night.
Rainbow Mountain Resort 210 Mt. Nebo Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 570-223-8484 rainbowmountain.com
Hotel Fauchere is a gay-friendly hotel located in Milford, Pennsylvania, just 75 miles from Manhattan. The hotel features a full-service fine-dining restaurant and bar open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; a 24-hour front desk; and a garden area. Guest rooms offer hardwood floors, marble bathrooms with heated floors, a flat-screen satellite television, an iPod docking station, air conditioning, and high-speed Internet access. As of May 2010, guest rooms start at $275 per night.
Hotel Fauchere 401 Broad Street Milford, PA 18337 570-409-1212 hotelfauchere.com
The Sky Lodge is a gay-friendly bed and breakfast located on 44 private acres in Union Dale, Pennsylvania approximately 30 minutes from Scranton. The bed and breakfast features a sauna, a patio, a gazebo, and large porch area with 80 mile views, a great room with a fireplace, and a country style breakfast served daily. Guest rooms offer Stearns and Foster beds, central air conditioning and heat, satellite television, a DVD player, and Wi-Fi. As of May 2010, guest rooms start at $150 per night.
Sky Lodge RR 1, Box 172A Union Dale, PA 18470 570-679-8765 SkyLodgePa.com