Nestled in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania, the calm waters of Lake Wallenpaupack have been a favorite getaway for years. Lake Wallenpaupack offers scenic tours from mid-morning to late-night excursions. Dinner cruises can often bring a certain air of romance for some, and for others, just a great time for the entire family.
Spirit of Paupack
The Spirit of Paupack is a cruise company that features a 48-foot cruise boat that seats 60 passengers. Offering quaint 30-minute tours, the Spirit of Paupack can provide private tours and dinner cruises for you and your guests. The boat is a rare wooden cruise ship and the company has been in operation since 1982. Reservations are encouraged.
Spirit of Paupack 570-226-6266 pocono.org
Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour
Opened in 1962, Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour was a family-owned-and-operated cruise charter. Under new management since 2006, the company continues to operate its famed charter patio-deck boat cruises around the lake. One-hour cruises are their most popular tour. Adults are $14, Seniors $13 and Children 12 and under are $10. Reservations are urged.
Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour 2487 Route 6 PO Box 324 Hawley, PA 18428 570-226-3293 wallenpaupackboattour.com
Peck’s Pond Backwater Adventures
Operating since 1980, Peck’s Pond Backwater Adventures offers party boats for a cruise. Made famous for their Pontoon Boat scene in the hit television series “The Office,” Peck's offers a wide variety of crafts for your enjoyment. The boats are roughly 28 feet long and hold about 20 guests comfortably. Reservations are suggested.
Pecks Pond Backwater Adventures HC-12 Box 485 Pecks Pond, PA 18328 570-775-7237 http://www.peckspond.com/index.htm