A Pocono Perspective ~ Woodloch's Blog

Get Cozy this Fall at Woodloch

Posted on Fri, Oct 14, 2016

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The fall season can be quite the romantic time of year. The weather is cooler which means comfy sweaters and crisp autumn air. Apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and wine tastings are perfect date ideas. Head out on an amazing day trip to an orchard, and enjoy tasty seasonal treats.

And that’s what you’ll want to do this harvest season. Reconnect with yourself and your special someone. Here at Woodloch, we offer a fantastic getaway. Experience all the beauty of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains with the calm serenity that The Lodge at Woodloch offers.

Our sister resort is adults-only, which means guests must be 16 years or older. You’ll be able to curl up by the fire and relax with your loved one this autumn. Relaxation, connection, and personal awakening are a must here. The Lodge at Woodloch allows for creative discovery with amazing culinary classes and wine tasting events.

While our fantastic Woodloch Pines Resort is great for families, sometimes it’s nice to let Mom and Dad reconnect as a couple.


Enjoy a bike ride or walk through the 400+ acres of woodland that surround The Lodge’s property. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon. You’ll be able to get in touch with nature on this romantic retreat. Explore the mountains or try a kayak tour of our private lake that’s right on property. If relaxation is more of your style, enjoy a calming meditation walk through our expertly designed labyrinth.

And don’t forget to keep an eye out for some of the best fall colors this month and into November. You and your loved one won’t want to miss that experience.

Let life's problems fade away when you get cozy at Woodloch. Embrace the warmth of our award-winning spa and fitness center. From yoga and meditation to kickboxing and boot camp, a wide variety of fitness classes are at your fingertips. After working up a sweat, unwind with our rejuvenating massages and facials guaranteed to awaken your senses.

Take your special someone to the country's premiere wellness center - The Lodge at Woodloch. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to get cozy with your loved one this harvest season.

Tags: woodloch, Pocono Mountains, Fall, Getaway

We're BUILDING something incredible... because we CAN!

Posted on Thu, Oct 06, 2016


~shared by J. Ranner


Since the dawn of mankind, humans have made habit of defying rules of nature.


Vast oceans to cross that we'd never be able to traverse by swimming? No sweat, we made ships. We've spent centuries developing modern medicine to combat all sorts of ailments. Any time the laws of science provide us with a challenge, we've accepted and, in many instances, defied our wildest dreams.


Perhaps this is most clearly seen every day with architecture. We've come a long way from stick and mud huts of early man. Modern skyscrapers, like the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, seem to bend the laws of physics. A building that is over half-a-mile high is somehow standing proud in the middle of a desert. There are even BIGGER buildings proposed to be constructed in the future- a true testament to human nature.


On a sadder note, humanity faces other challenges. As Americans, there is a HUGE issue that has more or less slipped under our noses. Hunger problems in our country- as modern and civilized as we may be- are growing. In total, about 48 million Americans suffer from "food insecurity"- this includes over 15 million children and over 5 million senior citizens. 


In a country of dreamers responsible for sending a man to the moon and developing lightning fast computers, this is not acceptable. That's why November 21st - 23rd, we're going to have some fun, break some rules, and right some wrongs while we're doing it.


That is "The Woodloch Way." Get ready for our "Can-Struction" event.

Back to childhood. 


"How many of us remember playing with Legos or Lincoln Logs when we were young?" asks Joey Ranner, activities director. "We pushed limits- we dreamed big and tried our best to make that vision a reality. Sometimes we succeeded, sometimes not- but the joy was in the CREATION." 


One might consider our brand new "Can-Struction" contest an evolution of our popular Bakery Wars. And to a degree, they'd be right. However, it's also safe to say that inspiration might go back even further than that. Following the motiff of "playing with our food," we've decided to marry the competitive spirit of our games with a bit of goodwill.



Our Can-Struction event begins with teams of 10-12 players given a kit of canned and boxed food items (partially donated by our friends at Dave's Super Duper Markert in Honesdale, PA). They will then be issued a "theme" to follow. Time begins, and guests will be given an hour to resurrect those childhood dreams and impress our judges with structures. Items like construction paper, plastic cones and rope may be purchased at our "store" using tickets to enhance your structures. 


And, of course, it wouldn't be Woodloch without vying for medals. After our champions are crowned based on creativity, challenge and cleaniliness- and this is the BEST part of it all- all food items will be brought to local food pantries, just in time for Thanksgiving. 


"Woodloch is all about family, fun, and food- this is our opportunity to collectively create great things and share the benefit with those that aren't as fortunate as us," says Ranner. "What better a time of year to bring everyone together for such a thing? This is a great event that we are hoping picks up steam with corporate meetings, class trips and other teambuilding initiatives." 




Tags: Teambuilding

Fall Foliage in the Poconos

Posted on Tue, Sep 27, 2016

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It’s the end of September . . . that means we’re heading right into peak fall foliage season, which is the perfect time to get out and explore the Pocono Mountains. Book your stay at Woodloch this harvest season and enjoy the leaf peeping getaway you’ve always imagined!

Autumn here at Woodloch is inspirational! See the beauty of the landscape as the lush summer greens transform into warm undertones of vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges.

Did you know that Woodloch Resort is in the northern region of the Poconos? That means we get hit with peak foliage season first, before anyone else in the area! Prime time is the second week in October. Keep your eyes on the leaves as they change daily.

 With over 127 different species of trees throughout the Pocono Mountains, you’ll soak up a large variety of colors. Some of the leaves that you’ll be able to spot far and wide are the Red Maples; you can’t miss their bright red coloring. Another red variety is the Sumac, which can turn from a gorgeous red to a dark mulberry this time of the year. Some Sugar Maple, Silver Maple, and Black Cherry trees transform into a stunning yellow while others remain a beautiful light green.

There are many different ways to experience the topography here at Woodloch.

  • Hit the road for a fun mid-day drive through the mountains
  • Lace up those boots for a hike and enjoy the canopy from below
  • Grab a paddle for a view from the lake
  • Head towards the sky for an amazing bird's-eye view

Go for a drive; we recommend it! Route 6, Casey Highway, Route 29, Bear Lake, and Bear Creek Road are all wonderful areas in our region to see the foliage.

photo-1445783426434-670f9b34e183.jpgWhen you lace up your boots, you can hit the ground running. Head through trails and brush to experience the flora up close. Find your favorite leaf to bring home from your travels, or bring a guide book along on your trek and see how many trees you can spot changing color.

Before the weather turns chilly and the snow starts to fall, head out on the lake for one last kayak or canoe trip. You’ll see the wonderful fall colors as they dance across the blue waves. The contrast of oranges and blues make for a perfect photo opportunity!

If the land doesn't intrigue you, hit the sky for an aerial view of the Pocono Mountains. Experience the thrill of the landscape from above as one colorful masterpiece.

Whether you choose the ground, the lake, or the sky as a means to view fall’s glory in the Pocono Mountains, just make sure you don’t miss out!

Find your picture-perfect fall moment this harvest season at Woodloch. We can’t wait to help you create some of your favorite memories!


Tags: Pocono Mountains, Fall

Why Woodloch is the Best!

Posted on Thu, Sep 22, 2016


Why Woodloch is the Best!

 Last year, TripAdvisor gave us the #1 ranking for Best Family Resort in America.

That’s a pretty big honor…

So we got to thinking, what makes Woodloch so special that we are ranked #1?

Woodloch is all sorts of fun. We’re UNIQUE.

Unlike your typical, all-inclusive, family resorts, we literally have it all.   

So, here is the bigger question - what set’s Woodloch apart from other resorts?

  • Exciting family-friendly activities that you won’t find anywhere else
  • The landscape of the Poconos is beautiful
  • We’re not just about families; we dig weddings and corporate events as well!
  • Our Staff

Our goals are for you to go home with long-lasting memories. These four reasons, among many others, are why Woodloch is the best.

Let’s break these four reasons down further. First, our activities . . . there is so much to do here that you might not be able to fit all the fun into one weekend!

You can try just about anything your heart desires here at Woodloch. Want to get down and dirty with a rugged game of paintball? You got it! Want to learn how to rock-climb? We can teach you!

You can even learn how to cook fantastic meals, paint, and experience wine tasting as part of our A.W.A.Y. program, which stands for “Art, Wine, Adventure, You.”

We have a world-class destination spa for those who want to enjoy some R&R. Fuzzy robes, cucumbers, tranquility . . . it’s all there for you!

With over 30 different activities, it’s hard to imagine how one could be bored at Woodloch. That doesn’t even include the additional activities packages that you can purchase to go along with your Woodloch Experience Bracelet.

Plus, our team is all about fun, and who doesn’t like fun? No matter what, your experience at Woodloch is important to us!

28786668353_4f476db2e1_z.jpgNestled in the Pocono Mountains, Woodloch is an excellent destination any time of year. Right now it’s mid-September, and we’re heading into fall. That means the leaves are changing colors and leaf peeping tours will begin. Believe us when we say, this is something you don’t want to miss!

With picture perfect views, activities that will get you out into the wilderness, and friendly staff, what more could you want?

AND, we’re not just about families! We may have won TripAdvisor’s award for the #1 Family Resort in America, but we also cater to large groups for events such as weddings and corporate retreats.

Those events are just as important to us here at Woodloch. Why? They bring people together. They learn, bond, and embrace the Woodloch lifestyle.

We are experts at FUN. Why wouldn’t you want to have your wedding or corporate event at Woodloch? Engage, energize, and entertain with family and friends. We want to celebrate life’s special moments along with you.

Finally, our staff is what makes people come back time and time again. We specialize in a specific brand of hospitality because we treat our guests like they are family. You’re not just going to any resort; you’re going to Woodloch. Here your family becomes our family. We are real and authentic.

Your experience is our experience, and it’s the absolute pinnacle of our success.

Novemberfest Heads to Woodloch

Posted on Fri, Sep 16, 2016


~shared by J. Ranner


 We are ready to get our OOMPAH on... are you?


The leaves just started to turn. That means glorious things like football, Halloween and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING are not far off on the horizon! 


This Autumn, we are particularly excited to share a very special weekend with our guests! As a nod to the glory days of Woodloch past and as a celebration of Bavarian culture, Woodloch will be hosting our very first "NOVEMBERFEST WEEKEND" from November 20th - 22nd. Grab your leiderhosen and pretzels, because we're gearing up for quite the fun!


But first, abrief history lesson for you: Oktoberfest originated in Munich, Germany in 1810 as a celebration of Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese's wedding. The royal couple decided to share their special day with the ENTIRE city of Munich and invited everyone to a day full of delicious food and drink, fun and games, and a grand horse racing event (to showcase their prominent agricultural strenghts) to close everything up. With all of that considered, it seems to be a perfect fit for Woodloch and all of our guests. 



Germans loved the festival so much that they made it a tradition- 6 million visitors from around the world migrate there every fall, but we're bringing all of the fun to the Pocono Mountains for you (think of all you'll save on airfare!)


So, what's "NOVEMBERFEST" all about?

  • Delicious German Food - enjoy Bavarian cuisine during a featured German Buffet in our dining room
  • Live Music from THE OOMPAH BOYS - there's nothing quite like the joyous sounds of German musical acts! They will be entertaining all with festive German staples, as well as your favorite pop and rock songs with a Munich twist!
  • Pub Games - our LEGEN- wait for it... DARY bar games for ADULTS ONLY! 
  • Das Bakery Blitz - load up on strudel, pretzels and Lebkuchen... The Bakery Wars are headed to Bavaria!
  • For the "Little Dumplings" - we've got carnival games and zee one & only Dr. Professor Balloonicus on call!
  • And Last but NOT LEAST - it simply wouldn't be Novemberfest without delicious mugs of BEER! We are pleased to inform you that our friends at The Irving Cliff Brewery (just down the road from us!) will be on the scene to not only share their infinite wisdom about custom craft brew beers but will also have several of their locally produced brews on hand... only available at Woodloch!


After debuting a "sampler" of our weekend during our Monday Night festival this summer, Woodloch is ready to go full throttle this autumn. We look forward to sharing this incredible weekend with you!

Until then... auf wiedersehen!



Tags: Summer

Woodloch Express: Fall Traveler Edition

Posted on Tue, Sep 13, 2016

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Traveling out of state can be stressful, we know! It’s hard when you want to pack your entire life with you just for a weekend getaway.

Woodloch is an all-inclusive resort nestled in the Poconos region of Pennsylvania. Everything you need or would want to do is right at the tip of your fingers.

We know a thing or two about travelers. Around this time of year and into the holidays, travelers from all over the country flock to Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains to experience fall in all its glory. The fall scenery offers spectacular views. We’re sure you will get some amazing photos to show your friends back home.

Because we’re nestled in the mountains, the weather is often cooler here in autumn before the snow begins to dust the landscape. Make sure to pack warmer clothing. Comfy sweaters and longer shirts are always great options!

But, as always, check the weather forecast before you arrive!

A fall traveler’s to do list can include a fall foliage drive through the mountains. It’s amazing to see the color change take place so keep your eyes peeled towards the canopy. Leaf peeping tours are top notch in the Poconos and make for a romantic fall date idea for couples.29307768001_b062f62579_z.jpg

Get lost in a corn maze, and you'll realize just how important teamwork can be.

If you’re able to, set out and find the perfect seasonal adult beverage. And it’s always okay to get a little messy eating some caramel apples!

Even after school is in session, traveling is a great way to bond with the entire family. Fall incentives such as corn mazes, apple orchards, and family-friendly festivals keep travelers coming to the mountains.

In the fall, Woodloch offers a wide range of activities for every traveler’s needs. If you’re looking for something family-friendly to do, harvest festivals and farmer’s markets are great places to check out. Romantic getaways for couples can include wine and craft beer tastings. There are endless possibilities when you book your autumn trip at Woodloch.

Whether you’ve traveling near or far, we’re looking forward to getting to know you this fall!

Tags: woodloch, Fall

Why a Woodloch Wedding?

Posted on Thu, Sep 08, 2016


*Femina Photo & Design                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Shared by Abby Carmody

Over the river and through the Pocono woodlands lies a remarkable landscape otherwise known as the sensationally secluded, and breathtakingly beautiful Woodloch resort. A natural canopy of trees encloses a serene chapel perfectly suited for a lovely couple on their wedding day. This place is off the beaten path in Hawley, Pennsylvania. There is a certain rustic romance unique only to Woodloch; no other experience is truly like it. The scenery of Lake Teedyuskung makes a stunning backdrop for exchanging vows. The wooded meadow along the lake transforms the outdoor setting into a sacred place fully furnished with an altar, aisle, seating arrangement, and virtually unlimited space for the ceremony, all of which can be personally customized!


 At Woodloch they go above and beyond! Their tagline speaks volumes; it’s not a venue, an experience. Any inspirations, ideas, dreams - they become a reality at Woodloch. The outdoor weddings are striking as is, but Woodloch takes it to a whole new level, where personal customization is limitless. From vintage to modern, rustic to elegant, colorful to simple, the pleasant and compliant Woodloch staff make anything possible on your special day.




After you meet the wedding coordinators, you’ll know this is the place for you! Their dedication and eager attitudes are something you need when planning a wedding. The best part is that they will always be there every step, hairdo, dress, of the way!


If you think you’ll be a bridezilla when planning your wedding, have no fear! The convenience of having a wedding at Woodloch is that it is a “one stop shop” place! They offer countless possibilities because they are an inclusive resort that stretches over 1,000 acres. There is a variety of options for a ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, after party, and even a morning-after breakfast.


Their ceremony locations include the Country Club at Woodloch Springs overlooking the rolling hills of the golf course, and/or the Lakeside at Woodloch Pines Resort with its majestic view of the sparkling lake. The Lakeview Dining Room, the Mountain Laurel Dining Room, and the Vista Terrace Dining Room are all amazing reception locations; the Lakeview Dining Room is more than accommodating for wedding guests.

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There is an abundance of activities, entertainment, and amenities, including but not limited to golf, zip lining, bumper cars, trap shooting, late night shows, water skiing, and so much more! Consider this to be your first honeymoon, since Woodloch’s backyard is essentially a dream destination!


All in all, why a Woodloch Wedding? It’s simple. You want your wedding to be YOUR wedding – YOUR perfect day. Woodloch is in the business of making that happen. Being tucked deep within the woods, secluded from the hustle and bustle makes for an incredible getaway and unforgettable memories with your new spouse, family, and friends that you couldn’t imagine having anywhere else.


Fall is on Its Way to the Pocono Mountains

Posted on Tue, Sep 06, 2016


 Fall is on Its Way to the  Pocono Mountains 

Spring into Fall at Woodloch Resort




Holy moly toucans! Summer has really flown by in a heartbeat here at Woodloch!


You let it happen again, didn’t you? It’s okay though! We understand… sun, sand, and tans, who wouldn’t want that?

Here at Woodloch, you still have some time to get away while the sun shines bright and the gorgeous summer weather lingers.


Make the most of the beautiful temperatures and continue to jump right into some of our most popular activities! We know you’ll want to return later in the fall.

Things to look forward to:

  • SWIMMING : Yes, there is still time left to spend soaking up vitamin D in one of our four pools.
  • Brand new trivia games: The whole family will love these new games along with other favorites such as Olympics and “Cake Wars.”
  • Nightly entertainment : Take on the night, and enjoy our Broadway-style theme show as well as performances by comedians, magicians, and jugglers.
  • Cookouts: Before the temperatures start dropping, savor your favorite summer foods at our delicious cookouts!

Woodloch is your destination for September - don’t miss out! We know you’ll have fun because that’s what we’re made of.

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

It’s time to get cozy!

With kids heading back to school and cooler temperatures rolling in, fall is on it’s way to the Pocono Mountains . . . and it couldn’t be a more beautiful time to visit!

We know you’ll enjoy your trip to Woodloch even after Labor Day has come and gone.The leaves start changing color, and the wooded forests come to life in a rush of vibrant yellows and oranges, deep purples and dark greens.

Fall brings with it favorites like pumpkin spice lattes, apple orchards, comfy clothing, bonfires, and picture-perfect moments.

Feel free to take a stroll through our scenic nature trail as the leaves trickle down softly around you. Or enjoy a trip to the spa for a relaxing massage. It’s a perfect way to end the day with a loved one.

Here at Woodloch, every season is worth the vacation, and fall is no exception.
So, break out the cozy clothes, warm drinks, and fun-loving spirit, and fall in love with fall at Woodloch!

Get AWAY to the Pocono Mountains

Posted on Thu, Sep 01, 2016

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Sometimes life can get a little rough during the week.

Meaning, it’s time to step back and get away to Woodloch Resort.

Our resort offers a fun midweek program to explore all that you want and more!

The AWAY program, which stands for “Art, Wine, Adventure, and You,” brings together fantastic courses for you to enjoy at a nominal fee. We highly recommend this. I mean, art, food, wine, and adventure? What could be better? Maybe our comfy beds, but you’ll be able to crawl into bed at the end of the day!

We want to ensure that your all-inclusive Poconos vacation is a memorable one.  


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Perennials, annuals, oh my! Get in touch with your natural side.

The AWAY program hosts classes on gardening. It’s okay to get a little dirty, we don’t mind!

You’ll be able to take intimate gardening classes held at Blackmoore Farms at The Lodge at Woodloch. Guided by horticulturists, you’ll get up close and personal with the earth. Plus, learn about all the different types of plants and flowers in the farm-to-table garden.

If learning about gardening isn’t quite up your alley, check out our other amazing AWAY courses that will take you on fantastic nature excursions.

With a guide, you’ll head deep into the forest surrounding our resort for an unforgettable experience. Along the way, you’ll learn all about the Northern Pocono Mountains.

Hiking isn’t the only nature excursion we offer; biking, kayaking, and even snowshoeing in the wintertime are also available.


Get your Adrenaline Pumping

Are you looking for a different kind of adventure, one that might get your adrenaline pumping?

Look no further than our Eagle Eye Zipline tour.Paintball_Adventures_Cheap_All_Inclusive_Vacations_Hotel_Resort.jpg

We offer a zipline that is perfect for those wanting a little more adventure.

There is no turning back once your feet leave the platform, you’ll race down 660 feet of line! The real rush co
mes when you step on to the Tarzan Free Fall platform, 40 feet up…
Don’t worry, it’s safe.

After you zipline your way through the treetops then grab your buddies and head over to the paintball course.

As you gear up for an intense game of paintball (or even Archery Tag!) make sure you already know who your allies are, because once those masks go on, there’s no telling who your true friends are!  At Woodloch, you’re here to make memories that last a lifetime.


Paint like Monet

If you’re looking for something a little more relaxing…

Take a look at our programs which feature art, cooking, and wine tasting.

These relaxing alternatives, opposite our high-energy activities, are a nice way to wind down an afternoon.

Cooking Demonstrations are a great way to learn all about your favorite meals, or something you’ve never tried before. Plus, you’ll see how to prepare meals by Woodloch's best chefs and at the end you’ll enjoy the fruits of their labor, with some insider information.

Along with cooking classes, we also offer wine tasting courses for those 21+. Working with Woodloch’s resident sommelier, you’ll learn all that there is to know about wine appreciation, like pairing your favorite wine with the best types of food.

It’s all a foodie’s dream come true!

After you’ve tickled your tastebuds, it’s time to get your Michelangelo on. Head over to art class!


The Sistine Chapel wasn’t painted in a day, Our highly skilled art instructors will make even the most novice of painter feel like a professional, you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish.  Seriously.

Whether you want to paint like Monet or be surreal like Dali, we have everything you need to get in touch with your creative side.    

The AWAY program puts an emphasis on adventures and passions and when you step into Woodloch, you’ll be able to explore all that your heart desires.

Experience the freedom of our midweek programming held in our all-inclusive Poconos resort. Relax and have a stress-free trip of a lifetime, when you enjoy our AWAY program, Art, Wine, Adventure + You!

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom” - Vincent Van Gogh


We’ll leave you with that amazing quote because Woodloch is anything but boring. Experience it for yourself.

A Fun Family Resort in the Poconos

Posted on Tue, Aug 16, 2016


We’re in the dog days of summer and that means, the weather is a little bit hotter and the nights are just a bit cooler.

We’ve been thinking, what does the word fun truly mean?

According to Merriam-Webster, fun means “an enjoyable time” and “the feeling of being amused and entertained.”

To us, Woodloch means fun!

Here at Woodloch our version of fun is taken to a whole new level! We’re dedicated to family fun in the Pocono Mountain region of Pennsylvania. Have you heard about our leading activity programs? Whether you’re returning to Woodloch or you’re about to experience your first trip, we’ll make sure you enjoy your family vacation to the fullest extent.

What can you do with your family in the Poconos? Well, sit back and read on… Here are three reasons our resort encourages summertime, family fun!

Keep Your Eyes and Ears Open

You won’t be bored on your next visit to Woodloch. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find something new to try. Get in touch with your theatrical side for an experience you won’t forget.

Check out our fantastic Broadway style Theme Show and nightly entertainment the whole family will love. You’ll enjoy musical numbers, beautiful set designs, and great dancing on stage. Our theme this year focuses on the wonderful world of television.  The small screen wouldn’t do this big production of bright lights in the Poconos, justice.


Ab muscles beware before heading to see one of our acts featuring comedians and jugglers, because they’ll keep you laughing for days! If you’re looking for a roaring good time, these comedians will have you rolling in your seats laughing. A few of these entertainers are Chris Ivey, David Darwin, John Cassidy, and Ned Gelfars.

Did you know that Woodloch has also featured some comedy heavyweights; guys like Ray Romano and Tom Cotter cut their teeth in the Woodloch Nightclub!


Woodloch means fun, and fun means Woodloch!

Along with our amazing troupe of comedians and jugglers, have you seen our magicians? Or it’s possible that you… haven’t? They disappear on us sometimes!

Anthony Salazar, Jay Mattioli, and John Graham will delight you with their illusions and mystical imagination.


A Little Competition Never Hurt Anybody!

Teamwork is vital for our Olympics during your next family vacation or corporate retreatBring a sense of playful competition to your family at Woodloch. As we’re in the midst of celebrating this Olympic season, Woodloch showcases its own brand of international games.  Unite as a family by tackling big team events and see who goes for the gold!

Enjoy the thrill of discovery, athleticism, and competition? Then you’ll want to try our Amazing Races and Scavenger Hunts with your family. Sometimes all it takes is a little family bonding, over  healthy competition, to experience what FUN in the Poconos is all about.

Are you a trivia-family? Then check out Woodloch Feud. A Family Feud style event, where brains and wit come together! We might not have Steve Harvey to host this event, but we’ll make sure fun is number one on the list.


It’s Summer Fun All the Time

There is honestly so much to do at Woodloch that even this blog can’t contain it all! As the days get warmer, slide into the lake and cool off.

Enjoy some summertime fun with the whole family while it lasts. Our lake offers quite a few fun, there’s that word again, summertime activities. Try out kayaking, canoeing, or even water skiing for the more adventurous. Paddle boating is a great option to see the fall colors, once the leaves start changing.

While the lake may not be your favorite swimming hole in the winter (though ice skating is pretty rad), you can still make a big splash in a number of our indoor pools.  Our Kiddie Splash pools will be a big hit for the littlest members of your family, but there is plenty of fun for everyone in our larger pools and hot tubs.

Plus, we even have our new indoor corkscrew slide!

There is so much to do at Woodloch, your nights and days will be filled with family, laughter, and most of all, fun.

F is for friends and family!

U is for you (you = U) and me… at Woodloch!

N is for a-N-y time and a-N-ything at all (yeah, you get the point), here in the Poconos Mountains!

Bringing friends and families together is what we know best (and we’ve been doing it for 60 years now), and TripAdvisor.com agrees… being voted the #1 Family Resort in America has been an honor. Stop by with your family and experience the warm hospitality of an exceptional Poconos Family Resort.


Tags: Pocono Mountains, family time, family fun