Celebrating Spring in the Poconos

by Holly Riddle

May 11, 2019

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Tips / Destination

Celebrate the arrival of spring in the Poconos with these events, activities and festivals.


Earth Day Festivals and Litter Clean-Up Events

Earth Day may have come and gone, but you can still celebrate with events occurring through May 11. Across the region, organizations host litter clean-ups, educational events and more.


Pocono Mountains Restaurant Month

Pocono Mountains Restaurant Month lasts through May 19 and gives guests traveling in the region a true taste of the Poconos at participating restaurants in Wayne, Pike, Monroe and Carbon counties. Try a variety of cuisines, signature dishes and bites that will appease every palate.


Mother’s Day Events

Mother’s Day is coming up May 12 and you can find lots of things to do in the Poconos, from special dining offerings to events.


Annual Farm Frolic

May 18–26, visit Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm on the weekends for the 31st annual Farm Frolic. All about baby animals, this event welcomes the farm’s newest residents, including chickens, rabbits, sheep and goats. You can even get hands-on with the pigs and learn a thing or two about swine care.


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Top 5: Macau Street Foods

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Work and Play in Italy

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Products / Travel
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Toilo Toiletry Bag

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Under $100 / North America
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Under $100: Gettysburg

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Rental Cars Offer Flexibility for Business, Leisure or Both

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Destinations / Europe
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Cycling in Sicily

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