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 / Asia
May 22, 2019

Top 5: Attractions in Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan, is known for its natural beauty, temples and shrines. On your next visit, be sure to add these attractions to your list.

Take Me to Tahiti

Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.

Products / Beauty
May 22, 2019

Clean Skincare from BeautyCounter

BeautyCounter is the skincare brand offering beauty products made with safe ingredients. The California-based company aims to deliver high-performing products free of toxic chemicals.

Road Trips in Portugal

You can cover a lot of ground in Portugal in a short amount of time, and the changing scenery makes for great road trips. Here are some of the best routes.

Work and Play in Italy

Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.

Reviews / Hotel
May 21, 2019

Guyana’s Karanambu Lodge

Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.