With fall right around the corner, Camelback Resort is ready for crisp weather, a mountainside covered in orange, red, yellow and golden leaves, thrilling adventures, and memorable outdoor experiences. Camelback Resort is the perfect seasonal getaway for multigenerational families and friends. This fall, the 560-acre, all-year, Pocono Mountains resort, within two hours of New York City and Philadelphia, is pulling out all the stops with plenty of seasonal activities.
Leaf-Peeping Experience – Available Sept. 15–Oct. 15
Nestled in the prime leaf-peeping Poconos with 127 species of indigenous trees, plants and shrubs, Camelback Resort and its surrounding area burst alive with color. The fabulous fall foliage Leaf-Peeping Experience includes luxurious, comfortable accommodations; a self-guided hiking map to hit all the best spots; and boxed snacks to take along. It also includes mountain eye-candy of glorious yellows, greens, oranges, reds and golds, fresh mountain air and the feeling of relaxation.
Halloween-Themed Monster Coaster – Opens Sept. 25 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Halloween
This unique experience lets guests ride Camelback Mountain’s exciting Halloween-inspired Monster Coaster, complete with spooky creatures and night lighting on this thrilling excursion. After riding the coaster, stick around for a magic show and pumpkin carving at Adventure Base Camp while enjoying fall-themed beverages and food.
Ultimate Terrain Vehicle Fall Foliage Tours – Mid-September through Halloween
Created with certain fall foliage stops, ultimate terrain vehicles are equipped with super power and traction, delivering tons of fun and excitement. Two to four travelers at a time can take in breathtaking autumn Pocono Mountain views. The tour is guided by a Camelback Adventure staff member.
Camelback Cozy Campfires and S’mores
At night, cozy up with the family around comfy firepits while lounging on Adirondack chairs, taking in the colorful mountain views and roasting marshmallows.
Halloween Family Fun
In addition to many outdoor activities, Camelback offers lots of family fun throughout the fall, including an indoor Treat Trail. The entire month of October, kids can trick-or-treat, participate in Halloween-themed balloon twisting, decorate donuts, attend a magic show and enjoy movie nights.
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