From luxurious hideaways to activity-packed camping spots, Pennsylvania resorts deliver lodging and attractions to suit all budgets and vacation styles, from those seeking a relaxing escape or for others eager to experience it all.
1. Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Seven Springs Mountain Resort is Pennsylvania's Outdoor Adventure Headquarters. Summer brings a wide array of family-friendly activities, including ziplining, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, and much more. Choose from hotel rooms, condos, townhouses, cottages, and chalets.
2. Woodloch Resort
The all-inclusive Woodloch Resort in the Pocono Mountains keeps the whole family occupied with an impressive schedule of more than 30 daily activities, including scenic boat rides, Paint & Sip classes, go-karting, and tons of fun for both kids and adults.
3. Hershey® Lodge
Stay within walking distance of the chocolate-y confines of Hersheypark® at the Hershey® Lodge Enjoy the amenities of a resort vacation, Hershey®-style with perks that include Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Treatments at MeltSpa by Hershey®, animal encounters, signature eateries, s'mores roasts, and chocolate bingo. Enjoy year-round splashing activities at Hershey's Water Works, a 30,000-square-foot indoor pool complex!, so be sure to pack your swimsuit!
4. Lake Raystown Resort
From villas and bungalows to campsites and cabins, Lake Raystown Resort offers lodging options to suit every budget and 400 acres of waterfront fun set the stage for epic family memories. With plenty of attractions a short distance away, come back from a day of fun and enjoy the beautiful views of the lake.
5. The Lodge at Glendorn
Built as a retreat for a wealthy family in the 1920s, The Lodge at Glendorn's accommodations and activities are reminiscent of an old-fashioned family camp. Flanked by the Allegheny National Forest, the area boasts amazing fly fishing, bonfires, and s’mores making at Skipper Lake and 18 miles of hiking trails. Relax in a calm forested environment and book a spa treatment at The Forest Spa featuring ingredients sourced from the surrounding woodlands.
6. Mount Airy Casino Resort
Plan a no-kids getaway to Mount Airy Casino Resort where you can luxuriate in the plush rooms, sample several restaurants, play on the casino floor, and revel in the spa's amenities – all without leaving the property.
7. Lenape Heights Golf Resort
Give the links-lover in your life the gift of a golf getaway at Lenape Heights Golf Resort. Lenape Heights' European-style hotel, renowned restaurant, sports bar, and couldn't-be-closer golf course mean all the vacation decisions are made for you – all you must do is enjoy them.
Nemacolin is an expansive and stately Laurel Highlands stay that checks off many of the items from your summer bucket list. The resort includes experiences such as a spa and salon, cosmic bowling , several restaurants and lounges, and an art gallery.
9. Shadowbrook Inn & Resort
While Shadowbrook's par 71, 18-hole championship course draws golfers from near and far, the Shadowbrook Inn & Resort offers access to plenty of other activities. Onsite options include a hot yoga studio and massage therapy, while the surrounding Endless Mountains range offers excellent summer activities like miniature golf, relaxing by the outdoor pool, and historic hiking trails.
10. Skytop Lodge
A member of Historic Hotels of America, this Pocono Mountains paradise Skytop Lodge sits amid 5,500 forested acres. Deer graze on the property, and guests connect with nature on guided hikes to waterfalls, on the lake, and through wildlife programs. There's also rock climbing, archery tag, paintball, kayak tours, biking, and a full-service spa.
One-of-a-kind Keystone State Lodging
Journey back to the 18th century at the General Warren in Malvern, where eight elegantly restored suites reflect the establishment's 270-year history.
Bask in the peaceful settings of Cook Forest State Park without forsaking modern comforts at Gateway Lodge Country Inn in Cooksburg, where suites boast fireplaces, fireside Jacuzzis, and private balconies overlooking the forest.
Learn about all of the life within Bald Eagle State Park at the Nature Inn, which strives to educate its guests about the park's beloved inhabitants by offering interpretive programs and extensive bird-watching resources.
Slumber in nautical or Victorian themed rooms at the Fulton Steamboat Inn in Lancaster, a steamboat-themed hotel located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country.
Unwind on the shores of Lake Erie at Virginia's Beach Lakefront Cabins & Camping in North Springfield, where lakefront cabins and secluded campsites offer easy access to Lake Erie.
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