10 First-Class Pennsylvania Resorts

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

One of Pennsylvania's top winter destinations dazzles even when there's no snow on the ground. Summer brings a wide array of outdoor adventures, including golfing, mountain biking, paddle boating, fly fishing, ziplining, and an alpine slide. Choose from hotel rooms, condos, townhouses, cottages, and ski chalets.

2. Woodloch Resort


This all-inclusive resort in the Pocono Mountains keeps the whole family occupied with an impressive schedule of daily activities: scavenger hunts, evening shows, cooking and art classes, go-karting, ziplining, rock climbing, swimming, and tons of fun competitions for both kids and adults.

3. Hershey® Lodge


Stay within walking distance of the chocolate-y confines of Hersheypark® and enjoy the amenities of a resort vacation, Hershey®-style. Perks include The Chocolate Spa (naturally), three golf courses, five signature eateries, s'mores roasts, and chocolate bingo. Hershey's Water Works, a new 30,000-square-foot indoor pool complex, opens Memorial Day weekend, so be sure to pack your swimsuit!

4. Lake Raystown Resort


From villas and bungalows to campsites and cabins, lodging options to suit every budget and 400 acres of waterfront fun set the stage for epic family memories. The WildRiver Waterpark, arcade and game room, and playground keep little ones busy, while adults love relaxing on the lake.

5. The Lodge at Glendorn


Built as a retreat for a wealthy family in the 1920s, Glendorn's accommodations and activities are reminiscent of an old-fashioned family camp. Flanked by the Allegheny National Forest, the area boasts amazing fishing, hiking, and biking. Go canoeing at Bondieu Lake and book a spa treatment at The Forest Spa featuring ingredients sourced from the surrounding woodlands.

6. Mount Airy Casino Resort

Mount Pocono

Plan a no-kids getaway to this Poconos casino-resort where you can luxuriate in the plush rooms, sample several restaurants, play on the casino floor or the golf course, see concerts or comedians, and revel in the spa's amenities – all without leaving the property.

7. Lenape Heights Golf Resort

Ford City

Give the links-lover in your life the gift of a golf getaway. Lenape Heights' European-style hotel, renowned restaurant, sports bar, onsite library, and couldn't-be-closer golf course mean all the vacation decisions are made for you – all you must do is enjoy them.

8. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort


This expansive and stately Laurel Highlands resort checks off many of the items from your summer bucket list with a spa and salon, 36 holes of championship golf, a shooting club, Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing, several restaurants and lounges, and an art gallery. Plus, the resort's adventure center offers a bevy of rigorous outdoors activities, from an off-road driving academy and mountain-biking trails to a climbing wall and paintball grounds.

9. Shadowbrook Inn & Resort


While Shadowbrook's par 71, 18-hole championship course draws golfers from near and far, the resort offers access to plenty of other activities. Onsite options include racquetball, miniature golf, horseshoes, and volleyball, while the surrounding Endless Mountains offer excellent hunting, fishing, hiking, whitewater rafting, and boating.

10. Skytop Lodge


A member of Historic Hotels of America, this Pocono Mountains paradise 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 tennis, golf, shooting, rafting, swimming, art classes, yoga, and a full-service spa.

One-Of-A-Kind Keystone State Lodging

Journey back to the 18th century at the General Warren Inne 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 fantastic fishing, boating, and swimming.

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