Whether you’re seeking a relaxing escape or eager to experience it all, Pennsylvania resorts deliver lodging and attractions to suit all budgets and vacation styles — from luxurious hideaways to activity-packed camping spots.
1. Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Seven Springs Mountain Resort is Pennsylvania's Outdoor Adventure Headquarters with a wide variety of family-friendly activities to enjoy every season of the year. Their accommodations range from hotel rooms and condos to townhouses, cottages, and chalets. Ski and snowboard in winter, then zipline, horseback ride, hike, fish, or simply relax in a beautiful setting in spring through the fall.
2. Woodloch Resort
The all-inclusive Woodloch Resort in the Pocono Mountains is one of the best resorts on the east coast, and indeed the entire U.S. After all, it has been voted the #1 Family Resort in the U.S. by USA Today in 2019, 2021, and 2022! The whole family will be entertained with an impressive array of more than 30 daily activities including snow tubing in winter, scenic boat rides in spring, summer, and fall, and tons of fun for both kids and adults all year long!
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 with 400 acres of waterfront fun setting the stage for epic family memories. With plenty of attractions a short distance away, come back from a day of fun-filled adventures and relax and enjoy the beautiful views of the lake.
5. The Lodge at Glendorn
Once a retreat for a wealthy family built 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 have to do is enjoy them!
The expansive and stately Nemacolin resort in the Laurel Highlands checks off many of the items on your bucket list. The resort includes experiences almost too numerous to count including a carousel, paintball, ropes, and zipline courses, swimming pools, cosmic bowling, several restaurants and lounges, a top-rated golf course, axe throwing, an art gallery, and other adventures for year-round fun and excitement at one of the outstanding and best resorts in Pennsylvania.
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 fun activities. Onsite options include a hot yoga studio, while the surrounding Endless Mountains range offers family friendly activities such as miniature golf, relaxing by the outdoor pool, and historic hiking trails.
10. Skytop Lodge
A member of Historic Hotels of America, Skytop Lodge sits amid 5,500 forested acres in a Pocono Mountains paradise. Deer graze on the property and guests connect with nature on guided hikes to waterfalls, on the lake, and through wildlife programs. The Adventure Center offers unparalleled thrills and fun. There's rock climbing, ziplining, archery tag, paintball, kayak tours, biking, and a full slate of programs and fun-filled activities all year round.
One-of-a-kind Lodging in the Keystone State
Journey back to the 18th century at the General Warren in Malvern where eight elegantly restored suites reflect the inn’s nearly 280-year history. At their restaurant and tavern, you’ll find classic 18th century charm and hospitality paired with modern American cuisine and spirits from around the world.
Bask in the peaceful settings of Cook Forest State Park without forsaking modern comforts at the Gateway Lodge 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, the #1 econ-lodge in the country! Along with educating its guests about the park's beloved inhabitants by offering interpretive programs and extensive bird-watching resources, the inn offers sweeping lake views, beautiful modern accommodations with private balconies, and an exceptional country style breakfast each morning.
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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