Encompassing 2,400 square miles of rolling mountain terrain, breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls, verdant forests and 170 miles of winding rivers, the Pocono Mountains region of Northeast Pennsylvania is a woodland paradise. Colorful leaves blanket and illuminate the countryside, creating a dramatic backdrop for outdoor activities of all kinds.
The varied landscape presents scenic views in every season, but few sights compare to the breathtaking fall foliage. The Pocono Mountains are home to 127 indigenous species of trees, plants and shrubs that burst into bold hues every autumn.
Stay, explore and experience the beauty of autumn in the Pocono Mountains.
Named “one of America’s most scenic drives” by National Geographic, this tranquil highway along Pennsylvania’s northern tier is more than 400 miles of history and heritage, linking small towns and iconic attractions. While traveling on Route 6, you’ll come across breathtaking views of unspoiled forests and mountains — the perfect route to pursue your autumn happiness. We’ve carved out an 87-mile stretch to get you started.
Pack your sweaters and grab some friends! You’re about to take a vivid, three-day trek through the beautiful Laurel Highlands. When Happy Travelers stop by this autumn, they’ll find themselves surrounded by color on an exploration of history, architecture and covered bridges. Oh, and don’t forget your camera — this leaf peeping trip is sure to make your Instagram followers jealous.
When it comes to Pennsylvania’s beautiful landscapes, Upstate PA offers some of the best — especially during fall. Mountains and forests saturated with fiery seasonal colors frame the region and its tranquil communities, state parks and bustling cities — like Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Come take in autumn’s awe-inspiring show in Upstate PA.