Your stay with us can be as relaxing or as eventful as you want it to be. With the majestic Poconos as your playground, there is no shortage of recreational activities to enjoy with friends and family. From water parks to horseback riding, everything is within close proximity of Countryside Cottages.

Looking for attractions in the Pocono area for a specific season? We’ve got you covered with a variety of outdoor activities that you can enjoy throughout the year. Enjoy a day of fun at Camelbeach Water Park. Get your heart racing with Adventure Sports. Raining outside? No problem, enjoy a night out with the whole family at Big Wheel Roller Skating. Check out a long list of Pocono attractions below:


Some nights, you just don’t want to eat in. After a long day of rafting or skiing, you want someone else to take care of the cooking and cleaning. Lucky for you, the Poconos has a variety of popular restaurants for you to try out. Whether you are dining with the family or enjoying a dinner for two, there’s something for everyone close to all our favorite Pocono attractions.

For an ice cold beer and grilled steak, head on down to the Barley Creek Brewing Company. Looking for a Friday night lobster feast? You can’t beat the Smugglers Cove where seafood is king. Enjoy a step back into history at the Tannersville Inn restaurant and tavern for great food and cocktails. All these options and more await you.


No vacation is complete without a day of shopping. Whether you love bargains or simply want to find a truly one of a kind piece, you’ll find it here at the Poconos. Make sure to stop at the Crossings Outlets where you can purchase a brand new pair of sneakers, jewelry, clothing or home goods and get a bite to eat all in a single day.

Get a taste of local flair at the Pocono Bazaar and Flea Market and meet the artisans in person. Stock up on your candles at American Candle. And don’t forget to reward yourself with something sweet at the Pocono Cheesecake Factory. These are just some of the fantastic shopping destinations located near Countryside Cottages.


What’s the first thing you think of when you think Poconos? Skiing, that’s right! If you’re staying with us during the winter season, it’s safe to say you’re here to enjoy the slopes. Whether you’re skiing or snowboarding, coming with friends or bringing the whole family, there’s no place quite like the Poconos.

To enjoy the best ski attractions in the Pocono area, we suggest heading out to one of these popular destinations: Camelback Ski Area, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, or Alpine Mountain Ski Area. They are the best in the area which is why our customers keep coming back year after year.


For those looking for a night of entertainment, the Poconos does not disappoint. Celebrate 40 years with the Shawnee Playhouse. Enjoy dinner and a show at this historic local theater. Want to sing along to some live music? There’s always a great band performing at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. In business for over 135 years, this is one of the oldest vaudeville theaters in the country.

While you are in town, check out the Sherman Theater. Located in Stroudsburg, it’s the perfect venue to grab a show with friends and then head to one of the local spots for a drink afterwards. As you can see, there’s no shortage of music and theater attractions in the Poconos.


Grab your golf clubs and head over to the Poconos to enjoy a day on the green with friends. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, bachelor party or a reunion, there are many amazing golf courses in the area. Here are some of our favorites: Water Gap Country Club, Evergreen Golf Club, and Pocono Manor Golf Resort. We suggest calling ahead and booking your tee time to ensure your day goes off without a hitch.