Tamiment and its surrounding areas offer a plethora of exciting activities and attractions that are sure to please any traveler. The Poconos Mountains, a sprawling 2400 square miles, seem like a big amusement park with endless opportunities for adventure. Tamiment is located in the Ski region, where all major ski resorts are located. Even though the resorts are at some distance from Tamiment, they are within a 30 minute drive. Tamiment is also near East Stroudsburg, PA, which boasts a university and medical center, and Stroudsburg, the county seat.
With 30 golf courses within an hour’s drive from Tamiment, golf enthusiasts can indulge in their passion to their heart’s content. Meanwhile, anglers can take advantage of the thousands of acres of woodlands, forests, and the Delaware River in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area for fishing, rafting, canoeing, and kayaking. Visitors can also go horseback riding, antiquing, or enjoy shopping at the Crossings Outlet Complex, which has over 100 brand outlets and places to eat.
For thrill-seekers, the Camelback Outdoor Water Park and Adventure Park offers exciting water rides and ski snowboarding areas, while the Pocono Raceway hosts NASCAR racing events. Visitors can also take part in exciting activities like paintball, axe throwing, snowmobiling, and four-wheeling on ATVs.
Foodies will love the variety of restaurants nearby, from fast food chains to smaller, intimate eateries like Petrizzo’s, serving delicious clams and Italian cuisine, and Alaska Pete’s, which specializes in fresh seafood and BBQ.
Concerts and plays are regularly held at locations in Downtown Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg, and Shawnee, while Mt Airy Casino offers a casino, golf, and events venue. Finally, those who simply want to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life can explore the mountains and refresh in nature.