Enjoy a winter getaway at one of these 6 best places to stay in the Poconos

Best Places to Stay in the Poconos This Winter

Select Registry - December 7, 2021

Get Cozy in the Poconos!

Find the best places to stay in the Poconos for romantic getaways this winter

If you’re looking for the best places to stay in the Poconos this winter, we have six excellent properties for you to consider. The Pocono Mountains, located in northeastern Pennsylvania, are one of the most charming and romantic getaway destinations on the East Coast.  

It’s beautiful there in the winter, but the Poconos are a wonderful 4-season getaway, filled with an incredible range of activities like hiking, biking, birdwatching, waterfall chasing, boating, fishing. In the winter, aside from getting cozy, it’s a great place for skiing and other snow sports. There are also several quaint towns to explore and plenty of breathtaking scenery to take in. 

With steep mountains, cloud-covered peaks, and 150+ beautiful lakes, it’s easy to fall in love with the Pocono Mountains. It’s pretty easy to get here, too, given that this area is roughly 100 miles from Philadelphia and New York City.  Getting here is easy, and when you rely on Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts, so is lodging. 

When it comes to finding the best places to stay in the Poconos this winter, you can’t beat the cozy, charming accommodations offered by our Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts. Whether you’re looking for a bit of adventure or a weekend mired in romance, there’s nothing that beats a winter getaway to one of our Pocono Mountain Bed and Breakfasts. They are, without a doubt, among the best places to stay in the Poconos this winter!

a couple snowshoeing

The Best Places to Stay in the Poconos

One of the best parts of a wintry and romantic getaway in the Poconos is the chance to sink into cozy, luxurious accommodations and spend some dedicated time with your sweetheart. It’s long been one of the top destinations for not just romantic getaways but honeymoons, babymoons, and other celebrations as well. 

It’s this opportunity to connect and rekindle that romantic spark that makes our Bed and Breakfasts among the best places to stay in the Poconos. You’ll find far more than the heart-shaped tubs that once made this region famous, though.  

There are many things that make our Select Registry lodging properties among the best places to stay in the Poconos. First, they offer a welcome respite from the outside world and a place where romance can be your singular focus.  Curl up in front of cozy fireplaces, share a glass of wine, meander through breathtaking winter wonderlands outside, indulge in treatments at world-class luxury spas, and give yourself the chance to breathe deeply and focus inwards. 

Exquisite accommodations and world-class hospitality are just one part of what makes our selection of Bed and Breakfasts and boutique hotels rank among the best places to stay in the Poconos. Unlike most hotel chains, where homogenous guest rooms and bland service have replaced personalized service and authenticity, Select Registry properties offer an authentic sense of place in which to reignite the flames of passion. 

Not only will you find unique and welcoming accommodations to your liking, but you can take solace in the fact that each of our member properties has passed the most comprehensive inspection in the industry. This, combined with the stunning natural beauty of northeastern Pennsylvania, all add up to an unforgettable vacation. Isn’t it time you elevated your getaway and stayed at one of the best places to stay in the Poconos?

wine glass toss

More Things to do in the Poconos

A simple browse through the pictures and descriptions of our properties below, and you’ll soon see why we think our members offer some of the best places to stay in the Poconos.  But what happens after you get there?

For some, classy, elegant lodging in these beautiful mountains might be all you need for a relaxing and memorable getaway.  Others might want to pack in as much fun, adventure, and romantic exploration as possible.  Or, perhaps, a healthy mix of the two!  We’ve already introduce what we think makes Select Registry properties the best places to stay in the Poconos, so what follows is a list of some of our favorite things to do in the Poconos in the winter. 

  1. If you enjoy skiing or snowboarding, there are plenty of great places to hit the slopes in the Poconos – with a total of more than 185 slopes and trails, to be specific!
  2. There’s no better way to immerse yourself into the stunning winter wonderland that is the Poconos than to glide over the hills and through the woods on a snowmobile
  3. For something a bit more romantic, consider heading to one of the many indoor or outdoor ice skating rinks that dot the area, or perhaps even consider a romantic sleigh ride through these beautiful wintry landscapes. 
  4. The adventurous couple that plays together stays together.  What better way to introduce a bit of adventure than by dog sledding? It’s one of the most unique things to do in the Poconos. 
  5. Just as there is plenty of incredible hiking throughout the remainder of the year, winter is a great time to get outside in the Poconos for some cross country skiing or snowshoeing
  6. Spending time outdoors isn’t the only option available to you in the Poconos this winter.  The area is also home to some excellent wineries, breweries, distilleries, and live music venues, each perfect for a wonderful and romantic night out. 
  7. Given the number of people that come here for a bit of romance, it’s not surprising that there are plenty of incredible fine dining experiences to be enjoyed while visiting the Poconos – and that includes dining options at our properties, too.  As we said, there’s a reason our properties are considered amongst the best places to stay in the Poconos!

With so many great things to do and just as many wonderful places to stay, isn’t it time you get to the Pocono Mountains this winter?  Book today, and see firsthand why Select Registry lodging properties rate as the best places to stay in the Poconos this winter! 

Bed and Breakfasts in the Poconos

Hotel Fauchere

Founded in 1852 by Delmonico’s Master Chef Louis Fauchere, the Hotel Fauchere was operated by the Fauchere family for 124 years. After a total restoration, the hotel today features 16 casually elegant guest rooms, in the heart of Milford, Pennsylvania’s National Historic District.

Hotel Anthracite

Hotel Anthracite is a tribute to the historical significance of the area with an ambiance that provides a glimpse of the past while offering modern amenities. The hotel celebrates the region and its history steeped in the coal region of Pennsylvania.

The French Manor Inn & Spa

Modeled after a chateau in the south of France, Joseph Hirshhorn created a private retreat in Pennsylvania where he could enjoy the solitude of the mountains and the serenity of “Mother Nature.” The accommodations and cuisine are unmatched in the area. 

Many of our suites boast a fireplace and Jacuzzi, private balcony and spectacular 20-mile views. Le Spa Forêt at the French Manor invites guests to enjoy restful and all-natural spa treatments, an indoor salt-water pool and hot tub, and a fitness room. The French Manor has been a proud recipient of AAA’s four-diamond award for both the restaurant and accommodations for the past 13 consecutive years. 

Silver Birches

Welcome to Silver Birches, a gorgeous vintage lakefront resort in the Pocono Mountains. The Inn sits on nearly 700 feet of shoreline on Lake Wallenpaupack. 

Our resort offers guest rooms at the inn, as well as cottages and houses. Our outdoor activities are great for family vacations. Enjoy our seasonal pool, shuffleboard, lawn games, and fire pits. We also offer numerous water-based activities, including fishing, paddle boarding, boating, and more. If it’s relaxation you’re looking for at our waterfront resort, you can request a special in-room massage or order a bottle of champagne. There is something for everyone here at Silver Birches, one of the best upscale resorts in the Poconos.

Ledges Hotel

Settled between the flourishing natural beauty of rock ledges and Paupack High Falls, Ledges Hotel is a luxury historic hotel in Hawley, Pennsylvania affording modern conveniences without sparing its rustic charm. A Pocono hotel built in 1890, this Federal-style structure was originally built for the John S. O’Connor Glass Factory, illustrating the deep culture and heritage of the area’s manufacturing industry.

Passionate for maintaining its aesthetic and historic integrity, Ledges Hotel celebrates its legacy to the community, blending its contemporary sustainable design with its vibrant natural landscape. Featuring a variety of guestrooms and suites, refined dining at Glass wine.bar.kitchen, a picturesque backdrop for meetings and events, and exciting recreational activities nearby, this unique hotel in the Pocono Mountains is truly a treasured retreat.

The Settlers Inn

Rest your head and ease your careworn soul at the Settlers Inn, an authentic 1920′s Arts & Crafts Lodge in Hawley, Pennsylvania, the small downtown that serves the Lake Wallenpaupack region of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. Guests experience the amenities of a Bed and Breakfast along with an award-winning Farm to Table Restaurant that is the cornerstone of the inn.

Whether dining outdoors in the summer months or beside the massive fireplace in the Chestnut Tavern, one will always find a relaxing place to gather here. The twenty-three room Inn sits on six acres of land surrounded by artfully designed gardens and bordered by the Lackawaxen River and woodlands that contain a portion of the old Delaware & Hudson Canal. It is a place to call home while exploring the many outdoor adventures of the Delaware Highlands Region.

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