winter activities in PA

The Best Winter Activities in PA Are Found at Lake Wallenpaupack

While you’re visiting the Pocono Mountains during the winter season, take advantage of the many great cold-weather activities available! From annual festivals celebrating the season to winter sports, there is plenty to keep you occupied during your stay with Silver Birches Resort. Best of all, you won’t have to travel far to take advantage of these great winter activities in PA!

Are you looking for more suggestions for winter activities in PA? Download our free Vacation Guide! Discover the best places for hiking, skiing, and more in one easy-to-read guide. Plus, get the inside scoop on four historic small towns in the Northern region of the Pocono Mountains. Planning your stay with Silver Birches Resort is easy when you use our free Vacation Guide!

Don’t Miss These Great Winter Activities in PA

Shop at Hawley Silk Mill

If you’re looking for some indoor winter activities in PA, you won’t have to search far! Hawley Silk Mill is one of the best places to visit to escape the winter chill. This lifestyle center provides space for visitors and residents to exercise the mind and body, as well as browse goods sold by local vendors. As far as shopping in Hawley, PA, goes, you won’t find a better place anywhere else! Grab some fresh-baked bread from Cocoon Coffeehouse and Bakery or shop for a beautiful new work of art for your home at Art on the Edge. Be sure to check out The Looking Glass Art Gallery & Studio and discover your next new favorite artist! Before you leave, grab a coffee at Cocoon Coffee House.

Have a Skiing Adventure

Whether you prefer downhill or cross-country, there are plenty of great opportunities for skiing in the Poconos. To find winter fun for kids in PA, head to Ski Big Bear, which offers 18 trails for skiing and 500 feet of tubing chutes. The slopes all vary, so you’ll find something for everyone! If you would prefer not to travel with skis, you can rent a pair at Ski Big Bear.

If you prefer cross-country skiing, there are some great spots in the area. Promised Land State Park is about 20 miles from Hawley and offers some great trails for snowshoeing and skiing. This is one of the best places to go in the winter in Pennsylvania! While there aren’t skis for rent at the park, you can borrow a pair of snowshoes at the Promised Land State Park office. Just be sure to bring a photo ID with you and you’ll be on your way to a winter adventure!

Attend Hawley Winterfest

Without a doubt, the best cold-weather festival is Hawley Winterfest. This three-day event has been around for over 20 years, transforming our small town into a winter wonderland! The event typically takes place in early December. From carolers to craft festivals, there are so many ways to celebrate the season. You won’t have to travel far from Silver Birches Resort to join in the holiday fun. There are always some great Winterfest events taking place on our grounds, like Breakfast with Santa! Be sure to check our website for a full list of events at The Waterfront.

Return to Silver Birches Resort for a Warm Night

After a day of enjoying winter activities in PA, return to the luxurious comfort of Silver Birches Resort. Our gorgeous property is one of the best places to go in the winter in Pennsylvania, thanks to our cozy accommodations and incredible on-site restaurant. Are you looking for the perfect venue to host your holiday party in the Pocono Mountains? Then take a look at our many banquet packages. Let us work with you to host a party that you’ll remember fondly.

Check our availability and book your stay today! We look forward to having you.