Covering parts of six Pennsylvania countiesMonroe, Pike, southern Wayne and Lackawanna, northeastern Carbon, and eastern Luzerne this book celebrates the Pocono Mountains region: its majestic beauty and history. Nearly 400 images pay homage to the scenic landscape that inspired vacationing families and tourists to escape hot summers in the city for rafting, canoeing, and kayaking while taking advantage of its mountains and plateaus in the winter for some skiing, snowshoeing, and ice-skating. The book also blends the art and culture of the region by showcasing the architecture, attractions, and historical sites of the surrounding counties. There are museums, historical courthouses and homesteads, state parks, nature sanctuaries, waterfalls, foliage, wildlife, and breath-taking vistas. For more than 150 years, visitors have been drawn to vacation and retire in the Poconos. See for yourself one of the most beautiful, interesting, and spectacular places in the United States.