Many of State College’s key attractions are within easy reach of Shawnee, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two of the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Shawnee Mountain Ski Area and the fantastic Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau. Two other recommended attractions that are nearby Shawnee are Bushkill Falls and the Crossings Premium Outlets.
If the sun is shining, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the local natural destinations. Explore the local wilderness by heading to Mount Pocono in Mount Pocono.
When the temperatures drops around State College, head to the hills and enjoy the snow-based activities at the Camelback Ski Area in Pocono Manor.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Mount Airy Casino and Resort, Mount Pocono, the Budget Inn & Suites, East Stroudsburg, and the Chateau Resort & Conference Center, Tannersville.