Sterling is a popular place to head to while you are exploring Poconos as some of the city’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fascinating Claws 'N' Paws Wild Animal Park and the iconic Promised Land State Park. Also, be sure to check out Everhart Museum and the Montage Mountain Ski Resort.
Visitors to Sterling, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Stroll around and enjoy the quiet of the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour in Scranton and the Steamtown National Historic Site.
To surround yourself with nature, head to the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to relax. To catch a glimpse of the local wilderness head out to Mount Pocono in Mount Pocono.
See if you can hit a hole in one at the Honesdale Golf Club in Honesdale, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
Watch much-loved sporting heroes, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, do battle in the nearby PNC Field, Moosic. On weekends the stadium overflows with navy blue, maroon, gold and white, as local baseball lovers flock together to cheer on their beloved team.
At the end of a busy day exploring the delights of Sterling, rest up in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Mount Airy Casino and Resort, Mount Pocono, the Best Western Plus Scranton East Hotel and Convention Center, Dunmore, and the Inn at Pocono Manor.