If you like the idea of snow-filled getaways in scenic mountain settings but aren’t in the mood for skiing, how about some unique alternatives?
As the calendar turns, the colors of autumn aren’t far behind. They can be found within two hours of home in the expansive Pocono Mountains.
The more adventurous getaway seekers this weekend are looking forward to traditional whitewater rafting, now in faster-flowing mountain streams thanks to the passage of Hurricane Irene.
Ice may not be your favorite topping on area highways, but for some winter sports enthusiasts, it’s ecstasy. Take ice fishermen for instance. When the region’s lakes and ponds freeze with a solid five inches of ice from shore to shore, there’s a boat load of cold water pan fish to be caught.