The Poconos Mountains are one big amusement park and activities are all over the 2400 square miles. Indian Mountain Lakes is located in the more western section of the Southern tier near Rt I-80 called the “Ski region”. Another Poconos region is the northern region we call the “lake region” along Rt I-84 with no major ski resorts, but more and bigger lakes.
Major Pocono Activities located near Indian Mountain Lakes and all within a 30 minute drive are:
Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Resorts.
Lake Harmony Motor boating
An indoor water park at Split Rock Resort
A larger (and more expensive for day visitors) indoor waterpark at Kahahari resort
35 restaurants from fast food chains to smaller more intimate places to eat.
Shopping at the Crossings Outlet Complex
Mt Airy Casino Resort
The Pocono Raceway NASCAR racing – Less than 8 miles
Whitewater rafting (canoeing and kayaking) on the Lehigh River
Camelback Adventure Park
Camelback Outdoor Water Park
Jack Frost National Golf
Golf at Split Rock Resort
Four Wheeling on ATVs at two commercial ATV parks
Antiquing (all over the Poconos)
Race Car Experience
Fishing (both in the community and at various state lakes)