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The Poconos region of Pennsylvania has been a long-time favorite destination for vacationers looking for a little romance, family fun, and the serenity of the mountains. The region is made of many small towns that each have something different to offer when you visit them. Another fun way to experience the area in more depth is to stay in a local Airbnb to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and connect with people who call this place home. Here are some of the best Airbnb properties in the Poconos.
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Cozy cabins are often the best way to go when you’re in the Poconos, which is why this property in Greentown is a big hit. This cabin is great for two guests and has one bed and one bath. You’ll be close to the lake, skiing, hunting, and hiking when you stay here and have lots of peace and quiet. Guests should be mindful of snow removal during a winter booking, but there is hired snow removal staff that may help plow the driveway. The list of amenities provided at this Airbnb includes free parking, a kitchen, Wi-Fi, cooking basics, and outdoor space to use.
For groups up to six people traveling to the Poconos area, this lake house is a top Airbnb option. This property has three bedrooms with nine beds and one bath. You’ll be just steps from the lake and beach here and also have access to an in-ground swimming pool, hot tub, playground, game room, and boat rentals. The hot tub is enclosed and a wonderful place to soak regardless of the weather. Free parking is available onsite, there’s a kitchen for guests to use, and entry is with a code on the lockbox.
The Poconos region is also home to some wonderful tiny houses, including this tiny house for two guests. It has one bed and one bathroom and is eight miles from historic Honesdale. You’ll love the rural property on 100 acres here to relax and unwind. The tiny house was originally built around 1888 and has been fully restored. It is well-equipped with a kitchen area, basic cookware, breakfast items included, and gas fireplace. Your host provides maps of the property so you can explore the walking trails. For your weekend getaway, you can get to the tiny house within two and half hours from NYC or the north suburbs of Philadelphia.
Another great option if you’re traveling in the Poconos with your pet is this Airbnb property, which is well-suited for big groups. Here you can have a cabin to yourself for up to 12 guests with four bedrooms, seven beds, and two baths. The cabin is about 10 minutes away from water parks, skiing, and hiking. It is part of the Towamensing Trails community, which has lots of amenities, including a pool, arcade for kids, and boat rentals. Families love it here while spending time on the large front deck, in the tree hammock, and using the fully stocked kitchen. The pet fee is $55 for up to two pets, and the hosts can provide baby and children’s amenities for little ones.
This cozy home is another great pick for larger groups because it can accommodate up to 10 guests in its three bedrooms. This Poconos home has a game room, seven-person hot tub, large kitchen, backyard, outdoor dining set, and free Wi-Fi. It’s on a large piece of property and is also about 500 feet from a seasonal outdoor pool available for communal use, kids’ playground, basketball court, and tennis courts.
Farm stays are popular ways to experience the Poconos, including this one from Blakslee that works well for up to seven guests. It has six beds and 2.5 shared baths in a newly renovated loft space above the hosts’ three-stall garage. The loft has no running water but guests can access the bathrooms inside the main home about 100 feet away. Come here for a charming and rustic experience with trails on a 156-acre property. The hosts provide a trail map to explore the property and allow you to visit the barnyard to visit and feed the animals.
This guest house and farm stay experience in the Poconos region can accommodate up to four guests in her Airbnb. You’ll stay in a simple and comfortable guest house here and get to watch the horses on the farm. Guests can visit the barn area to see the animals and have access to Wi-Fi, smart TV, and board games.
This tiny house at Whitewater Farm accommodates up to four guests. It is a hand-built tiny house that celebrates minimalist living on the 156-acre farm. This is not a property recommended for young children due to loft and ladder safety. The home has electricity but no plumbing or running water. Guests enjoy the property’s hiking trails and backyard barnyard.
Meanwhile, this Poconos farm stay can accommodate up to 11 guests in a six-bedroom farmhouse near the Appalachian Trail, Hawk Mountain, and Schuylkill River. It’s on a 250-acre property along a rural road and gives guests full use of the house, including a large stocked kitchen, sitting area, and game room. Your hosts live about a mile away, and guests have access to the front and back yards and in-ground pool behind the house. Dogs on a leash are welcome here.
Located in Canadensis, this log cabin is a perfect getaway spot for a couple. It has one bedroom and one bath, as well as a gas fireplace. You’ll be close to the Big Boulder Ski Area, Camelback, and Shawnee when you stay here. It has a semi-private yard with a hammock, outdoor hot tub, and grills to use. This highly-rated Airbnb property in the Poconos region of Pennsylvania also offers free parking on the premises, a kitchen, cable TV, and Wi-Fi.
When you’re planning a Poconos vacation, another option is to stay at this cabin on Pocono Creek with a hot tub. It sleeps four guests and has two bedrooms and one bathroom in a location that is just a minute away from the Camelback Resort. You’ll have queen-size beds in both of the bedrooms and lovely cabin décor throughout the home. Head outside to take a dip in the six-person hot tub that overlooks the creek. There’s also a fully stocked kitchen here and just one other cabin along the same dirt road as this cabin. This cabin allows pets, but just let the host know that you want to bring one.
With this Poconos vacation rental, you’ll get a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment with a spacious living room and full kitchen. It works well for two guests and also has a TV with cable and streaming services. The apartment rental includes linens, towels, and basic kitchen items. There’s a reserved parking space for your car and a king-size bed in the bedroom. Pets are allowed here when you pay an extra cleaning fee.
The Pocono Log Cabin Getaway is a very popular and highly rated Airbnb for two guests. This rental includes a private hot tub, outdoor fireplace, hammock, grill, and gazebo. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it is thoroughly disinfected between guests. This vintage log cabin is close to many fun things to do, including a casino, indoor water park, golf, Camelback, Shawnee, and the Big Boulder ski areas. This is a pet-friendly vacation rental property.
Two people can stay in this cute cottage that is an adults-only getaway and less than four miles from town. It’s across the street from the Delaware River and close to lots of outdoor recreation, breweries, wineries, and shopping. Perks of staying here are the in-ground pool, hot tub, fire pit, outdoor games, and private river access that’s less than a two-minute walk away. This bright and airy space features a full kitchen, smart TVs, electric fireplace, bathroom, and bedroom with a queen-size bed and sofa bed. There’s plenty of room in the garage to store your bikes, skis, or kayaks. Prospective guests should know that there is a train that runs by the property and that the host provides breakfast foods that you can prepare yourselves.
Airbnb guests love this luxurious cottage that is deep in the woods and in a quiet, wooded area. This rental property is two hours from Philadelphia and 90 minutes from NYC. It has three TVs, fast Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, a stocked bathroom, and two bedrooms with queen-size beds. You can use the laundry machines if you are staying five or more nights, and long-term summer rentals are available here. Pets are allowed to stay in this cottage with you.