aahhh, Summer!! Such a beautiful time of year with lots of interesting things happening. Or just kick back and watch the river flow. Enjoy TWO rivers--The Delaware and the Lackawaxen! A mecca for birders hoping to glimpse abundant bald eagles, and trout fishermen drawn to its clean, cold waters, the Lackawaxen River flows nearly 25 miles through three counties before joining the Delaware River at Lackawaxen, Pike County.
♦Midweek Sale rates.
♦Kayaking Try a short trip at a reduced rates. See our Specials page.
♦Visit a Buddist Temple Kadampa Meditation Center Daily tours 12-4pm. Unique.
♦Rainy Day: Indoor Pool/Health Club nearby. See our Specials page.
♦Bethel Woods Center for the Arts open 7 days from 10am-7pm.
♦Golf at Woodloch Springs, Cricket Hill, Cliff Park, High Point
♦Trail rides: Vanderbeek Farm and Stables New to Lackawaxen!
♦Visit Sculpted Ice Works and Museum New! Open 10-5 daily.
♦Enjoy area restaurants Peter's Europa House, Tre Alberi, and Girard's River Grill
♦New: Six hiking trails within the Upper Delaware Valley.
♦New: Dual racing ziplines at Kittatinny.
Honesdale’s 8th Annual Roots & Rhythm Festival
Prepare yourself for one of the biggest and best free concerts in the area – it’s the 8th Annual Roots & Rhythm Festival in Honesdale. It kicks off at 10:30 with live bands throughout town and there’s Artists Row and food concessions on either side of the park. The headliners hit the big stage at 1:30. See Emish, Pat Oshea and the Honest Men, The Baadlees and Conan O’Brien’s music director Jimmy Vivino and the Barn Burners. Pat Oshea will also be at the Cooperage starting at 10 for the Late Night Ramble. The merchandise tent, with all kinds of festival memorabilia, is between the big stage and HNB’s mobile ATM. Bring a chair or a blanket to Honesdale and enjoy the free music, and fun that is the Roots & Rhythm Festival.
Equinunk Historical Society’s 14th Annual Car Show
This annual car show will take place from 10AM until 3PM on Pine Mill Road in Equinunk, PA. All types of vehicles are welcome! Antiques, Classics, Hot Rods, Antique Tractors, Motorcycles and more! Free admission and no registration fees, all vehicles will receive a free dash plaque. There will be something for everyone there, with food vendors, door prizes, a craft and flea market and more!
- Sat June 15 - Celtic Women
- Thu June 20 - Hot Tuna
- Sat June 22 - Joan Baez and The Indigo Girls
- Sat June 29 - Heart
- Sat July 2 - Dave Matthews Band
- Fri July 12 - Big Time Rush and Victoria Justice
- Fri July 19 - Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
- Sat July 20 - Natalie Merchant and Hudson Valley Philharmonic
- Thu July 25 - Eagles (sold out)
- Fri July 26 - Tim McGraw with Grantley Gilbert, Love and Theft
- Sat July 27 - Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynard
- Sun July 28 - Claudia Hu, piano, Helen Shen, piano, Doris Lee, piano
- Thu Aug 8 - George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Buddy Guy
- Sun Aug 11 - Blake Shelton
- Fri Aug 16 - Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile
- Sat Aug 17 - Zak Brown Band
- Tue Aug 20 - John Mayer with special guest Phillip Phillips
- Fri Aug 23 - Luke Bryan with Thompson Square, Florida Georgia Line
- Fri Sep 6 - Kid Rock and ZZ Top
- Every Sunday in September Harvest Festival
- Wed Oct 9 - Colin Hay
- Fri Oct 11 - Vanilla Fudge
- Sat Oct 12 - Bethel Woods Craft Beer Festival & annual Chili Cook-Off
- Hiking, horseback-riding, and viewing waterfalls are popular activities. In addition, every weekend during the summer, there are various other things to do.
Nov 23 and 24 - Arlo Guthrie
Canoe, raft, kayak and tube rentals from Kittatinny, Landers, Anglers Roost, and Indian Head are within 1 mile. (Even during a drought, the Delaware River is always navigable.) Delaware River rafting reservations can be made just one day in advance and the length of the trip can be tailored to your preferences. If you have your own boat, we can usually shuttle your vehicle.
Endulge yourself at one of the area's spas. A tempting array of treatments are available to soothe your tensions away. Prices vary.
Golf at Woodloch Springs for a memorable day!
Remember the '60's--Visit the Woodstock Museum at Bethel Woods. It's an interactive museum about events and music of that era. It's fascinating and fun. Includes a 30 minute movie of footage from Woodstock and interviews
Go fish--for smallmouth bass right off our riverbank. Trout including some specially stocked 5 pounders or better are in the Lackawaxen River. And trout or shad in the Delaware are the popular fish.
Workout at a nearby private health club or enjoy their immense indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi. ($15.00 pp)
Take a hike--Minisink Battleground Park has 3 trails and trail maps are available there.
Get in touch with your inner cowboy with a tour of the Zane Grey Museum, writer of many western novels such as Riders of the Purple Sage.
Shop the Farmers Market in Barryville, Saturdays 9:30am-1:30pm, rain or shine
Lake Wallenpaupack (15 miles) offers sailing and more.
Last Sunday in July, 2013: 22st Annual RiverFest, music, art & environmental festival featuring live music, entertainment, over 60 artists and artisans booths and environmental exhibits, sponsored by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Main Street, Narrowsburg, NY.
August: River Jam Music Fest
Harvest Festival Sundays at Bethel Woods during September
Narrowsburg NY (9 miles) hosts Delaware Valley Opera at the Tusten Theater
Cuddebackville – ongoing exhibits at D&H Canal Park visitors center, www.neversinkmuseum.org
Barryville and surrounding area - take yourself on a tour of some of the local artist studios. To preview the art and for artist contact information, you can visit www.BarryvilleAreaArts.org
For kids or teens, Letter-boxing sites are nearby--it's like a treasure hunt with clues. For more info, go to www.letterboxing.org
Grey Towers House and Garden Tours A guided tour of the mansion and grounds is an interesting and unique way to learn about how one family shaped and influenced our conservation ideals and values, while experiencing what life might have been like at Grey Towers in the early 20th century.
Tours of the mansion and surrounding gardens are conducted daily on the hour from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. from May 24 - October 31.
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