Pocono Mountains

Skiing on Elk Mountain
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 04, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's in a name? On the ski slopes, the name alone can be reassuring or intimidating. How about, "Ciao," "Jaws," Rip Cord," or "Plunge"? That's just one Vermont mountain where the names of super steep trails mean what they say. Then again, numerous hills sport names...
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Kayak
August 22, 2018 - 12:19 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- "Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing --absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." These words of wisdom and truth came from a water rat to a mole in Kenneth Grahame's, "Wind in the Willows." And, of course...
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Pocono Horseback Ride
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 01, 2018 - 12:27 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In a time, long ago, the Pocono and Catskill Mountains were the summertime rage for families and young singles. The resorts were large and grand. One price got you a room, all your meals, the top entertainers of the day and all the outdoor activity you...
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Water Park
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
June 28, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Grim skies and drizzly weather don't have to wipe out a summer vacation day. There are alternates at our most popular getaway spots. I always used to say it never rains in the bars. That's until I got drenched in a Rehobeth Beach tiki bar with Tropical...
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Father's Day
June 06, 2018 - 1:32 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It started out as a long weekend that three KYW skiing friends and kids, ages 6 through 8 called, "Dad's and Daughters." It became an annual time of bonding on the slopes. Then one of our trio had a son, and the trip became known as, "Dads and Kids." We...
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Bushkill Upper Falls / Pocono Mountains
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
April 26, 2018 - 3:45 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There was a time when Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains were a pristine escape to nature. It can still be discovered. As a kid, two weeks in the Poconos meant hiking country roads, picking blackberries along the path, drinking water from wooded mountain...
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