Ever heard of the Poconos? Well Lake Wallenpaupack lies in the heart of these mountains and provides visitors with recreation and sunshine year after year. With hundreds of acres of forest lands, walking trails, and wildlife surrounding the lake, there’s always something to do at this vacation destination. Those in the tri-state area know Lake Wallenpaupack is the perfect place to swim, boat, and enjoy water activities in the summer months, and fish and, hunt and trap in the other months. Take a trip to this spacious lake and spend a weekend on its 52 miles of shoreline; you’ll be glad you did.
In the spring, fishing and boating bring the lake to life after the chill of winter. In the summer, jet skiing, paddle boarding, and kayaking are fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Simply take the boat on a cruise around the lake and take in a gorgeous sunset or soak up the sun on a warm, summer day. Don’t forget the sunscreen! Hunters will love State Game Lands Number 183, an extensive area that offers hunting, fishing, and trapping and its border butts right up next to the lake.
Hiking through nature is a great way to enjoy your trip to Lake Wallenpaupack. There are six different recreation areas on the lake, featuring hundreds of acres to explore by hiking or biking. Lacawac Sanctuary is a beautiful place to get a birds-eye view of Lake Wallenpaupack. Or, you can head 20 minutes south of the lake to Promised Land Lake. Check out Shuman Point, a 3-mile trail on a 250-acre nature preserve. You’ll get to view some beautiful vistas and the hike itself is fairly easy.
If you’re a lover of the hit television show The Office, you’ll definitely want to make your day trip to Scranton, Pennsylvania. The show revolves around a company based in Scranton, and features many images of the town in the beginning credits. Make the 50-minute drive from Lake Wallenpaupack and explore this historic town. Visit the Steamtown National Historic Site where you can learn about the history of steam railroad transportation and the people who built it. Next, head to Everhart Museum where fossils, rocks and minerals, and art collections are all housed under the same roof. The museum has rotating exhibitions, so be sure to check and see what exhibit will be there when you visit. Relax after your busy day with a trip to Ferrone Family Winery. Located in downtown Scranton, this place serves up more than 25 wines, wine slushies, and features live music on the first Friday of every month. Stop in for a glass of wine and some entertainment before heading back to the lake.
Tripping.com offers travelers with more than 100 vacation rentals in the Lake Wallenpaupack area. Choose a rental in the southwestern part of the lake to be near the Lacawac Sanctuary and have access to some beautiful views of Lake Wallenpaupack. Or, stay in the northeastern portion of the lake and be right next to State Game Lands Number 183.Whatever you have in store for your vacation, make sure you get a vacation rental that suits your plans.
Getting to Lake Wallenpaupack is best done by flying into Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport. From there, it’s just about a 45-minute drive to the lake so rent a car and make the quick trip to your accommodations. While your vacationing, a car will be helpful, as it is likely your best option for getting around to the different towns. Having a boat doesn’t hurt either, as you can scoot around the water and dock at multiple sites up and down the shoreline.
Find the best Lake Wallenpaupack vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 189 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Lake Wallenpaupack range from $40 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 162 homes in Lake Wallenpaupack offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 39 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 174 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Lake Wallenpaupack offers 53 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 9 vacation rental sites in Lake Wallenpaupack where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com. There are 145 HomeAway rentals, 19 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 8 Booking.com vacation rentals.