Take a room or suite in the main house—or stay in one of the adjacent cabins, which come with Jacuzzis and gas fireplaces. You’ll have access to all of the family-centric recreational facilities and activities, including the indoor pool, tennis, and tot lot available at nearby Lake Naomi Club, a private community. A full country breakfast is included with your stay.
Drive time: About two hours.
Rates: Lodge rooms $140 weekdays, $160 weekends (double occupancy); suites $190-$210 weekdays, $215-$230 weekends. Cabin suites are $215-$225 weekdays, $250-$260 weekends.
Where to eat: Dine with the locals at the private Lake Naomi Clubhouse. Specialties include roast duck with Chambord sauce and veal scaloppini roulade ($17-$25). You can also get sandwiches ($9-$12.50) and brick-oven pizzas ($8-$11).
What to do: Rent a canoe or raft (both $42), or a one- or two-person kayak ($46) at Adventure Sports Inc. Route 209, Marshall’s Creek, (800) 487-2628, adventuresport.com.
Rainy-day fun: Strap on a set of wheels at the Big Wheel Family Roller Skating Center. $5 weekdays, $6.50 weekends; skate rentals $1.50-$3.50. 3226 N. Fifth St., East Stroudsburg, (570) 424-5499, bigwheelskating.com.
Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi 2137 Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-6636, mountaintoplodge.com
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