Midweek Stay-and-Play Specials in Poconos

POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA - The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau announces midweek stay-and-play specials within the "Pocono Mountains: Discover Golf's Great Destination Secret" golf cooperative.

While many courses offer 18- or 36-hole midweek special, some of the resorts add to the package by including overnight resort accommodations in the Pocono Mountains - an ideal place to relax and reconnect. Whether planning a midweek break or a weekend getaway, it's time for the Pocono Mountains.

"While the weekends have always been popular among visitors to the Pocono Mountains, our co-op members are reaching out to prospective guests by offering hard-to-resist specials during the week," says Robert Uguccioni, executive director of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. "The area remains beautiful throughout the week. By planning a weekday visit to the Pocono Mountains, golfers can avoid the usual weekend traffic and unwind with a relaxing round." 

Midweek packages range from a night's accommodations and a full breakfast to a bottle of champagne and participation in a half-day short game school. For a comprehensive list of courses and midweek packages, visit www.poconosgolf.com.

The Pocono Mountains offer a variety of playing options - from classic designs by legendary architects like Donald Ross or A.W. Tillinghast to modern gems by Jack Nicklaus and his contemporaries. Whether golfers are looking for a championship layout to test their skills or an affordable, player-friendly course for every member of the family, the Pocono Mountains have something for everyone.

Off the golf course, the four-county offers fine dining, luxurious spas, historical site seeing, boating and miles of hiking and biking trails - all in a lush, mountain setting.

For more information on the area, visit www.800poconos.com or call 800-762-6667.

About the "Pocono Mountains: Discover Golf's Great Destination Secret"

The Pocono Mountains has long been known to avid travelers and mountain aficionados for its lush, relaxing family friendly ambiance and romantic setting, as well as its fall foliage, winter skiing, spring-summer outdoor recreation options and natural beauty. Numerous lakes, parks and other environmental wonderlands are found throughout the four-county Pocono Mountains region.

Discerning golfers are well aware that the Pocono Mountains are home to golf courses designed by renowned architects such as Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast. Pocono Mountains golf properties and value-laden golf packages are available on www.poconosgolf.com, which allows players to enjoy majestic mountain-view scenery, the area's natural splendor, year-round amenities and unequaled value and variety.

Attributes of the golf-and-resort properties and destination include:

Home to hundreds of golf holes at numerous clubs, many located close to one another:
• Two NASCAR races held annually each spring-summer
• Golden Era of Golf Architecture period designs strongly represented by legendary designers Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast
• Golf, lodging and resort accommodations at all price points, from luxury to value
• Hiking, biking, camping, spas, horseback riding, boating, fishing, hunting and many other activities
• Attractions, festivals and other special events
• Meeting and conference facilities
• Great food at a wide array of eating establishments and resort restaurants
• Bed & breakfasts, country inns and resorts
• Antique shops, outlet malls and other unique shopping venues


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