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The Pocono Mountains are perfect for weddings and are conveniently located in northeastern Pennsylvania.


For decades, the Pocono Mountains have been a favorite hotspot for honeymooners. But there’s much more to this scenic region than just heart-shaped tubs.

In fact, the Poconos make an ideal setting for your entire wedding celebration, whether you’re planning a peaceful elopement or hosting 200 of your nearest and dearest.

Why the Poconos Are the Perfect Wedding Venue

Located in the northeastern corner of Pennsylvania, the Pocono Mountains encompass more than 2,500 square miles of forested mountains, rolling hills, crystalline waterfalls, and more than 150 lakes. So there’s no shortage of stunning backdrops for your wedding photos.

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Whether you’re lakeside, on a mountaintop, or in a quaint historic town, in the Poconos, you can say “I do” with a view.


And the region’s proximity to major metropolitan areas makes it a perfect spot for a destination wedding that’s easily accessible. It’s roughly only a four-hour drive from Washington, D.C., to the heart of the Pocono Mountains.

The wedding venue options are just as varied as the region’s natural beauty. The Poconos boast everything from sprawling resorts to intimate country inns and B&Bs, from parklands and farms to chic banquet halls.

Best of all, many venues feature their own wedding planners who can take all of the stress of designing a wedding off your plate as you prepare for your big day.

Or hire one of the area’s many wedding professionals; you’ll find a listing of the region’s top wedding services on the Pocono Mountains website.

Say "I Do" on a Mountaintop

Blue Mountain Resort is one of the region’s top ski resorts, but from April to December, it can be transformed into a magnificent wedding venue.

Here, you can hold your ceremony at the top of a mountain with stunning panoramic views.

Blue Mountain’s wedding planners have been ranked among the top five percent of wedding professionals nationwide, and they’ll help you choose the perfect wedding package for you and your guests.

Intimate Elegance at the French Manor

If you’d prefer a more intimate affair, the French Manor country inn specializes in exclusive events with an elegant ambiance.

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The French Manor country inn and spa provides an elegant setting for weddings.

The Philadelphia Inquirer described a meal in the French Manor’s restaurant as “Dinner Fit for a King,” and the inn has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for the past 18 consecutive years for both its accommodations and cuisine.

The French Manor also features a spa where you can unwind before—or after—your big day.

Make History in Jim Thorpe

Or transport your guests back in time with a weekend getaway to picturesque, historic Jim Thorpe.

The town features The Inn at Jim Thorpe and the Victorian Mauch Chunk Ballroom, two elegant venues that have teamed up to host unique destination weddings with so much to see and do.

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The historic town of Jim Thorpe makes for a charming wedding destination.

Your guests will love strolling through Jim Thorpe’s historic district, enjoying shops, galleries, and cafes, or heading into the adjacent mountains for an adrenaline-fueled biking or rafting adventure.

Heart-Shaped Tubs... and More!

And of course, don’t forget the honeymoon! Of course, Cove Haven Resort features the iconic heart-shaped tubs that helped make the Pocono Mountains the “Honeymoon Capital of the World.”

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Spend your honeymoon in a heart-shaped tub—a Poconos tradition!

But Cove Pocono Resorts is also a luxurious choice for lovebirds, featuring three couples-only properties that offer everything from updated amenities to fine dining to outdoor activities.

With several Ultimate Honeymoon Packages on offer, it’s truly the Land of Love.







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