The Best Golf Courses to Enjoy During Your Vacation in Poconos

Spice Up Your Poconos Family Vacation with These Gorgeous Local Golf Courses

The Poconos Mountains are known for their endless scenery and jaw-dropping views. One of the best places to enjoy this abundance of scenery is on the golf course. You’ll find a range of unique courses tucked away in the many hills and mountains of the Poconos. The region’s uneven terrain makes for a challenging day on the links. Visit some of these stunning courses during your next vacation in Poconos.

Hideaway Hills Golf Club

Built for all types of players, the Hideaway Hills Golf Club offers some of the most unusual terrain the Poconos. This lavish course covers slopping hills, pristine fairways, and some expansive lakes. The regular golfing season runs from April to November. If you happen to swing by at the tail end of the season, you can expect to see some truly awe-inspiring colors. Autumn is one of the best times of the year to enjoy the scenery in Poconos. The course is decently priced for the region, offering day passes for less than $50 during the week.

Great Bear Golf Course

Attached to the elegant Shawnee Inn, the Great Bear Golf Course is known for its expertly crafted design and implementation. It’s the only course in the area that was designed by the world-renowned Nicklaus Design firm, a professional golf course layout construction service. Using the firm’s trademark design principles, Great Bear features some of the most dynamic slopes in the Poconos with a rapidly changing terrain that’s sure to keep you on your toes. This is also considered a golf-centric hotspot in the Poconos. Instead of the traditional tourist crowd, you’ll find local golfing pros and aficionados exchanging tips and tricks.

Skytop Lodge Golf Course

If you really want to get up high, this is the course for you. They don’t call it Skytop for nothing. This unusually elevated course provides nearly 360-degree views of the region’s notable scenery. It features some eye-popping lookout points, giving you sweeping views of the surrounding valleys and forests. There’s also a handmade quality to this course. Along with its misty scenery and spacious layout, it’s full of quaint wooden bridges and pitstops. Spend an afternoon at Skytop and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to another world.

Mount Airy Lodge Golf Course

The Mount Airy Casino and Resort has made a name for itself as one of the leading tourist destinations in the Poconos, and for good reason. It’s full of fun things to do, even if you’re not staying at the resort. The Mount Airy Lodge Golf Course caters to a high-end crowd. You’ll find plenty of convenient amenities and lavish perks available at the welcome desk. As for the course itself, it’s full of sprawling green fields with sloping hills and expertly crafted landscaping. Parts of the course were designed after some of the most famous holes in the world, giving pros and amateurs alike a challenging terrain that’s anything but boring.

Shawnee on the Delaware Golf Course

This expansive resort and golf course is sure to be the highlight of your vacation in Poconos. The course is located right next to Delaware River. Expect to see some amazing views as you tee off from the river bed. Avoiding the many waterways is all part of the fun, making Shawnee on the Delaware Golf Course one of the most challenging courses in the area. The ShawneeCraft Brewing Company is also right next door. Nothing beats grabbing a fresh brew after a long day on the links.

If you’re looking to take advantage of some of the Northeast’s most beautiful courses, make sure to book your stay at Mountain’s Edge Poconos resorts. With all the golf, attractions, activities and gorgeous sights available, we’re sure your first visit won’t be your last.