Major Pocono Activities located near Blue Mountain Lake and all within a 30 minute drive are:
The Poconos Mountains seem like a big amusement park. Things to do are scattered over the 2400 sq miles. Saw Creek is located in the more eastern just north of Rt I-80 in the area we call the “Ski region.” All of the major ski resorts are located here. It is also near the towns of Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg. East Stroudburg, PA has a university and medical center and Stroudsburg is the county seat.
30 restaurants from fast food chains to smaller more intimate places to eat.
Shopping at the Crossings Outlet Complex
Mt Airy Casino
The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation area
The Pocono Raceway NASCAR racing (just outside the 30 minute criteria)
Whitewater rafting / canoeing / kayaking on the Delaware River
Camelback Outdoor Water Par and Adventure Park
Four Wheeling on ATVs at two commercial ATV parks
Antiquing (all over the Poconos)
Race Car Experience
Fishing (both in the community and at various state lakes)
Concerts and play at locations in Downtown Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg and Shawnee