Winter Snowshoeing at The Villas and Fernwood Resort

Sunday, November 1, 2015

BUSHKILL, PA (December 2015) – Take an adventure to The Villas and Fernwood Resort in the Pocono Mountains with a guided one-hour snowshoeing tour through scenic Slateford Farm. Guide Chuck Cooper of Edge of the Woods Outfitters will show you the basics of snowshoeing, provide you with the equipment and, as weather permits, give you a tour through Slateford Farm known for its rich history and wonderful views of the Delaware Water Gap. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for the Resort, said, “With the early arrival of winter this year, we anticipate there will be plenty of opportunities to try snowshoeing. It is great exercise and the guided tour is interesting and gives you a new perspective of the history and the beauty of the Delaware Water Gap and farming at the turn of the century.”

The winter package includes snowshoeing for two and a studio villa for two midweek nights starting at $139 per night. Add just $90 more per night and make it a weekend package. Tours begin at the Edge of the Woods base located in the town of Delaware Water Gap, and are offered weather permitting.

            The Villas and Fernwood Resort are a leader in Pocono Mountain getaway packaging and if you are not a skier and just want to take your family for a weekend winter getaway, the option of staying at The Villas and Fernwood, participating in their long list of activities including their new aerial ropes adventure course and dual racing 1,000 ft racing zip lines, snowshoeing, swimming in the indoor pool or just relaxing in a cozy villa.

            The Villas and Fernwood’s 400 acre resort is located just off I-80 in Pennsylvania adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Its Winter Fun Center is equipped with 100% snowmaking to provide snow whether or not Mother Nature cooperates. For package information go to their website at Be sure to see the entire list of upcoming events and money saving winter packages including snowtubing, aerial ropes adventures, zip lining, and skiing. Bertucci concludes, “Don't miss this relaxing adventure escape weekend to experience the natural beauty of the Poconos covered in a mantle of white. Be sure to wear winter clothes including a good pair of boots and don’t forget to bring your camera.”

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Contact: Gina Bertucci – 10/28/15 - 570-588-6661 x2118 –