Stay at The Villas and Fernwood Resort and Explore the History of the Delaware Indians

Monday, May 1, 2017

BUSHKILL, PA (Spring/Summer 2017) – The Villas and Fernwood Resort has partnered with the Pocono Indian Museum to offer an overnight package that includes tickets to the self-guided Pocono Indian Museum Tour and accommodations in a studio villa. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for The Villas and Fernwood Resort, says, “We are surrounded by a rich history of the indigenous peoples that inhabited the Delaware River Valley. The Pocono Indian Museum has a collection of artifacts and displays that document the history of the Native Americans that lived in the region with a self-guided audio tour that gives guests insight into what it was to live as an Indian.”

            The Pocono Indian Museum is located on Route 209 just before you arrive at the resort. It is the only museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania dedicated to showing the history of the Delaware Indians through displays of ancient artifacts, weapons, tools, foods and medicines. The self-guided museum tour takes approximately 30 minutes with visitors carrying an audio device which delivers a narration explaining the unique displays. The Pocono Indian Museum package includes two tickets and two nights of studio villa accommodations starting from $110 per night midweek. Bertucci continues, "Coupled with the many other amenities we offer, this tour is a perfect way to spend some time indoors after fun in the great outdoors.”

            The Villas and Fernwood Resort are a 400-acre four-season resort located in the Pocono Mountains. It offers Pocono TreeVentures aerial ropes adventure course, Pocono Zip Racer dual 1,000 ft racing zip lines, Pocono Zip Quest hybrid zip line course, Pocono KidVentures children’s rope courses, Blue Lightning all-season tubing, White Lightning winter snowtubing, indoor and outdoor pools, live entertainment, Wintergreens Patio Grill, horseback riding, massage, hiking in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, paintball, a fitness center, daily scheduled activities, skiing at Camelback and Shawnee Mountains, and gaming at Mt. Airy Casino.

            To reserve your Pocono Indian Museum package, call 888-337-6966 or go to The Villas and Fernwood is located on Route 209 in Bushkill, PA adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Bertucci concludes, "We are very excited to be offering this package that explores the history of indigenous Native Americans and expect many of our guests will find it interesting and educational." The Museum is open daily with no reservations required for the tour.

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Contact: Gina Bertucci - 570-588-6661 x2118 – - 03/28/17