Friday, June 27, 2014
BUSHKILL, PA (June 2014) - The unofficial start of summer is Memorial Day when the children are getting ready to end their school year. It is the perfect time to plan a family vacation that heightens appreciation for history and the way life in the 1800s was lived. Fernwood Resort has partnered with the Quiet Valley Living Farm Museum in Stroudsburg, PA for their Civil War Encampment Weekend June 27-29. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for Fernwood Resort, comments, "Summer is a great time to be outdoors in the Pocono Mountains. Quiet Valley's programs make it possible to learn something while having a summer vacation that takes full advantage of our many amenities including our new aerial ropes course, Pocono TreeVentures, Pocono Zip Racer our dual racing zip lines, and Blue Lightning all season tubing.” The package includes four tickets to the Encampment and two nights of studio villa accommodations starting from $172 a night. Bertucci continues, "Guests have the chance to enjoy the Civil War Encampment where re-enactors present a living history that portrays the drill and everyday life of solders of the 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Company G all against the backdrop of a Living Historical Farm." Bertucci said, "This is a great family educational experience that honors those who fought and gives us a glimpse into our local history and heritage."
Fernwood Resort is a 400 acre four season resort located in the Pocono Mountains. It offers golf on its 18 hole par 71 course, indoor and outdoor pools, live entertainment at Wintergreens Patio Grill with lakeside dining, horseback riding, massage, miniature golf, hiking in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, canoeing on the Delaware River, paintball, a fitness center, bumper boats, daily scheduled activities and the new aerial ropes course, dual racing zip lines and all season tubing attractions.
To reserve your Civil War package, call the Fernwood Reservations staff at 888-337-6966 or go to FernwoodResortPoconos.com. There you will find packages that include tickets to the Fernwood amenities plus nearby attractions and festivals such as the Shawnee Rodeo, the Shawnee Timber Festival, shopping at The Crossings Premium Outlets, and hiking at Bushkill Falls.
Fernwood is located on Route 209 in Bushkill, PA adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Bertucci concludes, "With so much to do in the Pocono Mountains in the fall, we recommend you stay more than one night to fit as much as you can into your itinerary."