Celebrate the Return of Fall at the Quiet Valley Harvest Festival with a Weekend Getaway to Fernwood Resort

Saturday, October 12, 2013

BUSHKILL, PA (Fall 2013) - The unofficial start of fall is after Labor Day when the children return to school but there is still plenty of family friendly packages offered at Fernwood Resort that focus on appreciating the outdoors and farm living by partnering with the Quiet Valley Living Farm Museum in Stroudsburg, PA for their Harvest Festival Weekend on October 10-11. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for Fernwood Resort, comments, "Fall is a great time to be in the Poconos. The temperatures are cooler, the pace is slower, and Quiet Valley's programs make it possible to learn something new while taking advantage of the many amenities of our Resort including our new aerial ropes course, Pocono TreeVentures and Blue Lightning all season tubing." The package includes four tickets to the Festival and two nights of studio villa accommodations starting from $179 a night. Bertucci continues, "Guests have the chance to see what fall on the farm was like with craft demonstrations including bee keeping, cider making, spinning, weaving, basket making, quilting and hearth cooking." Country food is served with folk entertainment, storytelling, and a pumpkin patch. Bertucci said, "This is a great family educational experience that gives children the opportunity to see how hard our forefathers worked living and feeding their families off the farm."

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, Wintergreens Patio Grill, 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 and all season tubing attractions.

To reserve your fall 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."