1 . Stroudsmoor Country Inn

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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Creating your dream wedding is easier said than done, but at Stroudsmoor Country Inn, you'll find it's not just possible - it's guaranteed. Which is why this Pennsylvania getaway is the ideal wedding destination in the Poconos.

As one of Wedding Wire's Bride's Choice Awards in 2010 and 2011, Stroudsmoor Country Inn knows how to distinguish themselves from other wedding venues. Their expansive resort offers five unique locations for you to choose from in order to create the original wedding you desire. Each Stroudsmoor venue features its own execution staff with Maitre'd, a wait staff, and chefs. Stroudsmoor promises every essential wedding service under one roof. So it doesn't matter if you wish to have an intimate ceremony in the charming Auradell grand manor or a large extravaganza at Ridgecrest overlooking the valley, because with Stroudsmoor, everything is covered. They offer a personal Event Planner, Bridal Registry Coordinator, Lodging Reservationist, Bridal Spa & Studio Coordinator, Floral and Decor Designers and Event Maitre'd all for your convenience to ensure a stress-free environment on your special day.

Address

RD #4 Stroudsmoor Road Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Highlights

A beautiful wedding needs to be commemorated and with The Stroudsmoor Photography Studio, you be able to bring home glorious wedding photos to keep for a lifetime. The Stroudsmoor award-winning photographers will work with you to create the perfect style and atmosphere you wish to capture on your important day.

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Feel refreshed before your special day with treatments from the Spa & Bridal Studio at Stroudsmoor. They offer European culture in spa services, with an attention to detail and adding grace and sophistication to every look and treatment.

2 . Skytop Lodge

Skytop, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 9613

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Maybe a wedding in the clouds is unrealistic, but our No. 2 pick gives you the next best thing. At Skytop Lodge, you and your wedding guests will be among 5,500 majestic Poconos acres, filled with mountain wildflowers and over 30 miles of scenic hiking trails.

And with all that natural flora, it’s only fitting that Skytop Lodge features their very own flower shop. Let Skytop design one-of-a-kind arrangements for your Poconos wedding. Your pre-arrival concierge will make sure every detail is taken care of before you even arrive at the lodge. Have your ceremony by the stunning 75-acre lake, in a beautifully-landscaped garden with stone walkway, or in one of Skytop’s elegant ballrooms. Skytop Lodge also features specialized rehearsal dinners and brunches, valet parking, coat check and a variety of customized wedding packages. Plus, Skytop Lodge puts you in prime location for a plethora of outdoor activity. Go on an intimate hike with your fiancé, take a canoe out on the lake or play a relaxing round of golf.

Address

Skytop Lodge, One Skytop, Skytop, PA 18357

Highlights

Skytop Lodge offers a variety of themed weekends, including their “Gingerbread weekends” in December. This weekend features a life-sized gingerbread house, Victorian caroling & much more.

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The Skyview Spa at Skytop offers soothing couples massages, facials & more. Have the pre-arrival concierge schedule your appointment.

3 . Woodloch Resort

Hawley, Pennsylvania

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It’s a lot to manage: venue, color themes, table and bouquet arrangements, wedding cake...So when you’re about to call your fiancé to discuss elopement, or if the wedding planning stress turns you into a complete bridezilla, take refuge in our No. 3 pick, the Woodloch Resort.

The resort’s mission statement says it all: “We strive to treat each guest as if they are company in our own home.” This kind of hospitality runs through all levels of staff. Let your wedding consultant take care of every detail of your wedding, down to the last flourish. And if you’re still stressed, visit The Lodge at the Woodloch – the resort’s spa, rated one of the “10 Most Luxurious Spas in the US” by Forbes magazine. Your wedding – every part of it – is supposed to be a joyous occasion and Woodloch Resort puts in extra effort to make it perfect. And of course, the venues are beautiful. Woodloch Resort, perched on the edge of scenic Lake Teedyuskung, features breathtaking views of the Pocono Mountains. Plus, the resort boasts its own onsite bakery, creating an excellent selection of wedding cakes.

Address

Woodloch Resort, 731 Welcome Lake Road, Hawley, PA 18428

Highlights

For an exciting night at the Woodloch Resort, visit the onsite nightclub, equipped with state-of-the-art effects and lighting, and able to accommodate over 600 guests. Or, experience Woodloch’s famous Theme Show, a Broadway-style theatrical production.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Woodloch Resort offers their 18-hole Championship golf course, nationally recognized by GOLF Magazine as "one of the finest courses in America."

4 . The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort

Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania

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Alright, ladies. Go back to your childhood. Your nuptial fantasy is alive and well at our No. 4 Poconos wedding venue: The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort. A quiet valley with beautiful expanses of green grass, the gentle peaks of the Poconos Mountains and the serene Delaware River.

The 27-hole historic golf course at Shawnee Inn is more than just a golf course – it’s an entire island. Imagine your wedding party – a parade of golf carts crossing a charming bridge to the stunning manicured fairways. Shawnee Inn also hosts tented outdoor weddings on their two front lawns and offers their recently-renovated River Sanctuary pavilion. And only Shawnee Inn does this: a theatrical wedding production at the historic Shawnee Playhouse. Special sets, costumes, lighting – whatever you dream up! This is the kind of wedding your guests won’t soon forget. Or take the ceremony indoors: Choose one of the resort’s three elegant ballrooms, each hosting up to 180 people. Gourmet catering, a soothing spa, their beautiful Legacy Accommodations and much more!

Related Onsite Offerings

Wedding coaching is available at Shawnee Inn to help make your big day less stressful and to start your marriage off on the right foot.

Fun facts

Shawnee Inn has their own brewery, manufacturing ShawneeCraft® beers. Try one of their unique brews at the onsite restaurants of The Gem and Keystone and The River Room.

Related activities

Shawnee Inn offers a variety of river and fishing trips plus many more outdoor activities for all seasons!

5 . Water Gap Country Club Resort

Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania

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Pristine. Elegant. Stunning. There’s nothing quite as luxurious as exchanging your vows before a backdrop of luscious greens rolling into the mountain peaks. At Water Gap Country Club, the Wolf Hollow offers the enchanting and romantic setting you’ve always dreamed of. Choose to say “I do” within the ambiance of candlelight inside the club, or stand immersed in the blooming garden under a charming gazebo. Regardless of what you choose, you’ll have natural beauty surrounding you. Not only does Water Gap provide a lovely Poconos setting, but you’ll find convenience in having your ceremony and reception within the same venue. Indoors, the clubhouse will help you comfortably welcome up to 250 guests, or you may take the party outdoors for an evening reception overlooking the golf course. Allow the banquet services to prepare the finest dishes for your guests as you dance the night away with family and friends within the beautifully groomed grounds of Water Gap.

Address

288 Mountain Road, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327

Fun facts

Finished in 1922, The Water Gap Country Club, originally called Wolf Hallow Country Club, was created by Robert White, one of the founders of the PGA and the first president of the association.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Water Gap has 24 historic and quaint rooms for your wedding guests to enjoy during their stay as well as a number of entertaining amenities.

6 . Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts

Lakeville, Pennsylvania

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A 7-ft. champagne glass whirlpool. Heart-shaped hot tubs. Glass-enclosed showers. We could go on, but suffice it to say, our No. 6 pick has romance infused in every corner of every suite. Cove Haven Resort is more than a great Poconos wedding venue. It’s a lovebird’s playground.

Plan your wedding at Cove Haven and receive your own personal Wedding Concierge to help you design and execute your perfect ceremony and wedding reception. Get married indoors, outdoors or even at the Poconos Raceway. And the best part – prices. Cove Haven offers some jaw-dropping deals. For example, if you stay three nights in a Champagne Tower suite, your wedding is free. That’s right, free. And while you’re at it, you might as well stay for your honeymoon. Cove Haven offers a Honeymoon Specialist to keep your vacation hassle-free. Plus, their suites are the epitome of romantic luxury, featuring log-burning fireplaces, massage tables and sensuous themes.

Address

Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts, 194 Lakeview Drive, Lakeville, PA 18438

Highlights

The Champagne Tower suite features four levels, massage table with heat lamp, a round king-size bed with a celestial ceiling and much more!

Related Onsite Offerings

Cove Haven features a variety of all-inclusive packages, including an anniversary special, so you can come back to celebrate.

7 . French Manor Inn & Spa

South Sterling, Pennsylvania

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The bride should always be the star of the wedding ceremony, but our No. 7 spot takes it one step further: The bride will be the star of that entire day. At French Manor Inn & Spa, your wedding will be that day’s exclusive event. A whole staff devoted to the details of your big day.

French Manor Inn & Spa carries a charming ambience throughout its property: a stone chateau atop Huckleberry Mountain with a quiet intimacy. Choose from the French Manor’s stone veranda or a spacious green lawn for the ceremony. Or take it indoors to the Great Room, a beautiful 40-ft. vaulted dining room with twin fireplaces and ready to serve up to 75 guests. And the catering is the best in the Poconos – this is the only Poconos resort with four diamond culinary expertise! Another nice touch to having your wedding at the French Manor is the onsite La Spa Florêt. This resort will grant you a bridal party ready room at the spa, so that hair, makeup, nails – everything – can be perfected right before stepping to the aisle.

Address

French Manor Inn & Spa, 50 Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, PA 18460

Highlights

French Manor Inn & Spa boasts AAA 4-diamond luxury accommodations that have “Green” features like energy-efficient windows and TVs, carpets made from 100% recycled products & more!

Related Onsite Offerings

At French Manor Inn & Spa, you can take a private guided hike through the Poconos – perfect for a romantic afternoon before the big day.

8 . Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort

Hawley, Pennsylvania

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The only thing more photo-friendly than a beautiful lake surrounded by the Poconos Mountains is a wedding in front of this beautiful lake. Tie the knot at our No. 8 pick, Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, and no photos will need to be staged because every angle is breathtaking.

Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort features beautifully landscaped lawns leading right up to the edge of Lake Wallenpaupack. For outdoor ceremonies, choose from the lakeside deck or even a stretch of shoreline. Or have an elegant indoor ceremony at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Banquet Center, featuring soft colors with rich accents and able to host up to 250 guests. Specialty wedding packages are available, including an overnight stay in the stunning couple’s suite – a spacious room with elegant décor, a wetbar, Jacuzzi and great views overlooking Lake Wallenpaupack. The wedding coordinators at Ehrhardt’s are dedicated to making your wedding special while keeping it within your price range. They’ll help you work out all the details, from selecting menus and color themes to designing ice sculptures.

Address

Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, 205 Route 507, Hawley, PA 18428

Fun facts

Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort has been owned and operated by the Ehrhardt family for over 60 years.

Related Onsite Offerings

You can spend time at Lake Wallenpaupack without getting on it. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort offers paddleboat, rowboat and canoe rentals.

9 . Mountain Springs Lake Resort

Reeders, Pennsylvania

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Our No. 9 pick is the kind of nuptial setting you see in Disney movies: a babbling mountain brook, charming apple trees, 325 private woodland acres. Each element at Mountain Spring Lake Resort – from the wood-frame cottages to the spring-fed lake – creates a truly enchanting venue for your Poconos wedding.

For your ceremony at Mountain Springs, your grassy aisle leads you right to a beautiful white pergola overlooking their stocked pond. Your guests will watch from white resin ceremony chairs. Tie the knot under towering pine and oak trees, then take the reception into Mountain Springs’ stunning Verandah – an elegant room filled with natural light from walls of windows. This resort offers customized menus and wedding cakes, the help of professional wedding consultants and their historic Bridal Suite for pre-wedding bridal party preparations. And when the sun sets, end the night in luxury with one complimentary night in Mountain Springs’ newly remodeled Honeymoon Suite. A king size bed with luxurious bedding. A stone fireplace. Premium wetbar. Bottle of Champagne. A great way to round off your big day.

Getting there

From NYC, take the George Washington Bridge to Route I-80 West to Exit 299 Tannersville.

Fun facts

More than 70 years ago, a 12-year-old boy and his friend were hiking up Big Pocono and came across a jewel of a lake. Years later, the 12-year-old boy – Jack Rader – built Mountain Springs Lake Resort at this location.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Verandah room at Mountain Springs Lake Resort can seat up to 200 guests at full-round tables of 8.

10 . Split Rock Resort & Golf Club

Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania

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Capping off our top 10 is Split Rock Resort and Golf Club, a four-season resort that combines the beauty of the Poconos with the excitement of a family resort. Plan your wedding here and you and your guests will want to stay for weeks after the ceremony.

Split Rock features a movie theater, indoor waterpark, beaches, 27 holes of golf, an ice cream parlor and much more. But beyond all this excitement, Split Rock is home to stunning scenery for your wedding ceremony. Tie the knot on a stretch of Harmony Lake’s beach or on the 11th hole of Split Rock Golf Course, boasting one of the most spectacular views in the entire Northeast. Or opt for one of Split Rock’s elegantly-appointed ballrooms. Whatever you choose, your wedding consultant at Split Rock will help you smooth out all the details. Plus, Split Rock offers a variety of wedding packages to fit your vision and budget. The Signature Wedding Package features a complimentary suite for the newlyweds, as well as two courses of carving dinner. The Regal Package offers a four-course dinner, premium cocktail reception and much more.

Address

Split Rock Resort & Golf Club, One Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, PA 18624

Getting there

From NYC, take George Washington Bridge to Interstate 80 West to Pennsylvania Exit 284. Make a right onto Route 115, then a left onto Route 940 West. Follow the signs to Split Rock Resort.

Fun facts

Split Rock Resort & Golf Club also features their own eight-lane bowling alley!

11 . Bushkill Inn & Conference Center

Bushkill, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 200 - 2978

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Enjoy your wedding in a stunning location with Bushkill Inn & Conference Center.

Located directly across from Bushkill Falls, “The Niagara of Pennsylvania,” Bushkill Inn & Conference Center offers you a stunning backdrop for your Pennsylvania wedding. Their 160 acres of scenic woodlands provide stunning natural settings, and their buildings are just as beautiful. More than just beauty, Bushkill offers you all the resources you need to make planning your wedding a success. From linens and catering to a limousine for the bride and groom, the helpful staff can arrange almost anything to help your dream wedding become a reality.

Address

159 Pocmont Loop Bushkill, Pa 18324

Highlights

With an on-site event coordinator ready to help you create your dream wedding, you'll have all the help you need to create your dream wedding.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Spa at Bushkill is the perfect place to relax before the excitement of your big day.

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