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Blakeslee is a small town of approximately 3,500 residents in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. It's situated in the Pocono Mountains region of the state. Monroe County is home to East Stroudsburg University and is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Retail growth in recent years has been phenomenal with lots of shopping centers in the area. Blakeslee is near Long Pond, which is well known for being home to the Pocono Raceway, a track which hosts two annual NASCAR Sprint Cup races, as well as the Pocono 500 and the Pennsylvania 500. As part of the beautiful Poconos, Blakeslee is near seven state parks, seventeen state game lands and one national park - the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Towards the southern end of the Poconos is the Appalachian Trail. In autumn the Poconos are known for its' breathtaking colors, which makes it great for scenic drives and hiking. Numerous ski resorts are located in the area, campgrounds are plentiful, gaming is also available at two resorts in the Poconos region. Other activities include mountain biking, fishing, boating, horseback riding, golf, snowboarding, snowmobiling, white water rafting, kayaking and much more. The Poconos has always been Pennsylvania's most popular tourist destination, known for its' romantic resorts for honeymooners.

Surrounding areas: Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania (2.2 mi), Briar Crest Woods, Pennsylvania (4.0 mi), Arrowhead Lake, Pennsylvania (4.3 mi), Locust Lakes Village, Pennsylvania (4.4 mi), Albrightsville, Pennsylvania (5.4 mi), Towamensing Trails, Pennsylvania (5.9 mi), Thornhurst, Pennsylvania (6.0 mi)

Blakeslee Vacation Rentals

Blakeslee Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Inn At Bleakeslee-PoconoRt 115Blakeslee, PA (570) 646-6000
Toby Valley LodgeRt 940Blakeslee, PA (717) 646-4893
Econo Lodge Inn & SuitesRt 940 Box 35White Haven, PA9.7 mi.(570) 443-0391
Mountain Laurel Resort EastI-80 And Pa TNPKWhite Haven, PA9.7 mi.(570) 443-8411
Mountain Laurel Resort WestI-80 & Pa TNPKWhite Haven, PA9.7 mi.(570) 443-8411
Lopsided InnRt 196Tobyhanna, PA10.8 mi.(570) 839-8421
Comfort Inn & Suites800 Rt 940Mount Pocono, PA12.0 mi.(570) 839-9282
Super 8 MotelHC 1 Box 115MT Pocono, PA12.5 mi.(570) 839-7728
The Chateau Resort & Conference Center300 Camelback RdTannersville, PA13.3 mi.(570) 629-5900
Days Inn TannersvilleState Rt 715 And Interstate 80Tannersville, PA15.4 mi.(570) 629-1667
Ramada Inn LimitedRt 715Tannersville, PA15.4 mi.(570) 629-4100
Best Western East Mountain Inn2400 E End BlvdWilkes-Barre, PA16.5 mi.(570) 822-1011
Harry Packer Mansion InnPacker HillJim Thorpe, PA16.7 mi.(570) 325-8566
Host Inn & Residential Suites860 Kidder StWilkes-Barre, PA16.9 mi.(570) 270-4678
Holiday Inn Wilkes-barre880 Kidder StWilkes-barre, PA16.9 mi.(570) 824-8901
Hilton Garden Inn242 Highland Park BlvdWilkes-Barre, PA17.0 mi.(570) 820-8595
Comfort Inn BartonsvilleState Rt 611Bartonsville, PA17.4 mi.(570) 476-1500
Howard Johnson Hotel63 Rt 611 I-80 Exit 302Bartonsville, PA17.4 mi.(570) 424-6100
Travelodge497 Kidder StWiles Barre, PA17.4 mi.(570) 823-8881
Econo Lodge1075 Wilkes Barre TWP BlvdWilkes Barre, PA17.6 mi.(800) 809-0247
Extended Stay Deluxe1067 Hwy 315Wilkes Barre, PA17.6 mi.(570) 970-2500
Red Roof Inn Wilkes Barre1035 Hwy 315Wilkes Barre, PA17.6 mi.(570) 829-6422
The Woodlands Inn & Resort1073 Hwy 315Wilkes Barre, PA17.6 mi.(570) 824-9831
Inn At Jim Thorpe24 BroadwayJim Thorpe, PA17.8 mi.(570) 325-2599
Country Inn And Suites1619 Interchange RdLehighton, PA18.0 mi.(610) 379-5066
Hampton Inn Lehighton877 Interchange RdLehighton, PA18.4 mi.(610) 377-3400
Ramada Hotel On The Square20 Public SqWilkes Barre, PA18.4 mi.(570) 824-7100
Hampton Inn Wilkes-Barre1063 Hwy 315Wilkes-Barre, PA18.4 mi.(570) 825-3838
Comfort Inn1067 Wilkes-barre TWP BlvdWilkes-barre, PA18.4 mi.(570) 823-0500
Fox Ridge Inn1145 Rt 315Wilkes-barre, PA18.4 mi.(570) 825-3477
Penn Hills ResortRt 447Analomick, PA18.6 mi.(717) 421-6464
Holiday Inn Express30 Concorde DrPittston, PA19.1 mi.(570) 654-3300
Super 8 Motel - Pittston307 Hwy 315Pittston, PA19.1 mi.(570) 654-3301
Courtyard By Marriott16 Glenmaura National BlvdMoosic, PA19.5 mi.(570) 969-2100
Lantern Motor LodgeRt 209 & Rt 93Nesquehoning, PA19.5 mi.(570) 669-9433
Hampton Inn At Montage22 Montage Mountain RdScranton, PA19.7 mi.(570) 342-7002
Rodeway Inn4130 Birney AveMoosic, PA20.0 mi.(570) 457-6713
Clarion Hotel300 Meadow AveScranton, PA21.1 mi.(570) 344-9811
Clarion Hotel1220 W Main StStroudsburg, PA21.3 mi.(570) 420-1000
Econo LodgeI-80 & Rt 93Drums, PA21.6 mi.(717) 788-5887

Blakeslee Weather & Climate

East Central Pennsylvania experiences a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and muggy, fall and spring are generally mild, and winters are cold with snow although the snowfall is variable. Some winters bring only a light dusting of snow, while others bring several major snowstorms. The average annual snowfall is 19.3 inches. Precipitation is generally spread throughout the year, with eight to eleven wet days per month. In summer, it's common to have heat waves accompanied by high humidity and thunderstorms. It is possible to experience severe weather in Pennsylvania in the form of blizzards in the wintertime and tornados in the summer, although these type of storms are not the norm.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 10°F 4.38 in. -
February 34°F 11°F 3.22 in. -
March 43°F 20°F 4.28 in. -
April 55°F 30°F 4.45 in. -
May 67°F 40°F 5.33 in. -
June 74°F 49°F 5.10 in. -
July 79°F 53°F 4.35 in. -
August 77°F 52°F 4.22 in. -
September 69°F 44°F 5.11 in. -
October 59°F 33°F 4.24 in. -
November 47°F 25°F 4.57 in. -
December 35°F 16°F 4.01 in. -

Blakeslee Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Wilkes Barre Scranton International airport (AVP) located about 18 miles northwest of Blakeslee in Wilkes - Barre / Scranton, Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley International airport (ABE) located approximately 31 miles south of Blakeslee in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Reading Regional Carl A Spaatz Field (RDG) located roughly 53 miles southwest of Blakeslee in Reading, Pennsylvania, the Sullivan County International airport (MSV) located around 59 miles northeast of Blakeslee in Monticello, New York, the Williamsport Regional airport (IPT) located about 69 miles west of Blakeslee in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and finally the Trenton Mercer airport (TTN) located approximately 69 miles southeast of Blakeslee in Trenton, New Jersey.

Blakeslee Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Pocono Play ParkBartonsvillePA16.6 mi.
Dorney ParkAllentownPA33.9 mi.
Bushkill ParkEastonPA34.0 mi.
Land Of Make BelieveHopeNJ34.9 mi.
KnoebelsElysburgPA52.5 mi.
Bowcraft Amusement ParkScotch PlainsNJ69.7 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA72.5 mi.
HersheyparkHersheyPA78.6 mi.
Dutch WonderlandLancasterPA81.9 mi.
JeepersWest NyackNY83.9 mi.
Keansburg Amusement ParkKeansburgNJ88.8 mi.
Water Parks
Alpine Slide at CamelbackTannersvillePA15.4 mi.
Dorney Park & Whitewater KingdomAllentownPA33.9 mi.
Carousel Water & Fun ParkBeach LakePA42.0 mi.
Water WorldPhoenixvillePA66.6 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA72.5 mi.
Mountain CreekVernonNJ87.7 mi.
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY93.1 mi.
Zoom Flume Water ParkDurhamNY116.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Thornhurst Country ClubThornhurstPA5.4 mi.
Shade Mountain Golf ClubMiddleburgPA9.4 mi.
Mountain Laurel Golf ClubWhite HavenPA9.5 mi.
Mount Pocono Public Golf CourseMount PoconoPA12.3 mi.
Indian Mountain Golf CourseKresgevillePA13.5 mi.
Hideaway Hills Golf ClubKresgevillePA14.8 mi.
Scottish Glen Golf CourseCrystal LakePA15.3 mi.
Newfoundland Golf CourseSouth SterlingPA17.5 mi.
Hollenback Golf ClubWilkes-BarrePA18.1 mi.
Buck Hill Falls Golf ClubBuck Hill FallsPA18.3 mi.
Walnut Creek Golf ClubJamestownPA18.5 mi.
Four Seasons Golf ClubExeterPA19.4 mi.
Evergreen Park Golf CourseAnalominkPA19.8 mi.
Marjon Golf CourseMoscowPA20.5 mi.
Edgewood in the PinesDrumsPA21.5 mi.
Sand Springs Golf CourseDrumsPA21.5 mi.
Applewood Golf CourseHardingPA21.7 mi.
Pine Hills Country ClubTaylorPA21.9 mi.
Glen Brook Country ClubStroudsburgPA22.4 mi.
Terra Greens Golf CourseEast StroudsburgPA22.6 mi.
Cherry Valley Golf CourseStroudsburgPA24.2 mi.
Country Club of the PoconosMarshalls CreekPA24.9 mi.
Water Gap Country ClubDelaware Water GapPA25.1 mi.
Lehman Golf ClubDallasPA25.2 mi.
Jerry Parker Scranton Municipal Golf CourseLake ArielPA27.1 mi.
Twin Oaks Golf CourseOrangePA27.1 mi.
Summit Hills Golf ClubClarks SummitPA27.3 mi.
Stone Hedge Country ClubFactoryvillePA27.4 mi.
Southmoore Golf CourseBathPA27.8 mi.
Whitetail Golf ClubBathPA27.8 mi.
Ski Areas
CamelbackTannersvillePA15.4 mi.
Alpine MountainAnalominkPA19.6 mi.
TanglewoodTaftonPA30.3 mi.
Shawnee MountainDelawarePA35.9 mi.
Doe MountainMacungiePA39.9 mi.
Elk MountainUnion DalePA43.4 mi.
Mount ToneLake ComoPA54.0 mi.
CraigmeurNewfoundlandNJ60.4 mi.
Holiday MountainMonticelloNY60.9 mi.
Mount PeterWarwickNY65.1 mi.
Hidden Valley SkiHidden ValleyPA69.0 mi.
Hidden ValleyVernonNJ87.7 mi.
Vernon Valley Great GorgeVernonNJ87.7 mi.
Belleayre MoutainHighmountNY92.3 mi.
Ski SawmillMorrisPA94.8 mi.
Ski PlattekillRoxburyNY97.9 mi.
Scotch ValleyStamfordNY103.9 mi.
Hunter MountainHunterNY105.0 mi.
Big BirchPattersonNY107.1 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY107.1 mi.
State Parks
Hickory Run State ParkPA6.3 mi. 
Gouldsboro State ParkPA11.0 mi. 
Lehigh Gorge State ParkPA12.5 mi. 
Big Pocono State ParkPA13.7 mi. 
Tobyhanna State ParkPA15.0 mi. 
Beltzville State ParkPA16.1 mi. 
Frances Slocum State ParkPA23.1 mi. 
Promised Land State ParkPA25.8 mi. 
Jacobsburg State ParkPA26.5 mi. 
Archbald Pothole State ParkPA29.6 mi. 
Tuscarora State ParkPA30.1 mi. 
Locust Lake State ParkPA35.8 mi. 
George W Childs State ParkPA36.8 mi. 
Prompton State ParkPA37.6 mi. 
Ricketts Glen State ParkPA38.6 mi. 
Houdini MuseumScrantonPA22.2 mi.(History)
Pocono Indian MuseumBushkillPA30.8 mi.(History)
Liberty Hall MuseumUnionNJ45.5 mi.(History)
Lake Hopatcong Historical MuseumLake HopatcongNJ51.8 mi.(History)
Historical Society of Berks County PennsylvaniaReadingPA55.2 mi.(History)
James A. Michener Art MuseumDoylestownPA59.3 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland Ltd.AllenwoodPA68.0 mi.
Ross Park ZooBinghamtonNY71.5 mi.
ZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife ParkHersheyPA78.6 mi.
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ79.7 mi.
Philadelphia Zoological GardenPhiladelphiaPA82.0 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY84.3 mi.
New Jersey State Aquarium at CamdenCamdenNJ84.4 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY86.9 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY90.7 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY90.7 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY91.6 mi.
Brandywine ZooWilmingtonDE93.1 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY95.4 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY109.3 mi.

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