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Emerald-Lakes is a community housing development located in Monroe County in northeastern Pennsylvania. It's near the town of Jim Thorpe in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. The area is well-known for it's many recreational activities, including skiing, mountain biking, white water rafting, hiking, fishing and much more. The Poconos encompasses the Delaware State Forest, including six designated natural areas. Also in the area are 7 state parks, 17 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, and in autumn the Poconos are known for its brilliant colors. Numerous ski resorts dot the area, campgrounds are plentiful, and the Pocono Raceway is a major auto racetrack, home to two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. Gaming is also available at two resorts in the Pocono Mountains region. The Camelback Mountain Ski Area is just a short drive away. Emerald Lakes offers cabins and vacation rental homes for the season, by the month or week. For a peaceful, home away from home atmosphere, Emerald Lakes makes a lovely choice for a Poconos holiday.

Surrounding areas: Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania (2.3 mi), Lake Naomi, Pennsylvania (2.5 mi), Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania (2.8 mi), Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania (3.1 mi), Long Pond, Pennsylvania (3.3 mi), Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania (3.3 mi), Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania (3.7 mi)

Emerald Lakes Vacation Rentals

Emerald Lakes Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Comfort Inn & Suites800 Rt 940Mount Pocono, PA3.7 mi.(570) 839-9282
Super 8 MotelHC 1 Box 115MT Pocono, PA4.0 mi.(570) 839-7728
The Chateau Resort & Conference Center300 Camelback RdTannersville, PA4.7 mi.(570) 629-5900
Lopsided InnRt 196Tobyhanna, PA6.1 mi.(570) 839-8421
Days Inn TannersvilleState Rt 715 And Interstate 80Tannersville, PA6.8 mi.(570) 629-1667
Ramada Inn LimitedRt 715Tannersville, PA6.8 mi.(570) 629-4100
Best Western Inn At Bleakeslee-PoconoRt 115Blakeslee, PA9.0 mi.(570) 646-6000
Toby Valley LodgeRt 940Blakeslee, PA9.0 mi.(717) 646-4893
Comfort Inn BartonsvilleState Rt 611Bartonsville, PA9.3 mi.(570) 476-1500
Howard Johnson Hotel63 Rt 611 I-80 Exit 302Bartonsville, PA9.3 mi.(570) 424-6100
Penn Hills ResortRt 447Analomick, PA9.6 mi.(717) 421-6464
Clarion Hotel1220 W Main StStroudsburg, PA13.1 mi.(570) 420-1000
Hampton Inn Stroudsburg114 S 8th StStroudsburg, PA13.7 mi.(570) 424-0400
The Budget MotelI-80 Exit 51E Stroudsburg, PA13.8 mi.(717) 424-5451
Hillside InnRR 6East Stroudsburg, PA13.8 mi.(570) 223-8238
Paramount MotelRt 209 N Rd 2East Stroudsburg, PA13.8 mi.(717) 421-2141
Shannon InnPa 447 & US 209 Exit 52 I-80East Stroudsburg, PA13.8 mi.(717) 424-1951
Best Western Pocono Inn700 Main StStroudsburg, PA13.9 mi.(570) 421-2200
Super 8 Motel340 Greentree DrEast Stroudsburg, PA14.7 mi.(717) 424-7411
ShawneeFt Depuy River RdShawnee On Delaware, PA16.9 mi.(570) 421-1500
Travel Inn Of Windy GapRt 33 & Rt 512Windgap, PA18.5 mi.(215) 863-4146
Econo Lodge Inn & SuitesRt 940 Box 35White Haven, PA18.6 mi.(570) 443-0391
Mountain Laurel Resort EastI-80 And Pa TNPKWhite Haven, PA18.6 mi.(570) 443-8411
Mountain Laurel Resort WestI-80 & Pa TNPKWhite Haven, PA18.6 mi.(570) 443-8411
Fernwood Resort & CCRt 209Bushkill, PA21.7 mi.(570) 588-9500
Pocmont Resort & Conference CenterBushkill Falls RdBushkill, PA21.7 mi.(570) 588-6671
Country Inn And Suites1619 Interchange RdLehighton, PA21.7 mi.(610) 379-5066
Harry Packer Mansion InnPacker HillJim Thorpe, PA22.0 mi.(570) 325-8566
Hampton Inn Lehighton877 Interchange RdLehighton, PA22.4 mi.(610) 377-3400
Inn At Jim Thorpe24 BroadwayJim Thorpe, PA23.1 mi.(570) 325-2599
Courtyard By Marriott16 Glenmaura National BlvdMoosic, PA23.6 mi.(570) 969-2100
Hampton Inn At Montage22 Montage Mountain RdScranton, PA23.8 mi.(570) 342-7002
Best Western East Mountain Inn2400 E End BlvdWilkes-Barre, PA24.2 mi.(570) 822-1011
Holiday Inn200 Tigue StDunmore, PA24.4 mi.(717) 343-4771
Clarion Hotel300 Meadow AveScranton, PA24.4 mi.(570) 344-9811
Rodeway Inn4130 Birney AveMoosic, PA24.6 mi.(570) 457-6713
Host Inn & Residential Suites860 Kidder StWilkes-Barre, PA24.6 mi.(570) 270-4678
Holiday Inn Wilkes-barre880 Kidder StWilkes-barre, PA24.6 mi.(570) 824-8901
Hilton Garden Inn242 Highland Park BlvdWilkes-Barre, PA25.0 mi.(570) 820-8595
Travelodge497 Kidder StWiles Barre, PA25.2 mi.(570) 823-8881

Emerald Lakes 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 30°F 12°F 4.01 in. -
February 33°F 12°F 3.29 in. -
March 42°F 21°F 4.03 in. -
April 53°F 32°F 4.29 in. -
May 65°F 42°F 4.69 in. -
June 73°F 50°F 4.53 in. -
July 77°F 55°F 4.08 in. -
August 75°F 54°F 3.96 in. -
September 68°F 46°F 4.98 in. -
October 57°F 36°F 3.76 in. -
November 45°F 27°F 4.22 in. -
December 35°F 18°F 3.60 in. -

Emerald Lakes Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Wilkes Barre Scranton International airport (AVP) located about 23 miles northwest of Emerald Lakes in Wilkes - Barre / Scranton, Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley International airport (ABE) located approximately 30 miles south of Emerald Lakes in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the Newark Liberty International airport (EWR) located roughly 70 miles southeast of Emerald Lakes in Newark, New Jersey, and finally the Stewart International airport (SWF) located around 74 miles east of Emerald Lakes in Newburgh, New York.

Emerald Lakes Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Pocono Play ParkBartonsvillePA8.4 mi.
Land Of Make BelieveHopeNJ26.6 mi.
Bushkill ParkEastonPA29.5 mi.
Dorney ParkAllentownPA33.4 mi.
KnoebelsElysburgPA61.1 mi.
Bowcraft Amusement ParkScotch PlainsNJ61.5 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA68.3 mi.
JeepersWest NyackNY74.9 mi.
Keansburg Amusement ParkKeansburgNJ80.9 mi.
AstrolandBrooklynNY82.1 mi.
Coney Island BoardwalkBrooklynNY82.1 mi.
Coney Island - Kenny KaufmanBrooklynNY82.1 mi.
Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement ParkBrooklynNY82.1 mi.
Nellie Bly ParkBrooklynNY82.1 mi.
HersheyparkHersheyPA85.1 mi.
Dutch WonderlandLancasterPA86.2 mi.
Glen Island ParkNew RochelleNY86.2 mi.
ExhilaramaVoorheesNJ89.6 mi.
Water Parks
Alpine Slide at CamelbackTannersvillePA6.8 mi.
Dorney Park & Whitewater KingdomAllentownPA33.4 mi.
Carousel Water & Fun ParkBeach LakePA38.1 mi.
Water WorldPhoenixvillePA66.4 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA68.3 mi.
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY84.7 mi.
Mountain CreekVernonNJ84.8 mi.
Zoom Flume Water ParkDurhamNY111.1 mi.
Golf Courses
Mount Pocono Public Golf CourseMount PoconoPA3.8 mi.
Thornhurst Country ClubThornhurstPA10.1 mi.
Buck Hill Falls Golf ClubBuck Hill FallsPA10.4 mi.
Evergreen Park Golf CourseAnalominkPA10.9 mi.
Newfoundland Golf CourseSouth SterlingPA12.6 mi.
Scottish Glen Golf CourseCrystal LakePA12.8 mi.
Indian Mountain Golf CourseKresgevillePA13.4 mi.
Glen Brook Country ClubStroudsburgPA14.1 mi.
Terra Greens Golf CourseEast StroudsburgPA14.2 mi.
Hideaway Hills Golf ClubKresgevillePA14.3 mi.
Cherry Valley Golf CourseStroudsburgPA15.8 mi.
Country Club of the PoconosMarshalls CreekPA16.0 mi.
Water Gap Country ClubDelaware Water GapPA16.7 mi.
Shade Mountain Golf ClubMiddleburgPA18.3 mi.
Mountain Laurel Golf ClubWhite HavenPA18.4 mi.
Marjon Golf CourseMoscowPA21.2 mi.
Stone Hedge Country ClubFactoryvillePA21.5 mi.
Fernwood Hotel & ResortBushkillPA21.9 mi.
Walnut Creek Golf ClubJamestownPA22.9 mi.
Norvelt Golf ClubMount PleasantPA24.4 mi.
Timber Ridge Golf ClubMount PleasantPA24.4 mi.
Blair Academy Golf CourseBlairstownNJ25.1 mi.
Jerry Parker Scranton Municipal Golf CourseLake ArielPA25.1 mi.
Southmoore Golf CourseBathPA25.5 mi.
Whitetail Golf ClubBathPA25.5 mi.
Four Seasons Golf ClubExeterPA25.9 mi.
Apple Mountain Golf & Country ClubBelvidereNJ26.0 mi.
Hollenback Golf ClubWilkes-BarrePA26.1 mi.
Pine Hills Country ClubTaylorPA26.3 mi.
Applewood Golf CourseHardingPA27.6 mi.
Ski Areas
CamelbackTannersvillePA6.8 mi.
Alpine MountainAnalominkPA10.7 mi.
TanglewoodTaftonPA25.1 mi.
Shawnee MountainDelawarePA27.0 mi.
Doe MountainMacungiePA40.2 mi.
Elk MountainUnion DalePA43.6 mi.
CraigmeurNewfoundlandNJ51.4 mi.
Mount ToneLake ComoPA52.8 mi.
Holiday MountainMonticelloNY54.5 mi.
Mount PeterWarwickNY56.3 mi.
Hidden Valley SkiHidden ValleyPA67.9 mi.
Hidden ValleyVernonNJ84.8 mi.
Vernon Valley Great GorgeVernonNJ84.8 mi.
Belleayre MoutainHighmountNY87.3 mi.
Ski PlattekillRoxburyNY93.6 mi.
Big BirchPattersonNY98.6 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY98.6 mi.
Hunter MountainHunterNY99.4 mi.
Scotch ValleyStamfordNY100.1 mi.
Ski SawmillMorrisPA103.3 mi.
State Parks
Big Pocono State ParkPA5.3 mi. 
Gouldsboro State ParkPA8.6 mi. 
Tobyhanna State ParkPA10.1 mi. 
Hickory Run State ParkPA14.2 mi. 
Beltzville State ParkPA18.4 mi. 
Lehigh Gorge State ParkPA19.3 mi. 
Promised Land State ParkPA19.4 mi. 
Jacobsburg State ParkPA22.2 mi. 
George W Childs State ParkPA28.3 mi. 
Frances Slocum State ParkPA30.0 mi. 
Archbald Pothole State ParkPA30.7 mi. 
Swartswood State ParkNJ31.3 mi. 
Stephens State ParkNJ35.2 mi. 
Prompton State ParkPA35.7 mi. 
Tuscarora State ParkPA37.1 mi. 
Cranberry State ParkNJ37.4 mi. 
Voorhees State ParkNJ39.5 mi. 
Spruce Run State ParkNJ39.6 mi. 
Pocono Indian MuseumBushkillPA21.7 mi.(History)
Houdini MuseumScrantonPA25.5 mi.(History)
Liberty Hall MuseumUnionNJ38.8 mi.(History)
Lake Hopatcong Historical MuseumLake HopatcongNJ42.9 mi.(History)
Morris MuseumMorristownNJ52.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
James A. Michener Art MuseumDoylestownPA55.9 mi.(Art)
Historical Society of Berks County PennsylvaniaReadingPA58.4 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ70.8 mi.
Ross Park ZooBinghamtonNY74.4 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY76.1 mi.
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland Ltd.AllenwoodPA77.0 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY78.2 mi.
Philadelphia Zoological GardenPhiladelphiaPA79.7 mi.
New Jersey State Aquarium at CamdenCamdenNJ81.9 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY82.1 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY82.1 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY82.7 mi.
ZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife ParkHersheyPA85.1 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY86.6 mi.
Brandywine ZooWilmingtonDE93.0 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY101.5 mi.
Beardsley Zoological GardensBridgeportCT115.4 mi.

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