Anyone looking for a scenic holiday destination in the northeast of the United States may like to stay at Bushkill. Situated in the state of Pennsylvania, Bushkill offers many fun and interesting things to do and see. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, chalets and B&Bs.
Holidaymakers staying in Bushkill will be able to find lots to do at any time of the year including winter skiing and sledding at the nearby Fernwood resort. Golf fans will also find a course at the Fernwood resort, which is just over three miles from Bushkill as well as a miniature course at Bushkill Falls. The warmer months enable visitors to go climbing, hiking, cycling and horse riding in the area and enjoy the wonderful scenery. In addition to this there are various watersports holidaymakers can try here such as fishing, swimming, paddle boating, white-water rafting and water tubing. A few restaurants and bars are located here serving snacks and other fine American fare. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drinks and other provisions from a few stores located in the area.
A must see attraction for holidaymakers is the majestic Bushkill Falls, which are often described as the Niagara of Pennsylvania. As well as seeing the falls, tourists can also visit the Pennsylvania Wildlife Exhibit, the Native American Exhibit and another exhibit about the history of Bushkill Falls. Other places of interest nearby include the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Stroudsburg, where rescued animals are cared for. There are many other interesting attractions in Stroudsburg such as the art galleries and the Sherman Theater. For tourists wanting to take a day trip to one of the big cities, New York is approximately one hour and 50 minute’s drive from Bushkill and Philadelphia is about two hours and 20 minutes away.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 31 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. January has the highest precipitation with an average of 4.67 inches. July is the driest month with an average of just over 3 inches of rainfall.
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Pennsylvania is approximately two hours and 20 minute’s drive from Bushkill and has flights arriving from other major U.S cities as well as international airports. These overseas airports include Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Manchester (MAN), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National are car hire firms located at the airport.