The small township of Tannersville can be found to the east of the US state of Pennsylvania. Originally founded in the mid 18th century by John Larner, the settlement was originally known as Pocono Point. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Tannersville will find that this mountainside town offers a select choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation, mainly in the form of apartments and townhouses, although, for a greater choice of accommodation, they wish to head for the nearby larger town of Scranton.
Perhaps the biggest attraction for visitors spending their holidays in Tannersville is the nearby Camelback Mountain Resort. The ski and winter sports resort boasts a total of 34 ski slopes, suitable for all abilities, within its 160 acres; the longest being the mile long Nile Mile. In the summer months the resort attracts visitors with its extensive waterpark, known as Camelbeach, which boasts amongst its many attractions: 30 waterslides, the Flow Rider surfing ride and a 30,000 square foot wave pool. To keep younger visitors busy, the resort’s Camelback Mountain Adventures is a popular recent addition.
The majority of visitors looking to spend their holidays in Tannersville will be looking to spend some time in Pennsylvania’s largest city, Philadelphia, which is less than two hour’s away. The city boasts numerous historical attractions and sites, which relate to the founding of the United States, for which the city is so infamous. Perhaps the city’s best known attraction is Liberty Bell, although such landmarks as the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Independence Hall, are a popular must-see. As the nation’s fifth largest city, Philadelphia also boasts a wonderful array of cultural attractions and amenities, to include the Franklin Institute, a major science museum and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Tannersville will find that this part of the United States has a typically continental climate. Summers can be warm, with temperatures often reaching the high-20s degrees Celsius, whilst winters are much cooler, with temperatures often dropping below zero degrees Celsius. Tannersville receives an average annual precipitation of around 24 inches, which will frequently fall as snow in mid-winter.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Tannersville will first fly to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). British Airways and US Airways operate regular flights here from London Heathrow (LHR). They will then need to take a connecting flight, operated by US Airways or Piedmont Airlines to nearby Wilkes Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP).