Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Effort getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Effort with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Camelback Ski Area and Pocono Raceway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Effort

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Effort a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camelback Ski Area (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Blue Mountain Ski Area (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Mountain View Vineyard (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Big Creek Vineyard (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Aquatopia (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Effort

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Effort is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boulder Field (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Dansbury Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Hickory Run State Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Tobyhanna State Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (27.5 mi / 44.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Effort

Fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.8 mi (35.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), which is 30 mi (48.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Effort?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,186 holiday lettings near Effort. From 756 Houses to 34 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Effort for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Effort?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Effort:

  • Lake Harmony Estates: 199 holiday homes
  • Locust Lake Village: 251 holiday homes
  • Cobble Creek Estates: 17 holiday homes
  • Scotrun: 1,001 holiday homes
  • Mount Pocahontas: 25 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Effort?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Effort. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Camelback Mountain: 1,892 holiday lettings
  • Lehigh Valley Zoo: 94 holiday lettings
  • Northampton Community College: 73 holiday lettings
  • Mountain View Vineyard: 1,901 holiday lettings
  • Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm: 1,454 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Effort listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Effort?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 756 Houses in Effort. Our other popular types of Effort holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 79 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Effort?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 656 holiday homes with pool available in Effort. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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