Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Cresco

The riverfront and waterfalls provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Cresco. Revered for its casino gaming, restaurants and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Camelback Ski Area and Pocono Raceway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Cresco

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Cresco has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camelback Ski Area (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Buck Hill Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Aquatopia (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Terra Greens Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Shawnee Mountain Ski Area (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cresco

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cresco is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tobyhanna State Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Promised Land State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Dansbury Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Bushkill Falls (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Worthington State Forest (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Cresco

The nearest airport is in Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), located 26.9 mi (43.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), which is 36.4 mi (58.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Cresco?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,790 holiday lettings near Cresco. From 1,188 Houses to 37 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cresco for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Cresco:

  • Lake Harmony Estates: 200 holiday homes
  • Locust Lake Village: 254 holiday homes
  • Wallenpaupauk Lake Estates: 28 holiday homes
  • Cobble Creek Estates: 17 holiday homes
  • Scotrun: 1,003 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 Cresco?

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

  • Bushkill Falls: 382 holiday lettings
  • Camelback Mountain: 1,903 holiday lettings
  • Mountain View Vineyard: 1,907 holiday lettings
  • Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm: 1,459 holiday lettings
  • Sculpted Ice Works Factory and Ice Harvest Museum: 645 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cresco 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 Cresco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,188 Houses in Cresco. Our other popular types of Cresco holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 143 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 Cresco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,103 holiday homes with pool available in Cresco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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