POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa -- The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau announces that AOL has named the Pocono Mountains No. 2 on the top searched resort destinations on AOL Search.
AOL, a popular Internet Search Provider, records an estimated 29 million viewers every month, according to TrafficEstimate.com.
Visitors searching for a multi-amenity resort destination find relaxation and reconnection in the authentic beauty of this lush mountain setting. Whether planning a family vacation, business meeting or weekend getaway, it’s time for the Pocono Mountains.
“Being such a frequently searched resort destination on AOL doesn’t come as a surprise to us because of all the hard work and dedication we’ve seen from our resorts and area businesses,” says Robert Uguccioni, executive director of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. “The last few years have been an exciting period of reinvention across the area, and people looking for an authentic and relaxing place to vacation and unwind are finding it in the Pocono Mountains”
The Pocono Mountains offer championship golf, fine dining, luxurious spas and much more. The grand resorts and classic golf courses of prior generations remain, while new resorts and courses join the four-county region that encompasses the Pocono Mountains.
For golfers, the Pocono Mountains: Discover Golf’s Great Destination Secret (www.poconosgolf.com) offers a variety of playing options from legendary architects like Donald Ross or A.W. Tillinghast to modern gems by Jack Nicklaus. And all skill levels and price ranges are represented within the hundreds of holes of golf from which to choose.
For more information on the area, visit www.800poconos.com or call 800-762-6667.
About the “Pocono Mountains: Discover Golf’s Great Destination Secret”
The Pocono Mountains has long been known to avid travelers and mountain aficionados for its lush, relaxing family friendly ambiance and romantic setting, as well as its fall foliage, winter skiing, spring-summer outdoor recreation options and natural beauty. Numerous lakes, parks and other environmental wonderlands are found throughout the four-county Pocono Mountains region.
Discerning golfers are well aware that the Pocono Mountains are home to golf courses designed by renowned architects such as Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast. Pocono Mountains golf properties and value-laden golf packages are available on www.poconosgolf.com, which allows players to enjoy majestic mountain-view scenery, the area’s natural splendor, year-round amenities and unequaled value and variety.
Attributes of the golf-and-resort properties and destination include:
Home to hundreds of golf holes at numerous clubs, many located close to one another:
• Two NASCAR races held annually each spring-summer
• Golden Era of Golf Architecture period designs strongly represented by legendary designers Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast
• Golf, lodging and resort accommodations at all price points, from luxury to value
• Hiking, biking, camping, spas, horseback riding, boating, fishing, hunting and many other activities
• Attractions, festivals and other special events
• Meeting and conference facilities
• Great food at a wide array of eating establishments and resort restaurants
• Bed & breakfasts, country inns and resorts
• Antique shops, outlet malls and other unique shopping venues