There is no doubt; the Poconos are one of the best areas for family fun in the summertime. The vast area offers a wide variety of family entertainment for everyone. Experience the wooded hills and valleys, the fantastic resorts for fishing or swimming and many other outdoor recreation getaways. In truth, there are 2,400 square miles wilderness and escarpment that overlook the Delaware Water Gap and River in the east to the great mountains in the north by Lake Wallenpaupack. And in the south you have the beautiful Lehigh Valley and the west offering the Coal Region and the Wyoming Valley.