On Site
Stretch out in a lawn chair or poolside lounge chair. Relax by the lake or the creek. Select a book from our many bookshelves. Curl up by the fire in your own suite or fireside in one of our comfortable living rooms.

In addition to the beautifully landscaped grounds and serene setting of The Sterling Inn, there are many activities and amenities to be enjoyed such as Boating, Fishing, Hiking on scenic trails, Nature programs, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Shuffleboard, Sword training, Archery, Firearms training, Snow-tubing, Swimming, Cross-country skiing, Ice-skating, Snow-shoeing, Tobogganing, Night club, Friday night bonfire and Guided Nature walk Saturday.

The Sterling Inn is centrally located in the Pocono Mountains – convenient to many recreational facilities.

Mountain Creek Riding Stable — 20 minutes away.
• Sterling Inn guests enjoy discounted rates.
• Horseback riding vouchers available to purchase
• at The Sterling Inn front desk.

Triple W Riding Stables — 35 minutes away.

Buck Hill Falls Golf — 10 minutes away.
• Sterling Inn guests receive discounted rates.
• Golf vouchers available to purchase
• at The Sterling Inn front desk.

Bushkill Falls — 40 minutes away.

Great Lake Boat Rentals - Lake Wallenpaupack,
• Route 6, Lake Wallenpaupack, Hawley, PA 18428
• 570-226-0980

Pine Crest Yacht Club - Route 507, Lake Wallenpaupack,
• Box 277, Greentown, PA 18426 • 570-857-1136

Pocono Action Sports - PO Box 77,
• Greentown, PA 18426 • 570-226-4556

Claws and Paws Wild Animal Park – 15 minute drive.

Alpine Mountain — 20 minutes away.

Camelback Ski Area / Camelbeach — 25 minutes away.

Montage Ski Area — 35 minutes away.

Elk Mountain Ski Area — 55 minutes away.

Big Boulder / Jack Frost Ski Areas — 30 minutes away.

Shawnee Ski Area — 30 minutes away.

Many of our guests come to the Poconos for its wonderful antiquing and many outlet stores.
We would be happy to help you plan a day full of your favorite shopping in a number of the surrounding villages.

Antiquing — 5 minutes away.

Holly Ross Pottery — 5 minutes away.

Reeses Pottery — 8 minutes away.

The Crossings Outlet Center — 20 minutes away.

Historic Sites / Museum
The counties of the Pocono region – Wayne, Monroe, Pike, Carbon and Northampton - each have its own rich history.
Below are a variety of links to historic sites, museums, and other informational websites for our beautiful mountain region.

Lackawanna Coal Mine — 30 minutes away.

Steamtown National Historic Site — 25 minutes away.

Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA – 30 minutes away.

Grey Towers, Milford, PA – 40 minute drive.

Roebling Bridge, Lackawaxen, PA – 40 minute drive.

Zane Grey Museum, Lackawaxen, PA – 40-minute drive.

The Stourbridge Line Railroad, Honesdale, PA – 40 minute drive.

Victorian Town of Jim Thorpe – 45 minute drive.

Victorian Town of Milford – 45 minute drive.

History of the Lake Wallenpaupack Area.

Choose from a variety of entertainment venues in the local area: theatre, movies, nightlife in either Scranton or Stroudsburg, and the Pocono International Raceway.

Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts — 40 minutes away.

Pocono Playhouse — 15 minutes away.
• Advance tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate
• with your room reservation or at The Sterling Inn front desk.

Pocono Raceway — 35 minutes away.

Cinemark Movie Theatre: 30 minutes away.

City of Scranton — 30 minutes away.

City of Stroudsburg – 30 minutes away.

Local Events
Enjoy a baseball game, go to a concert, or have a great time at our local fair. Here are a few links to help you complement your get-away.

Scranton / Wilkes Barre AAA Yankee Baseball — 30 minutes away.

Wilkes Barre / Scranton Penguins — 45 minutes away.

Montage Mountain Events – 40 minutes away.

Pocono Raceway — 35 minutes away.

Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts — 40 minutes away.

Various Country Fairs: GDS Fair – week prior and including Labor Day every year in

Newfoundland, PA. – 5 minutes away.

State Parks
Nestled in the northern Pocono Mountains, the Sterling Inn is surrounded by natural beauty, including 3 major State Parks: Promised Land, Tobyhanna, and Gouldsboro. Additionally, there are several other parks that are a short drive from the Inn.
Come and discover the mountains!!

Promised Land State Park – 10 minutes away.

Tobyhanna State Park – 5 minutes away.

Gouldsboro State Park – 12 minutes away.

Big Pocono State Park – 15 minutes away.

Lackawanna State Park – 30 minutes away.

Hickory Run State Park – 30 minutes away.

Frances Slocum State Park – 30 minutes away.


Massage Therapy
To add to the enjoyment of your stay at The Sterling Inn, treat yourself to a professional, therapeutic massage. Susan Lange has been our in-house Massage Therapist for 7 years and is certified in Swedish Massage as well as foot reflexology.
Contact Susan Lange (570) 629-7394 .

In the surrounding countryside, there are many scenic and recreational facilities. Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania's largest man-made lake, offers boating, water-skiing, and fishing. You may also enjoy nearby championship golf courses, night clubs, casino, horseback riding, theatres and summer playhouses, Pocono International Raceway, Yankee AAA baseball, pleasant rural drives, scenic train excursions, coal mine tours, and antique and outlet shopping. Local State Parks provide hiking, canoeing, biking, and swimming (Tobyhanna, Promised Land, and Gouldsboro - all within 15 minutes). Additionally, there are downhill ski areas, snowboarding, snow tubing, and, of course, wintertime horse-drawn sleigh rides at nearby stables.