10 Things You Didn’t Know About Camelback Resort

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Sponsored by Camelback Resort

SPLASH. Camelbeach is Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor waterpark. Most waterparks are built on a vacant lot or look like they are in a warehouse. But Camelbeach is located on 15 acres of land right at the base of beautiful Camelback Mountain. Camelbeach is wetter, wilder and crazier than any other waterpark around. With over 50 rides and attractions, there is never a dull moment for visitors of every age. 

LAUGH. Aquatopia was voted #1 indoor waterpark: In 2015, after being open for just three months, Aquatopia was voted the #1 indoor waterpark in the country by the readers of USA Today

SCREAM. State of the art, modern slides, rides and attractions:  As the only combination family raft ride of its kind in the world, the Venus SlydeTrap fuses three thrilling waterslide experiences into one slide. Plus, Storm Chaser is America’s longest uphill watercoaster.  

LEARN. Camelback Mountain was voted #1 place to learn to ski & snowboard. Camelback’s award-winning and innovative teaching program will have you skiing/boarding down the slopes in record time. The terrain-based learning program is the easiest and most fun way to learn how to ski or snowboard.

STAY.  The Pocono’s newest luxury lodge: Camelback Lodge is mountain luxury at its finest all year round. With a full-service spa, seven restaurants and eateries, a massive arcade, mini bowling, rock climbing, mini golf, laser tag and countless other adventures, you’ll never have a dull moment. In winter, all guests have easy ski-in/ski-out access to Camelback Mountain.  Ski right up to the outdoor patio at Trails End Pub & Grille and grab a warm drink by the fire.   

AMAZE. Camelback Mountain Snowmaking: When the snowmaking system is running at full strength, it converts 6,000 gallons of water into snow each minute. This amount would fill the Kahuna Cove Wave Pool with roughly 14 feet of snow in one hour.

ZOOM. The biggest snowtubing park in the USA: Camelback Resort is the home of 42 lightning-fast snowtubing lanes, two magic carpet lifts & a brand new Basecamp Lodge.  More sliding, no climbing! After dark, Galactic Snowtubing takes over the park.  You and your crew are sure to have an out of this world experience, immersed in a futuristic lightshow of lasers & music under the stars. 

FLY. Pennsylvania’s Only Mountain Coaster: Camelback Mountain Adventures' signature 4,500-foot, steel-track Mountain Coaster cruises through the trees and down the steep slopes of Camelback. The Appalachian Express Mountain Coaster requires no experience - just an adventurous attitude and a readiness to smile until your cheeks hurt.

SOAR. North America’s longest zip-flyer: Flights depart daily on Camelback Mountain Adventures’ Soaring Camel Twin Zip-Flyers. Race side-by-side as you fly from the summit of Camelback Mountain 4,000 feet back to the base.

CELEBRATE. The brand new Cameltop Lodge is unique to Camelback Resort. With huge, picturesque floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Pocono Mountains, this newly-renovated banquet room at the very top of Camelback Mountain is the newest, most amazing place to hold a special occasion. Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, family reunions and meetings will be forever memorable to those attending. Yes, you could drive up to the top of the mountain, but how about taking your entire party up to the top on a scenic chairlift?

Sponsored by Camelback Resort

Camelback Resort is the premier destination meeting venue choice in the Pocono Mountains. Take in the sights and tranquility of our mountainside location. Enjoy 453 of the sweetest suites. 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space inside. Countless group adventures outside. Camelback Resort is the perfect venue for hosting any company event.

The Philadelphia Hyatt at the Bellevue property, an iconic landmark open since 1904, is being rebranded as the Bellevue Hotel and will become the first Unbound Collection hotel in the Northeast region. The rebrand will be official as of March 1, 2018.

 

The Pennsylvania Meetings + Events second annual Best of 2017 readers’ choice awards were held at The Fuge in Warminster on Oct. 4. The event was attended by 85 industry insiders who anxiously awaited the announcement of each category’s winners, selected online by the readers of the magazine. The Fuge, home to the centrifuge where the astronauts trained to adjust to the G-force of the rockets, played up its otherworldly theme with blue-and-white lighting and space-themed accents, including a bar tucked inside the base of the centrifuge.

 

Mark Ryan makes is mark and takes the lead at Robert Ryan Catering and Design.