Eagles Mere Inn
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"The Last Unspoiled Resort" ~ "Ultimate Relaxation" ~ "Wonderful food and wine" ~ "Friendly and accommodating staff"
Welcome to our Eagles Mere bed and breakfast. Located in the Endless Mountains of the Poconos in northeastern PA, this "the last unspoiled resort" awaits your next Pennsylvania country inn getaway. Offering romantic vacation packages and all-inclusive PA resort services and amenities, Eagles Mere Inn is located in a tiny Pennsylvania town 400 paces from a pristine lake surrounded by hundreds of acres of forest, incredible waterfalls, sunsets, skiing, and hiking.
In the winter, we provide warm accommodations after a day on the Eagles Mere Toboggan Slide. Known for our acclaimed Eagles Mere restaurant, featuring five courses of farm-to-table gourmet cuisine, the Eagles Mere Inn celebrates the farmers of central Pennsylvania and the bounty of the local harvest.
Our comfortable PA guestroom accommodations range in price to meet the needs of every Pennsylvania vacation traveler. Our lovely grounds can accommodate parties and events of all kinds, including small Pocono Mountains weddings. Our classic pub offers local brews and room to relax and play games, shoot a game of pool or curl up by the fire.
Relax and unwind at an all-inclusive Pennsylvania country inn in the Endless Mountains. Our unique brand of Eagles Mere bed and breakfast hospitality offers you a worry-free romantic getaway to unspoiled beauty and serenity. The only Eagles Mere B&B within walking distance of quaint shops and historic town homes, the Eagles Mere Inn provides you with a central location to enjoy both this tiny village "trapped in time" and the pristine air and the unparalleled natural beauty of the Northeastern Pennsylvania mountains.
A stay in one of our charming Eagles Mere accommodations includes a five-course gourmet dinner and a hearty breakfast upon rising. Known for the outstanding quality of our meals, the Eagles Mere Inn is committed to using locally farmed and produced products and the freshest ingredients possible.
"We are stunned by the unbelievable quality of the food and service". HR, Pennsylvania
Our Eagles Mere bed and breakfast is located atop the Pocono Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania - just 400 paces from a lovely, clear lake surrounded by hundreds of acres of forest, incredible waterfalls, sunsets, skiing, and hiking. Two state parks - Ricketts Glen and World's End - are a short drive away. Free use of the inn's bikes, kayaks, canoe, tennis equipment, and cross-country skis enable you to fully enjoy our location in any season. Special vacation getaway and seasonal packages are available year round. Come and experience a safe and relaxed environment and leave rested and re-energized when returning to the urbanized world.
"All our favorite things in one place!" J&A Australia
Eagles Mere Inn offers an all-inclusive experience for your Pennsylvania
Endless Mountains vacation. Included in the price of your stay:
- A comfortable guest room with a private bath
- A five-course gourmet dinner each night
- A hearty breakfast each morning
- Access to all the facilities of charming Eagles Mere Lake
- Use of our game room, with pool table, ping pong and darts
- Access to the tennis courts across the street
- Free use of the inn's bikes, kayaks, canoe, tennis equipment and cross-country skis
- Free wireless Internet access
- Board games and TV's in our classic Pennsylvania pub
Our historic Eagles Mere Inn extends over two buildings in the heart of town. A lovely lawn joins the two structures, offering places to rest and read or enjoy a cold ice tea or local brew from our pub. Stretch out in the hammock, cuddle on a bench, or rock away on our front porch. On Summer evenings and extending into the Fall, sit around our fire pit and enjoy the company of other guests. Watch hummingbirds flutter away at the flower beds in the mornings, nibble one of our tasty sweet treats in the afternoon, or simply enjoy not having to be anywhere specific.
Wake to the scent of fresh-brewed coffee and baking muffins. Follow the aromas to our Pennsylvania country inn dining room and enjoy all you can eat before an active day of hiking or simply strolling to see the Pocono Mountain sights. What an excellent way to begin the day! Eagles Mere Inn's delectable morning fare features baked goods, fresh fruit and yogurt, and your choice of entree options. Savory egg dishes, homemade hash, French toast, pancakes, omelets, biscuits and gravy - the offerings are numerous and vary each day. We pride ourselves on using the season's freshest fruits and veggies whenever possible. Local farmers offer wonderful selections of farm fresh eggs, handmade cheeses, and organic produce. Bon appetit!
We invite you to relax and experience the fine dining and creative regional cuisine of our acclaimed Eagles Mere restaurant. For our overnight guests, a five-course meal is included in your room rate. Our mouthwatering menus and graceful dining room offer the perfect setting for an elegant evening in the Pennsylvania countryside. Or, if you would prefer to eat somewhere else, we'll discount your room rate and make the reservations for you. Our guests rarely do this, especially after trying our food!
What we do in the kitchen reflects our locale and our commitment to use the best that is local, the best that is Pennsylvania. Talented and inventive, Chef/Owner Toby Diltz develops creative menus that delight the palettes of our discerning dinner guests. Every dish is a delight - whether hearty and robust or flavorful and light. Every day offers new, different and exciting options.
Our menus are not about the latest trend but about real food prepared well. Over the past few years, we have seen a wonderful surge in the availability of fresh local organic product. The Endless Mountains has inspired a growing crop of nearby farmers offering beautiful organic produce, meats and cheeses. We salute these hard working individuals and say thank you as we depend on the bounty of their harvest to create the food you experience here at Eagles Mere Inn.
Our classic Pennsylvania pub is a great spot to hang out and chat, play a board game or pool, watch football or the nightly news, or catch up on email while enjoying a glass of wine or a frothy pint. Hang out at a table, a bar stool, or on the comfy couches around the fire. The pub has become a gathering spot for overnight guests, restaurant guests, and Eagles Mere locals alike. Start up a conversation and you may meet a local farmer, a Wall Street big wig, or a visitor from another country.
Featuring a full bar and an historic ambiance, the Eagles Mere pub provides the perfect congenial environment to kick back with a cocktail before retiring to your guestroom for the evening.
Weddings & Special Events
Whether you're beginning a new life together, celebrating 50 years of marriage, or treating your employees to holiday cheer, Eagles Mere Inn provides charming Pennsylvania bed and breakfast surroundings for your special occasion. Our professional and courteous staff will assist you with every aspect of your special day. Weddings, receptions, anniversary and birthday parties, corporate retreats, and family reunions are just a few of our guests' wonderful events in which we are proud to have been played a small part.
Our Endless Mountains bed and breakfast is the ideal Pennsylvania wedding location for those wanting to elope or have a small, intimate wedding. Our beautiful country town backdrop sets the scene as you take your first steps as husband and wife. Imagine an intimate wedding celebration in the heart of Pocono Mountians â€” so close to the unspoiled beauty and serenity of Eagles Mere Lake and two stunning state parks. Whether it is the rehearsal dinner, the reception, or the wedding itself, we will help you tie the knot in style. Casual or formal, we'll help you choose a lovely location â€” on the local footbridge, on our grounds, or in front of our crackling pub fireplace. We create beautiful wedding cakes and accommodate wedding parties for up to 42 people.
Corporate Events & Parties
Whether it's business or pleasure (or both!) on your agenda, the Eagles Mere Inn is the perfect destination for meetings, parties, executive retreats, family reunions and more. Host your corporate gathering, party, or other affair within the classic Pennsylvania country inn setting of our Poconos B&B. Our coordinators will be pleased to make custom arrangements for menus, both formal and casual, for up to 42 guests.
Biking & Horses
Bring your own mountain or street bikes
Tour past Eagles Mere's 100+-year-old Victorian Cottages on barely traveled streets or take to the approved forest paths. Tours from relaxed to "thigh busting". We also lend our bikes.
22 miles from the Inn near Rickett's Glen. Great rides through creeks and the woods to a picnic by a waterfall. Call or fax 570-925-5253. Phone them for times available & confirmations.
Have your own horses?
Parking and miles of trails through Wyoming State Forest
Golf & Tennis
Eagles Mere Country Club
1/2 mile from the Inn. A great private seasonal club and course. Guests staying at the Inn have privileges for Golf, Tennis, Lunch and use of the Bar. Excellent 18 hole course, driving range, two new Tennis courts or lunch overlooking the mountains. Greens fees $70 to $90 per round, including cart. Availability of tee times may be limited. The Club only takes Cash and personal checks.
Eagles Mere Community Tennis Court
A refurbished tennis court a few houses away from the Inn. Rarely used and free.
Mill Race Golf Course
35 minutes away in Benton PA. 570-925-2040. Greens fees $22 to $32, including cart. Ask about our weekday golf packages.
Crystal Lake Ski Center: Cross country skiing on 960 acres, rentals, ski school. 20 miles in Hughesville. 570-584-4209 or Fax: 570-584-0169 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.crystallakeskicenter.com
Cross country skiing out our door and only 1 1/2 blocks from the inn are the Conservancy Trails & the Lake. Where the locals go if you have your own skis or borrow ours.
Ice Skate - at the Outlet Pond. Bring your own Skates or talk to Bub's Outdoor Rentals #570.584.4547. Light switch for night skating is on the Telephone pole.
The Eagles Mere Toboggan Slide
Swimming and Boating
Eagles Mere Lake Association
A private, pristine lake surrounded by pine, mountain laurel and giant rhododendron. Our guests have access to this private lake and Laurel Path. In the Summer there is a fee to rent canoes, sailboats, paddle boats, use the beach facilities and ride around the lake in the "Hardly Able" a canvas covered motor launch, the only power boat allowed on the lake. Sailing races and length of the mile long lake swims are planned. During the summer there are also childrenâ€™s programs at the Beach and ball field.
Worldâ€™s End State Park
In summer they dam up a portion of the Loyalsock Creek to form a pool of fresh water in which to swim. About 7 miles from the Inn.
Rickettâ€™s Glen/Lake Jean
In summer swim in Lake Jean and rent canoes and rowboats. 30 minutes from the Inn
Bubbâ€™s Outdoor Canoe Rentals
Approximately 30 miles from the Inn. Rentals and shuttle for a for a canoe trip down a remote 8 mile section of the Susquehanna River with subtle rapids, islands and much natural beauty. www.pavisnet.com/bubbsrental
Endless Mountain Outfitters
Approximately 35 miles from the Inn. Canoe and kayak rentals for your vacation. 570-746-9140
Attractions and Museums
Eagles Mere Museum
Small museum featuring memorabilia from the 1800's hotels when Eagles Mere was a mountain resort for wealthy Philadelphians. The old hotels are now gone and the Eagles Mere Inn remains as the last Inn built for the guests of that era. Check at the desk for the limited hours they are open.
Site of a village built by French escaping the Revolution. Reportedly they built a home to house Marie Antoinette, hoping she could also escape. Open in Summer. 35 miles from the Inn on Rt. 187 in Towanda. 570-265-3376 www.frenchazilum.com
A trip back in time. General store, ice house, blacksmith and woodworking shops. 35 miles from the Inn on rt. #6 & #14, Alparon Park, Troy. 570-297-3410 www.pavisnet.com/troy/farmmuseum.html
Bradford County Historical Museum
County history and displays. 35 miles from Inn on 21 Main street, Towanda 570-265-2240
Little League Baseball Hall of Fame
40 miles from the Inn. Many "big league" stars got their start and are featured in this museum. The Little League World Series is played in Williamsport each year. www.littleleague.org/museum/index.htm
Mifflinburg Buggy Museum
55 miles from the Inn. www.buggymuseum.org
Corning Glass Museum
81 miles from the Inn. The world's greatest collection of glass plus the Steuben Glass Factory. 607-974-2000. www.cmog.org
Rockwell Museum â€“ Corning
81 miles from the Inn. The most comprehensive exhibition of American Western art in the eastern USA. Remington sculptures, and original art from C.M. Russell, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Hill, Thomas Moran, Joseph Henry Sharp, E. Irving Couse, Oscar Berninghaus and others.
Clyde Peelings Reptiland
US Route 15, Allenwood, 4o miles from the Inn. Clyde Peelings Reptiland is an accredited zoo featuring living reptiles of the world. Mambas, cobras, pythons, alligators, turtles, and frogs are displayed In a modern educational setting. Daily shows explode common myths and foster a better understanding of how reptiles and amphibians fit into the animal kingdom. 570-538-1869. www.reptiland.com
Hikes and Scenic Places
Eagles Mere Lake & Laurel Path
Just 400 paces from the Inn lies a crystal clear lake enveloped by a forest of Pine, Mountain Laurel and giant Rhododendron. Two mile Laurel Path encircles the lake past streams, boulders and caves to the Old Fashioned Beach & Boat Club. In Summer Swimmers, Sailboats & Kayaks ply the lake. In the winter the lake is the scene of the famous Toboggan Slide and Ice Skating.
Eagles Mere Nature Conservancy
Much of the land & forest around Eagles Mere is protected by the Conservancy. They maintain miles of trails for hiking and a nature center. cross country skiing is available too.
Worldâ€™s End state park & Wyoming State Forest
Six miles from the Inn, Worldâ€™s End is virtually in a class by itself. This wild and rustic area seems untamed. The scenery is spectacular, especially the June mountain laurel and fall foliage. High Knob and Canyon vista provide outstanding views and vistas. A great place for hiking, sight seeing, fishing, swimming, picnicking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and hunting. Visit their site at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/worldsend.asp
Rickettâ€™s Glen State Park and Waterfall Trail
30 minutes from the Inn, Rickettâ€™s Glen has 22 waterfalls from 11 to 94 feet high. A 4-mile natural gorge trail boasts 17 wild, free flowing waterfalls, each cascading through rock-strewn clefts in this ancient precipice. Old growth timber and diverse wildlife add to the scenic area. Ice forms on the falls and trails during winter. In addition to the spectacular waterfall trail there is swimming, fishing, picnicking, cross country skiing and environmental education programs. Visit their site at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/rickettsglen.asp
The Loyalsock Trail
Eagles Mereâ€™s Conservancy trails link with this 59-mile trail, which follows mountain ridges and streams through the Loyalsock Creek watershed. It passes through parts of the Tiadaghton and Wyoming State Forests. The extremes of elevation are 65" to 2140â€™.
High Knob Vista
A short drive on paved roads through the forest to view miles & miles of mountains, soaring birds, banks of Mountain Laurel and spectacular sunsets.
A short drive up a gravel road through the forest to a view of the Loyalsock Creek in the canyon below. The best spot for fall color.
11-mile drive to a trail leading to an unusual formation of rocks in the Loyalsock Creek which form mini whirlpool "spas".
Fern Rock Nature Trail, Angel Falls, Bear Wallow & Kettle Creek Gorge
Relatively close by to explore in this pristine forested area
Our area has many old wooden covered bridges. There are 3 close to the Inn and a variety of others sprinkled around the counties of our region. Take a couple of hours or a day visiting these 100 year-old structures spanning creeks and rivers.
Forksville Covered Bridge
Travel along the Loyalsock Creek through Worldâ€™s End Park to this 1850â€™s Bridge. Drive across to the tiny town of Forksville. www.valleyoutlook.com/forks.html
Hillsgrove Covered Bridge
Travel through Wyoming Forest past streams and waterfalls to and over this remote bridge, just a few miles from the Forksville Bridge. www.valleyoutlook.com/hills.html
Sonestown Covered Bridge
Located just off Route #220 near the turn off to Eagles Mere. www.valleyoutlook.com/sones.html
Columbia, Montour & Luzerne County Covered Bridges
26 covered bridges in nearby counties. www.valleyoutlook.com/cbopen2.html
Pennsylvania Covered Bridge Tour
73 covered bridges in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania www.valleyoutlook.com/cbopen.html
Pennsylvaniaâ€™s Grand Canyon
65 miles from the Inn. Deep canyon surrounded by two state parks. www.Parec.com/state_parks/lnrdstpk.htm
Americaâ€™s only all water cavern and wildlife park 85 miles from Inn. www.pennscave.com
How To Find UsThe Eagles Mere Inn is located is located atop the Pocono Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania â€“ just 400 paces from a lovely, clear lake surrounded by hundreds of acres of forest, incredible waterfalls, sunsets, skiing, and hiking.
From East: Interstate 80 west, to Route 42 north (exit 232 Buckhorn), to Eagles Mere.
From West: Route 80 east, to Route 220 north, to Route 42 north, to Eagles Mere.
From South: Route 11 north, to Route 147 north, which turns into Route 180, continue to Rt. #405 north then Route 220 north, to Route 42 north, to Eagles Mere.
From North: From Routes #17, #86 and #6 take Route 220 south through Dushore, to Route 42 south (turn south at Laporte), to Eagles Mere.
In Eagles Mere: Start downtown at the Famous Clock, go towards Laporte (north on Route 42), take your second right (Mary Street) and go one block down hill to the inn.
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NYC at the George Washington Bridge: 3 1/2 hours
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Pittsburgh, PA (downtown): 4 1/4 hours
Youngstown, OH: 4 3/4 hours
Washington, D.C.: 4 1/2 hours
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