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Lodging and Campgrounds Near the Lehigh River

You can camp at our Lehigh River Adventure Center…or choose from a nearby hotel or campground. Nearby pet lodging is also available. Here are a few recommendations…

Hotels

 Comfort Inn (website)

*Inquire about our Stay and Raft specials.
(570) 443-8461 or 1-800-443-4049
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 20 minutes.
On Rt 940 at I-80 exit 277, or PA Turnpike exit 95.
123 rooms, exercise room, indoor pool.

Quality Inn and Suites (website)

*Inquire about our Stay and Raft specials.
(570) 824-8901
Distance to our rafting/ adventure center: 40 minutes

With quick and easy access to Route 309 and I-81, we offer the following complimentary amenities: – Hot Deluxe Continental Breakfast daily (6:30am – 9:30am) -FREE parking and shuttle service within 10 mile radius – Daily newspapers and WiFi – Access to indoor pool and hot tub – Access to fitness center .  All our rooms include the following additional features: New flat screen 32″ TV with HD channels, microwave and refrigerator, hair dryer and curved shower rod.

Fairfield Inn & Suites – Wilkes-Barre (website)

*Inquire about our Stay and Raft specials.
TGI Friday’s Complex
884 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
570-208-4455
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 40 minutes.

Conveniently located near all local dining, shopping and entertainment. We offer a complimentary hot continental breakfast, free on-site parking and shuttle service within a 10 mile radius, and indoor pool and whirlpool and Microwaves & Refrigerators in every room. There is a TGI Friday’s located in the same parking lot providing room service and 10% off your final bill. Service animals only.

Host Inn All Suites (website)

*Inquire about our Stay and Raft specials.
TGI Friday’s Complex
860 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
570-270-4678
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 40 minutes.

All our suites include a full size kitchen with a stove with oven, microwave, full-size refrigerator with freezer. The kitchen has pots, pans, dishes glassware, and flatware. The living room area which has a pull out sofa bed, 32 inch flat screen television and DVD player, small dining table and work area. The bedroom is separate from the living room has either a king or two doubles beds an additional 32 inch flat screen television. Pet friendly.

Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain Inn (website)

*Inquire about our Stay and Raft specials or book online.
(570) 822-1011 or 800-528-1234
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 40 minutes.
I-81 exit 170, on Rt 115 north, or PA Turnpike exit 105.
156 rooms, indoor pool, sauna, spa, exercise facilities, 2 restaurants.

Holiday Inn Xpress – White Haven (website)

(570) 443-2100 or 1-800-HOLIDAY
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 20 minutes
Route 940 @ I-80 exit 277, & I-476 (PA Turnpike) exit 95.
Email: hiewhitehaven@yahoo.com

75 rooms, Fitness center, Free Continental Breakfast, Indoor Pool/Whirlpool.

 Hilton Garden Inn, Wilkes-Barre (website)

(570) 820-8595
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 40 minutes.
I-81 exit 168, next to Mohegan Sun Arena

123 rooms, exercise room, indoor pool and whirl pool, banquet space.

 The Woodlands Inn & Resort (website)

(570) 824-9831 or 1-800-762-2222 or (outside PA) 1-800-556-2222
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 40 minutes.
I-81 exit 170, or PA Turnpike exit 105.

179 rooms, indoor & outdoor pools, sauna, spa, fitness center, 3 lounges, restaurant.

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, Wilkes Barre (website)

(570) 970-3760 or 1-800-337-0050
Distance to our rafting/ adventure center: 40 minutes
I-81 exit 170, or PA Turnpike exit 105.

Newly built in 2013. Free deluxe continental breakfast. Heated indoor pool, hot tub. Each of our guest rooms features a microwave, mini-refrigerator, work desk and free Wi-Fi Internet access, or upgrade to a suite, complete with sofa sleeper and sitting area. Handicapped-accessible rooms are also available at our Wilkes-Barre hotel, where children 17 and under stay free with an adult.

Residence Inn Hazleton (website)

1 Station Circle, Hazleton, PA 18202
Phone: 1-570-455-9555 or toll-free: 1-800-331-3131
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 30 minutes.

The Residence Inn by Marriott in Hazleton is conveniently located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains. The Residence Inn is a step away from major companies such as Quebecor World, ADM Cocoa, Amazon.com and George Weston. We are just minutes away from the Jim Thorpe, Wilkes Barre, Scranton and Allentown areas. The Residence Inn offers a complimentary hot breakfast.

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (website)

(570) 443-0391
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 30 minutes.
I-80 exit 277, or PA Turnpike exit 95, on Rt 940 east.

40 rooms with kitchenette, free continental breakfast.

 Candlewood Suites Hazleton (website)

(570) 459-1600
9 Bowman’s Mill Road Hazleton Pa, 18202
Please call 570-459-1600 to make a reservation or ask for Gary or Brittney for any questions

Sullivan Trail Motel (website)

570-646-3535
Route 940
Pocono Lake, PA (approx. 30 minutes from the center)

The motel offers in-room coffee, phones, and color television in cozy quarters. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator, and some suites come complete with a microwave oven. Cottages are also available.”

Courtyard by Marriott- Wilkes Barre/Scranton (website)

570-235-6700
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 40 minutes.

The Courtyard Wilkes-Barre Scranton is the newest hotel in the Wilkes-Barre area. It is conveniently located within walking distance of Mohegan Sun Arena and Highland Park Blvd, just off of I-81 at exit 168.

Holiday Inn Express – Wilkes Barre East (website)

(570) 825-3838 or 888-HOLIDAY
Distance to our rafting / adventure center: 40 minutes.
I-81 to exit 170B. Take exit #1 and turn left at traffic light.
117 guest rooms.

We welcome you to historic Wilkes-Barre and our hotel, the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express. Located in the Pocono foothills, this Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania hotel is ideal for business & leisure travelers with its easy access to I-81 and Hwy. 315

CampgroundsTent Camping at Lehigh Adventure Center

Whitewater Challengers Campground

(570) 443-9532         (800) 443-7238
Distance from our rafting / adventure center: On Location!
Open April – October. No pets or alcohol.

Overnight camping is available at Whitewater Challengers where there are hot showers, food service, recreation areas, a camp store and parking for all our guests. Our bicycle trips and our buses to the raft launching locations all leave from this Center. Group campfires and scheduled entertainment on certain weekends add special memories to your Adventure Center visit. It should be noted that alcoholic beverages are not permitted in our camping areas and our quiet hours are strictly enforced.

Other camping opportunities in the local area are listed below. Call ahead for reservation information and individual campground policies.

Hickory Run State Park (website)

(570) 443-0400
Distance from our rafting / adventure center: 30 minutes.
I-80 exit 274, Rt 534 east.
Opens mid-April, no pets, no alcohol, campfires allowed.

Sandy Valley Campground (website)

(570) 636-0770
Distance from our rafting / adventure center: 20 minutes.
I-80 exit 273, Rt 940 west, follow signs.
Open year round, campfires allowed.

Peaceful Woodlands Family Campground, formally W. T. Family Campground (website)

(570) 646-9255
Distance from our rafting / adventure center: 30 minutes.
I-80 exit 284, Rt 115 south.
Open year round, no large groups, campfires allowed.

White Haven Veterinary Hospital Pet Lodging and Day Care


Pet Lodging

The Pocono Pet Lodge and Day Spa (website)

(570) 443-0966
White Haven Veterinary Hospital – HC1 Box 10B Route 940, White Haven, PA 18661
Offering personalized care including medical needs. Indoor/outdoor dog runs and kitty cabins available. Scheduled playtimes in a spacious play area. Dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pics, and other small mammals welcome.

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