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Ride Through a Winter Wonderland on Horseback at Fernwood Resort in the Pocono Mountains

Sunday, December 1, 2013

BUSHKILL, PA (December 2013) – Crisp, cool winter air awaits when you take a scenic trail ride on horseback at Fernwood Resort. The mountains are beautiful covered in a mantle of white and horseback riding takes you back to simpler times of old. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for Fernwood Resort, said, "The Pocono Mountains are beautiful in winter. It is quiet, relaxing and gives you the chance to slow down the pace of every day life at a very affordable price."

Fernwood's winter horseback riding package includes vouchers for two trail rides and two nights of accommodations in a studio villa starting at $129 a night midweek. Two bedroom villas are also available. Bertucci continues, "The Pocono Mountains are truly a winter wonderland with lots to do from skiing and snowtubing zipping through the trees in our aerial ropes course or dual racing zip lines, to taking winter trail rides and hiking through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. After a day in the outdoors, you can return to Fernwood to warm up by the fire, have dinner, take a swim in the indoor pool and relax."

Fernwood is a 400 acre four season resort located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains. In addition to horseback riding, the resort offers Wintergreens Patio Grill, a fitness center, massage, indoor pools with saunas, snowtubing at its Winter Fun Center with family and single tubes, Pocono TreeVentures Aerial Ropes Course, Pocono Zip Racer dual 1,000 ft racing zip lines, and entertainment. Bertucci said, "Whether you want to go out and play in the snow, have a nice dinner and see a show, shop at The Crossings Premium Outlets, go skiing at Shawnee or Camelback, spend the day snowtubing at our Winter Fun Center, or zip through the trees, we have made it easy and affordable with our special packages."

To reserve your winter horseback riding package call the Fernwood Reservations staff at 888-FERNWOOD (888-337-6966) or book online at Other special packages are also offered on the website that include tickets to nearby festivals, theaters and attractions. Fernwood Resort is located on Route 209 in Bushkill, PA adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Bertucci concludes, "With so much to do in the Pocono Mountains and our close proximity to New York and New Jersey, now is the perfect time to plan an affordable winter escape that is just a short drive away. How ever you define a vacation getaway, we have the perfect package to make it a reality."                                                                      - See more at: