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Poconos Iditarod




Inn at Pocono Manor Features the Poconos Only Authentic Iditarod Musher for the 2012 Season


Dog Sled Ride with Kim Darst



Pocono ManorPennsylvania, January 2012 ... The Inn at Pocono Manor offers something no other resort in the Poconos has this season -- a genuine Iditarod Musher in the form of Kim Darst - 2009 NJ Iditarod Rookie Musher and participant in the Alaskan Iditarod!  The Inn partners with Arctic Paws Dog Sled Tours for rides like none other in the storied Pocono Mountains. 


A dog sled ride with Musher Kim Darst takes approximately one hour with passengers in the basket of the dog sled and Kim mushing.  Guests glide along the pristine trails of the Inn at Pocono Manor's picturesque West Course with veteran Iditarod huskies pulling the sled, driven by Kim. 

Guest don’t have to mush – they’re just along for an amazing ride while Kim and her team of Alaskan huskies do all the work.  Guests also have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear first hand from Kim about running and mushing in the legendary Alaskan Iditarod, which Kim participated in, and which is known as The Last Great Race!

Dog sled rides at The Inn at Pocono Manor are from $160 for an hour-long ride for two people (up to 2 guests in the sled).  For those who want to spend the night at the beautifully renovated Inn, guestroom rates are from $95 per room per night plus tax.


The Inn at Pocono Manor offers a host of on-site winter resort activities in addition to dog sledding, including ski packages, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and ice skating.  Additionally, nearby are Mount Airy Casino and The Crossings Premium Outlets.


For example, The Inn’s “Ski Camelback overnight Package” (from $230* for two adults) includes:


-          All-day Lift Ticket for the slopes of Camelback Mountain, the Pocono's largest ski area, just 5 miles from the Inn (Snow-tubing and Snowboarding also available at Camelback)

-          Guestroom accommodations at the newly renovated Inn at Pocono Manor

-          Full breakfast buffet

-          Discount Ski Rental Vouchers also available

-          Access to The Inn’s health, fitness and spa facilities, game room, table tennis, hiking and cross-country ski trails

-          All taxes and gratuities


The historic Inn at Pocono Manor, which opened in 1902 and is a National Registry of Historic Places property, is the longest conti
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