A small resort town located in Sullivan County, Eagles Mere, PA, is a tigh-knit community that is content with protecting the history and gorgeous natural beauty of their idyllic borough. Incorporated to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996, not much has changed other than the growth of tourism due to the scenic hiking trails and several museums located here in the Endless Mountains.
Historic society and museum has information on the local history and past generations of Eagles Mere, and is an easy stroll from the historic village, which has restored homes and nostalgic shops such as the old-fashioned Sweet Shop. Continue your walk through the past with the Air Museum, and Auto Museum that holds many rare and classic model automobiles.
If you’re into outdoor sports and recreation, Eagle Mere has plenty to keep you busy for years to come. Mill Race and White Deer Golf Courses are only minutes away. Trout fishing is a big draw. As is the two lakes and numerous parks such as the Ricketts Glen State Park, with 22 waterfalls and the best hiking trail in Pennsylvania. World’s End State Park is also popular as is the Loyalsock Trail with unusual rock formations named Haystacks, after the resemblance they bare to the rolled piles in farming fields. The Eagles Mere Conservancy is a community organization valued for being actively supportive of all environmental, forest management/reforestation and urban forest activities in and around Eagles Mere.
Only 3.5 hours from Philadelphia and a little over 3 hours from New York, NY, this slice of heaven is a great escape from the big cities and is centrally located to Scranton, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Rochester, NY.