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Pocono Mountains unveils newNational Geographic map of the region

Published March 28. 2013 05:02PM

The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) recently announced a new National Geographic Destination Map of the Pocono Mountains four-county region.

The new map, unveiled Monday, is ideal for touring this culturally and geographically unique region filled with unparalleled natural beauty and authentic travel experiences, from climbing the boulders at the designated historic natural landmark Boulder Field to hiking a unique series of eight waterfalls accessible through a network of trails and bridges around Bushkill Falls, the "Niagara of Pennsylvania."

National Geographic's DestinationMaps combine finely detailed maps with fascinating and practical travel information.

The front side of the Pocono Mountains DestinationMap features a large-scale map, richly layered with useful information and beautiful photographs showcasing some of many ways travelers can experience this unique regi The Pocono Mountains region is known for its breathtaking mountain views, waterfalls framed by mountain laurel, rushing streams and wooded valleys, providing a wilderness escape about 90 minutes from New York City and Philadelphia. With its resort hotels and boutique inns; ski resorts; lakes and rivers; golf courses; and historic small towns, the region is a prime vacation spot for outdoor adventurers to enjoy.

The Pocono Mountains map is National Geographic's 11th DestinationMap and joins other great destinations in the series, including the Canadian Rockies, Florida Keys, Wisconsin's Door Peninsula and the Central Cascade Mountain Range of Oregon and Washington. Maps will be sold in book stores and other retail outlets next month.

For more information about the Pocono Mountains DestinationMap visit

With 2,400 square miles encompassing Pennsylvania's Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties, the Pocono Mountains offer four seasons of endless fun and a tremendous variety of diversions.

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