Guidebook for Drums, PA

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Guidebook for Drums, PA

Local Popular Attractions!

A wonderful farm stand open all year long!
Ochs Farm Market
399 E County Rd
A wonderful farm stand open all year long!
Valley Scoops has it all for rain or shine time. This seasonal ice cream place (open typically April-October) features a mini-golf course in the back as well as an indoor arcade perfect for young and old alike. Besides the ice cream, there is also a counter-service eatery that features American classics like burgers and hot dogs and rootbeer and fries. You can't go wrong!
Valley Scoops and More
683 PA-93
Valley Scoops has it all for rain or shine time. This seasonal ice cream place (open typically April-October) features a mini-golf course in the back as well as an indoor arcade perfect for young and old alike. Besides the ice cream, there is also a counter-service eatery that features American classics like burgers and hot dogs and rootbeer and fries. You can't go wrong!
Tom's Kitchen is our classic diner in town. Homemade food from start to finish. They specialize in desserts and you won't leave hungry! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Tom's Kitchen
656 PA-93
Tom's Kitchen is our classic diner in town. Homemade food from start to finish. They specialize in desserts and you won't leave hungry! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Zanolini's Nursery has a wide array of plants and flowers, as well as an adorable gift shop that is sure to have something for everyone. Do stop to check it out! It is down the street from Burger's Farm Market and Thomas' Farm Market so be sure to stop there too for local produce and/or seasonal pick your own vegetables.
Zanolini Nursery & Country Shop
603 St Johns Rd
Zanolini's Nursery has a wide array of plants and flowers, as well as an adorable gift shop that is sure to have something for everyone. Do stop to check it out! It is down the street from Burger's Farm Market and Thomas' Farm Market so be sure to stop there too for local produce and/or seasonal pick your own vegetables.
This gift shop is called Pepper Jack Crafts. It is locally owned and operated and the inventory changes often. Be sure to stop by! Find them on Facebook! It is open Thursday and Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 11a-4p and Sunday 1p-4p, hours subject to change.
30 Coopers Ln
30 Coopers Lane
This gift shop is called Pepper Jack Crafts. It is locally owned and operated and the inventory changes often. Be sure to stop by! Find them on Facebook! It is open Thursday and Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 11a-4p and Sunday 1p-4p, hours subject to change.
Visit www.folksbutterflyfarm.com and then check out their "Upcoming Events" tab to see where they will be showcasing their amazing walk-in butterfly tent locally. It is definitely a trip worth making if they are set up on a day that you are in town!
Folk's Butterfly Farm
9 Butterfly Lane
Visit www.folksbutterflyfarm.com and then check out their "Upcoming Events" tab to see where they will be showcasing their amazing walk-in butterfly tent locally. It is definitely a trip worth making if they are set up on a day that you are in town!
If you have young children, this museum is just such a blessing for our area. We can spend the entire afternoon here, particularly on rainy days!
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Bloomsburg Children's Museum
2 W 7th St
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If you have young children, this museum is just such a blessing for our area. We can spend the entire afternoon here, particularly on rainy days!
The Conyngham Valley Historical Society has opened a Museum that features a look into our town and its people from year's past. The museum is typically open on Saturdays only from 1p-4p and is located at 470 Main St, Conyngham, PA. If you can, stop by this special building to learn about our area!
Conyngham Valley Historical Society
470 S Main St
The Conyngham Valley Historical Society has opened a Museum that features a look into our town and its people from year's past. The museum is typically open on Saturdays only from 1p-4p and is located at 470 Main St, Conyngham, PA. If you can, stop by this special building to learn about our area!
An adorable locally owned gift shop, perfectly themed for our area!
Farmhouse 52
760 Switze Rd
An adorable locally owned gift shop, perfectly themed for our area!
We are offering something new at Whitewater Farm - we’ve been asked to participate in The Bench Project ( @thebenchproj ) . Come sit on our Barnyard Bench and open the bag - inside you’ll find a journal to write your thoughts. Check out their Instagram for some inspirational questions! By sharing your story with the community (either on paper or through their virtual journal online) you’ll lighten your load, find gratitude and inspire the next person who sits on the bench. “Get Outside to Go Inside” is their motto and we couldn’t agree more!
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101 Whitewater Lane
We are offering something new at Whitewater Farm - we’ve been asked to participate in The Bench Project ( @thebenchproj ) . Come sit on our Barnyard Bench and open the bag - inside you’ll find a journal to write your thoughts. Check out their Instagram for some inspirational questions! By sharing your story with the community (either on paper or through their virtual journal online) you’ll lighten your load, find gratitude and inspire the next person who sits on the bench. “Get Outside to Go Inside” is their motto and we couldn’t agree more!

Arts & Culture

Drive-ins aren't all that common anymore, and this one is a true relic from the past!
Laurel Drive-in
1024 S Church St
Drive-ins aren't all that common anymore, and this one is a true relic from the past!

Food Scene

An amazing local brewery that also serves pizza. Fun for the family or a date night!
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Berwick Brewing Company
328 West Front Street
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An amazing local brewery that also serves pizza. Fun for the family or a date night!
Really nice location for a special date night!
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Powerhouse Eatery
60 Powerhouse Rd
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Really nice location for a special date night!
Follow them on Facebook because they have a new location which is just two miles or so away from our house. It is located on site of an old dairy that is no longer operational, but you can get a true sense of the history of the area by looking at the decor of the store. The address is 99 Pecora Road in Drums, which will get you close but not to the correct door. Look for the big dairy barn on your left and the ice cream store is directly across the street from it. This ice cream is so delicious and it is locally made. The location that I listed above is open year-round from 11 AM until 8 PM and It is located in an old dairy that used to be a part of this area for decades. There’s definitely some history there worth checking out! They also have soup and some sandwiches for light lunches.
Milkhouse Creamery LLC
359 S Mountain Blvd
Follow them on Facebook because they have a new location which is just two miles or so away from our house. It is located on site of an old dairy that is no longer operational, but you can get a true sense of the history of the area by looking at the decor of the store. The address is 99 Pecora Road in Drums, which will get you close but not to the correct door. Look for the big dairy barn on your left and the ice cream store is directly across the street from it. This ice cream is so delicious and it is locally made. The location that I listed above is open year-round from 11 AM until 8 PM and It is located in an old dairy that used to be a part of this area for decades. There’s definitely some history there worth checking out! They also have soup and some sandwiches for light lunches.
This is one of our favorite spots to eat locally. They have a large outdoor patio as well as indoor- choose the patio if you can! They smoke many of their own meats and have amazing specials, including a "hummus of the week" that is my favorite menu item.
Cuz-N-Joe's
291 S Main St
This is one of our favorite spots to eat locally. They have a large outdoor patio as well as indoor- choose the patio if you can! They smoke many of their own meats and have amazing specials, including a "hummus of the week" that is my favorite menu item.
Top of the 80’s is open for lunch and dinner and sits at the top of Interstates 80 and 81 so it has a breathtaking view of our valley. Ask to sit on the patio to get as much of a view as possible. If you see a large metal grain system and open fields, that is our family farm down below!
Top of the 80's
Top of the 80’s is open for lunch and dinner and sits at the top of Interstates 80 and 81 so it has a breathtaking view of our valley. Ask to sit on the patio to get as much of a view as possible. If you see a large metal grain system and open fields, that is our family farm down below!
This locally owned and operated bakery is just a few miles from our farm. Phil is the head baker and he is incredibly talented. Check out their website for hours and features: www.sugarandloafbakery.com They also have plans to create a shop and cafe in the near future in which customers can sit and stay awhile, rather than just grab and go with items. Check their Facebook for details on the opening!
Sugar & Loaf Bakery
26 Pecora Rd
This locally owned and operated bakery is just a few miles from our farm. Phil is the head baker and he is incredibly talented. Check out their website for hours and features: www.sugarandloafbakery.com They also have plans to create a shop and cafe in the near future in which customers can sit and stay awhile, rather than just grab and go with items. Check their Facebook for details on the opening!
Honey Hole Winery offers an amazing selection of wines, frozen slushy wines and local items, including honey and popcorn. Check out their Facebook as they also feature a variety of food trucks throughout the year with amazing offerings. This is a very popular date spot, with outdoor seating that is just lovely!
Honey Hole Winery
2 Honey Hole Rd
Honey Hole Winery offers an amazing selection of wines, frozen slushy wines and local items, including honey and popcorn. Check out their Facebook as they also feature a variety of food trucks throughout the year with amazing offerings. This is a very popular date spot, with outdoor seating that is just lovely!
Fact of the Day: Senape’s Tavern is a culinary landmark in Hazleton. Located on North Vine Street, Senape’s was built at its present site in 1908. Saverio Senape emigrated from Italy and began working in the mines in Lattimer. After Saverio was injured and could no longer work, he decided to open a restaurant. In 1925, Saverio opened the Italian-American Bakery. He only baked bread at first, but Saverio soon began making pizza. Vito Vincinguerra became the main baker. At the time, the restaurant did not have a kitchen or back dining room. The food was prepared upstairs in the family kitchen and brought downstairs, and pizza was sent from the bakery. The bakery was renamed Senape’s Bakery in 1927. In 1935, after Prohibition, Charlie Senape took over the restaurant and tap room, while his brothers ran the bakery. Charlie originated the famous tavern pizza. At the time, he sold only two or three pans of pizza a day. The pizza quickly became regionally renowned and people now travel from great distances for a slice. So how did pizza become known as “pitza” in Hazleton? The origin goes back to Charlie, who told a young boy who worked for him to make a sign to advertise the pizza. When the boy made the sign, he incorrectly spelled the word “pitza,” and “pitza” became the trademark of the restaurant and bakery. The back dining room was added to the tavern in 1937, and Charlie began making the tavern pizza in the restaurant’s basement. Senape’s Tavern continues to serve pizza and other Italian food. The restaurant/bar is operated by Gerry Senape. The building was recently restored.
Senape's Bakery
222 W 17th St
Fact of the Day: Senape’s Tavern is a culinary landmark in Hazleton. Located on North Vine Street, Senape’s was built at its present site in 1908. Saverio Senape emigrated from Italy and began working in the mines in Lattimer. After Saverio was injured and could no longer work, he decided to open a restaurant. In 1925, Saverio opened the Italian-American Bakery. He only baked bread at first, but Saverio soon began making pizza. Vito Vincinguerra became the main baker. At the time, the restaurant did not have a kitchen or back dining room. The food was prepared upstairs in the family kitchen and brought downstairs, and pizza was sent from the bakery. The bakery was renamed Senape’s Bakery in 1927. In 1935, after Prohibition, Charlie Senape took over the restaurant and tap room, while his brothers ran the bakery. Charlie originated the famous tavern pizza. At the time, he sold only two or three pans of pizza a day. The pizza quickly became regionally renowned and people now travel from great distances for a slice. So how did pizza become known as “pitza” in Hazleton? The origin goes back to Charlie, who told a young boy who worked for him to make a sign to advertise the pizza. When the boy made the sign, he incorrectly spelled the word “pitza,” and “pitza” became the trademark of the restaurant and bakery. The back dining room was added to the tavern in 1937, and Charlie began making the tavern pizza in the restaurant’s basement. Senape’s Tavern continues to serve pizza and other Italian food. The restaurant/bar is operated by Gerry Senape. The building was recently restored.
This is a restaurant located at the top of the mountain heading over to Nescopeck. It's only a few miles from our farm - considered "fine dining in a casual atmosphere" and they serve amazing food that is worth driving up hill for! Check out their specials on Facebook!
Lookout House
1373 Pennsylvania 93
This is a restaurant located at the top of the mountain heading over to Nescopeck. It's only a few miles from our farm - considered "fine dining in a casual atmosphere" and they serve amazing food that is worth driving up hill for! Check out their specials on Facebook!
Family owned New York style pizzeria with plenty of other options to boot. Food made fresh daily. See their Facebook page for specials! They also offer delivery service for an easy dinner-on-our-farm option!
Pizzette
647 Pennsylvania 93
Family owned New York style pizzeria with plenty of other options to boot. Food made fresh daily. See their Facebook page for specials! They also offer delivery service for an easy dinner-on-our-farm option!
Great local pizza place that also offers delivery. Their specials are amazing!
Fratellis
300 S Main St
Great local pizza place that also offers delivery. Their specials are amazing!
Newly renovated - this huge building has something for everyone: food, drinks, live music, family friendly and ample space. We love going here! Find them on Facebook!
Tap at Humboldt Beer Depot
Newly renovated - this huge building has something for everyone: food, drinks, live music, family friendly and ample space. We love going here! Find them on Facebook!
Best Cigar Pub is a jewel in our valley - it has an incredible menu that varies according to the season and the ventilation inside is superb - even non-cigar smokers can casually eat a meal very comfortably there. Live music weekly!
Best Cigar Pub
3 Hillside Drive
Best Cigar Pub is a jewel in our valley - it has an incredible menu that varies according to the season and the ventilation inside is superb - even non-cigar smokers can casually eat a meal very comfortably there. Live music weekly!

Entertainment & Activities

An amusement park nestled in the middle of the woods. It's free to park and free to get in; pay by the ride. Fun for all ages!
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Knoebels Amusement Resort
391 Knoebels Blvd
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An amusement park nestled in the middle of the woods. It's free to park and free to get in; pay by the ride. Fun for all ages!
Local farmstand that features lots of Fall activities including a corn maze and wagon rides!
Maylath Farm and Orchard
608 Rock Glen Road
Local farmstand that features lots of Fall activities including a corn maze and wagon rides!
www.deerpathstable.com (570) 443-4431 Offers horseback riding trail rides for beginner riders throughout the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Reservations are strongly recommended. No children under the age of 9 permitted.
White Haven
www.deerpathstable.com (570) 443-4431 Offers horseback riding trail rides for beginner riders throughout the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Reservations are strongly recommended. No children under the age of 9 permitted.
I used to work as a trail guide at this riding stable years ago and I can attest to the quality of care for the animals. I would highly recommend going as they are open year round and you can get a true sense of Pennsylvania regardless of which season you ride. They host all ages, all levels and all sizes of riders. Active and Retired Military Personnel Ride FREE. Call 570-500-5826 to make a reservation or visit their website: www.mountainlaurelridingstables.com
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Mountain Laurel Riding Stables
81 Tree Tops Dr
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I used to work as a trail guide at this riding stable years ago and I can attest to the quality of care for the animals. I would highly recommend going as they are open year round and you can get a true sense of Pennsylvania regardless of which season you ride. They host all ages, all levels and all sizes of riders. Active and Retired Military Personnel Ride FREE. Call 570-500-5826 to make a reservation or visit their website: www.mountainlaurelridingstables.com
Daisy Field Farm is a family owned horse farm near White Haven, PA in the Western Pocono Mountains. Itoffers horseback riding, trail rides and other activities by appointment only. Our rides are perfect for people of all ages and horseback riding abilities. All rides are accompanied by friendly, experienced trail guides. For the less adventurous, horse drawn wagon rides are also available. See their website for more info and to book a ride!
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Daisy Field Farm
542 Oley Valley Rd
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Daisy Field Farm is a family owned horse farm near White Haven, PA in the Western Pocono Mountains. Itoffers horseback riding, trail rides and other activities by appointment only. Our rides are perfect for people of all ages and horseback riding abilities. All rides are accompanied by friendly, experienced trail guides. For the less adventurous, horse drawn wagon rides are also available. See their website for more info and to book a ride!

Hiking

Great hiking spots are located nearby!
This state park has a hike which features 22 waterfalls! It also features a man-made white sand beach with lake available to swim in!
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Ricketts Glen State Park
695 Pennsylvania 487
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This state park has a hike which features 22 waterfalls! It also features a man-made white sand beach with lake available to swim in!
Hickory Run features Boulder Field, where the glaciers ended in this region thousands of years ago. We highly recommend packing a lunch (or buying food at the refreshment stand) and spending the day on the white sand beach of their swimmable lake and/or hiking the trails and/or driving to see Boulder Field.
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Hickory Run State Park
3613 PA-534
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Hickory Run features Boulder Field, where the glaciers ended in this region thousands of years ago. We highly recommend packing a lunch (or buying food at the refreshment stand) and spending the day on the white sand beach of their swimmable lake and/or hiking the trails and/or driving to see Boulder Field.
Our closest hiking spot. This park has over 3000 acres and is dog friendly (if on a leash). Family and picnic oriented with fishing available, but there is no lake to swim in.
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Nescopeck State Park
1137 Honey Hole Rd
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Our closest hiking spot. This park has over 3000 acres and is dog friendly (if on a leash). Family and picnic oriented with fishing available, but there is no lake to swim in.
Continuously flowing glacial meltwater gouged a line of smooth tubs in gritty sandstone over 12,000 years ago. Go on the trail around the tubs climbing uphill first (not super kid or dog friendly) or try the paved path that travels over a mile downstream to a dam.
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Seven Tubs Natural Area
900 Bear Creek Blvd
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Continuously flowing glacial meltwater gouged a line of smooth tubs in gritty sandstone over 12,000 years ago. Go on the trail around the tubs climbing uphill first (not super kid or dog friendly) or try the paved path that travels over a mile downstream to a dam.
Kocher Park is an amazing community park located about 15 minutes away that features a shallow river perfect for children and adults alike. Fishing is also available as are several small hiking trails and a pavilion for your use free of charge
Kocher Park
Main Street
Kocher Park is an amazing community park located about 15 minutes away that features a shallow river perfect for children and adults alike. Fishing is also available as are several small hiking trails and a pavilion for your use free of charge

Drinks & Nightlife

Lots of local food to choose from!
Another wonderful date night restaurant only 20 minutes from our farm!
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The Inn at Turkey Hill
991 Central Rd
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Another wonderful date night restaurant only 20 minutes from our farm!
This is our local brewery. It does not have a food selection; only fantastic beers using a lot of local ingredients. There are several eating options within walking distance of the brewery!
Conygham Brewing Company
309 S Main St
This is our local brewery. It does not have a food selection; only fantastic beers using a lot of local ingredients. There are several eating options within walking distance of the brewery!
Saturday nights they have live music. Also a great place to get some local food! Bar is quiet small. When the weather is warm, they open an outdoor patio that is just lovely and great for families!
Cuz-N-Joe's
291 S Main St
Saturday nights they have live music. Also a great place to get some local food! Bar is quiet small. When the weather is warm, they open an outdoor patio that is just lovely and great for families!
This is our closest restaurant. Also sells 6 packs of beer to go from the bar if you arrive late and the Party Beverage beer store is closed. Their menu is amazing so be sure to eat here and check out the rotating specials which they post on Facebook!
Frogtowne Grille
23 W County Rd
This is our closest restaurant. Also sells 6 packs of beer to go from the bar if you arrive late and the Party Beverage beer store is closed. Their menu is amazing so be sure to eat here and check out the rotating specials which they post on Facebook!
Fratelli's is the only place that will deliver straight to our farm. They are a wonderful restaurant and their to-go pizza is the bomb!
Fratellis
300 S Main St
Fratelli's is the only place that will deliver straight to our farm. They are a wonderful restaurant and their to-go pizza is the bomb!

Sightseeing

Lloyd and Dolly run this deer farm just about a half hour west of us. During summer months and early fall, hayride tours guide visitors over 200 acres of rolling landscape to hand-feed red deer and snap pictures. It's fun, education and hands-on! Appointments are necessary for private group tours. Picnic tables and camp fires are available by appointment. 570-356-7482.
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Rolling Hills Red Deer Farm
63 Pinnacle Dr
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Lloyd and Dolly run this deer farm just about a half hour west of us. During summer months and early fall, hayride tours guide visitors over 200 acres of rolling landscape to hand-feed red deer and snap pictures. It's fun, education and hands-on! Appointments are necessary for private group tours. Picnic tables and camp fires are available by appointment. 570-356-7482.