My Woodloch Story

Wondering what to expect during your trip to Woodloch?

My Woodloch Story is a collection of Instagram pics, Facebook posts, blogs, and videos involving some of our biggest fans. From genuine and funny to heartwarming and life changing, over the past 60 plus years we’ve attracted a loyal fan base, old and new, who have humbled us while strengthening our resolve to do what we do best, bring people together. Check it out!

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US Japan Fam | Sanity Restored

“When Woodloch Resort (voted the #1 Family Resort in the United States) invited us on a weekend getaway I was a little nervous to be honest. We’d been there twice before and it is one of my all time favorite family vacation spots. But during a pandemic!? Turns out I had no need to worry, and it was just what the doctor ordered! Sanity restored. Beautiful memories made. It was Heaven on Earth.”

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Ariel Loves | Peace of Mind

“Woodloch took many special measures and put new operating procedures in place in order to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff, which gave me so much peace of mind. Voted the #1 family resort in the United States by USA Today, Woodloch is built on the concept of bringing loved ones together, spending time with one another, + creating memories to last a lifetime.”

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Lake Life
Escape it All
read 30 ways to enjoy fall at woodloch

Coast 2 Coast with Kids | Opportunity to Explore

“Woodloch really is a special place. It’s owned and run by the same family for over 60 years. A family who greets guests at every meal and welcomes them to every activities, who enthusiastically cheers for guests at competitions and invites them to try something new. The grounds are beautiful, the food is homemade and delicious, and there is no way you could run out of things to do. We’re so grateful we had the opportunity to explore Woodloch and we can’t wait to return.”

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The Curated Farmhouse | Dirty Dancing

“When we drove up to Woodloch, fall had just begun to touch the Poconos, and the leaves had just started to turn, I was in love instantly.”

If you have ever watched Dirty Dancing, Woodloch reminds me of the movie. Helpful staff, fun games and activities, and so much more. It would truly be an understatement if I said I can’t wait to go back. I have a feeling that Woodloch will be a family vacation tradition for years to come.”

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Roberta Pipito | Leaving is the Hardest Part

“The hardest part every time is leaving Woodloch this place just brings out the best in families. From the fun activities, shows and food you couldn’t ask for a better place to spend time with the family. I have been to many resorts and no one has come close to being the kindest and most welcoming staff. Until next time.”

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Finnegan & the Hughes | Our Happy Place

“With two very active kids playing multiple sports each per season and my husband and I both working full time jobs we are constantly on the go and have little time to getaway. When we do get away, Woodloch Resort has become our go-to spot. Destined to always have a good time, my kids beg to get to Woodloch Resort when we are free.”

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Meaghan Murphy | Our Happy Place

“We could be sad that we’re leaving OR glad that we got 4 days of Woodloch family fun. Life lesson for Team Murphy as we head home from another magical memory maker.”

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Little Kid Big City | Summer of Memories

“While Coronavirus has affected our lives on many different levels, one thing it has done has made everyone realize just how important it is to appreciate time with your loved ones. Our goal has become simple this year – to slow down, soak in the summer sun and create lasting family memories like never before.”

A Boat Load of Fun
Paddle On
Sailing into Summer
READ I WISH WE COULD STAY HERE FOREVER

Here Wee Read

“Deciding to take a summer vacation in the middle of a pandemic was not an easy decision to make. With two small kids, safety and cleanliness were our two biggest concerns. Thankfully, Woodloch helped ease our minds with their Resort Responsibly initiative. I cannot recommend Woodloch more!  Visit at least once to experience all the resort has to offer for a fun family adventure. Yes, even during a global pandemic. You won’t regret it!”

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Woodloch Eased Our Minds

21st Century Mama

“Came to Woodloch to mentally and physically recharge after months of being stuck at home. Even though many restaurants and stores have reopened where we live, life we needed a change of scenery and wanted to go somewhere where we could be outside, safely social distance and escape the daily routine, which feels like Groundhog Day. This was just what we needed.”

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Being Summer Shores

“As we are all adjusting to a new normal, Woodloch is ensuring the safety of their guests as their number one priority. Woodloch has brought back their Woodloch Experience while encouraging their staff and guests to Resort Responsibly, which includes their promise to keep the safety of their guests, staff, and community clearly in focus at all times while maintaining a fun and value-packed vacation experience.”

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Glitz Glamom

“We knew we wanted to start traveling again, & we knew Woodloch would be the 1st place we would feel comfortable going. They have done an amazing job to welcome back guests to the resort with all the proper precautions in place. Upon arrival your temperature is checked, masks are required indoors & masks were also worn outdoors when social distancing could not be practiced. They have a new app to give you the daily dining room menu, also the app allows you to register in advanced for the activities you want to limit crowds (we were the ONLY family doing any activity we signed up for at that allotted time).”

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Scranton Mom

““I wish we could stay here forever”. This couldn’t be more true right now. With everything going on in the world these past few months I sometimes wish I could just escape it all! This trip has been the perfect getaway that we needed. I know many people are weary to travel with the potential of unexpectedly being placed in an environment with crowds of people. But here at Woodloch, everything is so spread out with limits on capacity for all of their indoor and outdoor spaces.”

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Even more from the world of social media!

For our next segment of #WoodlochAtHome, we'll be getting to know PATRICK a little bit better. He's volunteered for a little bit of Q&A, and YOU'LL be the one's interviewing him! Ask a question in the comments below, and stay tuned for his answers on Tuesday! ...

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woodloch resort is such a special place for my family. We have been 3 times so far & each time is better (if possible) than the time before. I have been getting lots of #Woodloch questions on my personal channels/from friends as well as here so I wanted to share my discount code with you again (it’s also saved in the Discount Codes story highlight): GLAMOM which will save you 15% off your stay (there may be some blackout days)! My bestie is going next month, another friend in November & I am so jealous! It’s just the most perfect family place to vacation & the staff truly truly cares about everyone who visits. There is so much going on every day, so many fab amenities, & each day new happy memories are made! I am so proud to be a #WoodlochAmbassdor & be able to share why we love Woodloch so much!💖 #MyWoodlochStory 💖 Also if you want to check out some fun official woodloch retail merchandise, (we have a really fun & comfy tie dye blanket) go to woodlochshoppes ! You can use a discount code they shared with me, SHOPJENNA for 15% off your order!💖 ...

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What a year and what a decade! I’ll save you all from a sappy post about this year that you’ll most likely scroll past BUT I leave for the best place in the world tomorrow! Woodloch Pines. I’ve gone every single year since I was in the womb. This will be my 26th year there! My family basically takes up the entire resort booking 80-100 rooms! You cannot walk anywhere in the resort without knowing someone. It is the absolute best 🥰❤️ Cannot wait for much needed family time, putting my phone down and just enjoying things in the moment. Sorry in advance for delayed responses to inquiries! I will be back on Monday. Happy New Years Eve everyone 😘 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #melissaleighphotography #woodloch #woodlochpines #woodlochresort #woodlochpinesresort #poconos #poconosweekend #poconotourism #poconophotographer #authenticlovemag #authenticlovepresets #authenticlove #dirtybootsandmessyhair #dirtybootsmessyhair #longisland #longislandny #newyorknewyork #nyny #timesquare #nye #nyc #newyearseve #newyear #2019 #2020 #2020vision #longislandphotographer #newyorkphotographer ...

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woodloch resort is such a special place for my family. We have been 3 times so far & each time is better (if possible) than the time before. I have been getting lots of #Woodloch questions on my personal channels/from friends as well as here so I wanted to share my discount code with you again (it’s also saved in the Discount Codes story highlight): GLAMOM which will save you 15% off your stay (there may be some blackout days)! My bestie is going next month, another friend in November & I am so jealous! It’s just the most perfect family place to vacation & the staff truly truly cares about everyone who visits. There is so much going on every day, so many fab amenities, & each day new happy memories are made! I am so proud to be a #WoodlochAmbassdor & be able to share why we love Woodloch so much!💖 #MyWoodlochStory 💖 Also if you want to check out some fun official woodloch retail merchandise, (we have a really fun & comfy tie dye blanket) go to woodlochshoppes ! You can use a discount code they shared with me, SHOPJENNA for 15% off your order!💖 ...

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Another day another mask 💙 Who knew being a lake girl could be so fabulous 💜 Another justpeachieboutique face mask 💚 I’m obsessed. . . . #lakevibes #lakeview #boatlife #maskup #lv #lvmask #woodloch #woodlochresort #woodlockpines ...

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Are you nervous that your kids are not getting enough germs right now? . With all this worry about catching bad germs, I worry that my kids aren’t getting enough good germs too.🤦🏻‍♀️ . We’ve been stuck inside for three long months. We haven’t seen any other humans up close. We haven’t been to any stores. We haven’t done anything really. So getting away🌲this week has been a dream🌟🌈 . We aren’t doing anything crazy. Just digging in the dirt, enjoying the mountain air, and hopefully getting lots of good germs along the way🦠🎈. . Life feels so good in this moment🌈 I hope enjoying the simple life stays with me. I hope to never fully go back to the person I was before this🌤. . . . . . . #letthembelittle #dirt #diggingforfossils #diggers #girlmom #toddlermom #motherhood #parenthood #woodlochsprings #woodlochsummer #woodloch #Woodlochpines #jaccqueo #bebeFeinmel #ReissMaryn #myWoodlochsummerofmemories #myWoodlochstory ...

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Coming Friday night... our #WoodlochAtHome version of our famous HORSE RACES! WHO DO YOU WAAAAANNNNTTT?? ...

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When I dip you dip we dip (Who else remebers this song??) . Does it feel like winter is ending to anyone else? We are so happy to soon be done with the hot chocolate cuz we just came in from the freezing cold stage! Bring on spring! . . . . . . #gingerbreadcookie #woodloch #mothership #woodlochresort #motherdaughtertime #motherday #mothermonster #lovemom #mummyblogger #momlifeisthebestlife #motherhoodunplugged #mothercare #momblog #motherslove #mumblog ...

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With one weekend at woodloch we conquered their first time snow tubing and ice skating! We had so much fun exploring, playing, eating, swimming, and everything in between. Can’t wait to revisit and continue making these special family memories together. . . #hosted #mywoodlochstory #hawley #hawleypa #woodloch #woodlochresort #poconomountains #poconosweekend #poconoslife #poconospa #visitpoconos #visitpoconomountains #visitpennsylvania #familytravelblogger #familytraveltribe #familytravelbloggers #travelbloggervibes #travelbloggerslife #mommytravels #childhoodtraveller #baltimoremom #marylandmoms #baltimorefamily #marylandfamily #baltimoreblogger #marylandblogger ...

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TAKE ME BACK TUESDAY: As a chill returns to the air today, I’m missing my favorite fall/winter happy place woodloch! There’s nothing like the cozy vibes and restful atmosphere to reset your heart after a busy summer & early fall. . . . I think it’s important to have a memory or thought that can bring you peace when times are hectic and stressful. For me, it’s memories sitting on the back deck with a fire looking over the lake or watching football on the leather couches with my dad. Whenever this place pops into my head, it is a quiet reminder that good times with family will always be there. . . . Take a moment to breathe and remember that life ebbs and flows, and there is nothing wrong with either. At least that’s what I’m thinking about this Tuesday. #woodloch #woodlochweekends #familyvacation #poconos ...

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A message from Patrick... #woodlochathome #staytuned ...

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Today I was supposed to be recovering from my first wedding of 2020. Instead I reminisce on 2019 and wonder what the future has in store. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🥂 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Cheers to all of the amazing things the lie beyond this season! To the couples who have had to alter their plans, I am sorry. I wish you health and all things good so that when your new date rolls around you burst with gratitude, joy, love and party like you were just quarantined. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🍾 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ You will have an epic story to tell your grandchildren one day. Do not throw away the personalized items you already have with your first date. They are a part of your story... A PART! Not your entire story. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💗 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Hang in their friend. You will have the best day. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #crystalsatrianoweddings #crystalsatrianophotography ...

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Reminiscing about that lake life 🛶 . . . If y’all know me, y’all know my dream in life is to own a lake house. I grew up going to the lake and it’s my favorite childhood memory. And while I don’t own one just yet - the next best thing is vacaying there. If you are ever in the Poconos make sure to check out woodlochresort Their lake was obviously my favorite part but the entire property is spectacular! . . Check out my highlight “Woodloch” & visit my latest blog post to see the resort and all it has to offer ✨💕 Link in bio ◾️ #woodloch #hosted ...

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if there was such a thing as aprés spa, im pretty sure this would be it ❄️ an early thankful moment to appreciate the truly wonderful weekend I spent with my mama thelodgeatwoodloch ❤️ it’s easy to relax when everything is taken care of for you, delicious meals and activities were included and even a spa credit to use towards massages and treatments! The service is impeccable without being stuffy. I can’t wait to go back again one day!❄️ Here I am staying cozy in the outdoor hot tub with my turtlefur . . . #travelbeyondsize #thelodgeatwoodloch #woodlochspa #wellnesstravel #travelwell #woodloch #woodlochresort #plussizetravel #plussizetraveltoo #fatgirlstraveling #fatgirlstraveltoo #travelinclusivity #wellnesstrends #turtlefur #projectwarmth #beautybeyondsize #movember #thankfulthanksgiving #wellnesswednesday #hottub #outdoorhottub #pennsylvaniaisbeautiful #keeppennsylvaniabeautiful #pennsylvaniatravel #plussizeswimwear #landsendswim ...

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Dreaming of warmer days at the lake. As the country starts to open back up, I’ve been thinking a lot about the places I want to go. It has been fascinating watching companies redefine how they do business in light of the pandemic. woodloch is now officially open and in the “green phase.” The resort is taking extra precautions to make sure every guest is treated like family with complete focus on safety. I, for one, cannot wait for my first return trip back to my favorite place! #summervacation #woodloch #poconos #familyresort #familyvacation ...

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We just got back from a long weekend at woodloch ... This was our 3rd trip to Woodloch & our 1st summer visit. We have not traveled since our December trip to Arizona (which is so hard for a family blogger those family LOVES to travel). We canceled about 6 trips small & large between January & August because of the pandemic. We knew we wanted to start traveling again, & we knew woodloch would be the 1st place we would feel comfortable going. They have done an amazing job to welcome back guests to the resort with all the proper precautions in place. Upon arrival your temperature is checked, masks are required indoors (except when eating or swimming) & masks were also worn outdoors when social distancing could not be practiced. They have a new app to give you the daily dining room menu (no more physical menus like many restaurants are doing now), also the app allows you to register in advanced for the activities you want to limit crowds (we were the ONLY family doing any activity we signed up for at that allotted time). There will be a full recap on GlitzGlaMOM.com in the next week or 2 so look out for that!💖 ⠀ It felt so nice to travel again, and if you have any questions about our stay please let me know in comments, or DM me! If you decide to book a trip to Woodloch, I have a code GLAMOM which will save you 15% off your stay. What are your next travel plans? #mywoodlochstory 💖 ...

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{Fresh💦} I can’t confirm this, but I think I was a mermaid in a previous life! 😂 Love being in water, especially when it’s outdoors in a heated infinity pool overlooking the beauty of the trees and all of nature. Spent my birthday this past weekend, indulging in all things outdoors, to carry over from my summer days of Mom Camp. 😉Remember that? All those adventures (still perfect for 🍁) are still linked in bio! I’m ready for fall now, and all that it has to offer. Anyone else ready for the cooler days ahead? #fallready #mywoodlochstory ...

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Thank you woodloch resort for an amazing time. From the staff to the food everything was outstanding. We made so many fun new memories ❤️ We will be back for sure. poconotourism . . . . . #poconomtns #woodloch #woodlochresort #resorts #funtimes #familytime #travel #familyfriendly #kidapproved #beauty #nature #mothernature #beautifulday #lakeviews #lake #pennsylvania #minigetaway #familygetaway ...

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🍃Infinity whirlpool in the woods kinda weekend🍃 * * * * 📷 consciousconnection #lodgeatwoodloch #woodloch #cczine #travel #nurturedbynature #forest #getoutside #weekendvibes #sunday #infinitypool #nature #woods #pa ...

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We are excited to be hosting our next Q&A this week with Brad Kiesendahl! Brad is our president and oversees housekeeping, human resources, finances, IT, and of course, our professional entertainment! He will be joining us Thursday LIVE at 5 PM on Facebook- but feel free to ask him your questions ahead of time in the comments below! #woodlochathome ...

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Take a break from the action Woodloch to watch the sunset! 💗 #PoconoMtns #Pennsylvania #Poconos #Lake #Woodloch #WoodlochResort #Sunset #Nature #Beauty 📷: melissajoannou ...

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Taking a hot tub break. It's the only chance I get. . . . . #hottub #getwet #kidfun #woodloch #dadlife #dadstyle #dadstuff #kidfun #poolfun #vacationmode #relaxing #mykids #mylife #activekids #activedad #funvaca #funstuff #familyguy ...

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