Did you know that Alice’s Wonderland is tucked away in Pennsylvania? The Settlers Inn innkeepers visit there often but not to see the Cheshire Cat, Tweedledee or Tweedledum. They’re seeking an adventure of a different sort. If hiking, biking, skiing or other outdoor adventures are your magic elixir, the place to begin is wonderland!
Halfway between Hawley and Milford, PA in the Delaware Highlands Region hides the adventure outfitter for all outdoorsman: Alice’s Wonderland. Alice’s Wonderland specializes in providing visitors and locals of the Pocono and Catskill Mountains the supplies they need to enjoy the many exciting activities available in the area. Family owned and operated for more than 50 years, a visit to Alice’s Wonderland is an adventure in itself. Tucked away in the woods, the store’s unassuming exterior can be as deceiving as the keyhole that led Alice to Disney’s wonderland, but inside Alice’s Wonderland of Greeley, PA, shoppers find a vast selection of clothing and accessories for whatever outdoor adventure awaits.
There are plenty of hiking trails available near The Settlers Inn. Whether you are planning to climb the waterfalls of Pike County, hike around Shuman Point on Lake Wallenpaupack or stroll the grounds of the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, you will need the proper hiking boots, hydration, maps and walking sticks. You can find all the hiking supplies you need at Alice’s Wonderland. Hiking shoes and boots are available for men, women and children in a variety of brands, styles and price points. Water bottles and packs are also available.
Explore the town of Hawley by bike, but don’t forget your sunglasses and appropriate bike clothes! Our innkeepers can provide you with some suggested biking tours and a bike through our shared bike program, but we leave it to the pros at Alice’s Wonderland to provide you with the accessories you will need to make your Hawley, PA biking experience a positive one. Cruise along the Lackawaxen River or go for the Wayne County Scenic Ride while sporting cool new shades from Alice’s Wonderland.
Ski Big Bear is our local skiing and snowboarding resort. It’s great for families and beginners and is only about an hour from The Settlers Inn. Before you head up the mountain, we suggest you stop by Alice’s Wonderland to stock up on cold weather gear. Outerwear, fleece, insulation clothing and more are available for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Brands like Patagonia and Marmot will keep you warm on the slopes and The Settlers Inn will keep you warm après ski with your in-room fireplace or Jacuzzi tub.
When planning your visit to The Settlers Inn, don’t stress about finding the appropriate outdoor gear in your hometown! Save on those pesky baggage fees and get your adventure gear after you arrive. Alice’s Wonderland has the clothing and footwear you will need to play in the great outdoors of Pennsylvania and beyond. It’s not quite your Disney classic, but it’s worth it to visit Alice’s Wonderland.
Photo by Nicholas A. Tonelli