Looking for a weekend break with lots to do and within driving distance from the Northeast? Take a look at a recent AAA Four Diamond award winner, Mount Airy Casino Resort in Pennsylvania. Located about an hour west of New York City by car, this recently renovated resort has a lot to offer, including a full casino with 72 table games, an 18-hole golf course, five restaurants (two of which are fine dining), and a full service spa.
A perfect spot for couples, adults groups, or those just looking to get away, Mount Airy Casino is set in the secluded Pocono Mountains that make it easy for guests to escape from their busy schedules. Guests can try their luck at the full service casino, which includes video poker, blackjack, and roulette games. For the poker lovers, there's a completely separate Poker Room, overlooking the lake and the entire casino floor below.
A favorite was the exciting resort dining that ranges from a 1950s-inspired diner with burgers, sandwiches, and fountain soda to an exceptional steakhouse with a great menu of steaks, wines, and sides. A personal favorite at red Steakhouse was the lobster mac and cheese. If you are not a steak lover, check out Le Sorelle Cucina, which reminded me of an old Italian kitchen, where guests can view the brick-oven.
Overall this resort has come a long way, and for those guests who arent a fan of Atlantic City or want differing kind of getaway, Mount Airy Casino is a great spot. The resort is absolutely beautiful and new, and the rooms echo the style seen in the rest of the property.
Tip: Make sure to make a reservation at red Steakhouse and Le Sorelle Cucina in advance as seating is limited! www.mountairycasino.com