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The following attractions are all within a short 60 minute drive from;
Bass' Hancock House Hotel, Mountain Top Cabins and French Woods Golf & X-Ski Resort in Hancock, New York.

 

  Championship Golf

Begin your fun at Bass' French Woods Golf & X-Ski Resort. Enjoy 18 holes of challenging golf at a spectacularly beautiful panoramic course. Breakfast, Lunch or sandwiches are available in the Clubhouse Grill or on the outdoor deck. Or if you prefer, it's just an 7 minute ride back to Bass' Hancock House to enjoy a meal at The Maple Room or an honest drink at Honest Eddie's Tap Room. http://golfandxski.com/

  Houdini Museum

Located in Scranton, PA, you'll be treated to LIVE performances by some of America's top magicians as well as viewing artifacts & historical documents of the most famous magician of the 20th Century, Houdini! http://www.houdini.org/

    Elk Mountain 

Along with our own French Woods private cross country ski course you can enjoy a change of pace & the thrills of downhill skiing at Elk Mountain, Pa. Just 35 minutes away.  http://www.elkskier.com/

  Montage Mountain

22 public trails on 140 acres mark this downhill ski slope. With Elk Mountain and French Woods Golf & X-Ski Resort, you'll have the very best of  private cross country or public downhill skiing!  http://www.skimontage.com/

  Delaware River

Enjoy what many anglers have called the "best trout fishing" in the United States. Just a 5 minute walk out the front door of your hotel room are the headwaters of The Delaware River. Take advantage of our Play & Stay Fishing Packages.

  Bass Mountain

Spectacular views of the Village of Hancock below from the front porch of Bass' MountainTop Cabins. You can watch the East & West branches of the Delaware come together from opposing directions to begin the Delaware River's 331 mile journey to the Atlantic. 

  Mighty "M" Racino

America's only year-round harness racetrack is a short drive away, along with over 1,500 video gaming machines and amenities such as a 350-seat buffet and live entertainment.
http://www.monticelloraceway.com/ 

  Canoe Trip

Rent a canoe, kayak or tube for the day and journey down the river that Washington crossed to defeat the British.  Take a lunch and end your journey at Long Eddy, Hankins, Callicoon or Skinner's Falls. 

 Binghamton Mets

Take in a AA minor league baseball game in the afternoon or evening. America's past time goes great with hot dogs and beer! Play ball!! http://www.bmets.com/   Or see the AAA Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees just down the road in Scranton, PA. http://www.Yankees.com 

 Nicholson Bridge

163,000 cubic yards of concrete, 2,280,000 Ibs. of reinforcing steel and 185,000 bbls. of cement make up the World's Largest Concrete Bridge in Nicholson, Pa. A truly impressive sight you should not miss.
http://www.nicholsonbridge.com/

Great Train Robbery 

The Great Train Robbery Excursion takes place between Honesdale to Lackawaxen (Zane Grey Museum) or Hawley during the summer months. Trips, beginning at The Stourbridge Lion, include scenic tours during the fall foliage season, dinner/theatre and shopping/sightseeing excursions and the interactive "Great Train Robbery" excursion. 

  Steamtown 

Steamtown National Historic Site is located in Scranton, PA. Today, you can relive the era of steam as the engines come back to life & take a short rail ride. The cinders, grease, oil, steam, people and stories of railroading have returned. The Steamtown Mall is located across the street.  http://www.nps.gov/stea/

  Sturbridge Lion 

On the morning of Saturday, August 8, 1829, before a large crowd of excited onlookers drawn from Honesdale and the surrounding countryside, Horatio Allen climbed aboard the Stourbridge Lion and took the controls of the first commercial, operational locomotive in North America. A replica of the "Lion", along with other artifacts are on display in the museum in Honesdale. The original train is in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. http://www.stourbridge.com/htm/lioncent.htm

 Roberson Memorial

The former Roberson Mansion houses the Roberson Museum and Science Center encompass' Binghamton Museum of Fine Arts, Decker Life Science Center,  Clayworks (a modern pottery studio), New York State Heritage Area Visitor Center, & The Link Planetarium, along with several historic buildings. Alonzo Roberson died in 1934, establishing the Roberson Memorial Center. He had risen from a carpenter to President of the Roberson & Son Lumber Co. and Chairman of the Board of Marine Midland Bank. http://www.roberson.org/

 Bundy Museum

The Bundy Mansion, which houses The Bundy Arts and Victorian Museum once belonged to Harlow and Willard Bundy. Willard invented the employee time clock in the late 1800's, which eventually evolved into a company know as IBM. The museum is a well preserved look at Victorian life along with current and past works of art. http://www.bundymuseum.com/

  The Discovery Center

Shop in the “Littlest” Giant Market, become a pilot and fly a plane. Our life-size fire truck is available to explore along with the full dress uniform of a busy and dedicated fire fighting professional. If you want to share your happy smile, The Discovery Center has an Action News television studio set. Fun for all ages.  http://www.thediscoverycenter.org/

  Ross Park Zoo

The 25-acre Ross Park Zoo is adjacent to a 75-acre wooded park. See "Wolf Woods", tigers, snow leopards, and many other species of animals , birds & reptiles. One of Binghamton's many Carousels is also ready for boarding!  A stone's throw from The Discovery Center. Both will make for a wonderful day for the whole family! http://www.rossparkzoo.com/

  Coal Mine Tour

Explore 300 feet beneath the earth at Scranton, Pa. Meet a miner in the winding caverns while traveling down through three different veins of hard coal. Learn about life and hard coal times in the Shifting Shanty, photo-mural exhibits, mining tools, artifacts and video presentations. http://pocono.org/coalmn.html

  Zane Gray Museum

Zane Grey, prolific author of Westerns, considered "Father Of the Western Novel",  lived in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania, from 1905 until 1918. Lackawaxen always held a special place in his memories, and was chosen as the site of his final resting place. Today, Grey's home from 1914-18 is preserved by the National Park Service as part of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.  http://www.nps.gov/upde/zgmuseum.htm  

 Beach Lake Fun Park

A water park with go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages, water slides, game room and snack bar are just a few of the terrific fun things the whole family will enjoy at Beach Lake Park. http://www.carousel-park.com/

 Balloon Rides

Take a hot air balloon flight! Flights are scheduled year-round by phone, mail, e-mail or in person. Specializing in engagements, weddings, anniversaries, birthday flights & corporate events. You can reserve one or more balloons. Family and friends will talk about it for years to come. Balloons launch just minutes away from the Hancock House in Preston Park, PA. http://www.balloonpa.com/

 Scenic Byway

Route 97, which runs right by the French Woods Golf & X-Ski Resort is designated  The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway. It parallels the Delaware River from Port Jervis to Hancock, through a naturally scenic and historic area of southern New York.  http://www.upperdelaware.com/route97/index.cfm

 Horseback Riding

Horse stables are a short drive away in Honesdale, provides riding horses of all temperaments for the novice as well as the advanced rider. Beautiful country trails will give you hours of enjoyment. A trail guide is provided for you.  http://pocono.org/wwwfg.html 

  Tennis

2 free public courts are located in the village just minutes from your accommodations. 

 Bethel Woods

The Bethel Woods Center For The Arts is located at the site of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival in Bethel, New York. Bethel Woods presents a variety of classical, pop, rock and country performances on one of music's most legendary, sacred grounds, Bethel Woods. A museum is also planned for the famous site. http://www.bethelwoodslive.org/

 Roebling Bridge

The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is the home of the oldest existing wire suspension bridge in the United States — the Delaware Aqueduct, or Roebling Bridge as it is now known. Begun in 1847,  it was designed by and built under the supervision of Engineer John A. Roebling, engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge. The Delaware Aqueduct is designated a National Historic Landmark as well as a National Civil Engineering Landmark. The bluestone foundation of another original Roebling bridge can be seen in Hancock today. Linking Hancock to Pennsylvania, the remnants of the foundation are still visible today directly adjacent to the existing PA/NY Bridge in Hancock.