‘Honeymoon is over’: Photographer shares haunting look at abandoned Poconos resorts

Where is Honey?


POCONO MOUNTAINS, Pa. — Photographer Seph Lawless is sharing what he calls a “heartbreaking” look at some of the resorts that made the Poconos the “Honeymoon Capital of the World.”

While the resorts became super popular starting back in the 1960s, Lawless says times have changed and “the honeymoon is over.”

He said many of the most popular resorts in the area are now empty and abandoned.

He’s sharing photos of Penn Hills Resort, Buck Hill Inn, Summit Resort and Unity House. See the photos and Lawless’ description of each resort below:

Penn Hills

“The Penn Hills Resort closed its doors in 2009, though it was already suffering for years before its demise…A walk inside is like walking into a time capsule back into the ‘70s, replete with shag carpeting and ceiling mirrors. Most rooms are equipped with heart-shaped beds, mattresses, and the aforementioned hot tubs. The pool is filled…

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