Stay Near Pocono Raceway Action
With convenient access to Interstate 80, the BEST WESTERN Inn at Blakeslee-Pocono is the ideal place to stay for race fans visiting Pennsylvania and the Poconos region. When you stay with us, you’re just five minutes away from all the high-octane action of Pocono Raceway.
Just over three miles south of our Blakeslee, PA hotel, Pocono Raceway hosts a full calendar of exciting events throughout the year. Summertime is the best time to visit and see NASCAR and INDYCAR races. In June, the Pocono 400 fills the stands with NASCAR fans, as does the GoBowling.com 400 in August. INDYCAR fans gather at the raceway for the Pocono IndyCar 500 Fueled by Sunoco, a three-day event in July.
Motor heads will want to check the calendar for numerous car and motorcycle club events, which often allow the public in to see rare and exotic machines. Don’t miss a chance for the Stock Car Racing Experience. At this driving school like no other, a friendly, professional crew lets you get behind the wheel of a stock car for a ride around Pocono’s two-and-a-half-mile Super Speedway.
April’s Tough Mudder Poconos is a thrill for fitness nuts who aren’t afraid to get dirty, and late August brings the Warrior Dash, sending runners around the track through a variety of challenging obstacles.
Stay at the BEST WESTERN Inn at Blakeslee-Pocono the night before heading to the track to get the rest you need, and get the energy you need with a complimentary full breakfast before you head out in the morning. Race fans planning on taking the RV out for the race can take advantage of ample truck and RV parking the night before the event. Runners will even be able to relax their muscles in our indoor pool and steam room, and guest laundry machines are available for a small fee.
When the action cools down at Pocono Raceway, wintertime fun is just starting at nearby Jack Frost Big Boulder Ski Area. Skiers of all skill levels hit JFBB's 21 slopes, just 11 minutes northeast of our hotel. Beginners will also find lessons and clinics are available on select days. Check the Jack Frost Big Boulder schedule for special snow games and competitions throughout the winter and early spring.
With so many perks this close to so much fun, the BEST WESTERN Inn at Blakeslee-Pocono is the best value for Pennsylvania visitors.