- Our list of the best things to do in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, features the top 52 nearby activities — including 17 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Wilkes-Barre, PA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 12 things to do within the city of Wilkes-Barre, PA , followed by 40 popular activities in nearby cities, including Scranton, Lake Harmony, Hazleton, Jim Thorpe, Benton and Albrightsville
The Coca-Cola Park is the home ballpark for the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs, an affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. The stadium can also be used for special events, such as corporate meetings, reunions, and weddings.
An eight-screen movie theater, AMC Tilghman Square 8 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers auditorium rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.
Located on land that was once a working farm, 2 T's Mini-Golf & Driving Range offers an 18 hole miniature golf course with a wide variety of challenging themed holes. The facility also has a 280 yard driving range.
The Pines Dinner Theater offers dinner and a theater performance. The food is based on the theme for the show and is served as a sit down meal, while the show can have a special theme such as Winter Wonderland, be a Broadway musical, or a murder mystery.
The 19,000 sq ft Destination Playground At Cedar Creek Parkway opened in 2010 and immediately amazed kids with over 300 different activities and an advanced NEOS electronic play station. Bathrooms, picnic areas and ball fields are located nearby.
The mill at Haines Mill Museum dates back to 1760. Restored as a working grist mill museum in 1972, visitors can now watch a water turbine and rolling equipment operated by water power supplied from a mill race. Open Saturday and Sunday, May through September.