- 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
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49 S Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 MoreLess Info
Displaying the history of the region, Luzerne County Historical Society offers several exhibits for visitors to explore. The museum has photographs and artifacts related to Native American, German, and coal mining influences in the county.
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184 Wilkes Barre Township Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 MoreLess Info
For customers in need of relaxation or rejuvenation, the Skin Spa by Laser Rx & Medcosmetics Ltd offers a variety of services, including waxing and personal training. Guests can also enjoy massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, and body wraps and scrubs.
Rather than a winter wonderland, Sno Cove is actually the large outdoor waterpark for Montage Mountain. It features a wave pool, lazy river, regulation size volleyball court, and the only 50mph zipline adventure in the area.
Montage Mountain is a full-service ski resort and lodge in Scranton. The resort offers lodging, ski and snowboard lessons, snow tubing and skiing trails, equipment rentals and a water park in the summer season.
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1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton, PA 18505 MoreLess Info
A stadium with a capacity of 18,000, including 7,000 seats and 10,500 on the lawn, Pavilion At Montage Mountain is a huge venue for music and festivals. There have food and drink vendors with normal concert prices.
At the Lackawanna County Coal Mine, visitors can enter an anthracite coal mine by riding cars into the mine. Once at the bottom, visitors walk about a half mile to learn about coal mining, before riding the cars back to the surface.
Representing the history of the early iron industry in America are the Historic Scranton Iron Furnaces. Situated in a beautiful historic park setting the furnaces are open to the public for viewing and are accessible by trolley or car.
The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum tells the story of the settlers that came to America from 23 countries to work in the mines and textile factories through exhibits, vehicles, photographs, tools, and archival records. Visitors can also see a coalmine car, a locomotive, and a sculpture depicting a trap…
With 34 lanes to choose from, South Side Bowl, Inc. hosts leagues, tournaments, and open bowling sessions. Bumper bowling can be enabled for all lanes. In addition to bowling, the facility has a pub, snack bar, and pro-shop.
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1340 Alder Street, Scranton, PA MoreLess Info
The Marine Corps League NE Detachment Museum, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, features over 1,500 artifacts, including dioramas, depicting Marine Corps engagement from the Revolutionary War to now. Entry into the museum is accessed by way of the adjacent Leatherneck Lounge.