- 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
Located within the Hazleton Area School District, the Harman-Geist Memorial Field is a multi-sport venue for use of the local high schools. Football, field hockey, and soccer are among the sports played at the field.
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Located in downtown Hazleton, the Hazleton Historical Society Museum showcases anthracite mining exhibits, Pennsylvanian Indian artifacts, and local memorabilia. The museum also contains a research library with its own genealogy branch.
Measuring 3000 acres, Humboldt Industrial Park runs five miles and is the largest industrial park in the Greater Hazelton area. It houses nearly 50 industries and is suitable for businesses including retail, manufacturing, warehouse and corporate.
Since opening in 1950, the family owned and operated Laurel Drive-In has been providing screenings of both modern and classic movies in a nostalgic drive-in setting. On-site concessions are offered as well as double features in the summertime.
Pocono Whitewater offers whitewater rafting trips though Lehigh River Gorge State Park. Some of the trips are on Class II and Class III rivers, others are family trips, and still others are specialty rafting trips, including nighttime trips.
A facility made for paintballing, Skirmish USA offers days for discounts, combo adventures with different activities such as white water rafting, and night plays. Open year round with lodging available, making reservations is recommended.
The Glen Onoko Falls are the main attraction of the Glen Onoko Falls Trail in the Lehigh Gorge State Park. The hike is approximately 3 hours round trip and requires proper hiking shoes and care while hiking. Parking is available.