- TripBuzz found 39 things to do with kids in or near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, including 32 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Scranton, Hazleton, Lake Harmony and Jim Thorpe.
- From Chacko's Family Bowling Center to Academy of Golf Center, the Wilkes-Barre area offers 45 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Theaters, Mini Golf and Movie Theaters.
- One of the core cities in Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre is a short drive from both the Poconos and Eastland Mountains. And to enjoy views of these mountains, the city has developed several outdoor spaces including public parks, walking trails, amphitheaters, fishing piers and running paths. The community is also home to a slots casino providing adult entertainment.
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195 North Wilkes-Barre Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 MoreLess Info
With 40 lanes for bowling, Chacko's Family Bowling Center, is the perfect destination for an afternoon of fun or to join a league. In between frames, enjoy a bite to eat or a refreshment, plus amenities are available for birthdays and private parties.
The Academy of Golf Center is a driving range that is open for play year round. Covered and heated stalls, an indoor simulator, and a mini-golf course are among the amenities for golfers to enjoy at the center.
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24 E Northampton Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 MoreLess Info
A 14-screen movie theater, R/C Wilkes Barre Movies 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, party rooms, high-back rocking chairs and a concession area.
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71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 MoreLess Info
Built in 1938, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, is an art-deco masterpiece featuring five lobbies, oval mirrors and fluted columns. Today, the theater is host to a full calendar of movies, live music and entertainment.
Formed by glacial melting over 12,000 years ago, Seven Tubs Natural Area, is a publically accessible area of trails, rock formations and waterfalls. Hikers and visitors to the area can see a wide variety of birds and mammals that live in the woodlands.
Established in 1922, the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre is a non-profit organization that has reached over two million people through live theater performances. The theater is available for rent for group events or church gatherings.
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.
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.