Things to Do
Things to See and Do in Northeastern Pennsylvania
You’ll find it all right here… When planning your visit to Luzerne County in the Pocono Mountain foothills in scenic Northeast Pennsylvania choose to take a short getaway or stay awhile and explore!!
The vastness of our County allows you to soak up the fun in each of our main cities, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, Pittston or in any of the small towns in-between where there is always something going on!
Ahhh… the great outdoors. Ski at Montage Mountain, Hike the falls at Rickets Glen State Park, Bike along the new River Commons along the winding Susquehanna River where you can enjoy a leisurely ride from Susquehanna Kayak and Canoe. Mountaintop is home to one of the top courses in PA, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, golfers come from all over to play a round at its 27 hole semi private course.
History Buff? Step back in time and explore the Nathan Denison House, Frederick Stegmaier Mansion, (you can sleep there too) Eckley Miners’ Village or get your hard hat and take a ride underground at the Lackawanna Coal Mine tour. The Hazleton Historical Society and Museum offers a two story walk through of our rich anthracite heritage and life from the “good ole days”. History is all around Luzerne County from the various monuments to the many living reenactments.
Wine, Dine and Fun… Wineries and Brew Pubs dot the region for some adult fun. So many dining options, many accenting their ethnic delectables. Downtown Wilkes-Barre continues it revitalization with new dining options and Main Street, Pittston is the home of many great dining options, small boutiques and is the Tomato Capital of the World. This honor is celebrated each year at the annual Pittston Tomato Festival. Did you love Festivals? Well we got em! The Luzerne County Fair is perfect for the whole family and if you are looking to add to your art collection or pick a unique piece of handmade jewelry the Fine Arts Fiesta is a must do!
The Mohegan Sun Pocono is a draw for travelers near and far with its harness racing, slot and table games along with several dining venues and convention space. Entertainment from small dinner theatres like the Music Box Theatre, to the historic FM Kirby Center offering more intimate shows to the Mohegan Sun Arena with over 10,000 seats and top notch performances.
Area hotels offer various packages when you want to visit and stay overnight in Luzerne County. Check out the Special Packages or Lodging listing to learn more about all the great places to stay!
See you soon!