Local Attractions

Check out these great Things to Do in the Wilkes-Barre region – Just a few minutes from the hotel in Wilkes-Barre.

Northeast PA is a unique combination of modern businesses, historical sites, and endless mountains.

There are so many activities available nearby, you may have a hard time choosing just one.  We’ll be happy to provide you, your group, family or company specific information on any of the many area attractions listed below.  Just ask!

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Casino and Racetrack
We are the closest hotel to the first casino in Pennsylvania – Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs.  Hop on our complimentary shuttle to fun and gambling.

Outdoor Parks & Trails
Nature is all around The Woodlands.
• Frances Slocum State Park
• Kirby Park
• Moon Lake County Park
• PPL Riverlands Recreation Park
• Ricketts Glen State Park
• The Tubs Nature Park

Sports & Recreation
Skiing, golfing, professional sports – all within an easy drive.
Pocono Raceway
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees
Montage Mountain Ski Resort and Water Park
Stock Car Racing Experience at Pocono Raceway
Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club
W-B/Scranton Penguins Hockey
Whitewater Challengers
Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza
Jack Frost National Golf Club
Jack Frost Big Boulder Ski Area

Historical, Attractions & Sightseeing
We are fortunate to be located in an area rich in history. Take an architectural  walking tour of downtown Wilkes-Barre to a trip down into a coal mine. Click on the links below to find out more about the great northeast PA.
Eckley Miners’ Village
Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
Steamtown National Historic Site
Penn’s Peak Venue
The Lion Brewery, Inc.
Greater Hazleton Historical Society Museum
Electric City Trolley Station and Museum
• Houdini Tour & Museum
• Nathan Denison House
• The Swetland Homestead
• Ralph Pope Luncheon Productions
Frederick Stegmaier Mansion
Susquehanna Energy Information Center/PP&L

Arts and Theatre
Interesting galleries await you. Professional performances and local productions abound.
Arts Youniverse
Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre
MacDonald Art Gallery
Music Box Dinner Theater
F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
Northeastern PA Philharmonic
Scranton Cultural Center
• Sordoni Art Gallery
• Widmann Art Gallery
Everhart Museum

• Arena Hub Shopping
Shoppes at Montage
• Country Junction World’s Largest General Store
The Crossings Premium Outlets
Wyoming Valley Mall

The Lands at Hillside Farm

A unique part of the heritage of the Wyoming Valley, this working farm is open to the public and offers many seasonal activities.
• Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
Northeast Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau