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 surrounds The Woodlands.

Frances Slocum State ParkKIRBY
Kirby Park
PPL Riverlands Recreation Park
Ricketts Glen State Park
The Tubs Nature Park
Deer Path Stable
NEPA Rail Trails 
Greenways Trails 
Lehigh Gorge State Park
Nescopeck State Park

 

Sports & Recreation
Skiing, golfing, professional sports – all within an easy drive.

Pocono RacewayRAIL RIDERS
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
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
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Jack Frost National Golf Club
Jack Frost Big Boulder Ski Area
Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino

 

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
Susquehanna Brewing Company
North Slope Brewing Company
Visit Historic Jim Thorpe 

Arts and Theatre
Interesting galleries await you. Professional performances and local productions abound.

Arts YouniverseKIRBY
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
First Friday – Scranton 

Shopping
Arena Hub ShoppingCROSSINGS

Shoppes at Montage
Country Junction World’s Largest General Store
The Crossings Premium Outlets
Wyoming Valley Mall
Nible Hill Winery

Farms/Agricultural

The Lands at Hillside Farm
Arena Hub Shopping
Indraloka Animal Sanctuary
NEPA Home And Garden Show
Wilkes-Barre Farmers Market
Alpacas of Sunshine Farm & Store 
Claws N Paws 

Other
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 CommerceFARMERS
Northeast Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau