Life in Northeastern Pennsylvania

ALS Event at Montage Mountain

There’s plenty to do in Northeastern Pennsylvania! Go skiing, swimming, zip lining, or catch a concert at Montage Mountain. See a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball game at PNC Field or watch the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins play at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Enjoy a night out at the Mohegan Sun Casino. Visit several state parks to hike, bike, fish, or camp. Or, take a class at one of our local colleges and universities.

General Information

  • NEPA Connect
    Working to connect you to people, places, and events in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
    nepaconnect.com

Entertainment

Sports

Sports

  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins
    wbspenguins.com
     
  • Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders - AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees
    swbrailriders.com
     
  • Pocono Raceway
    Pocono Raceway hosts events from NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup Series, XFINITY series, and Camping World Truck Series as well as Verizon IndyCar and ARCA races.
    poconoraceway.com
     
  • The Downs at Moheagan Sun Pocono
    The Downs at Moheagan Sun Pocono is proud to offer live harness racing with a schedule of 134 racing days and 12 to 16 races nightly.
    mohegansunpocono.com/racing.html

Shopping

  • Wyoming Valley Mall
    shopwyomingvalleymall.com
     
  • Arena Hub Plaza
    Across from the Wyoming Valley Mall, The Arena Hub Plaza has more than 15 stores and restaurants. Retailers include Barnes & Noble, Eddie Bauer Outlet, Old Navy, Best Buy, T.J. Maxx, and Pier 1. Restaurants include Olive Garden and Outback Steakhouse.
     
  • Wilkes-Barre Township Commons
    Also across from the Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Township Commons has more than 10 stores and restaurants. Retailers include Target, Petco, Game Stop, Marshalls, and Music Go Round. Restaurants include Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill and Panera Bread.
     
  • The Shoppes at Montage
    shoppesatmontage.com
     
  • The Marketplace at Steamtown
    themarketplaceatsteamtown.com
     
  • Viewmont Mall
    Enjoy excellent shopping in the Scranton area at retailers that include Macy's, JCPenney and Ulta.
    shopviewmontmall.com
     
  • The Crossings Premium Outlets
    The Crossings Premium Outlets® is nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains region and features 100 brand name and designer outdoor outlet stores. 
    premiumoutlets.com/outlet/the-crossings

Recreation

Frances Slocum State Park

  • Francis Slocum State Park
    dcnr.state.pa.us
     
  • Jack Frost / Big Boulder Ski Resort
    jfbb.com
     
  • Montage Mountain Ski Resort
    montagemountainresorts.com
     
  • Montage Waterpark
    montagemountainresorts.com
     
  • Split Rock Resort
    Split Rock Resort is a four season, family friendly resort located in the Pocono Mountains.
    splitrockresort.com
     
  • Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
    Set amidst a forest in the Pocono Mountains, this sprawling, African-themed resort is 2 miles from I-380 and 11 miles from Pocono Raceway. It features America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark at 220,000 square feet.
    kalahariresorts.com/pennsylvania
     
  • Great Wolf Lodge
    Located in the Pocono Mountains, this family water park resort is 10.7 miles from the Sherman Theater and 14.9 miles from Pocono Raceway. 
    greatwolf.com/poconos

Education

Kiel Eigen Graduation