Life in Northeastern Pennsylvania

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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.


  • A comprehensive list of golf courses in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area:
  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
    AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
    AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Francis Walter Dam
    80-acre reservoir in white Haven that offers fishing, hiking kayaking and   picnicking. Hunting, in season is available on adjacent PA Game Commission lands
  • White Water Challengers
    Enjoy Whitewater Rafting on the Lehigh River
  • H200HH! Indoor Family Waterpark
    H2000HH! is a family indoor waterpark located in the Twin Center at Split Rock Resort.  This water attraction offers 53,326 Square feet of water attractions to enjoy.
  • Skyzone Trampoline Park
    Exciting indoor trampoline park featuring variety if attractions and programs
  • Toyota Sportsplex
    Practice rink for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins.  Located on Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre, this facility offers public skating, instruction, figure skating, curling and more…
  • Camelback Resort
    Countless Adventures Including:
    • Lodge and Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark
    • Luxury Spa, Meeting and Event Space
    • Dining Options, Family Entertainment Center
    • Camelbeach Outdoor Waterpark
    • Camelback Mountain offering Skiing, Snowboarding and Snow Tubing
  • Francis Slocum State Park
  • Jack Frost / Big Boulder Ski Resort
  • Elk Mountain
  • Shawnee Mountain
  • Montage Mountain Ski Resort
  • Montage Waterpark
  • Split Rock Resort
    Split Rock Resort is a four season, family friendly resort located in the Pocono Mountains.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Wilkes-Barre Public Square - Diamond City Partnership
  • Wyoming Valley Mall
  • 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.
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General Information

  • NEPA Connect
    Working to connect you to people, places, and events in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau
    Find information on resorts, hotels, family activities, events, restaurants and other exciting things to do