Scranton Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Scranton; our list of the best things to see, including Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees and The Viewmont Mall.
  • The best place in Scranton: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees

    Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees

    The highest level minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees. Home games from April through August. Check website for tickets and dates.
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  • Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees

    Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees

    The highest level minor league affiliate of the New York Yankess. They play home games from April through August. Check website for tickets and dates.
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  • The Viewmont Mall

    The Viewmont Mall

    6 in Dickson City, [19]. Anchored by Macy's, JCPenney, and Sears department stores. Retail stores in the mall consist of: FYE, Hallmark, Eckerd, Sephora, American Eagle, Victoria Secert, Pac Sun, Footlocker, Roma Pizza, The Limited, The Express and Express Mens, Bath and Body Works, Deb, Johhny Rockets, Zales, Gap, Piercing Pagoda, B. Moss, Spencers, GNC, Vitamin World, Arie, Aeropostale, Claires and many more store fronts.
  • Zummo's Cafe

    Zummo's Cafe

    920 Marion St.
    Serves Electric City Roasting Company coffee. Owned and operated by Mary Tellie, a certified Q Grader and nationally recognized roaster.
  • Nay Aug Park

    Mulberry St
    The city's largest park; offering two Olympic sized pools, multiple playgrounds, a waterslide park, walking trails, picnic areas, kid-friendly rides. Nay Aug Park grants residents and visitors a touch of nature amongst the city's landscape, which may be hard to find in downtown Scranton. The Everhart Museum is also located within Nay Aug Park. A rock-strewn gorge and waterfalls add to the allure and have been named a National Natural Landmark. In 2007, a pedestrian footbridge was constructed allowing access to the parkland across the Roaring Brook.
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  • Scranton Iron Furnaces

    159 Cedar Ave
    Open year-round, 9AM-5PM. Visitors' center open seasonally. Blast furnaces built between 1848 and 1857. The Scranton Iron Furnaces is located near the Steamtown National Historic Site. The Iron Furnaces represent the early iron industry in the United States. There are four massive stone blast furnaces that still remain at the historic site and are the sole remnants of a once extensive plant operated by the Lackawanna Iron & Steel Company.
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  • Wisecrackers Comedy Club

    300 Meadow Ave
    Located in the Clarion Hotel's Hub lounge, shows every Friday 9PM, Saturday 8 & 10:30 as needed. Doors open one hour before showtime. 21 and up. Excellent food, good drinks, lots of fun.
  • Everhart Museum

    1901 Mulberry St
    Natural History, Science, and Art Museum on site of Nay Aug Park. Check site for special events. $5/adults, $3 seniors, $2/children, free/ages 5 & under. M, Th, F 12PM-4PM, Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 12PM-5PM. The Everhart Museum is the largest public museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania. It is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is collecting, preserving, and caring for a wide variety of artifacts. The Everhart Museum was founded in 1908 by Dr. Isaiah Fawkes Everhart.
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  • The Icebox Skating Complex

    3 W
    Ice and roller skating year round. The Icebox Skating complex has multiple roller blade or ice skating rinks. It also offers an extensive game room, concession stands and a gift store. The Icebox Skating Complex is a great place to have a birthday party for children, school field trips, or just to spend quality time with family and friends.
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  • Scranton Cultural Center

    200 N Washington Ave, Courthouse Square, Scranton, PA 18503
    Completed in 1930, this dramatic structure was built as a Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral. Today, it hosts social functions, corporate meetings, cultural events, and theater performances. Tours are available.
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  • Snö Mountain Ski Resort

    1000 Montage Mountain Rd
    Skiing in winter, world-famous musical acts in concert at the Toyota Pavilion in summer.
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  • Lackawanna Train Station

    700 Lackawanna Ave
    , which has been converted to a Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel (See "Sleep" section for more information about the Radisson Hotel).
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  • Endless Mountains Hot Air Balloons, Inc.

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    #1 Box 95 Dalton, PA 18414. Enjoy a spectacular champagne hot air balloon flight over scenic Northeastern Pennsylvania. Endless Mountains Hot Air Balloons invites you to experience the exciting sport of hot air ballooning. Also offering tethers and commercial promotions.
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  • Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour

    McDade Park
    A 1/4-mile walking tour of a defunct coal mine. Large museum of artifacts relating to anthracite mining and people of the region. Gift shop. Open April 1st through November 30th, except Easter and Thanksgiving.
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  • Electric City Trolley Museum

    Cliff Street
    On the site of the Steamtown National Historic Site. Offers trolley rides 9AM-5PM W-Su through October and on selected weekends afterwards. Check site for specifics. The Electric City Trolly Museum Association is a volunteer non-profit group that supports the activities of the Electric City Trolley Museum in downtown Scranton. The Electric City Trolly museum is closely affiliated with the Steamtown National Historic Site.
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  • The University of Scranton

    the university was founded in 1888
    It consists of approximately 5,600 students. The campus extends southeast from Central City throughout the Hill section. The University of Scranton has a beautiful campus; there is plenty of green space, a combination of old and new buildings that have been merged together to make up the campus. The University of Scranton offers as many as 56 undergraduate degree programs and 25 graduate programs.
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  • The Shoppes At Montage

    1035 Shoppes Blvd., Moosic, PA, 18507
    , Moosic, PA, 18507 (Located off Interstate 81 Exit 282 or Exit 282-A depending on the direction), ☎ (570) 341-3271. The Shoppes at Montage was built during the years 2006-2007, and the grand opening was in March of 2007. It was developed by Duke Realty and Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate. There are 64 retail store fronts in the outside complex. A few of the major retails stores are: Ann Taylor Loft, J. Jill, Talbots, Chicos, Coldwater Ceek, Eddie Bauer, GAP, Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle, New York & Co., Limited Too, Lane Bryant, Aeropostale, Guitar Center, DSW Shoes.
  • Glider Diner

    890 Providence Road
    Burgers, fries, shakes- all great at any hour here! Plus much more for less! The Glider Diner is not only a restaurant but offers catering services as well. Their food is delicious and highly recommended when visiting Scranton.
  • Cooper's Crab Shack

    701 N
    Washington Ave. Local Tiki style bar with tropical music and cold drinks. The crab shack consists of four levels of outdoor decks for your enjoyment. Live entertainment and no cover. [24]
  • Whiskey Dick's

    308 N. Washington Ave.
    Washington Ave., ☎ (570) 342-9824. The last cozy, little bar in Downtown Scranton. Cheapest everyday prices. Knowledgeable, courteous bartenders. Popular stop to pre-game or quaint, no-drama place to enjoy the night. 60+ beers. Largest liquor selection in town.
  • Kelly's Pub & Eatery

    1802 Cedar Ave.
    Kelly's is best known for their wings. Their wings are crispy, all white meat wings and thighs, in an incomparable sauce that makes them irresistible after one bite. They have a $0.25 wing night on Wednesdays. Make sure you make reservations or go early because it is a very popular place for good food and cold beers! (especially on Wednesday nights).
  • Coney Island Texas Lunch

    100 Cedar Ave.
    The restaurant has been operating since 1923, originally owned by Steve Karampilas. Over the years it has changed owner, but still makes the best texas wieners in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The special sauce is key to their deliciousness. Always made fresh, consisting of a soft national roll, hotdog, spicy mustard, raw onions, and the infamous Coney Island sauce. Coney Island offers a casual atmosphere with great service and a great product at an affordable price in a place that everyone can enjoy.
  • Osaka

    244 Adams Street
    Japanese cuisine! Watch them prepare your food from the bar or have it served right to your table. Best sushi in town and half off on Sundays between 1-9! Get your chopsticks ready!
  • The Banshee

    322 Penn Ave
    Spacious faux Irish bar. Pleasant staff. Lounge areas with sofas. Acoustic ensembles on weekends. Wide selection of draught and bottled beer, many Irish whiskeys, creative monthly/seasonal mixed drinks.
  • Vince the Pizza Prince

    600 Pittston Ave
    Closed Monday and Tuesday. One of Scranton's best and most unique pizzas, since 1955.
  • Whistle's

    126 Franklin Ave
    Large sports bar. Entertainment, pool tables. Whistle's offers a relaxing atmosphere for a restaurant/sports bar; offering everything from live music to a game room and dozens of TVs playing the various games that are on television at the time.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Scranton uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.