Located in Northeast Pennsylvania just west of the Poconos, Lackawanna County fully enjoys four seasons. With a rich and diverse culture derived from its past as a 20th-century mining town, Lackawanna County celebrates its heritage through numerous cultural events. Blessed with natural beauty, Lackawanna County is also an outdoor paradise, offering diverse recreation from outstanding trout fishing to kayaking and camping.
Also steeped in history, Lackawanna County features several museums and historic landmarks dedicated to its heritage of transportation and industrialization. Top sits include:
Events and Activities
Throughout the year, Lackawanna County hosts a number of events, including culinary and cultural festivals, sporting games and parades. These events take advantage of the county’s true four-season locale, with relatively mild springs, temperately warm summers and cold winters with ample measurable snowfall. Some of the premier seasonal events include:
Daily commercial air service is provided through the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, which located in Avoca, Pennsylvania. As the fifth largest airport in the state, the airport offers daily flights to New York/Newark, Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Tampa/St. Pete-Clearwater and Orlando-Sanford. Rental cars are available from Avis, Budget, Hertz, National and Enterprise at the main terminal.
Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau
99 Glenmaura National Boulevard
Moosic, PA 18507
Instagram: @Visit NEPA
Attractions & Events
Monday, January 23, 2017 by Bryan Hunter