Spring

Dust off that cabin fever and catch the contagious lust for life! Springtime in Northeastern Pennsylvania brings excitement with each bird’s chirp. Grab some fresh air as you blaze the trails within our parks, or test your limits as you try out our expert mountain biking trails. Looking for a slower speed?  Go for a stroll along our freshly paved rails-to-trails bike and walking path and take in the beautiful Lackawanna River’s scenic view. While along the river, be sure to keep your eyes peeled; the American Bald Eagle has been spotted along our paths as well!

Brave paddlers get an adrenaline rush during our annual RiverFest, where kayaks and canoes navigate through the Lackawanna River’s cool waters. Whether you participate or just want to cheer on the race to the finish line, the event is full of river activities, food, music, and educational displays for all to enjoy.

If you should get caught in a spring shower, you can find shelter in one of our many indoor attractions. From museums rich in cultural history and art exhibits, to excellent shopping in Lackawanna County, you can fill a rainy day with something fun for everyone.

Do a little jig and bring your green for one of the country’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day parade, here in downtown Scranton! Irish pride is plentiful in our city on an ordinary day, but it’s in full effect for this highly-anticipated event. Bring your family and friends to party amongst our proud Irish population, a true multi-generational celebration!

America’s favorite past time returns with the crack of the bat, and in Lackawanna County you can experience big league excitement with the whole family, conveniently and affordably. PNC Field is our area’s state-of-the-art minor league baseball stadium serenely nestled in the hills of Montage Mountain, home to the 2016 Gildan Triple A National Champions, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple A affiliate of the New York Yankees. Be sure to reserve your seats for the 2017 Triple-A National Championship Game this fall, which will be held at our own PNC Field!

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