Scranton the “Electric City” offers its visitors an experience like no other. Take a trolley ride from the Trolley Museum, which neighbors Steamtown National Historic Site. Explore the vast history of the Scranton Coal Miners and go on a coal mine tour, which tours you in a non-working mine. Scranton offers a bit of taste for everyone and the ethnically diverse dining experience is something right out of a big city. The Parks in town offer various places for running, biking, walking or simply enjoying nature and the views that only Scranton has to offer. Scranton has art galleries, universities and seasonal festivals like First Friday, theater performances and musical experiences.
Find your favorite annual event or discover new happenings taking place. The Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau has made it easy for you with our Events Calendar to get the scoop when activities are announced!
The Electric City is bustling with the arts! Go to a Broadway show at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple or plan your trip around Scranton's Fringe Festival. Visit Lackawanna County to get big city entertainment without breaking the bank.
Surrounding the city of Scranton are beautiful mountains and vast countryside. Discover its natural beauty on any of our hiking trails, including the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail encompassing 70 miles! Zip-line on top of Montage Mountain Resorts for a sky-high view of the entire valley or find yourself kayaking the Lackawanna River; Lackawanna County provides numerous parks and activities for even the biggest outdoor fans.