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As the temperature rises, so does the excitement in Lackawanna County. You can beat the heat by going underground into a real coal mine at the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour or splash around at Montage Mountain Resorts' Waterpark. Enjoy an outdoor concert under the stars at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, ride on a vintage electric trolley with the Electric City Trolley Museum, or take in a baseball game at PNC Field with the SWB RailRiders — the thrills don’t stop! 


Plan a trip with family or friends and book your stay now! While you’re in town, enjoy homemade food from around the world or shop at all the great boutiques or outdoor promenades that we have!


Plan your weekend getaway with the help of our Summer Weekend Itinerary. From dining in Downtown Scranton to catching our breathtaking scenic vista views, there's a season of reasons to visit Lackawanna County, PA!

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Summer Weekend Itinerary

Explore our suggested Summer Weekend Itinerary for inspiration in planning your perfect visit or weekend getaway to Lackawanna County. Find exciting things to do this summer season in Scranton and its surrounding areas. Be sure to explore what's in store during all four of our seasons!


Average High & Low Temps

June: 80° • 58°
July: 85° • 63°
August: 82° • 61°



Give the kids a day they will never forget at two of our most family-friendly summer attractions. Spend the day at Lahey Family Fun Park playing mini golf, riding bumper boats, racing go-karts, and so much more. Follow that up by catching a summer blockbuster at America's second longest-running drive-in movie theater, the Circle Drive-In.


Get your group together and spend a sunny Saturday exploring the Lackawanna County Wine Trail. Sip your way through nine wineries with a delicious selection of your favorite varietals handmade by our local vintners. Hire one of our local car services, and they'll ensure your group arrives safely and in style.


Spend a perfect summer Sunday experiencing Lackawanna County's two amazing rivers. Start your day off working up a sweat, hiking or biking the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail while taking in the breathtaking views along Pennsylvania's 2020 River of the Year, the Lackawanna River. Then beat the heat with a relaxing ride on the lazy river at Montage Mountain Waterpark.



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