Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau

CVB
Hotels30
Convention Center
Guest Rooms2,380
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel
Special Event Venues50
Average Room Rate$88.00
Restaurants510
Daily Food Cost$56.00
Occupancy Rate7%
Tax Rate6%

Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau

CVB

Visit Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania is a four seasons destination that incorporates it's historical venues into unique and creative meeting or event spaces. Audiovisual equipment, high speed internet access, and state of the art technology complete the spaces for a fully-functioning event. Small groups can conduct meetings in a restored business car of a steam locomotive at the Steamtown National Historic Site or among archaeological artificats at the Everhart Museum. With a large arts community, small groups can find creativity when they talk business surrounded by the works of local artists at AFA Art Gallery. For groups of 5 to conferences of 500 the historical Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel and the Hilton Scranton Conference Center provide meeting & banquet space, event services, and accommodations to host all activities in one location. Groups can also utilize our NY Yankee AAA Affiliate baseball team's, the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders, PNC Field for meetings and events with a large clubhouse space and multiple breakout rooms. As important as the business is we also believe the entertainment is just as important to truly bond your team. Immerse yourself in the culture at any of our ethnic or arts festivals. Taste pizza from the "Pizza Capital of the World," Old Forge, Pennsylvania. Discover the history on our architectural walking tours, Steamtown National Historic Site, Houdini Museum- Tour & Magic Show, Electric City Trolley Museum, Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour, and so many others! Surround yourself with the vistas of our countryside where bucket list adventures such as whitewater rafting, fishing, skiing, zip-lining, and ATV rides are always checked off. Discover a new way to experience Pennsylvania when you visit Lackawanna County!

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Getting Here

Lackawanna County offers direct access to four major highways including Interstate 380, 81, 84, and 476 (PA Turnpike).

Distance from Airport

  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

    14.48 km from City Center

  • Newark Liberty International Airport

    188.29 km from City Center

  • Philadelphia International Airport

    212.43 km from City Center

Nearby


Local Attractions

Steamtown National Historic Site

Historical Landmark
Learn the history of steam railroad transportation, and the people who built, repaired and rode, as the Steamtown National Historic Site works to preserve a special era in America's industrial history! Don't forget to sign up for a ride on one of the goliath trains!
4 Lackawanna Ave. at Cliff Street
Scranton, PA 18503

First Friday

Nightlife
Downtown Scranton shows off it's artistic flair with First Friday! Explore the shops, listen to live music, appreciate works of art, and bring back a little souvenir.

Broadway Theatre of NEPA

Theater
Enjoy a Broadway show such as Pippin, Hair, Chicago, and more in a historic theater for half the price of NYC!
345 N. Washington Ave
Scranton, PA, US 18503

Montage Mountain Resort

Recreation
Ski, Snowboard, Airboard, Snow Tube, Zip Line, Waterpark - so much to do in one location! Grab your skis (or bathing suit) and make it a day at Montage Mountain Resorts!
1000 Montage Mountain Road
Moosic, PA 18507

Electric City Escape

Recreation
The escape rooms are physical adventure games where players are locked in a room and have to find clues, break codes, and open locks in a series of puzzles within 60 minutes in order to win. These puzzles will challenge your wit, patience, and problem-solving skills to beat the clock. Don't forget to look for clues based on Scranton folklore & facts within the rooms!
507 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Recreation
This 70 mile long nature trail wanders through cities and lush forests following the Lackawanna River through the county.

Houdini Museum- Tour & Magic Show

Museum
Discover the mystery behind the world famous magician, Harry Houdini! Tour the museum filled with a large collection of his handcuffs, straight jackets, home furnishings, and performance pieces! Be amazed with a magic show by the female houdini, Dorothy Dietrich!
1433 North Main Ave.
Scranton, PA 18508

Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art

Museum
Founded in 1908, the Everhart Museum is one of the oldest museums in the state of Pennsylvania and features permanent and temporary exhibits. Discover a world of fossils of birds and dinosaurs, ethnographic and archaeological artifacts, and historical and contemporary art pieces!
1901 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510

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High Season
May 26 – Sep 5
Shoulder Season
Sep 6 – Oct 31
Apr 1 – May 25
Low Season
Jan 1 – Mar 31
Nov 1 – Dec 31