Luzerne County – This is where you’ll find it all…
When you plan a visit to Luzerne County in scenic Northeast Pennsylvania, in the foothills of Pocono Mountain, you can opt for a short getaway or maybe even stay a little longer and explore the phenomenal region!
The vastness of Luzerne our County will allow you to enjoy the magnificent countryside as well as all sorts of the fun in the area’s interesting of Pittston, Hazleton, and, of course, Wilkes-Barre. There are also quite a few fine small towns where always something is going on!
Anf of course… the fantastic outdoors. You can go skying at Montage Mountain or hike the pretty Rickets Glen State Park falls. Many visitors come here to enjoy the bike rides along the River Commons and marvel at scenic views along the winding Susquehanna River.
Here you can also enjoy leisurely rides from Susquehanna Kayaking and Canoeing. Famous Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, one of the finest golf courses in Pennsylvania, is located in Mountaintop, and golf players from all across the US come over to play golf at this impressive 27-hole course ( 260 Country Club Dr, Mountain Top, PA 18707, Phone: 570-868-4653).
History lovers can marvel and go back in time by exploring Frederick Stegmaier Mansion, which also functions as a lodge, Nathan Denison House, or Eckley Miners’ Village. Here you can get your hard hat while taking an underground ride at the Lackawanna Coal Mine. At Hazleton’s Historical Society & Museum you can enjoy a two-story excursion through the “good ole days” and life and rich heritage. In Luzerne County, history is all around. From many living reenactments to numerous monuments, there’s much to see that pictures the area’s rich cultural and economic past.
In Luzerne County, you can wine, dine, and have a lot of fun. There are many wineries and Brew Pubs in the region for some healthy adult fun. You can find a great number of dining options and many restaurants are accenting their ethnic roots. In Wilkes-Barre, several new dining options have been established over the past decade, and Pittston’s Main Street houses quite a few new and interesting dining options and small boutiques. Pittston is also referred to as the “Tomato Capital of the World”.
Each year, in August, the city honors this celebration at the Pittston Tomato Festival that draws in massive crowds from all across the nation. If you love Festivals, Luzerne County is the right spot. The whole family can enjoy the Luzerne County Fair, a perfect getaway for all family members, and when you want to acquire a beautiful piece of handmade jewelry or extend your art collection with some unique pieces, the Fine Arts Fiesta, where the finest jewelry is offered, is an absolute must do!
But there’s more. Travelers near and far are drawn to the Mohegan Sun Pocono with its wonderful harness racing. Slot machines and table games accompany various dining venues and convention possibilities. The area boasts the finest entertainment at cozy dinner theatres such as the Music Box Theatre and the historically important FM Kirby Center offers intimate shows. Check out also the renown Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre that offers more than 10,000 seats and the finest performances in the nation.
There are many hotels in Luzerne County that offer several package deals that definitely will suit you regardless whether you will stay for just one night or plan a longer stay in beautiful Luzerne County, also a great place to set up your business…