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Things to do in Scranton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Ski Area
“This is very close for skiing snow tubing snowboarding, they have ski rentals as well and snowboards”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“ There's a great sightseeing train ride here! They operate most days at multiple times. Depending on the month/season, their rides are themed! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Take a trip down a mine shaft in a coal cart to see how the locals have been mining the famous anthracite coal for years! An amazing experience!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“We like the variety of options around this area - food, entertainment - ski, waterpark, and baseball, plus the best movie theater with LUXURY loungers! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping mall with great most popular stores and restaurants Including trampoline park, drive in movie theater, etc”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“The perfect park for a picnic and a hike down into the Gorge to see the waterfalls. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Home of the professional minor-league baseball team Scranton Rail Riders, the AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees major league baseball club. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Music Venue
“35.9 miles (38 minutes) - The Pavilion At Montage Mountain hosts many concerts and live performances. With such a spectacular location, there are tickets and events for everyone here! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 1 local recommends
American Restaurant
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“Newer restaurant where Carl Von Luger's Steak & Seafood used to be. From the website: Terra Preta is a classy little hangout showcasing food at its finest on the corner of Washington Ave and Linden St in Downtown Scranton. Our menu features an array of uniquely prepared small plates reflecting the flavors of the season. Our cocktail artists have mastered the art of hand-crafted beverages infused with fresh blended fruits and spirits.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Market
“Right in Scranton's historical district, it offers great free underground parking.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“The closest thing to Starbucks but with much better food and just as good lattes. Opens at 6 am for breakfast. very popular local coffee shop. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Newer restaurant where Carl Von Luger's Steak & Seafood used to be. From the website: Terra Preta is a classy little hangout showcasing food at its finest on the corner of Washington Ave and Linden St in Downtown Scranton. Our menu features an array of uniquely prepared small plates reflecting the flavors of the season. Our cocktail artists have mastered the art of hand-crafted beverages infused with fresh blended fruits and spirits.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Japanese Restaurant
Bar
“15% off your meal (excludes alcohol). Just say “Bespoke Local”. FREE ADMISSION into the Levels Nightclub ”
  • 1 local recommends
Thai Restaurant

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