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Guidebook for Wilkes-Barre

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Guidebook for Wilkes-Barre

Drinks & Nightlife
Ruth's Chris steakhouse is also inside this property.
Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs
Ruth's Chris steakhouse is also inside this property.
Nice place for evening drinks. Some places on Public Square close the kitchen before 8pm early in the week.
Rodano's
53 Public Square
Nice place for evening drinks. Some places on Public Square close the kitchen before 8pm early in the week.
Great selction of drinks and local tap beer. Nice open-air feeling with their clear glass roll up garage door that opens up the the Public Square. Cool setting to have a drink, feel the breeze, and watch people passing by.
Franklin's
53 Public Square
Great selction of drinks and local tap beer. Nice open-air feeling with their clear glass roll up garage door that opens up the the Public Square. Cool setting to have a drink, feel the breeze, and watch people passing by.
Parks & Nature
Run or walk along the historic Susquehana River
Kirby Park
160 Market Street
Run or walk along the historic Susquehana River
Best hiking area around! Get out there and just smell the fresh air, see the water, and enjoy the sounds of nature.
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Ricketts Glen State Park
695 State Route 487
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Best hiking area around! Get out there and just smell the fresh air, see the water, and enjoy the sounds of nature.
Shopping
All the major stores for what you need...Target, Wal-Mart, Dick's Sporting Goods, Staples, Chipotle, Five Guys Burgers, Macys, Starbucks, The Cracker Barrel, Longhorn Steakhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, etc. Check it out!
Arena Hub Plaza
All the major stores for what you need...Target, Wal-Mart, Dick's Sporting Goods, Staples, Chipotle, Five Guys Burgers, Macys, Starbucks, The Cracker Barrel, Longhorn Steakhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, etc. Check it out!
Essentials
Ready-to-eat food bar, great deli, all the essentials you need including beer and wine all in one place, including great live bands on Friday nights in the cafe.
Wegmans
220 Highland Park Blvd
Ready-to-eat food bar, great deli, all the essentials you need including beer and wine all in one place, including great live bands on Friday nights in the cafe.
Food Scene
The best tasting Chinese food in the area!
Peking Chef
184 S Wyoming Ave
The best tasting Chinese food in the area!
Best chicken wings in the area along with great pizza...eat-in, take-out, or delivery. This Grotto Pizza location in Edwardsville is good for delivery to the house, but also check out the other Grotto Pizza on Harvey's Lake about 12 miles away for a more relaxing atmosphere.
Grotto Pizza
36 Gateway Shopping Center
Best chicken wings in the area along with great pizza...eat-in, take-out, or delivery. This Grotto Pizza location in Edwardsville is good for delivery to the house, but also check out the other Grotto Pizza on Harvey's Lake about 12 miles away for a more relaxing atmosphere.
This deli is close by and offers delivery through GrubHub.
KJ's Pickle Barrel
355 Market St
This deli is close by and offers delivery through GrubHub.
The Canning House
900 Rutter Ave
Canteen900 at Canteen Park
900 Rutter Ave
Sightseeing
Make time to visit the farmer's market on Public Square. The Farmer's Market runs from the last week in June until the week before Thanksgiving, every Thursday from 10am-2pm.
There's always something happening every weekend on the Square. Parades, festivals, farmers market (seasonal), car shows, etc. Be sure to support City Market Deli while you're there for great food...hot/cold, breakfast/lunch/dinner. Plus, they have the most amazing murals inside of historic Wilkes-Barre, then and now.
Public Square
There's always something happening every weekend on the Square. Parades, festivals, farmers market (seasonal), car shows, etc. Be sure to support City Market Deli while you're there for great food...hot/cold, breakfast/lunch/dinner. Plus, they have the most amazing murals inside of historic Wilkes-Barre, then and now.
Best place to take pictures of your trip during sunset, just a 5-10 minute walk along River St. from the house. If you prefer to drive, park along Market St. on the Kirby Park side of the bridge.
Market Street Bridge
Best place to take pictures of your trip during sunset, just a 5-10 minute walk along River St. from the house. If you prefer to drive, park along Market St. on the Kirby Park side of the bridge.
Come visit our local non-profit dairy for some fresh strawberry milk or fresh ice cream! Walk the ground and pet the llamas, calves, and other furry friends while you eat your ice cream cone. Open year round.
The Lands At Hillside Farms
65 Hillside Road
Come visit our local non-profit dairy for some fresh strawberry milk or fresh ice cream! Walk the ground and pet the llamas, calves, and other furry friends while you eat your ice cream cone. Open year round.
Visit Electric City where the steam trains originated.
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Steamtown National Historic Site
150 Lackawanna Ave at Cliff St
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Visit Electric City where the steam trains originated.
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!
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Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
1 Bald Mountain Road
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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!
Entertainment & Activities
This is the area ski resort, just 20 minutes away from Wilkes-Barre. In the summer, it's a water park.
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Montage Mountain Resorts
1000 Montage Mountain Road
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This is the area ski resort, just 20 minutes away from Wilkes-Barre. In the summer, it's a water park.
Located in the Poconos, the Kalahari Resort has indoor water slides, outdoor water park, ropes course, African safari-themed hotel, dining, shopping and more!
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Kalahari Resorts Poconos
250 Kalahari Blvd
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Located in the Poconos, the Kalahari Resort has indoor water slides, outdoor water park, ropes course, African safari-themed hotel, dining, shopping and more!