The City of Scranton, PA
Scranton is a popular city in the state of Pennsylvania with a total of 71,944 residents living there. Scranton is ranked as the seventh most populated city in Pennsylvania and the 404th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Lackawanna County. The largest nearby city to Scranton is Wilkes Barre, approximately 17 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Scranton, including Charlie Brown's Steakhouse, Dominick's of New York, Basilico's, Burns Parker House Cafe and Auntie Anne's. For a larger selection of Scranton restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Scranton Museums, Botanical Gardens and/or Golf Courses, including the Marywood University Arboretum, Houdini Museum, Scranton Iron Furnaces, Electric City Trolley Museum and Steamtown National Historic Site. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Scranton please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Scranton:
- Hazelton Municipal Airport (HZL)
- Wilkes-Barre Scranton Intl. Airport (AVP)
Scranton, Pennsylvania Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Scranton experiences an average high temperature of 39 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 24 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.55 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Scranton with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 37 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Scranton to receive an average of 2.36 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.57 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -21 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Scranton should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 60 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.
Scranton, Pennsylvania Attractions
1Alpine Mountain Ski & Ride Center - Scranton,
Alpine Mountain Ski & Ride Center is a ski area in The Poconos of Pennsylvania located south-east of Scranton, Pennsylvania. It has 21 trails including 3 greens, 12 blues and 6 diamonds. It also has a terrain park that can be found on the east side of the mountain at the bottom of the Swivel trail.
2Applewood Golf Course - , Harding,
The Applewood Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Built in 1995, this Harding course designed by Jim Blaukovitch is open apr 1 to nov 15. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 570-388-2500. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: Rural Route 4 - Mount Zion Rd, Harding, PA 18643
3Camelback Ski Area - Tannersville,
Camelback Mountain Resort is a ski and snowboard resort located in the Pocono Mountains region in Tannersville, Pennsylvania at Big Pocono State Park. Camelback Mountain itself reaches an elevation of 2,133 feet (650 m). There are 160 acres of skiing & snowboarding terrain; the mountains have a total of 34 slopes, namely, the Nile Mile) and features a vertical drop of 800 ft, 15 lifts, including 2 high speed detachable chairlifts; the Sullivan Express and Stevenson Express, both quads.
4Camelbeach Waterpark - Tannersville,
Camelbeach Waterpark is a water park located in the Pocono Mountains, in Tannersville, Pennsylvania at Big Pocono State Park. Opened in 1998, it is the summer operation for Camelback Mountain Resort home of Camelback Ski and Snowboard Area.
5Cherry Valley Golf Course - Stroudsburg,
The Cherry Valley Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Monroe County Pennsylvania. designed by Rees Jones is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 570-421-1350. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Cherry Valley Rd, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
6Eagle Rock Resort - Hazleton,
The Eagle Rock Resort is an 18 hole resort golf course in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Built in 1998, this Hazleton course designed by Arnold Palmer is open apr 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 4 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 570-384-6616. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 1031 Valley of Lakes Dr, Hazleton, PA 18201
7East Course at Pocono Manor Inn & Golf Resort - Pocono Manor,
The East Course at Pocono Manor Inn & Golf Resort is a 36 hole resort golf course in Monroe County Pennsylvania. Built in 1902, this Pocono Manor course designed by Donald Ross is open apr 1 to dec 31. For tee time information call the pro shop at 800-233-8150. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: Route 314 Manor Rd, Pocono Manor, PA 18349
8Eckley Miners' Village - Weatherly,
Eckley Miners' Village in eastern Pennsylvania is an anthracite coal mining patch town located near Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, in the US. Since 1970, Eckley has been owned and operated as a museum by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
9Edgewood in the Pines - Drums,
The Edgewood in the Pines is an 18 hole public golf course in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Built in 1978, this Drums course designed by David Gordon is open mar 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 570-788-1101. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no other requirements.
Address: Edgewood Rd, Drums, PA 18222
10Eighteen Hole Course at Pine Hills Country Club - Taylor,
The Eighteen Hole Course at Pine Hills Country Club is a 27 hole public golf course in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania. Built in 1960, this Taylor course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 570-562-0138. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 140 S Keyser Ave, Taylor, PA 18517
Scranton, Pennsylvania Hotels
3Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Dickson City/scranton
232 Main Street
Dickson City, PA 18519
4Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Scranton
1265 Commerce Blvd
Dickson City, PA 18519
5Days Inn Dunmore
1226 O\'neil Highway I-81 & 380
6Quality Inn Dunmore
1226 Oneill Hwy
Dunmore, PA 18512
7Scottish Inns Dunmore
1027 O Neill Highway
Dunmore, PA 18512
8Sleep Inn & Suites Scranton Dunmore
102 Monahan Ave
Dunmore, PA 18512
Scranton, Pennsylvania Restaurants
This is a list of Scranton Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Chinese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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