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The City of Wilkes Barre, PA

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Wilkes Barre is a popular city in the state of Pennsylvania with a total of 40,964 residents living there. Wilkes Barre is ranked as the eleventh most populated city in Pennsylvania and the 781st most populated city in the United States, and is located in Luzerne County. The largest nearby city to Wilkes Barre is Scranton, approximately 17 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Wilkes Barre, including Michaels Restaurant, Anything Potatoes, Dougherty's Pub, Cross Valley Pizza & Subs and Plains Pub. For a larger selection of Wilkes Barre restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Wilkes Barre Casinos, Arenas, Golf Courses, Ski Resorts and/or Museums, including the Wilkes-Barre Golf Club, Wilkes-Barre Golf Club, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Hollenback Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Wilkes Barre please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 2 airports are located in or near Wilkes Barre:
- Hazelton Municipal Airport (HZL)
- Wilkes-Barre Scranton Intl. Airport (AVP)

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Wilkes Barre
In the month of January, Wilkes Barre experiences an average high temperature of 34 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 18 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.46 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Wilkes Barre with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 37 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Wilkes Barre 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 Wilkes Barre 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.


                                                                                    
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Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Attractions

Applewood Golf Course Harding Pennsylvania
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Applewood 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
Asa Packer Mansion Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania
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Asa Packer Mansion  - Jim Thorpe,
The Asa Packer Mansion, in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, was the home of Asa Packer, coal and railroad magnate and founder of Lehigh University. It is one of the best preserved Italianate Villa homes in the US.

 

Blue Mountain Ski Area Palmerton Pennsylvania
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Blue Mountain Ski Area  - Palmerton,
Blue Mountain is a ski resort located near Palmerton, Pennsylvania, on Blue Mountain in the northern part of the Lehigh Valley, in Pennsylvania. Blue Mountain services the Allentown, Philadelphia and Wilmington urban areas; with 300,000 visitors per year, the resort is one of the most popular in the Poconos.

 

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Camelbeach 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.
Eagle Rock Resort Hazleton Pennsylvania
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Eagle 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
East Course At Pocono Manor Inn Golf Resort Pennsylvania
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East 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
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Eckley 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.
Edgewood In Pines Drums Pennsylvania
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Edgewood 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
Eighteen Course At White Birch Golf Course Barnesville Pennsylvania
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Eighteen Course at White Birch Golf Course  - Barnesville,
The Eighteen Course at White Birch Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. Built in 1965, this Barnesville course is open apr 1 to dec 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 570-467-2525. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: Rural Route 1, Barnesville, PA 18214
Eighteen Hole Course At Pine Hills Country Club Taylor Pennsylvania
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Eighteen 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
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Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Hotels

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Wilkes Barre Lodge
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Wilkes Barre Lodge
497 Kidder Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

 

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Days Inn Wilkes Barre
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Days Inn Wilkes Barre
760 Kidder St
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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Host Inn 'all Suites' Hotel
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Host Inn 'all Suites' Hotel
860 Kidder St
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilkes-barre Scranton
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilkes-barre Scranton
884 Kidder Street
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center Wilkes Barre
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Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center Wilkes Barre
880 Kidder Street
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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Red Roof Inn Wilkes - Barre Arena
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Red Roof Inn Wilkes - Barre Arena
1035 Highway 315
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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The Woodlands Inn, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member
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The Woodlands Inn, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member
1073 Highway 315
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel Wilkes Barre
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Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel Wilkes Barre
1067 Highway 315
Wilkes Barre, PA

 

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Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East
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Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East
1063 Highway 315 Blvd
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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Extended Stay Deluxe Wilkes Barre
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Extended Stay Deluxe Wilkes Barre
1069 Highway 315
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702

 

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Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Restaurants

This is a list of Wilkes Barre Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Delicatessens Retail. Happy Dining!

 
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Michaels Restaurant
235 S. River St
Plains, PA 18702
(570)270-6453
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Cross Valley Pizza & Subs
235 South River Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570)822-9151
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Anything Potatoes
12 West Carey St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570)822-7561
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Plains Pub
37 East Carey St
Plains, PA 18705
(570)829-5228
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Dougherty's Pub
1287 North Washington Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570)825-7821
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Dukey's Cafe
785 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570)270-6718
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Beer Deli
175 Welles Street
Kingston, PA 18704
(570)288-8141
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Ceccoli's Pizza
13 Woodward Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570)829-2300
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Kentucky Fried Chicken
523 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704
(570)288-4441
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Dominick's Cafe
20 School Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570)829-9658
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