The coal mining town of Wilkes-Barre was founded in 1770 and is chock-full of interesting historical buildings and sites, side-by-side with excellent outdoor attractions for active adventurers. You can soak up the atmosphere in the River Street Historic District, which includes over 200 buildings in a variety of architectural styles, some of which date back to 1860.
Art lovers can join the Third Friday Artwalk and visit the Marquis George MacDonald Art Gallery, the Sordoni Art Gallery, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. You can get all the info you need for outdoor adventuring at the Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau. You can go hiking along the scenic Black Mountain Trail or head to the Francis Slocum State Park for biking, boating, canoeing, fishing, and more.
"25 Best Places to Visit in Pennsylvania" Back to Top or Life in the Suburbs, Places to Eat & More Fun Weekend Getaways
Salt Lake City, UT Attractions: Fun Things to Do, When to Go, Grand America, Science Museums, Red Butte Garden, Cheap Utah getaways, Park City, West Valley City, Southwest