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Steamtown National Historic Site
Steamtown National Historic Site Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Historic Site in Scranton, PA USA

Railroad museum You'd feel heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you'd hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels.


Steamtown National Historic Site
Steamtown National Historic Site Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Historic Site in Scranton, PA USA

You'd feel heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you'd hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels.

Houdini Tour, Museum & Stage Magic Show
Houdini Tour, Museum & Stage Magic Show Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Museum in Scranton, PA USA

Houdini Tour, Movie, Museum Stage Magic Show in Scranton The ONLY building in the world devoted to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun one hour magic show with live magicians and animals; doves, a rabbit, a duck and two poodles.

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
National Park in Bushkill, PA USA

National Park Today, a 70,000-acre park welcomes those who seek the outdoors close to home.

Open Houses at Hudson Model Railroad Club
Open Houses at Hudson Model Railroad Club things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Museum in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Attention! Model train lovers and railroad enthusiasts It is always exciting to see the smiles on peoples faces as they walk around and view our layout. During the holiday season we will open our doors to the public on select weekends from November to January. We also will open on select dates in the Summer.


Almost Queen at F.M. Kirby Center
Almost Queen at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Nov 07, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Almost Queen November 07, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Art Garfunkel In Close-Up at F.M. Kirby Center
Art Garfunkel In Close-Up at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Thanksgiving Weekend, Dec 04, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Art Garfunkel In Close-Up December 04, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Cold at Stage West - Scranton
Cold at Stage West - Scranton things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
This Weekend, Oct 03, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Scranton, PA USA

Cold October 03, 2020 at Stage West - Scranton in Scranton, PA 6:30PM

Dragons and Mythical Beasts at F.M. Kirby Center
Dragons and Mythical Beasts at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Jan 15, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Dragons and Mythical Beasts January 15, 2021 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 6:30PM


Impractical Jokers The Scoopski Potatoes Tour
Impractical Jokers The Scoopski Potatoes Tour things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Aug 29, 2021 (Sunday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Impractical Jokers ""The Scoopski Potatoes Tour" August 29, 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 5:00PM

John Cleese at F.M. Kirby Center
John Cleese at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Oct 19, 2020 (Monday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

John Cleese October 19, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

KIDZ BOP Live 2021 Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
KIDZ BOP Live 2021 Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Aug 01, 2021 (Sunday) Theater event in Scranton, PA USA

KIDZ BOP Live 2021 Tour August 01, 2021 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA 7:00PM

The Million Dollar Quartet at F.M. Kirby Center
The Million Dollar Quartet at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Nov 17, 2020 (Tuesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

The Million Dollar Quartet November 17, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Wild Kratts Live 2.0: Activate Creature Power!
Wild Kratts Live 2.0: Activate Creature Power! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
May 12, 2021 (Wednesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Wild Kratts Live 2.0: Activate Creature Power! May 12, 2021 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 6:30PM

WWE Friday Night SmackDown
WWE Friday Night SmackDown things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Oct 30, 2020 (Friday) Sports event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

WWE Friday Night SmackDown October 30, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Moosic, PA USA

Lackawanna County is located in Northeast Pennsylvania. The area captures seasonal activities that vary based on climate and your aspirations.

Visit Luzerne County
Visit Luzerne County
Visitor Bureau in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Official tourism bureau located in Northeast PA Located in the valleys of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Luzerne County in Northeast PA offers visitors a relaxing, scenic, family-friendly destination.

Best Western Inn At Blakeslee-Pocono
Best Western Inn At Blakeslee-Pocono
Hotel in Blakeslee, PA USA
Currently as low as $89.99/night!

They pile on freebies at Best Western Inn at Blakeslee Pocono: continental breakfasts internet access local calls and on-site parking for starters. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Brookview Manor Inn
Brookview Manor Inn
Bed and Breakfast in Canadensis, PA USA
Currently as low as $150.00/night!

Country charm a primo location near skiing boating and hiking complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi make Brookview Manor Inn a great home base for our guests headed to the area. Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

Bushkill Inn & Conference Center
Bushkill Inn & Conference Center
Resort in Bushkill, PA USA
Currently as low as $107.10/night!

Sitting on 160 acres and offering facilities for mini-golf archery tennis and hiking the Bushkill Inn & Conference Center also boasts two restaurants indoor and outdoor pools a full-service spa and a children's activity center. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool,Outdoor Pool, Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in Scranton


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dickson City - Scranton
Guest Score:
From $105 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Home2 Suites By Hilton Dickson City Scranton
Guest Score:
From $129 / night.


Scotrun Camping Resort Loft Park Model 11
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool.
The Frogtown Inn And Restaurant
Guest Score:
From $150 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
The Lodge At Woodloch
Guest Score:
From $758 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

Best Time to Visit Scranton


The best time to visit Scranton is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's.

Spring Visit Scranton in the summerSummer Visit Scranton in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Scranton


Month Low Avg High
January 18.5 26.3 34.1
February 20.4 28.9 37.3
March 28.4 37.9 47.3
April 38.1 48.7 59.2
May 48.4 59.6 70.8
June 56.7 67.5 78.2
July 61.5 72.1 82.6
August 60.1 70.3 80.5
September 52.6 62.5 72.4
October 41.7 51.5 61.2
November 33.7 41.5 49.3
December 24.2 31.4 38.6

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