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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.

1984 at F.M. Kirby Center
1984 at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Oct 10, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

1984 October 10, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM


97.9 X Presents Disturbed: Evolution Tour
97.9 X Presents Disturbed: Evolution Tour things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Oct 05, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

97.9 X Presents Disturbed: Evolution Tour October 05, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

98.5 KRZ Presents Summer Smash 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center
98.5 KRZ Presents Summer Smash 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Jul 19, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

98.5 KRZ Presents Summer Smash 2019 July 19, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Ace Frehley at F.M. Kirby Center
Ace Frehley at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
This Weekend, Jun 29, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Ace Frehley June 29, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Alabama at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Alabama at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Aug 29, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Alabama August 29, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM


ALTITUDE 2019: Third Eye Blind/Jimmy Eat World & more
ALTITUDE 2019: Third Eye Blind/Jimmy Eat World & more things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Jul 12, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Scranton, PA USA

ALTITUDE 2019: Third Eye Blind/Jimmy Eat World & more July 12, 2019 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA 6:00PM

An Evening With Dawes: Passwords Tour at F.M. Kirby Center
An Evening With Dawes: Passwords Tour at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Jul 30, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

An Evening With Dawes: Passwords Tour July 30, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Jul 28, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band July 28, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Ballet Jazz Montreal Presents Leonard Cohen's Dance Me
Ballet Jazz Montreal Presents Leonard Cohen's Dance Me things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Sep 24, 2019 (Tuesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Ballet Jazz Montreal Presents Leonard Cohen's Dance Me September 24, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Bat Boy at PNC Field
Bat Boy at PNC Field things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Aug 16, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Moosic, PA USA

Bat Boy August 16, 2019 at PNC Field in Moosic, PA 7:30PM

Billy Gardell at F.M. Kirby Center
Billy Gardell at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Oct 03, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Billy Gardell October 03, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Breaking Benjamin at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Breaking Benjamin at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Aug 10, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Scranton, PA USA

Breaking Benjamin August 10, 2019 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA 5:30PM

Brit Floyd- Another Brick In The Wall at F.M. Kirby Center
Brit Floyd- Another Brick In The Wall at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Jul 27, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Brit Floyd- Another Brick In The Wall July 27, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Tomorrow, Jun 27, 2019 (Thursday) Sports event in Scranton, PA USA

Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders June 27, 2019 at PNC Field in Scranton, PA 7:05PM

Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Labor Day Weekend, Aug 30, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Scranton, PA USA

Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders August 30, 2019 at PNC Field in Scranton, PA 7:05PM

Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Labor Day Weekend, Aug 31, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Scranton, PA USA

Buffalo Bisons at Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders August 31, 2019 at PNC Field in Scranton, PA 6:35PM

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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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