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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.


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
Oct 02, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Alabama October 02, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Classic Albums Live Presents Dark Side Of The Moon
Classic Albums Live Presents Dark Side Of The Moon things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Apr 25, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Classic Albums Live Presents Dark Side Of The Moon April 25, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Classic Albums Live Presents Led Zeppelin Ii
Classic Albums Live Presents Led Zeppelin Ii things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Jan 18, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Classic Albums Live Presents Led Zeppelin Ii January 18, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical
Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Dec 12, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

The kids will love this if they love Elf on the Shelf!


Finding Neverland (Touring) at F.M. Kirby Center
Finding Neverland (Touring) at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 09, 2020 (Monday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Finding Neverland (Touring) March 09, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Gaither Christmas Homecoming
Gaither Christmas Homecoming things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Dec 14, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Gaither Christmas Homecoming December 14, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 6:00PM

Jason Isbell at F.M. Kirby Center
Jason Isbell at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Dec 19, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Jason Isbell December 19, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Lauren Daigle at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Lauren Daigle at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Jul 01, 2020 (Wednesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Lauren Daigle July 01, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Llama Llama Live! at F.M. Kirby Center
Llama Llama Live! at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Apr 04, 2020 (Saturday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Llama Llama Live! April 04, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 1:00PM

Masters of Illusion - Live! at F.M. Kirby Center
Masters of Illusion - Live! at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 04, 2020 (Wednesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Masters of Illusion - Live! March 04, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Old Fashioned Holiday Market on Public Square
Old Fashioned Holiday Market on Public Square
Next Month, Dec 06, 2019 (Friday) to Dec 07, 2019 (Saturday) Art event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Celebrate the Holiday season The City of Wilkes-Barre’s 4th Annual Old-Fashioned Holiday Market on Public Square will take place Friday, December 6 from 2 PM to 6 PM and Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 11 AM to 7 PM each day. The outdoor market is comprised over a dozen craft and food vendors.

Rent (Touring) at F.M. Kirby Center
Rent (Touring) at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Feb 11, 2020 (Tuesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Rent (Touring) February 11, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Rick Springfield & Richard Marx at F.M. Kirby Center
Rick Springfield & Richard Marx at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Dec 15, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Rick Springfield & Richard Marx December 15, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Chicago)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Chicago) things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Dec 04, 2019 (Wednesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Chicago) December 04, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 6:30PM

Stayin' Alive at F.M. Kirby Center
Stayin' Alive at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
This Weekend, Nov 16, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Stayin' Alive November 16, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

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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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