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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.

A Magical Cirque Christmas (Touring) at F.M. Kirby Center
A Magical Cirque Christmas (Touring) at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
This Week, Dec 20, 2018 (Thursday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

A Magical Cirque Christmas (Touring) December 20, 2018 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM


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
Apr 12, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Alabama April 12, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

ALT 92.1 Snow Show 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center
ALT 92.1 Snow Show 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Jan 27, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

ALT 92.1 Snow Show 2019 January 27, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Arrival From Sweden at F.M. Kirby Center
Arrival From Sweden at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Apr 26, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Arrival From Sweden April 26, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Billy Strings at F.M. Kirby Center
Billy Strings at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Tomorrow, Dec 18, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Billy Strings December 18, 2018 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM


Cat & Nat: #MOMTRUTHS Live at F.M. Kirby Center
Cat & Nat: #MOMTRUTHS Live at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 19, 2019 (Tuesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Cat & Nat: #MOMTRUTHS Live March 19, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Cinderella at F.M. Kirby Center
Cinderella at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 13, 2019 (Wednesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Cinderella March 13, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Cinderella at F.M. Kirby Center
Cinderella at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 14, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Cinderella March 14, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood at F.M. Kirby Center
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
May 04, 2019 (Saturday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood May 04, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 2:00PM

Disney's DCappella at F.M. Kirby Center
Disney's DCappella at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Feb 13, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Disney's DCappella February 13, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

Joe Bonamassa at F.M. Kirby Center
Joe Bonamassa at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 11, 2019 (Monday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Joe Bonamassa March 11, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Justin Moore at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Justin Moore at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Feb 14, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Justin Moore February 14, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Justin Willman at Mohegan Sun Pocono
Justin Willman at Mohegan Sun Pocono things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 08, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Justin Willman March 08, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Kansas at F.M. Kirby Center
Kansas at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 03, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Kansas March 03, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Kathleen Madigan-Hot Dogs And Angels Tour
Kathleen Madigan-Hot Dogs And Angels Tour things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Mar 23, 2019 (Saturday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Kathleen Madigan-Hot Dogs And Angels Tour March 23, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Kenny Chesney: Songs For The Saints Tour
Kenny Chesney: Songs For The Saints Tour things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
May 10, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Kenny Chesney: Songs For The Saints Tour May 10, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Scranton


Magnolia Streamside Resort
Guest Score:
From $395 / night.


Residence Inn Scranton
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Lodge At Woodloch
Guest Score:
From $758 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Woodloch Pines Resort
Guest Score:
From $428 / night.


Free Internet, 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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