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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

Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentleman- SRV Retrospective
Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentleman- SRV Retrospective things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Nov 09, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentleman- SRV Retrospective November 09, 2019 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
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
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
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

John Crist at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
John Crist at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, Nov 10, 2019 (Sunday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

John Crist November 10, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

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

Little Feat at F.M. Kirby Center
Little Feat at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Weekend, Oct 27, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Little Feat October 27, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

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

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live! at F.M. Kirby Center
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live! at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Week, Oct 23, 2019 (Wednesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live! October 23, 2019 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Old Fashioned Holiday Market on Public Square
Old Fashioned Holiday Market on Public Square
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.

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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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