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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.


97.9X Presents Korn & Faith No More
97.9X Presents Korn & Faith No More things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Aug 27, 2020 (Thursday) Concert event in Scranton, PA USA

97.9X Presents Korn & Faith No More August 27, 2020 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA 6:00PM

97.9X Presents: Breaking Benjamin
97.9X Presents: Breaking Benjamin things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Jul 18, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Scranton, PA USA

97.9X Presents: Breaking Benjamin July 18, 2020 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA 5:00PM

Aaron Lewis at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Aaron Lewis at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, May 29, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Aaron Lewis May 29, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza 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
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


Alesana and Dead Rabbitts at Stage West - Scranton
Alesana and Dead Rabbitts at Stage West - Scranton things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Jul 10, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Scranton, PA USA

Alesana and Dead Rabbitts July 10, 2020 at Stage West - Scranton in Scranton, PA 6:00PM

Alice Cooper at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Alice Cooper at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Jun 17, 2020 (Wednesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Alice Cooper June 17, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:00PM

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

Angels & Airwaves at F.M. Kirby Center
Angels & Airwaves at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, May 26, 2020 (Tuesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Angels & Airwaves May 26, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

Ann Wilson Of Heart at F.M. Kirby Center
Ann Wilson Of Heart at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Next Month, May 13, 2020 (Wednesday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Ann Wilson Of Heart May 13, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

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
This Month, Apr 24, 2020 (Friday) Concert event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Art Garfunkel In Close-Up April 24, 2020 at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA 8:00PM

Chris Stapleton's All-American Roadshow
Chris Stapleton's All-American Roadshow things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Jul 30, 2020 (Thursday) Concert event in Scranton, PA USA

Chris Stapleton's All-American Roadshow July 30, 2020 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 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
This Month, 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

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
Impractical Jokers ""The Scoopski Potatoes Tour" things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Aug 12, 2020 (Wednesday) Theater event in Wilkes-Barre, PA USA

Impractical Jokers ""The Scoopski Potatoes Tour" August 12, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, PA 7:30PM

John Cleese at F.M. Kirby Center
John Cleese at F.M. Kirby Center things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
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

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Places to stay


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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