44 Montage Mountain Rd.
Scranton, PA 18507
Phone: (570) 347-1551
Fax: (570) 347-1511
Formerly known as the Sno Mountain, the Montage Mountain, is a beautiful ski resort that features 26 trails and a mid mountain lodge. Above the lodge, the slopes for the beginner and intermediate skiers are present. The Montage also consists of two terrain parks, and is a great visit place for skiers. People consider this place as a great place to learn to ski and have a great time with families.
Aptly named, Steamtown National Historic Site, it tells the story of steam engines in an exiting way. Experience the glorious era of steam locomotives by taking a seasonal ride on historic trains or get a glimpse of the heritage steam railroad in the museum complex. This is a one-of-a-kind National Park Service that is committed to the history of railroad from 1850 to 1950. Spanning across 62.48 acres (25.28 hectares) of former rail yards, Steamtown features many replicas and original structures.
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, formerly the Wachovia Arena, is a 8,000-seater facility that brings top-name entertainment and performances that shouldn't be missed. This venue is home to NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins, and it is host a number of football, basketball and other games. Other than sporting events, the arena is also a popular venue for concerts and has hosted some big names including Elton John, Cher, Janet Jackson, The Eagles and the American Idol finalists.
Children will delight in visiting this privately-owned zoo in nearby Hamlin. More than 120 types of animals including rare white tigers, giraffes, bears, otters and timber wolves are on display. A real treat is to see the many baby animals born at the zoo. Live animal shows (you can pet an alligator or a python) add to the enjoyment of the day, as does a visit to its petting zoo filled with goats, deer and lambs. Also on site is its Wild West Territory where visitors can pan for gold, jump aboard an ol'-time covered wagon or climb into an Indian teepee. Admission: $9.95 (12-adult); $8.95 seniors; $6.95 (2-11); free under 2.
This beautiful Jack Frost Ski Resort is a resort for exploring new ways of learning and enjoying skiing. This resort offers around 20 trails, and a terrain park that is used for skiing and snowboarding. People from all over come here to visit, learn and gain a new experience in the something new. The resort features two lodges, that is situated at the bottom of the mountain. A huge parking lot space is available too. Cafes are available for the skiiers and snowboarders from refreshments.