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Wilkes Barre overview

Wilkes Barre is a friendly place, distinct for its architecture and live music, and known for its casinos and universities. You'll enjoy Wilkes Barre's rivers and dancing. Take in some of the area's local culture at F. M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts and The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Head to Mohegan Sun Arena and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs to make some memories. Wilkes Barre is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Wilkes Barre

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Wilkes Barre has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Wilkes Barre with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Wilkes Barre hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Wilkes Barre hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Wilkes Barre

Fly in to Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from central Wilkes Barre.

What to see around Wilkes Barre

Fun outdoor activities are on hand, along with these attractions:
  • • Mohegan Sun Arena
  • • PNC Field
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Montage Mountain Waterpark
  • • Lahey Family Fun Park
  • • Split Rock Resort Indoor Waterpark
The area's live music scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • F. M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
  • • The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic
  • • Anthracite Heritage Museum
  • • Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
  • • Steamtown National Historic Site
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
  • • Seven Tubs Natural Area
  • • Frances Slocum State Park
  • • Montage Mountain Ski Resort
  • • Historic Scranton Iron Furnaces

When to visit Wilkes Barre

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, -8°C night
  • April-June: 27°C day, 1°C night
  • July-September: 28°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 19°C day, -7°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 178 cm
  • April-June: 276 cm
  • July-September: 286 cm
  • October-December: 233 cm
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