Enjoy your Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre - East Mountain experience by taking in all of the amazing activities available in Northeast Pennsylvania. Voted Official Best Outdoors Destination in PA by The Official Best of Pennsylvania website, Northeast Pennsylvania continues to holds that title until today.
With several mountain ranges, lakes, trails and rivers outdoor recreation is abundant. Choose from three ski resorts: Montage Mountain, Jack Frost and Big Boulder to several state parks. Nescopeck and Hickory Run State Parks as well as Francis Slocum Park and Walter E Francis Dam offer ample opportunities to hiking, mountain biking and paddling activities such as whitewater rafting and kayaking. Enjoy white water on the Lehigh Gorge River or flat water on the Susquehanna River.
Hike the Falls Trails located in the Ricketts Glen State Park named “Best Hike in PA” as part of Backpacker magazine’s Reader Choice Awards. Considered a challenging hike you encounter 24 waterfalls including the famous 24 foot Ganoga Falls.
If gambling is what you'd like to take in, visit the Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs. Our convenient shuttle makes it easy to get to and from the casino.
If history is your game take a stroll through Eckley Miners Village, a living history museum of the anthracite coal time or the PA Anthracite Museum in Scranton.