The Essentials of Scranton, PA
Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

1. Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour

7.6
1 Bald Mountain Rd, Scranton, PA
Other Great Outdoors · West Mountain · 9 tips and reviews

Mark M.Mark Mizenko: Excellent trip into the mines. Take your camera, and watch your head!

Everhart Museum is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

2. Everhart Museum

8.1
1901 Mulberry St (at Arthur Ave.), Scranton, PA
Museum · Hill Section · 9 tips and reviews

ArtsLackawannaArtsLackawanna: They have a great collection of John Willard Raught paintings. He makes coal breakers look beautiful! Read more.

Steamtown National Historic Site is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

3. Steamtown National Historic Site

8.3
Cliff St (at Lackawanna Ave), Scranton, PA
History Museum · Downtown Scranton · 15 tips and reviews

WDW Tour CompanyWDW Tour Company: With so many exhibits and programs, give yourself at least two hours to walk through the whole museum. A railroad buff could spend a whole day with the different tours and train rides available.

Scranton Iron Furnaces is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

4. Scranton Iron Furnaces

159 Cedar Ave, Scranton, PA
Historic Site · Downtown Scranton · 3 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: The Scranton Iron Furnaces are the remains from the Lackawanna Iron & Steel Company, started in 1840. Take the tour to learn about a part of American history.

Lackawanna County Courthouse is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

5. Lackawanna County Courthouse

7.6
200 N Washington Ave (Courthouse Square), Scranton, PA
Courthouse · Downtown Scranton · 1 tip

Neil T.Neil Trama: Courthouse Square has a lot of history but the real draw is the annual "La Festa" on Labor Day weekend and the March St. Patrick's Day parade that passes by the courthouse and it's surrounding bars!

Scranton Cultural Center is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

6. Scranton Cultural Center

8.1
420 N Washington Ave, Scranton, PA
Performing Arts Venue · Downtown Scranton · 22 tips and reviews

Hilton Scranton H.Hilton Scranton Hotel: A wonderful venue for shows located in a beautiful historic building!

Backyard Ale House is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

7. Backyard Ale House

8.5
523 Linden St, Scranton, PA
Beer Garden · Downtown Scranton · 31 tips and reviews

Betsy C.Betsy Curtin: great place to enjoy some hard to find beer. well, beer that is hard to find in scranton, anyway.

Poor Richard's Pub is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

8. Poor Richard's Pub

6.0
125 Beech St, Scranton, PA
American Restaurant · 11 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: A "corner bar" type atmosphere, with Karaoke on Saturdays, but the food is still good. Plus, it's a staple of Scranton (as mentioned in "The Office").

Coopers Seafood House is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

9. Coopers Seafood House

7.7
701 N Washington Ave (Pine Street), Scranton, PA
Seafood Restaurant · 56 tips and reviews

visitPAvisitPA: It's "Office ial" More than a restaurant it's plenty of fun. Good seafood spot for Dunderheads. Free lobster or steak dinner on your birthday.

Alfredo's Pizza Cafe is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

10. Alfredo's Pizza Cafe

7.6
1040 S Washington Ave (South Side Shopping Center), Scranton, PA
Pizza Place · 23 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Alfredo's is a great place to sit down or take out some famous get Old Forge style pizza, as well as other subs and sandwiches. Nice atmosphere, with televisions. Sit down, grab a beer, and enjoy.

Maroni's Pizza House is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

11. Maroni's Pizza House

8.5
1345 Saint Ann St, Scranton, PA
Pizza Place · 20 tips and reviews

Molly S.Molly Stewart: Best pizza in the Scranton area, hands down.

St Ann's Monastery & Shrine Basilica is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

12. St Ann's Monastery & Shrine Basilica

1250 Saint Ann St (at W Park Ave.), Scranton, PA
Monastery · 1 tip

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: St. Ann's is home to Scranton's own yearly solemn Novena to Saint Ann. It is a Roman Catholic Church, and a visually stunning place for prayer, reconciliation, and solidarity.

St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Church is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

13. St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Church

529 E Locust St, Scranton, PA
Church · South Side · 1 tip

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: St Stanislaus Cathedral,formed in 1897, is the 1st Parish of the Polish National Catholic Church, which separated from the Roman CC. Although originally organized by Polish people, it now serves all.

Coney Island Texas Lunch is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

14. Coney Island Texas Lunch

7.5
100 Cedar, Scranton, PA
Hot Dog Joint · Downtown Scranton · 11 tips and reviews

Frank F.Frank Froese: You can't come to Scranton without stopping for a coney island wiener.

Kelly's Pub and Eatery is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

15. Kelly's Pub and Eatery

7.5
1802 Cedar Ave, Scranton, PA
American Restaurant · South Side · 9 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Scranton's best place for wings, especially on wing night (Wednesdays).

Stirna's is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

16. Stirna's

8.1
117-119 W Market St, Scranton, PA
American Restaurant · 6 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Great food in Scranton starts with Stirna's. Nice dining room, or a bar with televisions for any game that's on.

Pizza By Pappas is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

17. Pizza By Pappas

8.4
303 N Washington Ave (btwn Mulberry & Linden), Scranton, PA
Pizza Place · Downtown Scranton · 19 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Pappa's is Scranton's downtown pizza joint, known for their famous personal size pizza. Inside or outside seating, the pizza and grinders here make for a quick and great lunch or dinner.

PNC Field is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

18. PNC Field

8.8
235 Montage Mountain Rd, Moosic, PA
Baseball Stadium · 25 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders, the AAA affiliate of the Yankees. You can't come to Scranton in summer without seeing a baseball game. Root with us though; the fans are passionate.

Montage Mountain Resort is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

19. Montage Mountain Resort

8.1
1000 Montage Mountain Rd, Scranton, PA
Ski Area · East Mountain · 11 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Snö Mountain (or Snö Cove in the summer) is a great place close to home for those that love the outdoors.

Chick's Diner is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

20. Chick's Diner

8.2
1032 Moosic St, Scranton, PA
Diner · South Side · 10 tips and reviews

Shawn S.Shawn Solomon: Been a staple of Southside for decades. Almost everything is good, if only typical diner fare. Cheese fries with gravy a must.

Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

21. Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton

7.5
700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA
Hotel · Downtown Scranton · 24 tips and reviews

Bill D.Bill Durdach: Former train station that used to be the hub of all train activity in Scranton. The lobby is one of the most impressive sights in the city.

Carl Von Luger Steak & Seafood is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

22. Carl Von Luger Steak & Seafood

8.1
301 N Washington Ave (at Linden St.), Scranton, PA
Steakhouse · Downtown Scranton · 15 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: If you want a world-class meal, you need to stop here. Lunch or Dinner, Carl Von Luger's is a great place - a must-visit!

Posh @ The Scranton Club is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

23. Posh @ The Scranton Club

8.6
N. Washington Ave. (Mulberry St.), Scranton, PA
Lounge · Downtown Scranton · 12 tips and reviews

Paul B.Paul Blackledge: Great Food and reasonable prices! Read more.

The University Of Scranton is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

24. The University Of Scranton

800 Linden St, Scranton, PA
University · Hill Section · 6 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: "Da U" dominates downtown Scranton, and attracts students for many degrees from all around the world. The campus is nice, and always up to date.

Manning's Farm Dairy is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

25. Manning's Farm Dairy

8.2
210 Meadow Ave, Scranton, PA
Ice Cream Shop · South Side · 4 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Don't overlook Manning's because of its size, the Ice Cream and Milk here are delicious and fresh from their Dairy farm in PA.

Lake Scranton is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

26. Lake Scranton

8.8
125 Scranton Pocono Hwy, Scranton, PA
Lake · 10 tips and reviews

Bryan C.Bryan Clark: A great way to spend an afternoon is a nice walk around this beautiful lake.

Mulligan's is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

27. Mulligan's

4.7
Scranton, PA
Bar · Downtown Scranton · 8 tips and reviews

Justin A.Justin Alexander: Tons of TVs. Cool staff. Laid back Monday-Wednesday. Pool tables. Jukebox. Beer. My favorite spot in Scranton.

Glider Diner is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

28. Glider Diner

8.7
890 Providence Rd, Scranton, PA
Diner · 26 tips and reviews

Franz S.Franz Strasser: Every politician that comes to Scranton (and there are many) needs to make a stop here. It's not better than the diner you're used to, but it seems to be an important campaign stop.

Zaleski's Clubhouse Cafe is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

29. Zaleski's Clubhouse Cafe

8.8
934 Beech St (btwn Crown & Stafford), Scranton, PA
Wings Joint · South Side · 8 tips and reviews

Brian R.Brian Riedmiller: Good, casual corner-bar type with a nice dining room as well. Pizza is good, great boneless wings (And cheap on Tuesdays). Also, try the steak and cheese stromboli

Andy Gavin's is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

30. Andy Gavin's

8.2
1392 N Washington Ave (at New York St.), Scranton, PA
Bar · 20 tips and reviews

Neil T.Neil Trama: Wednesday night boneless wing night and pub quiz with Franco. It's on our calendar every week. Don't miss it. And make sure to order up some buffalo fries and a pitcher of Bud Light!

Jack's Draft House is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

31. Jack's Draft House

8.7
802-804 Prescott Ave, Scranton, PA
Bar · Hill Section · 19 tips and reviews

Krysty P.Krysty Petrucci: Great little neighborhood bar! Cozy & welcoming

The Bog is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

32. The Bog

8.4
341 Adams Ave (btwn Linden & Mulberry), Scranton, PA
Bar · Downtown Scranton · 21 tips and reviews

John S.John S: The Bog is an awesome place to go to meet some awesome people and have a good beer. Have a newcastle brown ale!

Waldorf is one of The Essentials of Scranton, PA.

33. Waldorf

6.9
13 Waldorf Ln, Scranton, PA
Bar · East Mountain · 3 tips and reviews

Jenny C.Jenny Conley-Yanora: Paul & Sandi are absolutely amazing!! The food & the atmosphere are spectacular!!! Oh yeah, & the drinks are, too!!