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Where to Find the Best Snowmobiling in Northeast PA

The backcountry around Carbondale provides some of the best snowmobiling in Northeast PA. Groomed trails through rolling landscapes and dense forests make this part of Pennsylvania a haven for sledders. Hotel Anthracite offers the accessibility and convenience of an urban setting that is within a few miles of some of the best snowmobiling in Northeast PA. Plan …

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How to Visit Real Life Locations from The Office

NBC’s “The Office” put Scranton on the map. Now super fans of the long-running comedy can visit real life locations from “The Office on a self-guided walking tour. Stay at Hotel Anthracite and take the 15-mile drive to the Electric City to see the sites made famous on “The Office.” Remember to get our free Northeastern Pennsylvania Destination Guide to make …

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Day Trip Ideas: Top Things to Do in Honesdale

A stay at Hotel Anthracite is not complete without a day trip to experience the top things to do in Honesdale. The quaint town is an easy 15-mile drive on  historic Route 6. Honesdale is steeped in history, oozing charm, and boasts a past that is intrinsically linked to Carbondale. Both communities came of age …

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Visit the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Carbondale

Something new along the Carbondale Riverwalk evokes memories of the city’s old days. A giant mural now greets walkers and bikers at the John Street Trailhead along the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Carbondale. The public art project is part of an initiative by Valley in Motion, a local non-profit that aims to strengthen communities and improve the …

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Savor a Slice of Life in Northeast PA on the Lackawanna County Pizza Trail

Round. Square. Red. White. There are almost as many types of pizza in Northeast PA as there are tight-knit communities. Each town has its favorite style with devoted fans claiming it’s the best. On the Lackawanna County Pizza Trail, you can be the judge and taste for yourself. Developed by the Lackawanna County Convention and Visitors …

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Tour 10 Wineries Near Scranton

Tour 10 wineries near Scranton to get a taste of Northeast PA’s heritage. The Lackawanna Wine Trail takes you through centuries old industrial towns cultivated by immigrants. Discover the flavors handed down from generation to generation. Get a free copy of our Destination Guide to help you navigate the area. It has information on all the parks, museums, historic …

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Elk Mountain Ski Resort is Northeast PA’s Premier Ski Area

Elk Mountain Ski Resort, is a skier’s ski area. For 60 years, Elk has steadily, almost quietly, built a reputation for serious, high quality skiing. It’s long been the local’s choice but has also garnered a loyal following among ski enthusiasts throughout the East Coast. Hotel Anthracite is the closest full-service hotel to the slopes at Elk …

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10 of the Most Festive Things to Do Near Scranton This Holiday Season

When you’re visiting the Lackawanna Valley, it’s not hard to get in to the holiday spirit. There are so many festive things to do near Scranton this time of year, the only problem you’ll have is figuring out how to fit in everything. Hotel Anthracite is uniquely positioned to put you close to all the merriment. Request our …

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