Sightseeing

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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Can’t Miss Fall Events in the Scranton Area

Fall’s got it all in Northeast PA. To celebrate the season with so much color, we’ve compiled our list of can’t miss fall events in the Scranton area. Find everything from fiber festivals and car shows to Vikings and pumpkins. Make Hotel Anthracite your home base while taking advantage of the fall festivities. Our location …

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5 Must-See Historic Sites in Scranton, PA

Carbondale, Scranton and the rest of the Lackawanna Valley were at the forefront of America’s Industrial Revolution. There are a number of sites to see that preserve the region’s rich past and share its important story. Hotel Anthracite celebrates NEPA’s illustrious history and is centrally located near all of the area’s historic attractions. Our property pays …

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