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5 Frightfully Fun Places to Visit Near Scranton This Fall

Halloween festivities run the gamut from spine tingling scares to family-friendly farm visits. Check out our list of five frightfully fun places to visit near Scranton this fall. There are options to suit every mood and even more opportunities to make memories. It’s all easily accessible from Hotel Anthracite, making our downtown Carbondale hotel the perfect …

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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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How Carbondale Celebrates Pioneer Nights

Pioneer Nights is an end-of-summer tradition in Carbondale. Held during the third week of August, the community comes together to celebrate its place as the first city in Lackawanna County. The four-day festival culminates on Saturday with events around town and a parade in the evening. All the activity happens just steps from Hotel Anthracite. …

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Lakeland Orchard and Cidery- a Farm Favorite in Northeast PA

Apple picking is a favorite activity in Northeast PA. Lakeland Orchard and Cidery makes it an attraction! The farm is less than six miles from Hotel Anthracite and a definite must-do on any outdoor fun list. When planning a getaway, download our Free Northeastern Pennsylvania Destination Guide. It’s chock-full of the best the region has to offer and can help …

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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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Summer Events in the Scranton Area Offer Everything Under the Sun

Summer days are long, but the time is short. Make the most of every minute! There are so many events and activities for just about every interest. From live music and theatre to historic tours and art events­- find what speaks to you. Make Hotel Anthracite your headquarters for summer fun. Memories are made when you enjoy …

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10 Must Attend Spring Events Near Scranton

Spring in the Carbondale area ushers in a host of activities and events sure to quell that pent-up cabin fever. There’s something for everyone, from outdoor enthusiasts and foodies to history buffs and family fun seekers on our list of 10 must attend spring events near Scranton. Hotel Anthracite puts you front and center for …

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Spring Getaway to Endless Mountains Maple Tour

Spring fever have you feeling restless? Yearning for fresh air and new surroundings? Plan a spring getaway to tour the Northeastern PA Maple Producers Association Open House. Experience a delicious rite of the season with a history that dates back over two centuries. The weekend promises scenery, syrup and serious indulgence. Move Over Mrs. Butterworth …

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