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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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Ultimate Shopping Guide to the Lackawanna Valley

You never know what you will need when you’re traveling. Fortunately, there are a multitude of stores near Hotel Anthracite where you’ll find everything from everyday necessities to splurges, mementos and just because items. Check out our ultimate shopping guide to the Lackawanna Valley. Whether it’s a quick trip for something you forgot or a leisurely shopping …

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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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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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