LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Check out some of these great things to do while visiting the Wilkes-Barre area.
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Northeast PA is a unique combination of endless mountains, historic sites, and modern business. There are so many activities and attractions nearby, that you may have a hard time choosing just a few. Below is a list of recommendations that our staff has put together for you.


THE CASINO AT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

The Woodlands is the closest full-service hotel to Pennsylvania’s first casino. The Casino at Mohegan Sun Pocono is a great destination for gaming and entertainment. The Woodlands offers a courtesy shuttle to the casino, so you don’t have to worry about transportation. There’s no better place than this to tempt Lady Luck. Ask an associate about shuttle times and availability.

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SKIING & SNOWBOARDING

If you’re a fan of winter activities, then The Woodlands is the perfect basecamp for you. Montage Mountain Ski Resort is close, in fact, you can be at the top of the mountain in about 15 minutes.



GOLF

Pack your clubs for your stay at The Woodlands. Choose from some of the Northeast’s finest golf courses including Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, Jack Frost National Golf Club, Mountain Laurel Golf Club or Stone Hedge Golf Course. All these championship courses will prove to challenge even the most experienced golfer, all while providing a scenic round winding through the beautiful Pocono landscape.

Outdoor driving range with heated stalls & indoor golf simulator



HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS & SIGHTSEEING

We are fortunate to be in an area so rich in history. Take an architectural walking tour of downtown Wilkes-Barre or an underground trip deep into the Lackawanna Coal Mine. Click on the links below to find out more.







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