Tourist Attractions In Pennsylvania
Poconos - North Central Area


Stop by one of the tourist attractions in Pennsylvania located here on a vacation to the Poconos mountains region of the state.

The northeastern region of the state offers scenic waterfalls, train displays, coal mine tour and more!

Carbon County PA

Old Mauch Chunk Model Train Display
41 Susquehanna Street
Jim Thorpe PA 18229
570-325-4371

Open all year

HO train displays with over 300 structures including buildings and bridges

  • Haunted train displays in October
  • Christmas displays in December

http://www.omctraindisplay.com
Jim Thorpe PA Hotels


Lackawanna County PA

Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
Keyser Ave
Scranton PA
800-238-7245 or 570-963-6463
http://www.lackawannacounty.org/attractions_coal.asp
Scranton PA Hotels

April to November 10 AM-3 PM

Bring a jacket.

  • Anthracite mine
  • Gift shop
  • Exhibits, displays, artifacts
entrance to a coal mine in PA

Pike County

Bushkill Falls
Bushkill Falls Road
Bushkill PA 18324
570-588-6682
http://www.visitbushkillfalls.com
Bushkill PA Hotels

Open end of March through November

8 waterfalls can be seen by hiking various trails and from bridges in the Pocono Mountains. They are referred to as "The Niagara of PA".

You can also fish, visit exhibits, paddle boat or play mini golf in the area.

  • Gift shop
  • Places to eat
  • Picnic areas
waterfall in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania Bushkill Falls surrounded by green trees

Schuylkill County PA

Pioneer Tunnel
2001 Walnut Street
Ashland PA 17921
570-875-3850
http://www.pioneertunnel.com

April to October

Take an open car mine tour into the anthracite mine (bring a jacket), ride a narrow gauge steam train to visit a strip mine.

  • Snack bar serves lunch
  • Outdoor mining displays
  • Park
  • Playground
  • Pioneer Day festival every year on the third Saturday of August
  • Gift shop


Stonehedge Gardens
51 Dairy Road
Tamaqua PA 18252
570-386-4276
http://www.stonehedge.org

Open all year 12 PM to dusk

  • 7 acres
  • Gardens: Water, Perennial, Herb, Exotic tropical and Hosta
  • Events during the year
  • Annual tree lighting in December
  • Art gallery features a new local artist every month with a reception
purple and yellow tulips with bushes and green trees in the background at Stonehedge Gardens in PA

Whistler's Mother Statue
Between Chestnut and Market Streets
Ashland PA

Statue of Anna Matilda McNeill Whistler

Wayne County PA

Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary

White Mills PA 18473
570-253-1185
http://www.dorflinger.org/wildlife_sanctuary.html

  • 600 acres
  • Annual Wildflower Music Festival during the summer
  • Walking trails
  • Cross country skiing in winter

Enjoy the Pocono Mountains area attractions!






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