Welcome to Luzerne County!
During your visit you can explore our miles of trails to bike and hike including D & L Trail, which offers 165 trail miles north to south from Wilkes-Barre to Bristol, PA. Ride the rapids of the Lehigh River, kayak the Susquehanna or experience the beauty of the 22 named waterfalls at Ricketts Glen State Park. Looking for sporting fun? Hit the tees, watch the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Railriders, an AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees at PNC Field, or enjoy cool thrills with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Hit the slopes at Montage Mountain Resorts or enjoy gaming and harness racing at Mohegan Sun Pocono.
Anthracite discovery led to a period of immigration to Luzerne County which is the basis of its rich and diverse culture. Step back in time during a visit to Eckley Miners' Village and experience life of days gone by. Looking to trace your family roots? then visit one of the many areas that hold records to your past on your genealogy research.
Entertainment is everywhere in Luzerne County with several top ranking venues along with many theaters and venues. Galleries and artworks are found in all corners of the County and if you are looking for nightlife you can enjoy numerous bars and restaurants offering outdoor decks or explore the new Beer, Wine and Shine Trail that meanders throughout the County.
Luzerne County is great place to getaway, meet, gather and celebrate. Offering over 3600 lodging rooms along with three meeting and convention spaces and numerous venues to make your event one to remember.
Contact one of the Destination Specialists at Visit Luzerne County to plan your next event. We can't wait to see you!
The Luzerne County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and underwent a 2.13 million restoration and conservation project in 2018. Join us for a quick look at the grandeur and beauty that is the Luzerne County Courthouse.