If you’re looking to take a trip away from the Penn’s Northeast region, it's easy to reach many places in the country quickly.
Northeastern Pennsylvania is located right between the Northeastern and the Mid-Atlantic regions of the country, putting us close to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston and Washington D.C. Since Northeastern Pennsylvania is a close distance to all these areas, our region makes it easy to travel to these areas and beyond.
Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport
Travel by Air
Our main airport, Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is located in the heart of Northeastern Pennsylvania in Avoca, PA. From there, travelers can take dirct flights to Philadelphia, Detroit, Atlanta, Newark, Orlando, Chicago and even the Bahamas! They can also pick up connecting flights to anywhere else in the world. Flights run at all different times of day, and the size of our airport makes it easy to navigate.
Travel by Bus
The Northeast region is one of the most densely populated areas in the country. Since the Penn’s Northeast region is located right in the middle, residents are able to reach most main cities and regions in the country. There are multiple charter buses from Northeastern Pennsylvania to take travelers to New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and more. Our region also has an extensive public transportation system to get residents around the multiple counties in NEPA.
You'll be able to cross quite a few sites off your bucket list if you live in NEPA.
Dozens of the nation's most popular attractions are close within reach when you live in Northeastern Pennsylvania. It's easy to explore many historical sites, national monuments and many popular sites for family entertainment!
Below are some ETA's to the most popular attractions in and near Northeastern Pennsylvania:
- Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom - 1 hour
- Hershey's Chocolate World & Park - 2 hours
- Broadway in NYC - 2.1 hours
- Gettysburg National Military Park - 2.4 hours
- The National Aquarium, Baltimore - 3 hours
- The White House - 4 hours
- Fenway Park, Boston - 4.5 hours