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Traveling in Northeastern Pennsylvania


Northeastern Pennsylvania is located right between the Northeastern and the Mid-Atlantic regions of the country. Since NEPA is a close distance to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston, and Washington D.C., our region makes it easy to travel to these areas and beyond.

International Airport


Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport is the region's main airport. 

Centrally located in Avoca in Luzerne County, AVP offers a comfortable environment without the hassle of a larger airport.


Travelers can take direct flights via:


Travelers can also pick up connecting flights to anywhere else in the world. Flights run at all different times of day, and the size of the airport makes it easy to navigate.


Public Transportation


The Northeast region is one of the most densely populated areas in the country. Since NEPA 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. The region also has an extensive public transportation system to get residents around the multiple counties in NEPA. 


Martz Trailways

Martz Trailways is a family owned motorcoach company originally based out of Wilkes-Barre. They serve Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, The Poconos, New York City, and Philadelphia. Departures are offered from multiple locations daily for those commuting to New York City. Martz also offers day tours, multi-day tours, PA and NJ casino services, and charters.


NEPA Visitors Bureaus



Popular Attractions

Dozens of the nation's most popular attractions are within a 2-4 hour drive when you live in Northeastern Pennsylvania! It's easy to explore many historical sites, national monuments and enjoy fun family entertainment!


Popular Amusement & Theme Parks 


State Parks

Northeastern Pennsylvania State Parks

  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
  • Archbald Pothole State Park
  • Beltzville State Park
  • Big Pocono State Park
  • Delaware State Forest
  • Frances Slocum State Park
  • Gouldsboro State Park
  • Hickory Run State Park
  • Lehigh Gorge State Park
  • Locust Lake State Park
  • Promised Land State Park
  • Ricketts Glen State Park
  • Tobyhanna State Park
  • Tuscarora State Park
  • Weiser State Forest 




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Arts & Entertainment


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