Duration: Three days and three nights
Pennsylvania is a land of vast wilderness, tall trees, and flowing fields of foliage. So you could just imagine the spectacle that takes place every autumn when PA decides to paint its prettiest picture of the year with splashes of reds, oranges, and yellows dominating the fall landscape. Bring your camera and your boots. You're about to get up close and personal with a masterpiece.
As you'll see the folks here are proud of their picturesque village, and when you visit the museum adjacent to the General Store, you'll see why. The Eagles Mere Museum celebrates the towns farming, hotel, and railroad roots. There's also a series of always-changing exhibits to make sure that no two trips are alike. Don't forget to stop at the museum shop on the way out for some souvenirs. Their wooden signs make great gifts.Read More >
Swing by the Jolly Trolley Side Car for a picnic lunch before heading 6-miles through one of PA’s most colorful state forest. It’s time to break out your trusty hiking boots and make your way over to World’s End State Park. Just when you thought autumn in PA couldn’t get any prettier, this narrow S-shaped valley comes along inviting you to take pictures of the sparkling fall foliage. The High Knob Overlook is the best place to get the perfect seat for these breathtaking views. When you’re... Read More >
This isn't roadside fare. This is rack of lamb, stuffed flounder, filet mignon and a bevy of gourmet dining options that'll impress the most finicky diner. Stop drooling and start driving. You're almost there.Read More >
You haven't done bed and breakfast until you've done it in the tiny village of Eagles Mere. Up here, the scenic surroundings are only equaled by the blissful night of sleep you'll find in your cozy bed.Read More >
Hotel Harrington, located in Dushore, Pa., is a petite hotel that packs together both big city comforts and small town hospitality. After a day of exploring, enjoy the conveniences you need and the comforts you deserve. Central to nearby recreational activities at two state parks — Ricketts Glen and Worlds End, Hotel Harrington is situated at the intersection of three major transportation routes and is the perfect location for business and leisure travelers.Read More >
Here you’ll find an inspiring view of the Susquehanna River and the Endless Mountains that surround it. This land got its name from French refugees who built a colony here in the late 1700’s. With the beautiful fall scenery, fresh mountain air, and plentiful wildlife, it’s no wonder they wanted to call this land home. You might get the urge to settle here too, but the road is calling and roadtrippers can’t be tied down.Read More >
Your next stop is 400 feet above the Susquehanna River where you'll find an amazing view of the countryside. To the west you'll see Robwood Mountain with its landscape decorated with colorful fall leaves. We hope you brought some lawn chairs and a pair of binoculars. With so much to stare at, you won't be leaving this scene for a while. And we don't blame you.Read More >
Just 45-minutes away along scenic Route 6 you'll find your next stop. This quaint town is situated in the Endless Mountains amongst the orange, reds and yellow leaves that make fall leaf peeping so special. Combining rural splendor of the Endless Mountains with the pristine beauty of the Susquehanna River this is the perfect spot to take in all of nature's beauty. Here, the visitors are greeted by friendly locals who are quick to direct them to the many activities and shops in town. The...
Hand-prepared menu items, an extensive wine and spirits selection, and friendly faces await you at this Tunkhannock dining establishment.Read More >
On the way to your next destination, make a quick pit stop for some good old-fashioned fall fun. Take a ride out into the pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin. Then later you can hop on board for a hayride through the farm and settle in near a campfire.Read More >
On your 20-minute drive south, you’ll have ample opportunity to snap some pictures of the fall foliage. Then, you’ll step out of your car and into Nay Aug Park. This is the kind of tree house you’d have in your backyard. If your backyard was as awesome as the PA wilderness. This tree house, the first of its kind in Pennsylvania, overlooks Nay Aug gorge. Make your way to the top and you’ll get a great glimpse of the valley creek 150 feet below. Before heading to your next destination, we...
At Steamtown, you’ll travel back in time to the era of steam engine trains. Hop on one of the Scranton Limited short trains for a 30-minute ride in a classic steam locomotive to take in the magnificent fall foliage and history of Scranton. When you’re back you can get your hands dirty in the locomotive shop where visitors see the machinery used for repairs and restoration projects. Conductor’s hats are optional.
The Electric City Trolley Museum on the grounds of the Steamtown National Historic site displays, restores, and rides trolleys spanning across different eras of history. Jump on board for a scenic ride along the railway, enjoy the ride, take in the fall foliage and we guarantee you will leave with some new additions to your photo album.Read More >
When it comes to seafood in Pennsylvania, Coopers is a must-eat. Drop in for an amazing menu, easygoing wait staff, and the life size pirate ship.Read More >
Formerly known as the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Station, this six-story historic landmark once served as a passenger train station and was widely considered one of the most beautiful railroad terminals in the east. Transformed into a full service hotel, the original clocks, doors, fountains and even the Grand Lobby's ornamented mosaic tile floor and stained glass ceiling have been restored to their original grandeur, giving this glorious hotel an inviting, timeless appeal.Read More >
Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour
Once you're down from the trees, there's a whole lot to learn about Lackawanna's mining history right here in Scranton. Fortunately, the Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour is here to teach you all about it. Journey 300 feet beneath the surface with your tour guide as they take on a trip into the tunnels and shafts of this 150 year old coal mine. You'll see just how dangerous this old profession really was and how brave those miners had to be.
Endless Mountains Wine Trail
With all its lush vegetation, peaks, and valleys, the Endless Mountains makes for great wine country. Spend an afternoon touring nearly a dozen wineries as you sample their tasty wares. And along the way you'll find some appetizing restaurant choices to pair up with the wine. It's the best of both worlds.
The Tunkhannock Viaduct
Spanning the horizon of Tunkhannock is this 2,400-foot viaduct, once holding the title of the largest concrete bridge in the United States. Also known as the Nicholson Bridge, it attracts gawkers from around the country with its gigantic grace.