Destination guide

The lively area of Wilkes-Barre awaits your stay

The area's live music and architecture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wilkes-Barre. This city's casino gaming, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Wilkes-Barre

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Wilkes-Barre has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montage Mountain Waterpark (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Montage Mountain Ski Resort (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Jack Frost Big Boulder (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Lahey Family Fun Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Big Boulder Ski Area (19.9 mi / 32 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wilkes-Barre

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Wilkes-Barre is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nay Aug Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hickory Run State Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Boulder Field (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Ricketts Glen State Park (21.1 mi / 33.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wilkes-Barre

Fly into Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wilkes-Barre?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 516 holiday lettings around Wilkes-Barre. From 70 cabins to 70 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wilkes-Barre? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wilkes-Barre. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mohegan Sun Arena: 668 holiday lettings
  • Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs: 691 holiday lettings
  • Wyoming Seminary: 287 holiday lettings
  • Ricketts Glen State Park: 111 holiday lettings
  • Houdini Museum: 283 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wilkes-Barre listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Wilkes-Barre?

Yes, of course. offers 70 Cabins in Wilkes-Barre. Our other popular types of Wilkes-Barre holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 70 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 331 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 74 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wilkes-Barre?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 236 holiday homes with pool available in Wilkes-Barre. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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