Booking a Hotel in Nanticoke, PA

Nanticoke, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County and approximately 97 miles northeast of Hershey. One of the biggest attractions in the area is the 15,990-acre Hickory Run State Park. This large park features over 40 miles of trails and miles of trout streams. The Lehigh River flows along the western part of the park and is ideal for warm-water game fish. Also, check out Sand Spring Lake Beach for the best swimming spot. Seasonal hunting is permitted in certain areas of the park for white-tailed deer, black bears, and other legal game. Before you leave, take a short hike along Hawk Falls Trail leading to an amazing waterfall that will take your breath away. 

Go below the surface of the Earth and tour the Lackawanna Coal Mine. Hop into a mine car and watch as the sky slowly disappears. Once you reach "the foot" 300 feet below you will begin to explore the various veins of anthracite coal. You'll dig deep into the mining history and fascinating methods used to extract this precious mineral. 

Visit another well-known attraction in the area the Mohegan Sun Pocono. With 82,000 square feet of gaming space, 90 table games, and 2,300 slot machines. 


Top Things to Do in Nanticoke, PA

  • Mountain Laurel Riding Stable
  • Dracula's Forest Haunted Attractions
  • F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
  • Hickory Run State Park
  • Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
  • Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
  • Mohegan Sun Pocono
  • Montage Mountain Resorts
  • Penobscot Ridge Mountain Bike Trail
  • Sky Zone Trampoline Park
  • Susquehanna Riverlands
  • The Frederick Stegmaier Mansion

Colleges & Universities Near Nanticoke, PA

  • Lackawanna College
  • Luzerne County Community College
  • Penn State Wilkes-Barre
  • Wilkes University

Historical Sites Near Nanticoke, PA

  • Nanticoke Historical Society
  • Nathan Denison Home
  • Steamtown National Historic Site
  • The Lands At Hillside Farms

Hospitals Near Nanticoke, PA

  • Nanticoke Medical Center
  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

Airports Near Nanticoke, PA

  • Lehigh Valley International Airport
  • Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport

Military Bases Near Nanticoke, PA

  • National Guard
  • US Army Reserve Center
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