Visiting Luzerne, PA

Luzerne, Pa is a wonderful place to visit when you are touring Northeast Pennsylvania. There are many enjoyable activities in the region and there is guaranteed to be something for everybody.

Before you make your first discovery in Luzerne, visit the Tourism Bureau to pick up a Visitors Guide and several brochures to help you become acquainted with the area. A few of the interesting places to visit in Luzerne, Pa have been listed below.

The Penn State University Friedman Observatory is an excellent place to visit, especially in the summer months. The observatory, open to the general public, is housed in the Wilkes-Barre campus of Pennsylvania State University. Those interested can visit the observatory and use the top-of-the-line 16 inch Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain LX200 telescope to get closer to the universe than ever before. The observatory is open on clear Friday nights from 8 pm to 10 pm. Appointments are not required.

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, in Misericordia University located in Dallas, Pa occupies more than 2,700 square feet of space. This gallery, dedicated to performing arts as well as visual arts, boasts a portable stage to be used for musical performances. The gallery has a surround-sound system, three different types of track lighting, motorized blackout shades and a bamboo floor. A small storage area nearby doubles as a theater for short innovative movies produced, acted, and directed by Misericordia students. The Misericordia website provides full details on upcoming events at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery throughout the year.

When the aches and pains of long travel begin to weary you, Eagle Rock Resort and Spa is there to give you aid and comfort. Guests at the spa can pick from a wide variety of services, including facials, manicures, pedicures, hairstyling and massages. Eagle Rock reaches out to both men and women, providing a unique all-inclusive environment for healing and restoration.

If you are planning to pass through Luzerne, Pa in the future, be sure to stop by to see what this county has to offer. You will be glad you did!

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