Lackawanna County

Mountains, small communities, industrial hubs and bustling shopping districts. Traveling Route 6 in Lackawanna County is like seeing the progression of America itself. Settled by patriots and forged by immigrants the region holds fast to its multicultural heritage. Tour the area and witness a history that runs deep to the root of America’s industrialization.

Lackawanna County 

Mile Markers: 322-347

Tourism Region: Upstate PA

“Do 6” things to do in Lackawanna County:

1.Climb aboard an excursion train at Steamtown National Historic Site after exploring the history of steam locomotion as it is preserved through the museums and its artifacts.

2.Descend 300 feet underground to tour an actual mine at the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour.

3.Discover that Scranton was where the American electric trolley system got its beginning at the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum.

4.Learn about the immigrants who came here to build better lives, but ended up helping

to build a better nation at the PA Anthracite Heritage Museum.

5.Take The Office Fan Tour which features sites showcased on the NBC TV hit “The Office.”

6. Explore Historic Route 6 through the town of Carbondale with their smartphone walking tour.

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Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau 

99 Glenmaura National Blvd

Moosic PA 18507