Follow Route 6 into the industrial heart of a still-young America. By 1899, Lackawanna County was the second largest iron and steel producing region in the nation. Immigrants came here to find abundant - but difficult - work in the coal mines that fired the industrial revolution. Unique people, like the first woman to enlist in the US Navy, were bown and raised here. Today, this unique mix of old and new, urban and unspoiled areas is a hub of excitement, entertainment, enterprise and education for people across the country. And year 'round, it's waiting to welcome you!
| In towns like Carbondale, Jermyn, Olyphant and Dickson City you'll find relics of their coal-mining roots. Take time to tour the close-knit communities and see how old-world traditions and ethnic customs are fervently upheld. A booming shopping district has sprung up on the edge of Dickson City. A number of specialty shops, outlet stores and national retailers have created a shoppers' paradise.
| US Route 6 in Lackawanna County passes through the charming village of Clarks Summit. Walk the tree-lined streets and peruse a variety of specialty shops and restaurants. Antique shops are common in this area. Enjoy a drive through the countryside visiting these unique shops and hunting for treasure. On the outskirts of Clarks Summit, Lackawanna State Park provides over 1,300 lush acres for camping, fishing, swimming and boating. The picturesque park offers scenic walking trails plus one of the largest in-ground pools in the state.
known as the Electric City,
is the largest city found
along Route 6 in Pennsylvania.
It architecture and history are worth exploring!
Lackawanna County - Where History and Heritage Run Deep.
Lackawanna County Convention and Visitors Bureau
1-800-22-WELCOME | www.visitnepa.org