Extended Stay America - Wilkes-Barre, PA
Located in Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre sits between
the Pocono Mountains and the Endless Mountains. If you're looking for Wilkes-Barre
hotels, Extended Stay America has a great place to stay at a great price.
University packs a lot into its 27-acre campus. In addition to academic buildings and residence
halls, the university boasts the Sordoni Art Gallery, Burns Alumni Bell Tower and Carillon, and
the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.
A short drive down the
Susquehanna River from Wilkes University is Kings College, a private college founded in 1946 by
the Congregation of Holy Cross from the University of Notre Dame. The College prides itself on its
compact campus, small class size and high graduation rates.
Thanks to its location near the
Pocono Mountains and on the Susquehanna River, Wilkes-Barre offers numerous outdoor activities.
Visitors can hike, bike or horseback ride along vast trails, and take in several waterfalls. Be
sure to ask directions to Bear Creek Falls or Hawk Falls.
Beer and wine enthusiasts will
enjoy a trip to the state's second largest beer maker, Lion Brewery , creator of award-winning
brews. The brewery offers limited free tours of its facility. More award-winning beverages await
at Bartolai Winery in nearby Harding. Guests can tour, taste, and purchase wine-making
accessories, wine, and olive oil. If you arrive on a Sunday, take some time to enjoy a morning
Italian coffee in the Tuscan Room.
If your idea of excitement is harness racing and games of
chance, plan a visit to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Casino and the Pocono Downs Race Track . From
April through November, Pocono Downs features live harness racing. This form of racing is among
the most exciting and is sure to please first time visitors or seasoned racing
Wilkes-Barre is a small town with big-city entertainment. Be sure to check out
what is playing at the FM Kirby Center for the Arts . This fabulous venue has featured
world-famous performers like Bill Cosby, Billy Joel and many others.
The Wilkes-Barre Golf
Club is sure to provide hours of great fun for visiting golfers. This well-established course has
some wide-open holes and just enough water to make for a challenging day on the
Travelers in need of a Wilkes-Barre hotel offering
comfort and convenience at an exceptional value need look no further than Extended Stay