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With city growth spurred when the Scranton brothers formed the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad from assorted smaller lines in 1849, Scranton quickly became a steam engine transport hub. Such history is reflected in Scranton attractions such as the Scranton Iron Furnaces, the Lackawanna Coal Mine, and the Steamtown National Historic Site, occupying 40 acres of former rail yards and operating a steam locomotive through mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Downtown walking tours are offered by the Architectural Heritage Association of Scranton, with focus on 13 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. The Scranton Times-Tribune Newseum’s outdoor exhibits showcase artifacts highlighting history of the Scranton Times and the Tribune. Not far from downtown is Montage Mountain, a ski mecca with 21 trails including bunny slopes and double diamonds. Scranton’s Pennsylvania Summer Theatre Festival features drama, comedy and children’s theater, and the Ritz Theatre offers plays, musicals and live entertainment. Lake Scranton provides water recreation and is surrounded by wooded jogging trails.
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|Lodging located in northeastern Pennsylvania in the city of Scranton and the surrounding cities of Clarks Summit, Dunmore, Moosic and others. This area is served by Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Airport (AVP).||Lodging options located southeast of Scranton near the New Jersey state line in the cities of Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg.|
|Lodging options located southwest of Scranton in the cities of Bloomsburg, Danville, Hazleton and others.||Lodging options in the city of Wilkes-Barre, located a short distance southwest of Scranton.|
|Lodging options in communities further west of Scranton, including Williamsport, New Columbia, Lewisburg and others.|
Area Facts: Scranton had the first entirely electric streetcar system in 1886, earning it the nickname of 'The Electric City.' The area code for Scranton is 570.
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