Wilkes University

Around Wilkes-Barre

Around Wilkes-Barre

There's a lot you probably don't know about Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Like the fact that you can ski and snow tube at Montage Mountain. Or check out a Halloween magic show at the Houdini Museum.

Perhaps you're in the mood to attend a Broadway show or catch a filmat the beautiful art deco F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Or maybe you'd like to go to a concert, the circus, or another fab event at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

Kayaking on the Susquehanna

Hike, fish or raft in one of our nearby state parks.

Ride two of the top 20 roller coasters in the country at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Take in a hockey game. And enjoy the beauty of the rambling Pocono Mountains.

Oh, yes, and then there's Wilkes.

Wilkes University is located on the western fringe of the Poconos right on the Susquehanna River. You'll find that although this isn't one of the country’s most famous recreation Meccas, it is one of the loveliest. Even better, we have it almost all to ourselves! Click on the following links to read more about the River Front project and to see pictures of the finished product.

Virtual Tour