$
Get up to $8 off our fees with promo code: APRL8.
◊ Applies to bookings for all international travel. Book by April 30, 2015 ◊ Learn more
Best Price Guarantee

Find our lowest price to destinations worldwide, guaranteed

Easy Booking

Search, select and save - the fastest way to book your trip

24/7 Customer Care

Get award-winning service and special deals by calling 1-800-566-2345

Over Likes

Over likes and counting. People love our offers, and you will too!

Book a Car Rental in Wilkes Barre  

The county seat for Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County, Wilkes-Barre is a city ripe with opportunities for outdoorsy types. Cutting through the middle of the city, the Susquehanna River presents the ideal environment for kayaking, rafting and hiking. Nearby recreations also include the Seven Tubs Natural Area, a trail with several fascinating rock formations -- plus, don’t forget to visit at least a couple of the four state parks in close proximity!

The Best Nearby State Parks
    • Frances Slocum State Park is only 10 miles north of Wilkes-Barre and offers 13 miles of trails as well as an expansive campsite with amenities like toilets and showers. Spanning 165 acres, Frances Slocum Lake is a warm-water fishing paradise, with bluegill, perch, catfish and more available in all seasons -- ice fishing is allowed as well.
    • Nescopeck State Park, a 30-minute drive south, lies tucked between Mount Yeager and Nescopeck Mountain. One of the park’s main draws is its 19 miles of hiking trails, which in the winter can be used for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Nescopeck Creek, which threads through the park, is a popular cold-water fishery containing trout.

Major Roadways Near Wilkes-Barre
    • Interstate 81 cuts vertically through the eastern side of Pennsylvania. Driving north on I-81 from Wilkes-Barre will take you to Scranton and eventually the Maryland border, while driving south gets you to Harrisburg, though you could take a detour to Lehigh Gorge State Park for some white water rafting.
    • Located a few miles north of Wilkes-Barre, Route 118 runs 42 miles east-west from Hughesville to Dallas. The approximate midpoint of Rt. 118, only 30 miles from Wilkes-Barre, goes through Ricketts Glen State Park. The park is a National Natural Landmark known for its 22 waterfalls, and visitors enjoy taking advantage of its well-kept campsites, 600-foot beach and beautiful scenery.

Wilkes Barre Travel Tools

  • Cheap flights to Wilkes Barre just a click away. Book now and save big on your trip. With all the savings, now you can splurge more on shopping, dining and partying!
  • Saving big on Wilkes Barre hotels has never been easier! With CheapOair finding the right wilkes barre hotel that suit your need as well as budget is as easy as closing your eyes!
  • Taking a vacation in Wilkes Barre? Plan with CheapOair discounted Wilkes Barre vacation packages and indulge in a vacation without breaking the bank

Wilkes Barre Travel Posts


    User Reviews

    5Fabulous Florida

    All went well with travel arrangements. Had a great time. -   Mar 05, 2015

    Submit Wilkes Barre Review