Wilkes-Barre, PA is known as Diamond City and with good reason. From the sparkling nighttime skyline, this city is a diamond among the coal towns in Pennsylvania. There are plenty of attractions to keep a visitor interested, like the Luzerne County Museum and the F. M. Kirby Center for Performing Arts. Get ready to fly into a great vacation spot when you book cheap tickets to Wilkes Barre. You can get even better deals when you combine airfare and hotel accommodations so book your tickets now!
Hotels near Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) are plentiful, and have all the amenities you could hope for. You are sure to find one within your budget and the amenities will vary slightly from place to place. They are typically clean, welcoming and a great place to set up a base camp from which to explore the area. Travel to the hotel is a snap. You have plenty of choices from taxi services, shuttle buses and public transportation. The hotel shuttle buses run based on schedules set by the hotels, some run 24-hours a day, some only from 7am to 8pm. Be sure to ask when booking your reservations so you will know what to expect after your flight to Wilkes-Barre. It's highly recommended though that you rent a car. While traveling around the city using public transportation is fine, but you will probably want the freedom that renting a car brings. You can find rental agencies inside the airport but for best selection of cars you will want to make a reservation. To save even more, make your reservation when you book your Wilkes-Barre flight.
There are plenty of top restaurants here in Wilkes-Barre. You will find plenty of places to grab a burger and fries or you can hold out for a more formal dinner and any of the great restaurants in the area. There are plenty of recreational activities as well here so be sure to check them out. If you are into history, the county historical society is a great place to stop and look around. Whatever your plans in Wilkes-Barre, Travelocity can help with Wilkes-Barre vacation packages that will save you up to $537 on your next visit.