About Our Location
Welcome to Wilkes-Barre!
At Wilkes University, you’ll discover your future on a campus that melds the past and the present.
Our compact, 35-acre campus blends stately mansions with state-of-the-art facilities in a historic downtown neighborhood. Take a walk and enjoy some delicious cuisine from around the world. Visit the River Common Park for a jog, bike ride or picnic. Hop in the car and take advantage of the recreational activities available in the nearby Pocono Mountains - when you’re finished studying, of course.
Culture, Events & Transportation
Powered by the Diamond City Partnership, downtownwilkesbarre.org maintains a constantly updated and ever-growing list of what to do and where to shop, dine, and explore in the downtown!downtownwilkesbarre.org external website
DiscoverNEPA is the best place to find out what's going on throughout the entire Northeastern Pennsylvania region. Explore things to do, events, communities, and more. Looking for more information about our region? Visit Luzerne County can help!
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No car? No problem!
For locations a bit farther out, several public buses routinely run routes to various local areas you may need to get to.Luzerne County Transportation Authority external website