No matter where your interests lie, there are plenty of things to do in Northeast Pennsylvania! On occasion, for something to do for entertainment, some people will travel about 15 mins to Wilkes-Barre to partake in the various restaurants, stores, and a nearby mall. There are also minor league hockey and baseball venues in the area.
If the outdoors is your thing, MU is just minutes away from Harvey's Lake, Francis Slocum State Park, and Ricketts Glen State Park. The lake is the largest in natural lake in the commonwealth. At the state park there are plenty of trails, camp grounds, and boating opportunities. Ricketts Glen is composed of scenic waterfalls and relaxing hiking trails. Snö Mountain and Snö Cove, a ski resort/water park is located in nearby Scranton, Pennsylvania. The resort features a wide array of slopes, including the steepest skiing slope in Pennsylvania and numerous water park activities such as a lazy river, bumper boats, wave pool, and a half-mile zipline.
MU Students Scaling Cliffs