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Fairfield Inn Scranton

949 Viewmont Drive · Scranton, Pennsylvania 18519 USA

Discover Scranton


When planning your trip to Scranton, make sure to book your stay at the Fairfield Inn Scranton. This local hotel is only two hours away from major cities like NYC and Philadelphia and is near over 50 restaurants and shops. Book today and experience it for yourself.

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Historical Sites:

Steamtown National Historic Site

Steam National Historic Site is located minutes from Fairfield Inn Scranton and should be on the bucket list for every parent to take their kids to see. Steamtown National Historic Site has the most amazing collection of trains in the whole state. Not to mention, their Jr. Ranger program in second to none. You will learn the history of steam railroad transportation and the people who built it. Observe locomotive repairs and maintenance during a guided tour of the Locomotive Shop. Steamtown is one step back in time and great entertainment for the whole family!

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Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour

Watch the sky disappear as you slowly descend into the earth some 300 feet. Only 13 minutes from Fairfield Inn Scranton, your guild will whisk you away and give you a glimpse of the life of a coal miner. You will gain respect for the craft of a miner and be truly thankful for these brave Americans who helped shape the industrial revolution and our way of life. Lackawanna County Coal Mine ranks among the highest sightseeing tours in the Scranton area.

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Scranton Sports and Recreation:

Montage Mountain

Scranton is full of amazing outdoor activities, but check out this hidden gem. Just 13 miles from the Fairfield Inn Scranton, Montage Mountain is a ski resort during the winter and a water park during the summer. This is the only resort in Pennsylvania that offers air boarding.

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Nay Aug Park

Nay Aug Park is a beautiful touch of nature set inside the city landscape just minutes from the Fairfield Inn Scranton. Count on a full day of adventure with walking trails, a pedestrian footbridge, kid-friendly rides, a larger than life tree house, Olympic-sized swimming pools, waterslide and the Everhart measure. Perhaps the best part of all is the Nay Aug rock-strewn Gorge, a national natural landmark with breathtaking waterfalls at the center of the park.

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PNC Field

PNC Field is a short car ride away from the Fairfield Inn Scranton. It boasts a 10,000-seat minor league baseball stadium that is home to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, the AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees. This team is exciting to watch with its very talented all-star line up.

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Shopping and Events:

Shoppes at Montage

If shopping is in your travel plans, the Shoppes at Montage is just a 15 minute drive from the Fairfield Inn Scranton. This 52 store outdoor shopping mall houses name brand outlet stores such as Charming Charlie and Victoria's Secret. Check out the store directory to plan your shopping trip during your stay.

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Colleges and Universities:

Lackawanna College

This accredited two-year university is just 12 minutes from our Fairfield Inn Scranton Hotel. With its main campus located in downtown Scranton, students looking to get their associates degree or one of many professional certifications will find that this campus has a lot to offer including affordable tuition.

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Pennsylvania State Worthington Scranton

Located 9 minutes from Fairfield Inn Scranton hotel, this branch school of Penn State University may be small, but it offers countless possibilities for students. If you're looking for the Penn State feel but on a smaller scale, this university is perfect for you.

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University of Scranton

Located just 10 minutes from Fairfield Inn Scranton Hotel, this private Catholic and Jesuit university has 65 major programs and 43 minor programs including a doctor of physical therapy program.

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Marywood University

Marywood University enrolls more than 3,400 students in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Our Scranton hotel is less than 3 miles away which means you can spend more time on campus and less time in your car.

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Healthcare Facilities

Whether you are here to visit a patient or work at one of our nearby facilities, The Fairfield Inn Scranton Hotel is here to make sure you are taken care of so that you can focus on what really matters.

Regional Hospital of Scranton  
6.8 miles
Moses Taylor Hospital  
5.0 miles
Geisinger Community Medical Center  
7.5 miles

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