Moosic trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Moosic

Trip Planner USA  /  Pennsylvania  /  Moosic
(3.8/5 based on 130 reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: fun & games, shopping
Moosic is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, six miles (9 km) south of Scranton and 13mi northeast of Wilkes-Barre on the Lackawanna River.Moosic is in a former coal-mining region. A few older industries existed at one time, including the manufacturing of canvas gloves and silk products.The population was 5,719 at the 2010 census.HistoryThe name Moosic probably derives from the Unami language of the Lenape people, meaning "elk place." The Lenape, a Native American people, are the earliest-known inhabitants of Moosic. The borough was incorporated on December 9, 1898. Before incorporation, the villages of Moosic and Greenwood had been a part of Lackawanna Township. From 1886 to 1987, Moosic was the site of Rocky Glen Park, an amusement park. The former grounds are now a Pennsylvania state historical marker.GeographyMoosic is located on the East Coast of the United States in the Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania. In terms of physiography, Moosic is part of the Ridge and Valley province of the Appalachian Mountains. Moosic is located at an elevation of 817ft above sea level. The major body of water flowing through the borough is the Lackawanna River, part of the Upper Susquehanna-Lackawanna Watershed. Moosic has a total area of 6.6sqmi, of which 6.5sqmi is land and 0.1sqmi (1.52%) is water. Moosic has a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfa) with four distinct seasons. Summers are humid and warm, with an occasional heatwave. Winters are cold and snowy.
Take stress off the schedule by using our United States tour planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Moosic

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Moosic:
Museums, adventure, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Casinos, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Winter sports, shopping, adventure
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Outdoors, nightlife, spas
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Pennsylvania

12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Philadelphia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Philadelphia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, romantic, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Philadelphia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: December, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Mount Pocono BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: December, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in United States & Canada BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Quebec, Ottawa & United States BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Philadelphia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Lehighton BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News