Home, most famously, to the hit television show The Office, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area is a varied region full of history and nature that has also served as a setting for Blue Valentine, Derek Cianfrance’s 2010 drama starring Ryan Gosling, as well as productions for MTV, Paramount and The Weather Channel.

Highlights of Upstate PA

Lackawanna River

Great for boating or sightseeing, the Lackawanna River is situated in 1,411-acre Lackawanna State Park, only ten miles from Scranton.

Yuengling Brewery

The oldest brewery in America, Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville is a page out of beer history.


Two cities with one common heritage, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton sit directly next to one another and share a wealth of historic and fascinating locations for film.