The Summit Woods lifestyle is perfect for those who like options. Whether it’s the Poconos and all of the outdoor activities you can think of for your family to enjoy or the Scranton Area and all of the attractions of a small city, Summit Woods and the surrounding area offer fun for all ages. Your private large acreage property at Summit Woods allows endless possibilities. Take in the view from your own back yard, or cruise into town for some fun! Check out some local attractions, and see for yourself why Business Week, Forbes Magazine, and Money Magazine ranked the Scranton area in their lists of fastest growing real estate markets, fastest recovering cities, best places to start over, and best places to raise kids.
With 56 miles of shoreline, Lake Wallenpaupack is one of the largest lakes in Pennsylvania. The natural beauty of the area perfectly enhances all the fun-filled activities that are available, including hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, golf, state parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
With 2,400 square miles encompassing northeast Pennsylvania’s Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties, the Pocono Mountains region is home to rolling mountain terrain, breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls, thriving woodlands and 170 miles of winding rivers. Visit the Pocono Mountains website for more information on the endless recreational activities this region has to offer.
Tobyhanna State Park
Tobyhanna State Park is in scenic Monroe and Wayne counties in northeastern Pennsylvania. The 5,440-acre park includes the 170-acre Tobyhanna Lake. Visit the park website for more information.
Gouldsboro State Park
Gouldsboro State Park, in Monroe and Wayne counties in northeastern Pennsylvania, contains 2,800 acres of land, including the 250-acre Gouldsboro Lake.
Baseball: Lackawanna County Stadium/PNC Field
Home of the New York Yankees
The stadium is located on a 50 acre parcel on scenic Montage Mountain in Moosic and is easy accessible by Interstate 81. With a seating capacity of 10,000, Lackawanna County Stadium is the largest stadium in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Hockey/Football: Mohegan Sun Arena
The arena’s primary tenants are the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, affiliated with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers of the af2 Arena Football league. With a large capacity for concerts, the arena has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment.
Downhill Skiing: Sno Mountain
Located in Lackawanna County Sno-Mountain is only minutes from Summit Woods offering over 30 trails and 7 lifts for skiing in the winter as well as an extensive water park in the summer months.
Downhill Skiing: Elk Mountain
Located 20 miles from Summit Woods, Elk was started in 1959, when a mountain became a new recreation complex for skiing. Elk Mountain, as it was named, started out with only a handful of trails. Today Elk Mountain Ski Resort has evolved into a sprawling 27 trails, and the most challenging terrain in Pennsylvania!
Downhill Skiing: Camel Back
At Camelback Mountain Resort, fun lives and works, they are committed to providing family-focused attractions that stand above everyone in cleanliness, friendliness, award winning instructional programs and outstanding customer service. Our dedicated staff will make you smile each and every time, all the time.
City of Scranton
Money Magazine ranks Scranton 4th in their list of the 100 biggest housing markets by population.
SteamTown Historical District
Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS) is a heritage railway and museum located on 62 acres in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, at the site of the former Scranton yards of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad.
A 3.5 mile walking/jogging path around Lake Scranton boasts beautiful scenery through a wooded area.
University of Scranton
Founded in 1888, Scranton is a nationally recognized Catholic and Jesuit university in Pennsylvania’s Pocono northeast region. The University offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs with a total enrollment of almost 5,000 students.