wayne county pa tourism
About Wayne County
What makes Wayne County, Pennsylvania so spectacular? Find out about the historical, recreational, and educational key points of this illustrious Northeast Region.
Honesdale, Pennslyvania is known as "The Birthplace of the American Railroad." In keeping with this tradition the Wayne County Historical Society houses a full-scale replica of the Stourbridge Lion, the first steam locomotive. Also, one of the original coach cars is here which is accessible for touring. Come journey back in time during the rich traditions of Wayne County which greatly contributed to the economic boom of the coal and cut glass industry.
Wayne County offers some of the most beautiful state parks, rivers and lakes for you to enjoy. Go kayaking, canoeing and hiking at Prompton State Park. Nearby is Lake Wallenpaupack one of the largest man-made lakes in Pennsylvania with a shoreline of 52 miles.
Wayne County offers a wide array of accommodations to choose from such as Bed & Breakfasts, Campgrounds, Hotels, Inns, Lodges, Motels and Resorts. Hospitality and service are of the utmost importance to the proprietors of these facilities. Pick an accommodation to best meets your vacation needs.
Wayne County offers year round opportunities to experience nature, adventure, the arts, wineries, animal parks, fun parks, and much, much more! Come and enjoy Wayne County at its best.
Fairs & Fun - Roots & Rhythms
Cruises & Cadillacs - Festivals & Fanfare
Crafts & Farm Markets - Music & Melodies
Whether surrounded by an elegant atmosphere enjoying a delectable lobster augratin with homegrown grilled vegetables, at the cozy hometown diner devouring a scrumptous cheesesteak with home-cut fries, or at one of the local barbecues sampling their taste tempting secret-recipe baby back ribs with fresh corn on the cob, it can all be found in one of Wayne County's vast choices of restaurants.
This informative booklet provides an excellent overview of Wayne County's history, community profile & events, places to visit, stay, shop & worship, places providing services, and important telephone numbers.
Follow Us On Facebook
The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Facebook page was published February 2010. There you will find pertinent information regarding the Chamber, our membership businesses, Chamber (as well as membership) events, and interesting facts & tidbits from our facebook fans.
The Stourbridge Line
The Stourbridge Line Rail Excursions have been postponed for the 2013 season. For those of you who are train or history buffs, take a trip back in time at the Wayne County Historical Society where a full scale size replica of the Stourbridge Lion is housed.