Fun Things to Do
Jim Thorpe River Adventures
One of the best in the area
Located in Downtown Jim Thorpe, Pa across from the entrance to Lehigh Gorge State Park
Opens March 2013 for rafting tours
Dam Release Dates for 2013 Announced
Harry Packer Mansion
Wonderful Packer Mansion open Friday Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4 each day for tours
Libations Lounge open Friday , 1 to 9 Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4:30
Murder Mystery Get Away Weekends
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
Seasonal Train rides into the Lehigh Gorge
Trains start running Memorial Day Weekend through October
Trains leave from the station in down town Jim Thorpe, pa
The Old Jail Tour
Fantastic tour of our old Carbon County Jail, located in Jim Thorpe, Pa
See the world famous "Hand Print on the Wall"
Located on Broadway in town. Guided Tours Noon to 4:30
Open Memorial Day to Labor Day
Mauch Chunk Museum
Located on Broadway in Jim Thorpe, Pa
Great place to learn the history of our area and Jim Thorpe
Open Saturday and Sunday
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2013 Special Events
Earth Day April 20th
Events all day in the park and concerts at night
Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration May 18th and 19th
Come celebrate Jim Thorpe's Birthday with us in Josiah White Park (at the Train station) Crafts and special events all day
Bear Mountian Butterfly Sancuary
Butterfly exhibit with a teaching and learning focus.
Great for the Family and Kids
Opens for the Season Memorial Day Weekend.
Fall Foliage Festival
First 3 weekends in October
Events all over town, great Fall Foliage train rides into the Lehigh Gorge.
Food , Arts and Crafts downtown at the train station.
Jim Thorpe, Pa does the fall like no other town in the Poconos
Holiday shopping and dining season begins. Shops and dinning open all weekend.
Olde Time Christmas in Jim Thorpe Pa
First 3 weekends of December
Shops are open, train is running and the town is decorated for the holiday !