This Outdoors Haven known as Jim Thorpe is located in the Northeastern Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains in Carbon County. There is much to see in the Town of Jim Thorpe, and it is popular for Tourists for a number of reasons including Hiking, Bicycle Riding, Entertainment, Resorts, Shopping, Dining, and much more. Jim Thorpe was founded as Mauch Chunk in 1818. The town itself was founded Josiah White who was also the founder of The Lehigh Coal Navigation Company. Today, the town is one of the Pocono Mountain Ideal places to visit.
Jim Thorpe is very close to the Legendary Pocono Ski Resorts Jack Frost and Big Boulder Resorts. Jim Thorpe is also a town that celebrates all four seasons of Pocono Mountain Living offering its residents many fun things to do. The Stellar Acoustics of Mauch Chunk Opera House give you the best of live Blues and Rock. Penns Peak is another Venue offering live shows from many different genres of Music, Dinner, Drinks, and a great time. Enjoy a nice night out to Dinner at one of the Prime Restaurants such as the Victorian Emerald Restaurant or the Flow Restaurant, named for the Mauch Chunk Creek that flows beneath it.
In the Spring, the tree lined streets are in Bloom. Spring and Summer Bring Starry nights and all sorts of outdoor fun including River Rafting, Hiking, Biking, and Horseback Riding. Stroll the Beautiful and historic County Seat of Carbon County and enjoy a relaxing meal at one of the many Restaurants, or spend the night in one of the relaxing Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts. Autumn is known in Jim Thorpe for brings Beauty and Color to the Valley and the surrounding Mountains along with Crisp days and Brisk nights. The Winter in Jim Thorpe is a Beautiful and Romantic Weekend Destination in the Very Decorated Town.
Jim Thorpe has it all from Biking, Boating, Camping, Festivals, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Paintball, Parks, Nature, Skiing, Tours, Ghost Walks, Trains, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Family Fun, Historic Attractions, Library, Live Music, Spa, Massage, and Wine! There are also many Perfect and Private Pocono Mountain Communities with their very own Amenities including, Boating, Festivals, Beaches, Playgrounds, Heated Pools, and much more. All is located in the Historic and Beautiful Jim Thorpe Pa!
Downtown in the Historic Fun Filled Jim Thorpe Pa!