Jim Thorpe, PA
Nicknamed the 'Switzerland of America', the Pennsylvanian town of Jim Thorpe is nestled in the Pocono mountains. The alpine-esque town, with winding streets and Victorian architecture, also sits along the Lehigh Gorge, a spectacular state park with thick woodlands and dramatic waterfalls.
STAFF TOP PICKS
If you are tight on schedule, these are the attractions we recommend going for in a 1 to 2 day stay.
Old Jail Museum
Tour of the historic Old Jail’s and Cell 17 with its mysterious hand print on the wall
Mauch Chunk Lake Park
Picturesque park for seasonal activities, including fall hayrides, camping & warm-weather swimming.