Tag: Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

Trains return to Jim Thorpe just in time for WinterFest

Jim Thorpe visitors and merchants got an early Valentine’s Day present when Reading Northern Blue Mountain Railroad announced earlier today that trains will return to town this weekend. The railroad’s Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway suspended service in November over a tax dispute with the… Continue Reading “Trains return to Jim Thorpe just in time for WinterFest”

Valentine’s Day and WinterFest in Jim Thorpe

Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you know Jim Thorpe was named the 2012 Best Romantic Getaway by Philadelphia Magazine? Lovers flocking to town this weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day know and know why. With Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute band) concerts at the Mauch Chunk Opera House both… Continue Reading “Valentine’s Day and WinterFest in Jim Thorpe”

Summer season kicks off in Jim Thorpe

There were days, nay weeks, possibly even months this past winter that we doubted summer would ever come but it’s here and so are all the familiar sites and sounds that beckon tourists all summer long. The train whistle will be blowing as the… Continue Reading “Summer season kicks off in Jim Thorpe”

Simon & Garfunkle tribute kicks off Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Fun

Just as folks make their annual pilgrimage to see the technicolor displays of Mother Nature each fall in her jewel of Jim Thorpe, music lovers likewise flock to the Mauch Chunk Opera House for another perennial favorite – A. J. Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle… Continue Reading “Simon & Garfunkle tribute kicks off Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Fun”

Time to enjoy summer season in Jim Thorpe

After what seemed like an endless winter and a chilly spring, we are looking forward to a great summer season in Jim Thorpe, the Gateway to the Pocono Mountains. The Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway is back, running train rides on weekends, The Old Jail,… Continue Reading “Time to enjoy summer season in Jim Thorpe”