Tag: Pocono Mountains

Jim Thorpe’s Fall party kicks off this weekend

It’s that magical time of year in Jim Thorpe when the mountains surrounding one of the most beautiful small town’s in America go technicolor. To celebrate, the Jim Thorpe Tourist Agency sponsors an annual festival the first three weekends of October with vendors, food, crafts…

Music, Rafting and Remembrance this weekend in Jim Thorpe

There’s something for everyone this weekend in Jim Thorpe, the Gateway to the Pocono Mountains. With temperatures expected in the 70s and low 80s, it should be picture perfect. If fast water is your thing, a dam release this weekend, should make for fantastic…

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…

Happy Earth Day

The gateway to the Pocono Mountains, Jim Thorpe’s landscape, energy, residents and visitors alike make it a special place to celebrate and appreciate this magnificent planet. First celebrated on April 22, 1970, Earth Day was a national call to protect the environment. Some 44 years later, it’s celebrated…

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…