Tag: Pocono Mountains

Jim Thorpe is Most Fun Small Town in America Finalist

Rand McNally announced yesterday that Jim Thorpe is the top vote-getting finalist in its 2013 Best of the Road, Most Fun Small Town in America contest. The other four finalists are Lombard, IL, Corning, NY; Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH; and Nocona, TX. That’s no surprise to… Continue Reading “Jim Thorpe is Most Fun Small Town in America Finalist”

Jim Thorpe rocks summer

Summer may have officially started in June but summer fun in Jim Thorpe is really heating up now that we’re in July. Ben Taylor rocked the Benjamin Franklin Parkway last night as part of the Philly Jam Festival. Here in Jim Thorpe, we’re counting… Continue Reading “Jim Thorpe rocks summer”

It’s a beautiful day to enjoy Jim Thorpe

Blue skies, sunshine – there’s no better place to enjoy it than in Jim Thorpe, the gateway to the Pocono Mountains. Rent a bike or hop on a shuttle down at Blue Mountain Sports, hike up to the Glen Onoko Falls, or simply stroll… Continue Reading “It’s a beautiful day to enjoy Jim Thorpe”

It’s Fall Foliage Festival time

Ready, set, October! Leaf peepers and festival goers flock to Jim Thorpe, the gateway to the Pocono Mountains, on October weekends each year for the Fall Foliage Festival, train rides, hayrides at Mauch Chunk Lake Park, as well as the popular Simon and Garfunkel… Continue Reading “It’s Fall Foliage Festival time”

Are you ready for summer in Jim Thorpe?

The clip, clop of horse hooves down Race Street, the train whistle’s all-aboard toot and the Faculty Brass rendition of La Bamba floating through the air can mean only one thing – the summer season has officially begun in Jim Thorpe. Flags were flown… Continue Reading “Are you ready for summer in Jim Thorpe?”