Tag: Valentine’s Day

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…

Song, wine, chili…mmm, mmm fun

A little song, a little wine and a bowl of chili adds up to a lot of hot fun in store for those in Jim Thorpe this holiday weekend. Our favorite music venue, the Mauch Chunk Opera House, is hosting the Infamous Stringdusters Thursday night, Jan. 15…

Cure for cabin fever in Jim Thorpe

Got cabin fever? Need a winter getaway without going far away? Come to Jim Thorpe, recently named Best Romantic Getaway by Philadelphia Magazine. While Jim Thorpe – the gateway to the Poconos- is a beautiful place to visit any time of the year, it’s…

Jim Thorpe named 2012 Best of Philly: Best Romantic Getaway

The world is finding out what we’ve known all along – romance and Jim Thorpe are perfect together. Philadelphia Magazine recently awarded Jim Thorpe its Best of Philly 2012: Best Romantic Getaway designation. From the moment the town reveals itself as you round the…

Spend Valentine’s weekend on the most romantic street in the Poconos

Historic Race Street in the heart of Jim Thorpe is considered by many one of the most romantic streets in the Pocono Mountains – not to mention this side of the Atlantic. In the foothills of the Pocono Mountains, just a block above Broadway,…