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Lehigh Gorge

Start the morning with a scenic train ride up the Lehigh Gorge for 25 miles, and then bike back down at your own pace. Pairing leisure with adventure, this all-day outing is an exhilarating way to see the trees around Jim Thorpe. Events are scheduled select dates in October and November. Just want to relax? The Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway offers Autumn Leaf excursions on weekends through October.

Jim Thorpe

Take the afternoon to tour and explore! Visit mansions, museums, and galleries around Jim Thorpe. A background of fall foliage makes these beauties stand out. We suggest: The Asa Packer Mansion, the Harry Packer Mansion and the Old Jail Museum.  

While in Jim Thorpe, stop into one of the pubs for dinner. Both the Broadway Grille & Pub and Molly Maguires Pub & Steakhouse feature tasty comfort food with a historic flair.

In the evening, step back in time during a walking tour of Jim Thorpe. Take a self-guided tour throughout the streets and enjoy sightseeing, shopping, and culture. Jim Thorpe’s famed Fall Foliage Festival is generally set for the first three weekends in October. Events include live music, food and craft vendors, children’s activities, and more fall fun for all ages!

Cozy up at a bed and breakfast. Jim Thorpe is home to charming bed and breakfasts like the Times House, Hill Home Forge, and Rosemary Remembrances II.