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Jim Thorpe's proximity to the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, New York and other population centers along the eastern seaboard makes it a great place for both doing business and getting away from it all.
Only 1.5 hours from Philadelphia, and 2 hours from New York City, Jim Thorpe offers an authentic and unique respite for visitors and the sense of feeling far away.
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Located at the base of a steep valley carved by the Lehigh River, the town of Jim Thorpe combines a rich history with a growing reputation as a place where residents and visitors can enjoy the beauty of the mountains while also experiencing the town's many accommodations, shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor recreation opportunities.