Things to Do
*Night Life and Goings On
Fun for the whole family in Jim Thorpe, PA.
PLEASE NOTE: The hours for various businesses typically vary according to the season. Especially during the week, call ahead to be sure they're open when you want to visit!
|OLDE TIME CHRISTMAS TESTIVAL -website-|
Concerts, caroling, fun for the kids, shopping, dining - the first 3 weekends of December!
Dec 6, 7, 8 and 14, 15, 2013, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|OLD JAIL MUSEUM -website-|
Wander the Old Jail's cold hallways, past Cell 17 with its mysterious handprint on the wall, under the gallows on which seven of the accused Molly Maguires were put to death, and down into the eerie dungeon.And don't forget to check out our new book, "Ghosts of the Molly Maguires?", a collection of visitors' first-hand
accounts of strange happenings in the Old Jail.
128 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|ROTARY CLUB GHOSTWALKS -website-|
Costumed GhostGuides share tales of reported ghoulish encounters and stories of historic properties and people along Broadway. Family-friendly walks weekend evenings (Ghost season: Fri, Sept 6-Sat, Dec 21) start from the Inn at Jim Thorpe, 24 Broadway. Outdoors - covers a mile roundtrip to the Old Jail Museum in about an hour. Walk-ins welcome if space is available - reservations strongly recommended. Call 570 325-2346. Tickets available 15 minutes before each walk; adults: $10, children, 7-12: $5. Not frightening, but not recommended for children 6 and under. Private group walks possible - minimum 10 adults. Info:
P.O. Box 103, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 - (570) 325-2346, email@example.com Our schedule and more info here
P.O. Box 103, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|BEAR MOUNTAIN BUTTERFLIES -website-|
Butterfly sanctuary, community arts and education center. Live butterfly indoor flight garden, educational tours, programs, art classes, birthday parties, Monarch Gift Shop. Open May for groups, no reservations needed June-Oct.
18 Church Rd, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|READING ESCAPADES AND MATH EXPLORERS -website-|
Looking for a fun day for your young children? Reading Escapades offers fun-filled day camps for children ages 3-10. With many rotating themes such as dinosaurs and Ancient Egypt, your child will be entertained while they discover interesting and wonderful facts. Space is limited so reservations are required. We also offer weekly group tutoring for children ages 3-15 in reading, math and Spanish as well as private tutoring in most subjects.
616 North St, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18071
|WALK THIS WAY TOURS -website-|
Ghost Tours! One Hour Walking Tour: Hear Stories Of Local Hauntings, Folklore And Legends! Saturday Tours Offered May 19th Through Labor Day. Sunday Night Tours On Memorial And Labor Day Weekends. Depart 8:45pm Outside The Inn At Jim Thorpe. Tickets:$9 Per Adult; $5 For Children 12 And Under. Please Arrive 10 Minutes Early To Ensure Prompt Departure. Reservations Highly Suggested! Call 570-401-8807.
875 Stockton Mountain Road, Beaver Meadows, PA, 18216
|DELAWARE AND LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR -website-|
The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a joint effort of private groups and interested citizens, county and municipal governments, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the federal government to conserve cultural and natural resources in the five-county region of Pennsylvania that traverses the historic Delaware and Lehigh Canals. Since the Delaware & Lehigh's designation by Congress in 1988, it has been our mission to restore historic places, conserve green space for public use and preserve and interpret our heritage to enhance life for generations to come.
2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, PA, 18042
|LEHIGH GORGE SCENIC RAILWAY INC -website-|
Bring the entire family for a spectacular one-hour train ride into the beautiful Lehigh Gorge State Park. From the comfort of our historic 1920's era open window coaches, you can witness the grand sights available only by train. Mountain vistas, trackside streams and flowing rivers, and fellow adventurers enjoying hiking, biking and white water rafting are just a few of the visual delights waiting for you on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway.
Former Central RR of New Jersey Train Station, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
|CARBON COUNTY FAIR -website-|
The Carbon County Lion/Lioness Fair Association, Inc. was created in January 1999. The Association is comprised of the Bowmanstown/Parryville Lions, Franklin Township Lions, Lehighton Lions, Lehighton Lioness Lions, Mahoning Lions, Palmerton Lions, West Penn Lions and the Jim Thorpe Lioness Clubs. We wanted to create a Fair that would showcase the Carbon County 4-H and provide those kids with the recognition and positive reinforcement that they so greatly deserve.
3285 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, PA, 18071