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Best Things to Do in Jim Thorpe

The Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

Jim Thorpe at the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, a 16-mile round-trip adventure through the beautiful Lehigh Gorge State Park near Jim Thorpe.

The Jim Thorpe Memorial

The Jim Thorpe Memorial is a public park and burial site honoring the legendary athlete Jim Thorpe, after whom the town was named.

Broadway Street

Broadway Street runs through the heart of downtown Jim Thorpe, spanning about two city blocks. Lined with opera houses, art galleries, museums, bars, restaurants, and unique shops.

The Old Jail Museum

The Old Jail Museum in Jim Thorpe has a rich history as the former home to Carbon County’s most infamous criminals from the 19th to the 20th centuries.

Hickory Run State Park

Hickory Run State Park, spans 16,000 acres and includes three distinct natural areas. Established in 1945, it’s recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s top state parks.