Attractions in Jim Thorpe
Come experience the "Switzerland of America"
Whether discovering outdoor recreation in the Lehigh Gorge or enjoying the town’s shops and dining, visitors discover so many unique things to do in beautiful Jim Thorpe that many come back year after year. Enjoy the proximity of the Lehigh River and Lehigh Gorge with a whitewater rafting trip or a hike or bike ride along the D&L Trail. Visit Mauch Chunk Lake and the surrounding area for more fresh air and outdoor activities like fishing and swimming.
Take a stroll downtown to snap photos against the historic architecture or soak in the arts & culture and entertainment. From trains to trolleys to sidecars, there are lots of unique tours to get a new perspective on the area. Seasonal and holiday events are also a big draw in town. At the end of the day, unwind at specialty wine & spirits hot spots.