Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Jim Thorpe

Come and experience Jim Thorpe and its history, architecture and entertainment. Well known for its hiking, riverfront and rafting, this scenic city won't disappoint. Blue Mountain Ski Area and Pocono Raceway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Jim Thorpe

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Jim Thorpe a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Mountain Ski Area (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Camelback Ski Area (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Big Creek Vineyard (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Big Boulder Ski Area (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Jack Frost Big Boulder (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Jim Thorpe

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Jim Thorpe is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hickory Run State Park (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Boulder Field (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Community Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Tuscarora State Park (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Jim Thorpe

Fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Jim Thorpe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 751 holiday rentals near Jim Thorpe. From 61 Cabins to 463 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jim Thorpe for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jim Thorpe?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jim Thorpe:

  • Lake Harmony Estates: 207 holiday homes
  • Buck Hill Falls: 15 holiday homes
  • Scotrun: 1,087 holiday homes
  • Locust Lake Village: 247 holiday homes
  • Village at Camelback: 154 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jim Thorpe?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Jim Thorpe. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Asa Packer Mansion Museum: 748 holiday rentals
  • Jim Thorpe Memorial: 758 holiday rentals
  • Mauch Chunk Museum: 749 holiday rentals
  • Old Jail Museum: 740 holiday rentals
  • Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John: 749 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jim Thorpe listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Jim Thorpe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 61 Cabins in Jim Thorpe. Our other popular types of Jim Thorpe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 463 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 61 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 99 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jim Thorpe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 341 holiday homes with pool available in Jim Thorpe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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