Destination guide

Delight in the riverside 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-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Jim Thorpe a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center. 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 around Jim Thorpe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 754 holiday lettings near Jim Thorpe. From 60 Cabins to 471 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jim Thorpe 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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jim Thorpe:

  • Scotrun: 1,006 holiday homes
  • Buck Hill Falls: 15 holiday homes
  • Locust Lake Village: 254 holiday homes
  • Mount Pocahontas: 26 holiday homes
  • Camelback Ski Area: 1,892 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 accommodations near great places in Jim Thorpe. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Asa Packer Mansion Museum: 757 holiday lettings
  • Jim Thorpe Memorial: 765 holiday lettings
  • Mauch Chunk Museum: 758 holiday lettings
  • Old Jail Museum: 749 holiday lettings
  • Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John: 756 holiday lettings

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 60 Cabins in Jim Thorpe. Our other popular types of Jim Thorpe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 471 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 100 self catering accommodations

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 336 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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