Stroll down Broadway and visit our many historic shops, museums and art galleries. Take in a show at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. Enjoy a relaxing meal at one of our many unique and historic restaurants. Take a 25-mile-long bike ride (all downhill) or a whitewater rafting expedition or a scenic train ride through our rugged Lehigh River Gorge State Park.
Visit our world-class Penns Peak music entertainment center for a show or visit the historic Eckleys Miners' Village to discover where the Molly Maguires fought the coal mine owners a hundred and fifty years ago. Jim Thorpe, originally named by the Indians as Mauch Chuck, is a 200-year-old historic coal mining town which is credited with supplying the energy to start the American industrial revolution in the early 1800's.
Other Activities: Snowboarding, boating, kayaking