Find things to do in Lehighton like visiting Penn's Peak and Phifer Ice Dam

Whether you are planning to hit the links or tour the nearby museums, the Country Inn & Suites, Lehighton-Jim Thorpe, PA puts you near the area's best things to do. Take the kids to pet the animals and get an ice cream cone at the Country Junction or take a day trip to the Poconos less than an hour away. Located minutes from the town of Jim Thorpe, our hotel sits in the heart of the "Switzerland of America," named for its elegant, historic architecture and scenic natural views. Feel like hitting the slopes? Take a short drive to Blue Mountain Resort for a day of skiing and tubing.

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Asa Packer Mansion Museum

3.93 mi / 6.33 km from the hotel
The railroads brought economic revival to the area. Visit the house of railroad magnate, philanthropist, and Lehigh University founder Asa Packer. Built for $14,000 in 1861, this 18-room mansion covers 11,000 square feet.

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

3.88 mi / 6.25 km from the hotel
Step on board for an early 20th-century railway adventure on an authentic train. The narrated, 16-mile excursion departs from the town of Jim Thorpe and follows the Lehigh River for stunning views of the gorge and surrounding area.

Beltzville State Park

2.96 mi / 4.76 km from the hotel
You can spend a day exploring the 3,000-plus acres of Beltzville State Park. Take a picnic, fish, or water-ski. In the winter, you can snow-ski, enjoy ice fishing, or go iceboating.

Blue Shamrock Golf Club & Sunset Ridge Restaurant

2.91 mi / 4.68 km from the hotel
Are you a golfer? Get in a few swings on this gorgeous course, featuring four sets of tees.

Country Junction

4.55 mi / 7.33 km from the hotel
Take the kids through the petting zoo and amusement park before picking out seasonal fruit and vegetables. Make sure to grab an ice cream cone before you go.

Jim Thorpe Memorial

4.01 mi / 6.46 km from the hotel
Considered one of the 20th century's greatest athletes, Jim Thorpe was a towering figure in football, baseball, and basketball. This attraction memorializes a legendary American.

Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center

4.18 mi / 6.73 km from the hotel
Trace the history of Mauch Chunk, now the town of Jim Thorpe, through the interlocking stories of coal, mining, and railroads.

Phifer Ice Dam

0.98 mi / 1.58 km from the hotel
During the summer, visitors at this community park can take advantage of fishing facilities, a baseball field, a playground, and free concerts. At Christmas, the park also hosts a Festival of Lights.

Ukrainian Homestead

3.75 mi / 6.04 km from the hotel
For more than 50 years, the Ukrainian Homestead has offered a scenic space for friends and family to celebrate Ukrainian heritage and culture.

Penn's Peak

3.19 mi / 5.13 km from the hotel
Get tickets to one of the entertaining shows or concerts at Penn's Peak, which can host up to 1,800 fans. Penn's Peak is also available for weddings, banquets, and dining.

Blue Mountain Resort

8.08 mi / 13.01 km from the hotel
Experience downhill thrills on 40 snowboarding and skiing trails, or coast through the snow in one of 34 snowtubing lanes. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, there's something for everyone at Blue Mountain Resort.