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.

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.