Visit our Hotel’s Scenic Location near Jim Thorpe, PA
From the state’s highest ski vertical to the world’s largest general store, you can experience a variety of unforgettable attractions just minutes away from our hotel’s location. Set in the Pocono Mountains, the Country Inn & Suites Lehighton offers easy access to Beltzville State Park, Blue Mountain Ski Area, Pocono Raceway, the Penn’s Peak entertainment center, the Asa Packer Mansion Museum, the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway and much more. In addition, our hotel’s location near Jim Thorpe, PA enables you to explore spectacular 19th-century architecture as well as the gorgeous natural scenery that gave the town its nickname, “the Switzerland of America.”
Our hotel is located near the following attractions:
- Phifer Ice Dam (0.9 miles)
This community park offers fishing facilities, a baseball field, a playground and free concerts throughout the summer. The park also hosts a Festival of Lights during the Christmas season.
Phone: +1 (610) 377-1773
- Ukrainian Homestead (2.1 miles)
A unique celebration of Ukrainian heritage, this beautiful homestead showcases peaceful farmland, a refreshing pool and a variety of cultural events.
Phone: +1 (610) 377-0412
- Beltzville State Park (3 miles)
Comprising more than 3,000 acres of natural forest, this beautiful state park offers a swimming beach, picnic areas, boat rentals, hiking trails, camping facilities, fishing, hunting and a historic covered bridge.
Phone: +1 (610) 377-0045
- Penn’s Peak (3.8 miles)
Penn’s Peak is the premier event venue in the Lehighton area, hosting a variety of concerts and shows each year. The venue also includes two bars, a restaurant and an open-air deck with panoramic mountain views.
Phone: +1 (866) 605-7325
- Blocker Enterprises (4 miles)
Opened in 1971, Blocker Yamaha Kawasaki is the area's best source for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and generators. The store is stocked to the ceiling with parts, accessories and apparel for you and your machine.
Phone: +1 (610) 377-0440
- Keystone Harley-Davidson (4 miles)
Keystone Harley-Davidson is dedicated to providing you with the best riding experience in the Lehigh Valley.
Phone: +1 (610) 379-4055
- Country Junction (5 miles)
The largest general store in the world, Country Junction sells everything from furniture and gardening supplies to homemade fudge and candles. The store also includes a petting zoo, a wine cellar and an ice cream parlor.
Phone: +1 (610) 377-5050
- Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway (5.2 miles)
Climb aboard an authentic 1920s railway coach for a 16-mile, round-trip adventure through the Poconos, beginning in downtown Jim Thorpe and following the Lehigh River to Old Penn Haven.
Phone: +1 (570) 325-8485
- Jim Thorpe Memorial (5.5 miles)
Born on May 28, 1888, Jim excelled in football, track and basketball, and was the star of the 1912 Olympics. His memorial includes an impressive statue and a series of storyboards about his life.
- Blue Ridge Country Club (5.6 miles)
From April through October, the Country Inn & Suites offers a golf package for this beautiful private country club, which is only 10 minutes away from the hotel. Please call our staff for more details or book online.
Phone: +1 (610) 826-2504
- Asa Packer Mansion Museum (6 miles)
Built in 1861, this National Historic Landmark was once the home of Asa Packer, builder of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and founder of Lehigh University. Don’t miss a guided tour of this exquisite mansion.
Phone: +1 (570) 325-3229
- Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center (6.5 miles)
This museum chronicles the history of Old Mauch Chunk, now known as Jim Thorpe. The city has a rich history as a railroad mining town, the site of the infamous Molly Maguire trial and the home of the first American roller coaster.
Phone: +1 (570) 325-9190
- Pocono Whitewater Adventures & Skirmish USA (6.5 miles)
There's something for adventurers of all skill levels at this water park. Options include wild rafting and kayaking trips, family excursions, relaxed biking adventures and adrenaline-filled Skirmish paintball games.
Phone: +1 (570) 944-8392
- Mahoning Valley Country Club (7.8 miles)
The Mahoning Valley Country Club combines a beautiful setting, excellent cuisine and superior service to create a picture-perfect wedding celebration or a wonderful day out on the golf course.
Phone: +1 (570) 386-2588
- Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary (9.2 miles)
Bring the entire family to this live-flight butterfly aviary, where you can hold and hand-feed the butterflies. The sanctuary also includes an outdoor picnic area and a nature-themed gift shop.
Phone: +1 (570) 325-4848
- Historic Jim Thorpe (9.5 miles)
Our hotel’s location near Jim Thorpe, PA is perfect for outdoor adventurers and architecture buffs. Dating back to 1816, this picturesque town is known for its 19th-century architecture and breathtaking scenery.
Phone: +1 (570) 325-5810
- Blue Mountain Ski Area (11.9 miles)
Skiing enthusiasts will love taking advantage of our hotel’s setting in the Pocono Mountains. We offer year-round ski packages as well as discounted tickets for Blue Mountain, which features 37 ski trails, 21 snow tubing slides and the highest vertical in Pennsylvania.
Phone: +1 (610) 826-7700
- No. 9 Mine & Museum (16.7miles)
Venture 1,600 feet into the mountainside to explore the world’s oldest continually operated anthracite coal mine. You can also browse captivating exhibits on 19th- and 20th-century mining.
Phone: +1 (570) 645-7074
- Lehigh Valley Wine Trail (various locations)
Swirl and sip your way through eight wineries on the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail, which extends from Jim Thorpe to the river’s mouth at Easton. For more information, please visit their website.