With three ski resorts to choose from (Blue Mountain, Big Boulder and Jack Frost) winter visitors can find abundant skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and snowmobiling. The Beltzville State Park and Lehigh Gorge State Park provide prime fall foliage viewing while during spring and summer, visitors enjoy whitewater rafting, hiking, picnicking, sailing, swimming, fishing and mountain biking.
UPCOMING LOCAL EVENTS:
May 16-May 17: Jim Thorpe's Birthday Celebration (Jim Thorpe)
Runners carry the lighted torch from the High School Stadium to Josiah White Park where they light the Olympic torch. The weekend includes free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, craft and food vendors, a clown for the children and much more.
May 22-May 25: Steampunk Exhibition (Bethlehem)
Running until November 1, call for times. Showcasing Victorian clothing, machinery, toys, medical tools, games and arsenal, guests will experience firsthand how the Steampunk movement acts as a springboard for creating the alternative realities. Featuring artists such as Ed Kidera, James Ng, and Felix Eddy, as well as our new Local Artist in the Spotlight, Domenick Naccaratto Steampunk is the perfect way to bridge imagination and reality for visitors of any age.
May 31: Black Bear Triathlon (Lehighton)
Beautiful course offering a calm swim in Beltzville Reservoir followed by a rolling hills bike course, and finishing with a great run course along hard packed trails and paved roads.
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Blue Mountain Ski
Jim Thorpe Whitewater Rafting
Lehigh Gorge State Park
Mauch Chunk Lake Park
Hideaway Hills Golf Club
Pocono Rail Trail Biking