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Mauch Chunk Museum Cultural Center

Jim Thorpe from the formation of coal to the Lenape Indians, the mining town of Mauch Chunk, the Switchback Railroad. June-Dec.

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Woods Ice Cream Jim Thorpe

This old gas station by the railroad tracks has been converted to an ice cream shop. Walk up serving windows, covered and uncovered outdoor seating. Ice cream and coffee.

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Cafe Arielle at the Stabin Museum

Sophisticated, upscale cafe. Full bar. Kids' menu and play area. Part of the Stabin Museum. Open Fri, Sat, Sun.

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Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival

Annual indie film festival in April at Mauch Chunk Opera house and venues in town. "Top 100 Reviewed Festivals" by FilmFreeway.

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Gaetano’s Pizza

Small-town pizza parlor. Pizza by the slice or pie, hoagies/heroes, cheesesteaks, calzone, stromboli. Kids' menu.

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Pocono Biking

Bike the historic Rail-Trail in the Lehigh Gorge State Park. Day trips and overnight trips, TREK bike rentals, shuttle service.