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Find Your Fun in Carbon County...

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There's Plenty to Do in Carbon County, PA This Summer!

(Memorial Day through Labor Day)

When planning your day trip, a weekend stay or a vacation in Pennsylvania, think Carbon County.

Carbon County is known for its unique diversity...small towns rich in history and culture, rolling farmland, beautiful mountains with majestic views, sparkling lakes with sandy beaches, flowing rivers, hiking and biking trails with scenic views, cozy bed & breakfasts, exciting resorts, charming shoppes, fantastic restaurants, family-friendly events and so much more!

Whether you enjoy relaxing on the beach by the lake, becoming one with nature at one of our various campgrounds or engaging in extreme sports, such as: hiking, mountain biking or whitewater rafting, we guarantee that you will FIND OUR FUN This Summer in Carbon County!

Click on the images/links below to start planning your visit or stay with us!

And, search our Carbon County Business Directory to find other great Carbon County businesses and activities.

 


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  FIND YOUR SUMMER FUN HOT DEALS!

 
  CLICK HERE for HOT Find Your Fun Savings!






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Carbon County ACCOMMODATIONS

 
  CLICK HERE to plan your stay with us.


 


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Carbon County BIKING & TRAILS

 
  CLICK HERE to find scenic bike trails.





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Carbon County's DOWNTOWN JIM THORPE

 
  CLICK HERE to explore historic downtown Jim Thorpe.






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Carbon County CAMPGROUNDS

  CLICK HERE to plan your overnight nature experience.







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Carbon County ENTERTAINMENT

  CLICK HERE to find your ticket to fun.






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Carbon County Summer EVENTS

 
  CLICK HERE to join in the fun.



 

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Carbon County FAIRS & FESTIVALS

 

  CLICK HERE to join in our celebrations.





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Carbon County FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

  CLICK HERE to enjoy family-friendly activities.






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 Carbon County GOLF & COUNTRY CLUBS

 
  CLICK HERE to enjoy our fairways and country clubs.






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 Carbon County LAKES & BEACHES

 
  CLICK HERE to relax on sandy beaches and swim our lakes.





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Carbon County MUSEUMS

 

  CLICK HERE to learn more about our culture and history.





643  Carbon County RESORTS

 

  CLICK HERE to enjoy a variety of exciting activities.





637  Carbon County RESTAURANT DINING

 

  CLICK HERE to experience our delicious cuisine.




646  Carbon County/Jim Thorpe SHOPPING

 
  CLICK HERE to explore our charming shoppes.




 

647  Carbon County STATE PARKS

  CLICK HERE to play on nature's playground.




 

649  Carbon County TOURS

 
  CLICK HERE to tour historical mansions, wineries & cultural centers.





650  Carbon County WHITEWATER RAFTING

 
  CLICK HERE to conquer our raging waters.





Carbon County Hotel Tax Grant

 -DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS DECEMBER 30, 2017- CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

Next Deadlines for Submission are February 28th & September 30th.

 

Room Tax Allocation Committee (RTAC) 
As Authorized by: The Office of the Carbon County Commissioners

 

The Carbon County Commissioners have delegated to the RTAC certain responsibilities concerning the solicitation, evaluation and recommendation of tourism-related projects to be funded in part by proceeds from the Hotel Room Tax imposed throughout the County.


This Committee has developed and submitted to the Office of the County of Commissioners a protocol that include: general guidelines, guidelines, application criteria and an evaluation procedure.

General Guidelines

 

1. Twice annually, the RTAC will provide releases to the media and place advertisements informing eligible non-profit organizations in Carbon County of the availability of grants for tourism-related projects (that primarily bring tourists into Carbon County and encourage overnight stays) and soliciting their inquiries.

2. The RTAC will provide an application to interested organizations together with a timetable of deadlines for submission.

3. Following each deadline, the RTAC will convene to evaluate all applications that have been received and will record its recommendations for funding. 

4.The RTAC will send the report to the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, Inc. (PMVB) for final approval per ACT 18.

5. Invoices from vendors for marketing expenditures will be sent directly to PMVB for payment up to the amount approved by the RTAC.

6. Funding recipients will be required to submit a summary of all expenditures and pertinent project information to the RTAC within 12 months of the conclusion of the funded project.

7. PMVB Branding guidelines will be provided. Branding materials should be added to print/digital advertising including, but not limited to, websites, billboards and brochures. Any questions should be directed to Brian Bossuyt, Director of Marketing (PMVB) bbossuyt@poconos.org 570-421-5791 x 3120.

8. Upon approval of funding, marketing invoices should be sent to Staci Barkalow, CFO (PMVB) staci@poconos.org for payment.

Please be sure to indicate the organizations name along with your contact information on each marketing invoice.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS DECEMBER 30, 2017.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION