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Find Your Fun in Carbon County, PA

FIND YOUR FUN This Winter in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

View from Penn's Peak of Blue Mountain.

About Carbon County, Pennsylvania

Carbon County is located in northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 90 miles west of New York City and 90 miles northeast of Philadelphia. The County is bordered on the north by Luzerne County, on the east by Monroe County, on the west by Schuylkill County and on the south by Lehigh and Northampton Counties. The northern and eastern portions of the County are part of the Pocono Mountains region of the Commonwealth.

Often referred to as "Lehigh Valley's playground," Carbon County is an ideal place to play but to also live and work. Find out why here.

Accommodations, Hotels, Motels, Camping, B&Bs in Carbon County PA

Accommodations in Jim Thorpe & Surrounding Areas of Carbon County

Over 500 Places to Stay!

Whether you stay one night, a weekend or longer, you'll have endless choices of accommodations to perfectly suit your needs, tastes and lifestyle.

Choose from Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels & Motels, Resorts, Guest Houses and Camping.

Snowy hiking trail in Hickory Run State Park.

Winter Hiking Trails in Carbon County

From hardcore outdoor enthusiasts to those who just want some fresh air and exercise, Carbon County is full of paved and unpaved trails for hiking during the winter months. Challenge yourself on varied terrain or just enjoy a leisurely stroll to take in our beautiful mountain winter scenery.

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Winter river scene with snow in Carbon County state park.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania State Parks

Carbon County, Pennsylvania State Parks offer residents and visitors plenty of opportunities not only for fun adventure and relaxation but also for a personal experience with nature. Every state park offers you unique scenery and terrain, various wildlife viewing and a lot of different things to explore.

Visit our state parks at Hickory Run, Beltzville and Lehigh Gorge for hiking, biking, rafting, boating, camping, swimming and more!

Three-quarter view of Harry Packer Mansion, Jim Thorpe, PA in winter with snow around building.

Cultural & Historical Activities in Carbon County

Carbon County, Pennsylvania is a county full of culture and history. Every town will offer you something different and exciting to learn and explore. Museums, galleries, historical attractions, special programs...we have it all!

D&L Trail & Area Info

D&L Trail & Area Information

The D&L Trail in eastern Pennsylvania connects people to nature, culture, communities, recreation & our industrial heritage. Find everything that you would want to know about the Delaware & Lehigh Trail here.

Shot of clocktower in downtown Jim Thorpe on snowy day.

Downtown Jim Thorpe, PA

The county seat of Carbon County, Pennsylvania, formerly known as Mauch Chunk and named after an olympian athlete, Jim Thorpe is a popular and well-known destination for our visitors. Here, you'll find quaint shoppes, history, culture and adventure as well as exciting community events, train rides and more!

Family entertainment venues in Carbon County PA

Entertainment Venues in Carbon County

Famous musicians, talented comedians and Broadway-quality shows don't have to be found only in large cities. In fact, they all can be found right here in Carbon County, Pennsylvania at venues like Penn's Peak and Mauch Chunk Opera House.

Festivals and Fairs in Carbon County

Every year, you can count on some fun and exciting annual events to be held in Carbon County. Check out the dates and websites for our local Festivals and Fairs.

Six deer among trees in snow.

Fishing and Wildlife in Carbon County

When you think of Carbon County, Pennsylvania and the Pocono Mountains, you probably think of nature and wildlife, right? Right!!! Carbon County's diverse terrain is the perfect place for all species of our resident wildlife to call home! If you are an outdoor sports man or woman, get educated here on places to hunt and fish, licensing and rules and regulations.

H2Ooooooh Waterpark Split Rock Resort, Lake Harmony, PA

Indoor Waterparks in Carbon County

Summer fun is not only reserved for summer months here in Carbon County. You and your family can get a taste of summer all year long at our indoor waterpark at Split Rock Resort.

Up close shot of Asa Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe, PA

Museums & Galleries in Carbon County

Appreciate artistic expression and step back in time to explore our rich history at our various museums and galleries throughout Carbon County.

Male skirmish paintball player near a tree.

Paintball Skirmishes

Enjoy the great outdoors, test your skills and have fun with friends with paintball skirmishes.

Resorts for family and adults in Carbon County PA

Resorts in Carbon County

Carbon County is home to beautiful resorts for you and your family to stay and play. Each resort offers a variety of amenities, fun activities, comfortable accommodations and more!

Dining, Restaurants & Nightlife in Carbon County PA

Restaurant Dining & Nightlife

Hungry? In Carbon County, you'll find diverse tastes and dining ambiance for even the most discerning palates. Whether you want a quick sandwich or gourmet lunch, a family-friendly grille or a romantic dinner for two, homemade baked goods or pizza and wings, you'll get it here.

Need to Unwind? In Carbon County, you'll be met with an abundance of pubs, restaurants and cafes to enjoy drinks, music, good company and great times!

Snowy shopping day on Broadway in downtown Jim Thorpe, PA.

Shop Local in Carbon County

Need a little "Retail Therapy?" Take a stroll and explore our charming shops and various small businesses with fabulously unique finds in downtown Jim Thorpe, Lake Harmony, Palmerton and surrounding areas of Carbon County.

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