This weekend May 5th and 6th special $175 for 2 guests. In your party of 5 we prefer 3 adults or less. NO bachelor/bachelorette parties.Please do not ask me to call you or email you. This is not allowed until you book.
8 Miles from Historic Downtown Jim Thorpe.The Rail Trail continues to be the number one attraction for out guests. This 26-mile trail cuts through 4,500 acres of dramatic river gorge parkland along the Lehigh River on a former rail and canal route. Grab your bike and board a shuttle in Jim Thorpe to cycle from the northern point in White Haven to the southern point in Jim Thorpe, a gorgeous tree-line ride with excellent river views. Or, if you are looking for a shorter, 15-mile experience, pick up the trail in Rockport; however, you will only get 5 miles of gorgeous trail before the last 10 miles of more open trail
.All the comforts of home while vacationing in the Poconos Our guest house is attached to the back of our home. It is very private and has its own entrance.We respect your privacy or you can sit around the fire with us! Most guests come here to get away from it all and are so busy we rarely see them. You will love the beauty of the area and peace and quiet. Direct TV and WI-FI. One Queen size pillow top bed and a bunk with a full bed over a full bed. Top bunk has a 200 lb. weight limit. If your staying one night we will book to 4 adults. Towels and linens supplied. Bring your own soap shampoo, coffee . There is a limited amount of creamer and sugar to get you started. The kitchen is stocked with Coffee pot, toaster, can opener, blender, knife block..Pots,casserole dishes, utensils, mugs and glasses.Large closet .Iron and ironing board. Hair dryer and curling iron. Large deck with private entrance.Don't be surprised to see deer from your window and an occasional bear. No pets. Smoking allowed on the deck.Two night stay minimum starting April 1.We will consider a one night stay if it is within two days of the night you would like to book and the room is available or if you are a returning guests. 8 miles from historic Jim Thorpe Pa . 2 miles from skirmish/white water rafting. 5 miles from Penn's Peak Entertainment Complex. 12 miles from Pocono Race Track8 miles from Big Boulder/ Lake Harmony. 5 miles from the indoor water park At Split Rock Resort/ Lake Harmony12 miles from Jack Frost Mountain. 35 miles from Mohegan Sun casino. State Parks: Hickory Run. Tuscarora. Beltsville.
Book now for the Fall Foliage Festival.First 3 weekends in October.Events all over town, great Fall Foliage train rides into the Lehigh Gorge.Food , Arts and Crafts downtown at the train station.Jim Thorpe, Pa does the fall like no other town in the PoconosThe Old Jail TourWe recommend the Fantastic tour of our old Carbon County Jail, located in Jim Thorpe, PaSee the world famous "Hand Print on the Wall"Located on Broadway in town. Guided Tours Noon to 4:30 Open Memorial Day to Labor DayLehigh Gorge Scenic RailwaySeasonal Train rides into the Lehigh Gorge Trains start running Memorial Day Weekend through OctoberTrains leave from the station in down town Jim Thorpe, paHarry Packer MansionWonderful Packer Mansion open Friday Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4 each day for tours Libations Lounge open Friday , 1 to 9 Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4:30Murder Mystery Get Away WeekendDIRECTIONSFrom Allentown take the north east extension of the Pa turnpike north to the Mahoning valley exit. Bear to the left after paying the toll. At the stop sign make a left onto route 209. At the light make a left onto Harriety road.( Follow the signs for Penn's Peak entertainment complex.) At the stop sign make a right. Make the next left. You will pass Seltzers nursery (they sell trees and shrubs) At the next stop sign make a right. Go straight through the next stop sign. You will pass Penn's peak. After passing Penn's peak make a right at the stop sign onto route 903. Stay on 903 for about 6 miles. After the Shell gas station go down the hill and as you start going up the next hill make a right onto Danner Road. If you pass the Alpine Bakery you went too far. Once on Danner Road go about 1 mile. Make a right onto Hummingbird Dive. We are the second house on the right. Pull in the driveway and park across from the garage , facing the trees and leaving enough room for someone to park next to you. This is your parking spot will you are staying with us. Coming From New York: I-80 West to exit 284 (Blakeslee) Rt. 115 South for 2 miles. Make a right onto route 903. Stay on route 903 about 6 miles. After the Alpine Bakery make a left onto Danner road. Make a right onto Hummingbird Drive. We are the second house on the right. Coming From Philadelphia: PA Turnpike Northeast Extension (I-476N) to exit 95 (Pocono). Take I-80 East to exit 284 (Blakeslee). Rt. 115 South for 2 miles.Make a right onto route 903. Stay on route 903 about 6 miles. After the Alpine Bakery make a left onto Danner road. Make a right onto Hummingbird Drive. We are the second house on the right. park across from the garage facing the trees leaving room for another vehicle to park next to youComing From Pittsburgh: I-79 North to I-80 East, Exit 284 (Blakeslee). Rt. 115 South for 2 miles.Make a right onto route 903. Stay on route 903 about 6 miles. After the Alpine Bakery make a left onto Danner road. Make a right onto Hummingbird Drive. We are the second house on the right. park across from the garage facing the trees leaving room for another vehicle to park next to youComing From Hartford Connecticut: I-84 West to I-380 to I-80 West to exit 284 (Blakeslee) Rt. 115 South for 2 miles. Make a right onto route 903. Stay on route 903 about 6 miles. After the Alpine Bakery make a left onto Danner road. Make a right onto Hummingbird Drive. We are the second house on the right. park across from the garage facing the trees leaving room for another vehicle to park next to youTripAdvisor property ID 2370354...Read more
We are located in beautiful Penn Forest township, Jim Thorpe Pa
About JIm Thorpe
James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated as "Bright Path"; May 28, 1888 â€“ March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of Native American and European ancestry. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals for the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, played American football (collegiate and professional), and also played professional baseball and basketball. He lost his Olympic titles after it was found he was paid for playing two seasons of semi-professional baseball before competing in the Olympics, thus violating the amateurism rules that were then in place. In 1983, 30 years after his death, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) restored his Olympic medals.
Thorpe grew up in the Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma. He played as part of several all American Indian teams throughout his career, and "barnstormed" as a professional basketball player with a team composed entirely of American Indians.
From 1920 to 1921, Thorpe was nominally the first president of the American Professional Football Association (APFA), which would become the National Football League (NFL) in 1922.
He played professional sports until age 41, the end of his sports career coinciding with the start of the Great Depression. Thorpe struggled to earn a living after that, working several odd jobs. Thorpe suffered from alcoholism, and lived his last years in failing health and poverty.
In a poll of sports fans conducted by ABC Sports, Thorpe was voted the Greatest Athlete of the Twentieth Century out of 15 other athletes including Muhammad Ali, Babe Ruth, Jesse Owens, Wayne Gretzky, Jack Nicklaus, and Michael Jordan.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront
How to get there
Nearest airport: Lehigh Valley International Car is essential
Left on 12/10/2014 for a stay in November 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Dec 10, 2014Stayed Nov 2014
Came here with my girlfriend for 2 nights and ended up staying an extra night as everything wasso comfortable and we didnt want to leave. Everything we needed were there and the place was spotless with comfortable beds. The guesthouse featured a huge backyard where you can enjoy the night sky. Also less than an hour to blue mountain and other ski resorts. I would definitely stay again.
Left on 08/08/2014 for a stay in July 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 8, 2014Stayed Jul 2014
Great vacation! Owners of the house Jackie and Richard are friendly and nice people. They will make your stay pleasant and happy.
The room is bright and airy, and it has everything you need it. Big backyard with suprise guests like deer and bunnies.
We had great time! I would recommend it.
Left on 09/01/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 1, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
The guest house was very cute and very welcoming. My family and I felt like home. Its a very comfortable place. Jackie was being very kind to us. Its great for a small getaway. Jim Thorpe is a great city in as well.
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