Penn Forest Guest House.

From $80 / night

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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • House

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 5

Type: House

Penn Forest Guest House.

COMING SUMMER 2015! Kalahari Resort & Waterpark

Weekend guests must book friday as the first night stay

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.

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.You will not be disturbed but if you need us we are available to help you with anything you need. You will love the beauty of the area and peace and quiet. Direct TV and WI-FI. One ...Read more

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Jackie s.

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Penn Forest Guest House.
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

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Additional Location Information

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";[1] May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953)[2] 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.[3][4]

More About This Location

Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront

Getting There

Nearest airport: Lehigh Valley International
Car is essential

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