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Mauch Chunk Opera House

Victorian-era opera house presents a wide range of live music with seating plus a large dance area.

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Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival

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

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Mauch Chunk Lake Campground

Secluded primitive sites in 345-acre county park on lake. Boat, hike, swim, fish. Inexpensive, unplugged camping vacation.

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Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

Ride in vintage coaches pulled by diesel engines. Narrated round-trips begin in Jim Thorpe and follow the Lehigh River over bridges and into the Lehigh Gorge State Park.

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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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Marion Hose Bar

Gastropub in renovated firehouse featuring locally sourced craft beers, fine wines, and a compelling selection of whiskeys and cocktails. Great food.