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Fall Foliage Festival in Jim Thorpe

by Audrey Lee

Sep 7, 2021

Photo: Andrew Kazmierski | Dreamstime.com

Age Specific / Multigenerational

Set your sights on changing leaves throughout October in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. Fun for all, the Fall Foliage Festival welcomes families to enjoy autumn activities for the perfect weekend getaway.

 

Historic Jim Thorpe is located 90 minutes north of Philadelphia and two hours from New York City in the Pocono Mountains. The small town is ranked among the most beautiful towns to visit in America. Surrounded by lush trees, the season change boasts vibrant hues, creating a beautiful location for the Fall Foliage Festival.

 

Enjoy free music spread throughout the downtown area. From stages on Quarry Street and Broadway, and at Café Arielle at the Stabin Museum and The Gazebo at Josiah White Park, listen to local Jim Thorpe musicians. Stroll along quaint streets to visit quirky shops, cafés, art galleries and restaurants. Hop on the steam train for a 70-minute ride through the town and surrounding forest for optimal views of the rolling autumn mountains. For the more athletic family, partake in a bicycle tour through Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail.

 

The Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Festival runs every weekend in October.

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