2 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

2 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

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2 days in Pocono Mountains Region Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Jim Thorpe
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
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Lansford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: New York City

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Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. On the 5th (Sat), get interesting insight from Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway and then pause for some photo ops at Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jim Thorpe trip planner .

New York City to Jim Thorpe is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 45°F in Jim Thorpe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lansford.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Tours
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Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway ©
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall ©
Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall

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Lansford

Lansford ©
Lansford is a county-border borough (town) in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States, located 37mi northwest of Allentown and 19 miles south of Hazleton in the Panther Creek Valley about from Greater Philadelphia and abutting the cross-county sister-city of Coaldale in Schuylkill County. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, do a tasting at Galen Glen Winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lansford online trip itinerary builder .

Lansford is very close to Jim Thorpe. In October, daytime highs in Lansford are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lansford

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Galen Glen Winery
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No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum ©
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Galen Glen Winery ©
Galen Glen Winery

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