*Route 209 Construction Detour*
If you are coming to the Inn on a WEEKDAY, please be aware of a construction project on route 209 that may impact your journey. Route 209 between Lehighton and Jim Thorpe is closed Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-3 PM.
If you are arriving via the PA Turnpike NE Extension / Mahoning Valley Exit 74, follow signs for Jim Thorpe / 209 South. Then, see this map for an alternate route.
Disregard the detour sign on route 209 which tells you to make a left onto Packerton Dam Rd. Follow the above map instead.
Weekend traffic is NOT affected, as the road is OPEN from 3:00PM on Fridays through 8:30AM on Mondays.
Jim Thorpe is conveniently located in the southwest Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, 10 minutes west of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeast Extension, and 30 minutes south of I-80.
Distances to the Inn:
New York City: 2.5 hours
Philadelphia: 90 minutes
Harrisburg: 2 hours
South Jersey: 2.5 hours
Washington D.C.: 4 hours
Allentown/ Bethlehem/ Easton: 45 minutes
Approximate travel times from major airports:
Lehigh Valley International: 45 minutes
Philadelphia International: 90 minutes
Newark: 2 hours
LA Guardia: 2.5 hours
Susquehanna Trailways provides daily round-trip serivce from NYC and Philadelphia to Jim Thorpe. The bus stop is 100 feet from the Inn’s front door.
From Philadelphia & South Jersey
Take route 76 west to route 476 north. Follow 476 north (it becomes the Northeast extension of the PA turnpike). Stay on route 476 for approximately one hour. Get off at exit 74. From there take route 209 south. (Approximately 6 miles) into Jim Thorpe. At the first traffic light make a left onto Broadway. The Inn is the 3rd building on the right. Parking is on the side and in back.
From Western PA
Take routes 78/22 West into Allentown area. Take routes 476 N (PA turnpike, Northeast extension). Get off at exit 74. Jim Thorpe exit. Take 209 South (for approximately 6 miles) into Jim Thorpe. Make left at first light in town onto Broadway. Inn is the 3rd building on the right. Parking is on the side and in back.
From Delaware, Baltimore, DC Area
Take 95 north to route 76 west into Philly area. Take 76 west to route 476 north (Pa turnpike, northeast extension). Take that for about one hour. Get off at exit 74. Take 209 south (for about 6 miles) into Jim Thorpe. Make left at first light in town. The Inn is 3rd building on the right. Parking is on the side and in back.
From North Jersey & NYC Area
Take route 80 West into PA. Get off at exit 284(route 115) Go approximately 3-4 miles. Take 903 S south, continue for about 18 miles into Jim Thorpe. Go across the bridge at the first light, and make a left turn. At the second light in town go straight. Inn is 3rd building on the right. Parking is on the side and in back.
From Central New Jersey
Take 78 west into PA. It becomes 78/22 in PA. Watch for signs for PA. Turnpike, N.E. extension. (Route 476). Take 476 north to exit 74, Jim Thorpe exit. Take route 209 south (approximately 6 miles) into Jim Thorpe. Make a left turn at first light in town. Inn is 3rd building on the right. Parking is on the side and in back.