Jim Thorpe is this wonderful historic town nestled, literally, in the gorges along the Lehigh River in northeast Pennsylvania. There's a genuine feeling of going back in time with no modern buildings, townhomes, or even a Walgreens anywhere in sight. Think Bedford Falls in "It's a Wonderful Life" and you'd be right on target. High above the town is the... 更多
This house should definitely be on your must-see list. Such incredible detail. The only complaint was that the tours took on way too many people in each group. I would have rather gone through faster (than the 45 minutes it took) and had the chance to see more. Instead people would stand in place and block a lot of detail.... 更多
If you have any interest in the American take on the Victorian era, this is an excellent example of the type of architecture. The guides are very well informed; there are a multitude of details; the restorations are superb; and you cannot fail to learn something interesting. We loved the visit and would go back again if in the area.
Our tour guide, James, was amazingly knowledgable, engaging and interesting. I love that they don't require their docents t memorize a script, but enable them to discuss the things they find interesting about the property, it's history, and the items n each room. I couldn't believe how specific and detailed he was, and how his pointing out little details really... 更多
If you love high-end Victorian architecture and interiors, this place is for you! Before visiting, check the website to be sure the second floor is open to visitors. The day my husband and I went, we could tour only the first floor. The $4 entrance fee was still well worth it! We did the self-guided tour, with the history and... 更多