Carbon County is the southern most county in the Pocono Mountain region of Pennsylvania. People looking for outdoor recreation visit Carbon County to visit parks like the Lehigh Gorge State Park, Hickory Run State Park, Beltzville Lake and Mauch Chuck Lake. Many people also come for history, cultural and shopping opportunities found in the town of Jim Thorpe.
- Lehigh Valley IronPigs. The AAA-level minor league team of the World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies plays their home games at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown from early April through early October. Tickets: (610) 841-PIGS..
- Penn’s Peak  325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe PA 18229 Toll Free 1-866-605-7325 Local 610-826-9000 & 570-325-0371 Fax 610-826-9648 is an entertainment venue located in Penn Forest Township, Pennsylvania. It can comfortably host 1,800 concertgoers with its spacious dance floor, lofty ceilings, twin bars and a restaurant. A broad open-air deck offers a breathtaking view of Beltzville Lake and a picturesque 50-mile panoramic view of northeastern Pennsylvania. It is the perfect location to host weddings, trade shows, conferences, seminars and private parties. Penn’s Peak is a Wi-Fi Hot Spot location.
- Philadelphia Eagles. The Philadelphia Eagles hold their twice-a-day summer training camp practices each July and August at Lehigh University in Bethlehem. Attendance is free..