The Pocono Mountains are a winter wonderland, with tons of options for holiday fun.  And there is no better place to enjoy the season than at the JFBB ski resort. JFBB is celebrating its anniversary this year, and they have a full schedule of events planned to celebrate.

One of the main attractions at JFBB is its skiing and snowboarding options. The resort has a variety of runs for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, and they also offer group and private lessons for those who want to learn how to hit the slopes. If you want to try something a little different, JFBB also has snow tubing available.

If you’re planning a trip to JFBB, purchase your lift tickets online in advance. This will guarantee that you have access to the resort and can hit the slopes as soon as you arrive. And if you’re feeling adventurous, check out the night skiing options at JFBB, which start at 3 pm for the entire season.

If you’re needing some assistance with your gear, Peterson’s Ski and Cycle is close by in Blakeslee and offers ski and snowboard rentals and repairs if you need them. They also have a great selection of apparel and gear for sale!

When it comes to food, the Pocono Mountains have no shortage of options. For breakfast, try the blueberry pancakes at Piggy’s or Nick’s Lake House. And for dinner, Shenanigans and Boulder View Tavern are both great options. Finally, if you’re looking for something a little more formal, make a reservation at Louie’s Prime Steakhouse. 

But the fun doesn’t stop there! The Pocono Dessert Co. has all your favorite cakes and pies for the holiday season. From apple and cherry to lemon meringue and pecan, there’s something for everyone. And if you love cream puffs, carrot cake, or red velvet cake, you won’t want to miss their selection. Be sure to place your order soon, as pre-orders are only available until December 18th. Say Hello to Tracey and Courtney too! 

Jim Thorpe, a historic town nestled in the picturesque Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, is gearing up for its annual Olde Time Christmas celebration. Taking place on December 17th and 18th, this festive event is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

During the Olde Time Christmas, the streets of Jim Thorpe are filled with the sounds of holiday music and the scents of freshly baked treats. Visitors can explore the town’s charming shops and galleries, which offer a wide variety of unique gifts and handmade crafts. Many of the shops also offer special holiday deals and discounts, making it the perfect time to pick up some last-minute presents for loved ones.

One of the highlights of the Olde Time Christmas is the Santa Claus Special Train Ride on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway. This holiday-themed train ride takes passengers on a scenic journey through the beautiful Lehigh Gorge. Along the way, Santa and his elves will be on board to entertain passengers and spread holiday cheer. The train runs from December 17th through December 24th, with rides available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

In addition to the train ride, there are plenty of other festive activities to enjoy during the Olde Time Christmas. Visitors can grab a bite to eat at one of the town’s many restaurants, which offer a wide range of cuisines to suit every taste. And don’t forget to bring your furry friends along – many of the shops and restaurants in Jim Thorpe are dog-friendly, so you can enjoy the festivities with your entire family.

Another must-see event is Knoebels Joy Through The Grove.  Enjoy a dazzling Christmas light experience at Knoebels Amusement Park. This year, the park has been transformed into a winter wonderland, with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations. Visitors can stroll through the park and take in the sights and sounds of the season, enjoying the holiday spirit and making lasting memories with loved ones.   While you’re visiting the park, don’t forget to stop by and see Santa’s Reindeer (Spruce Ridge Reindeer), who will be coming to the Christmas Village December 22nd-23rd from 4 pm-9 pm at Three Ponds Golf Course. You can’t beat the holidays in the Pocono Mountains!  And we’ve got some great options for your accommodations at Pocono Mountain Rentals!