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Valentine’s Day Romance Package all month long at the Times House.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Did you know Jim Thorpe was named the 2012 Best Romantic Getaway by Philadelphia Magazine? Lovers flocking to town this weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day know and know why.

With Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute band) concerts at the Mauch Chunk Opera House both tonight and Saturday nights, delicious offerings at local eateries – some with prix fixe menus, free wine tasting at Big Creek Winery and a wine and chocolate benefit for the Bach and Handel Chorale at the Mauch Chunk Museum on Saturday afternoon, there’s lots of reasons to enjoy a romantic weekend in Jim Thorpe.

Ice sculptures are always a highlight of Jim Thorpe's WinterFest.

Ice sculptures are always a highlight of Jim Thorpe’s WinterFest.

And that doesn’t even count all the WinterFest fun – from Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway train rides, to ice carvings and magic shows, not to mention the infamous Mug Walk.