Allentown: Discover a City Without Limits

The third largest city in Pennsylvania and the largest of Lehigh Valley, Allentown is a city rich in culture, tradition and history.

Founded in 1762 by William Allen, a successful businessman and the former mayor of Philadelphia, and named for him in 1838, Allentown transformed from a small community of Pennsylvania Dutch farmers into a marketing center for local farmers in the 1920s. The tradition still stands today at the Allentown Fairgrounds Farmers Market where farmers and merchants sell everything from produce to baked goods to candy every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Allentown was once a thriving center of the manufacturing industry but shifted its focus with the rise of the service industry. Now, the city is teeming with cultural attractions; its many museums, historic sites and arts organizations contribute to its renewal. The event scene in Allentown has flourished as well; annually, big events like the Mayfair Festival for the Arts which takes place over Memorial Day weekend every May, The Great Allentown Fair and Lights in the Parkway draw crowds from all over the region.

Allentown is well-known for its extensive award-winning parks system, which boasts the highest acreage of any American city its size. It is home to The Allentown Band, the oldest civilian concert band in the country. And,  from 1777 to 1778,  the Liberty Bell was hidden from the British underneath a church in what is now downtown Allentown.

Allentown is home to the amusement and water park Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies),  Cedar Crest College and Muhlenberg College.

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Americas Best Value Inn

2650 Moravian Ave., Allentown, PA 18103

Hilton Garden Inn Allentown Bethlehem Airport

1787-B Airport Rd., Allentown, PA 18109

Allentown/Fogelsville Sleep Inn

327 Star Rd., Allentown, PA 18106

Red Roof Inn

1846 Catasauqua Rd., Allentown, PA 18109

Holiday Inn Center City Allentown

904 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101

Comfort Inn – Lehigh Valley West

7625 Imperial Way, Allentown, PA 18106

Scottish Inns & Suites Allentown Airport

1701 Catasauqua Rd., Allentown, PA 18109

Renaissance® Allentown Hotel

12 N. 7th St., Allentown, PA 18101

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Allentown/Dorneyville

3620 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103

Hawthorn Suites Ltd. – Allentown

7720 Main St., Fogelsville, PA 18051

Glasbern Inn

2141 Packhouse Rd., Fogelsville, PA 18051

Motel 6 Allentown

681 Blue Barn Rd., Allentown, PA 18104

Allentown Hampton Inn

7471 Keebler Way, Allentown, PA 18106

The Center at Holiday Inn

7736 Adrienne Dr., Breinigsville, PA 18031

Days Hotel Allentown Airport

3400 Airport Rd., Allentown, PA 18109

Staybridge Suites Allentown Bethlehem Airport

1787 A Airport Rd., Allentown, PA 18109

The Historic Benner Mansion

25 S. 15th St., Allentown, PA 18102

Quality Inn Allentown

1715 Plaza Ln., Allentown, PA 18104

Hilton Garden Inn Allentown West

230 Sycamore Rd., Breinigsville, PA 18031

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Allentown West

5630 W. Tilghman St., Allentown, PA 18104

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National Penn Bank

645 Hamilton Street, Suite 1000, Allentown, PA 18101

The Frederick Group

3500 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104

Catasauqua Main Street

118 Bridge St., Catasauqua, PA 18032

Hamilton District Main Street

840 Hamilton St. Ste 205, Allentown, PA 18101

Barrister’s Club – Bar Association of Lehigh County

1114 W. Walnut St., Allentown, PA 18102

CrossAmerica Partners

645 Hamilton Street, Suite 500, Allentown, PA 18101

Scott Chevrolet/Chrysler/Saab

3333 Lehigh St., Allentown, PA 18103

Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce

1457 MacArthur Rd., Whitehall, PA 18052

City Center Lehigh Valley

702 Hamilton St. 3rd Floor, Allentown, PA 18101

Coldwell Banker Heritage Real Estate

4095 W. Tilghman Street, Allentown, PA 18104


2124 Avenue C, Bethlehem, PA 18017

LTE Group Tour Planning

, PA

Trans-Bridge Tours, Inc.

5925 Tighman St., Ste. 40, Allentown, PA 18104

EBC Printing and Signs

6900 Hamilton Blvd.Unit 285, Trexlertown, PA 18087

Raven One to One Marketing

2650 Lehigh St., Whitehall, PA 18052

Lehigh County Government Center

17 S. 7th Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Safeguard by PrintConcepts

7046 Snowdrift Rd., Allentown, PA 18106

Wells Fargo

702 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Muhlenberg College

2400 Chew St, Allentown, PA 18104

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Multiple locations.

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