Lehigh Valley, home to the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, makes traveling on a budget possible

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (Wednesday, May 12, 2010) – Looking for a summer travel destination that won’t break the bank but still offers a wide variety of things to do? Discover Lehigh Valley, the designated tourist promotion agency of Lehigh and Northampton counties, has made traveling on a budget possible with Summer of Savings – a web-based travel promotion that offers huge savings on more than 50 area hotels, attractions, restaurants and shops in Lehigh Valley.

Using Summer of Savings discounts is simple. Lehigh Valley visitors can log on to www.DiscoverLehighValley.com, click on the Travel Packages link, and download and print the coupons that interest them. Then present the coupon(s) when making a purchase, placing a reservation or buying tickets to an attraction in order to receive the discount.

Discounts are arranged in six categories: Activities, Arts & Culture, Lodging, Restaurants, Shopping and Services. The terrific Summer of Savings offers include reduced prices for admissions, buy-one-get-one-free deals and percentage-off meals, purchases and more. Savings start Memorial Day weekend and run through Labor Day weekend.

Created in 1984, Discover Lehigh Valley is the primary engine promoting regional tourism, an industry that generates $1.2 billion in annual revenue and accounts for more than 26,000 jobs in Lehigh Valley.

The Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania is located approximately one hour north of Philadelphia and less than two hours west of New York City. It is home to the three cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton.

About Discover Lehigh Valley

Discover Lehigh Valley, formerly Lehigh Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the designated tourist promotion agency of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Its mission is to promote and develop Lehigh Valley as a leisure and business travel destination. For more information on Discover Lehigh Valley and its activities or to request a Lehigh Valley Map & Guide, call (800) 747-0561, or visit the official tourism website of Lehigh Valley at www.DiscoverLehighValley.com.