With so many fantastic locally-owned restaurants here in Lehigh Valley, it’s sometimes hard to decide where to go or what to eat. Throughout the seasons, restaurant groups of Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and beyond come together to highlight Restaurant Week.
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Boutique & extended-stay hotels to open in the region
Big-brand hotels are opening in Lehigh Valley—Hilton—and historic renovated buildings strengthen the region’s boutique cred. Together, the three new hotels are unlocking 168 new rooms to meet the anticipated visitor demand, which was steadily increasing before the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. and has been on the rise for over the past 10 years. Even since the pandemic, the region has seen some of the strongest hotel demand in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania since March 2020.
In Lehigh Valley, our caffeinated choices are way more robust than just the usual two, “Dunkin’ or Starbucks?” Much like the breweries, wineries, and distilleries, coffee shops are growing and specializing in their own unique coffee blends and vibes.
On the hunt for some unique decor items for your home? You never know what you will find at local antique shops! From large pieces of furniture, to classic vinyl records, clever storage solutions, and more - Lehigh Valley is home to a number of shops and markets for you to peruse. Spend an afternoon wandering the vendors, you may just walk away with the perfect item that you've been searching for!
Take in Lehigh Valley views in their full autumn splendor. Be sure to pack along your camera as you explore these photo-ready fall foliage viewing locations throughout the region.
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Pack a picnic lunch, a comfortable blanket, some sunglasses and take advantage of the many parks and cozy spots as the setting for your next picnic. The following locations call for some walking shoes as you won’t want to miss out on the nearby trails and attractions.
There's no food that welcomes feeling of fall like freshly picked apples. In Lehigh Valley, you'll find a number of locations offering locally-grown varieties, both in pre-picked and pick-your-own options.
Crunchy leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin-flavored everything. Lehigh Valley shines in bright oranges and vibrant reds during the fall months. Make the most of the season by crossing off these must-do activities before the colder temperatures start to creep in. Please note that due to COVID-19, some of these may be conducted differently to adhere to state & local guidelines.
September 7, 2020 by Discover Lehigh Valley
Lovers of fall can rejoice that at this time of year as many Lehigh Valley farms are playing host to outdoor autumnal attractions, including corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides and more.