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Boutique & extended-stay hotels to open in the region

Big-​brand hotels are opening in ​Lehigh Valley—​Hilton—​and strengthening the ​region’s boutique cred. ​Together, the ​two new hotels are unlocking ​152 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.​

Enjoy a night under the stars at the drive in movies! 

Lehigh Valley's Drive-Ins are both open! Please check with each venue to learn more about their health & safety practices. 

Becky's Drive-In in Walnutport
Open 7 days a week! Gates open at 7 p.m. on Friday, 6 p.m. on Saturday & 7:30 p.m. Sunday–Thursday. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children ages 3-12. Admission includes a double feature.

  • Through July 30 - Screen 1: The Karate Kid” (PG) at 8:50 p.m. and “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” (PG-13) at 11:15 p.m.
  • Through July 30 - Screen 2: “Twister” (PG-13) 8:55 p.m. and “Gremlins” (PG) at 11:05 p.m.


Shankweiler's in Orefield
Showtimes are approximate, arrive early! Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for Children 12 & under; free for children ages 2 yrs & under. Admission includes a double feature.

  • July 28 and July 30: "The Rental" (R) at 8:50 p.m. and "The Big Ugly" (R) at 10:30 p.m.

Rail-trails can help make a community more vibrant and give individuals an opportunity to meet their neighbors and appreciate a greater sense of pride and quality of life... it helps define what's Made Possible in Lehigh Valley. Hiking, biking, walking, rolling, strolling, fishing, floating, dining, wining, shopping, camping, and touring. Welcome to the Lehigh Valley Region of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, also commonly referred to as the D&L Trail, where two rivers, miles and miles of trails, great parks, preserved farmland, historic boroughs, and access to three vibrant downtowns meet. And, all less than a day’s drive from cities of Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and more.