It's 2020, and many families are looking for a little tradition or something extra this holiday season. A trip to the Christmas tree farm isn't just about getting the tree: It's also about making memories together. In Lehigh Valley, area Christmas Tree Farms can guarantee the freshest trees, wreaths, and greenery possible.
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Like for most destinations and families, Turkey Day in Lehigh Valley is cause for celebration, since it marks the official start of the holidays in the Lehigh Valley region. This year just may have a little different light to it.
November 9, 2020 by Discover Lehigh Valley
Grab your hot cocoa and scarves and check out these holiday favorites in Lehigh Valley. Whether you prefer to take in the spectacular light displays by foot or from the comfort of a heated vehicle, you're sure to be astounded by these displays. Who knows - you might even spot Santa for a socially distant, photo opportunity!
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.
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.