Fall in love all over again with a romantic escape to Lehigh Valley you’ll both cherish. With cozy B&Bs, inns and lodges, savory dining options, charming main streets (like in Bethlehem and Easton) for shopping and exploring, and all kinds of cultural attractions, there’s plenty to love in Lehigh Valley—including some of the tastiest chocolates anywhere.
You’ll adore everything Lehigh Valley has to offer (including the chocolate!):
Let a historic house restore you. A night of romance and relaxation is an ideal way to wrap up a day of sightseeing, wine sipping, and shopping around Lehigh Valley. Stay in a mansion, a charming downtown B&B, or an inn with a beautiful country view. You’ll be pampered with attentive service and comfortable amenities, delicious breakfasts, and special holiday packages.
Take a stroll down one of Lehigh Valley’s many historic and bustling Main Streets. Whether you’re looking to experience history from the American Revolution, sample the local flavor, or shop at a boutique, these downtowns are full of life, excitement, and fun.
Sip on Local Libations
A tour through Lehigh Valley's wineries is the perfect escape! Whether you like reds, whites, or a blend, you're sure to find a selection to fit your tastes. The wines of this American Viticultural Area are diverse and will please all varieties of oenophiles. Many wineries and vineyards feature family-owned vineyards and wineries for you to explore. When you find your favorite varietal, be sure to take a bottle home. Craft breweries in Lehigh Valley have become attractions, offering tours, tastings, food menus – even a game of Jenga so you can hang out and try a few pints in a wide variety of styles. If harder spirits like applejack, bourbon, and vodka are what you're looking to fuel your next date night, sample the flavors of Lehigh Valley's distilleries.
Savor the flavor
Calling all foodies! Lehigh Valley is home to an emerging dining scene that is sure to leave you dreaming of your next meal. Experience fine, farm-to-table dining like at Bolete or Glasbern. Craving Italian with freshly made pasta dishes that are sure to satisfy? For dinner with a French twist, look no further than Maxim's 22. Want more options? Browse our top recommended dining spots for your romantic date night.
Catch a Show
The arts come in all shapes and sizes and there's no need for a big city when you can indulge your creative side with a visit to one of Lehigh Valley’s performing arts attractions. From historic theaters like the State Theatre Center for the Arts to intimate theaters, playhouses and modern venues and arenas such as the Wind Creek Event Center, PPL Center, or SteelStacks, you’ll find playbills featuring top-notch acts and local performers, as well as comedy acts!
Satisfy your sweet tooth. The Shoppes of Premise Maid has festively decorated rooms of chocolate delicacies, hard candies, and gift collectibles. The creamery shoppe offers 40 homemade ice cream flavors, and the bakery shoppe has freshly made pies, cakes, and the signature German sugar cakes. Still craving more? Josh Early Candies, a fifth-generation family business with original recipes created in the 1930s, will do it! Josh Early Candies uses only the freshest ingredients in small handmade batches, which ensures better texture and flavor not found in mass-produced chocolates. If you're looking for the precision and finesse of a Parisian patisserie, look no further than Hellertown's Dolce Patisserie where macarons, truffles, chocolates, and cakes will wow you. Chocolates on Broadway in the Slate Belt Region has been making and selling chocolates since 1978, all homemade and in-house. You can also find seasonal boxes at regional Wegmans, TJ Maxx, Century 21, Marshalls, and more! And there is a whole lot of bakeries with chocolate croissants and other handmade chocolates.
Get Some Fresh Air
If you've been cooped up with your significant other, you know that a breath of fresh air can do a world of good. Get out on the trails and parks to stretch your legs, and hopefully hit that reset button with some outdoor recreation. Looking for a leisurely walk — check out some local recommendations for great walks in Lehigh Valley.