A heavy snowfall doesn't mean that you and your family have to stay home in Lehigh Valley. There are many things snow, and non-snow, related to get you out and about and free of any cabin fever.

Here are a few suggestions to get the most out of a Lehigh Valley Snow Day.

Head to Lehigh Valley Grand Prix

What better thing to do on a lazy snow day than catch some excitement on some of the fastest go karts in the nation. Lehigh Valley Grand Prix, in Allentown, provides you with endless hours of fun as you whip around their indoor track. INDY Car star Marco Andretti is just one of the thousands of people who have tried to put down their fastest time. Can you match them?

Lehigh Valley Grand Prix is also great for group outings or birthday parties.


Ski Blue Mountain

Head Down the Slopes at Bear Creek Mountain Resort or Blue Mountain

Lehigh Valley is home to two of the best ski areas in the Northeast and what better day to head to one than on a snow day? In fact, nearly every day is a snow day at both Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Blue Mountain. Both offer incredible skiing, snowboarding, and tubing activities to cure any winter blues.

Be sure to visit Bear Creek Mountain Resort for their spacious lodge, mountainside hotel with slopeside views, three dining facilities, resort spa, banquet and meeting facilities, an on-site spa offering a variety of treatments.

Blue Mountain features the highest vertical drop in Pennsylvania at 1,082 feet and features 39 trails for all abilities with 16 lifts, including three tubing lifts and the area’s only detachable high-speed six pack! Three lodges with many amenities that include restrooms, cafe’s, bars, free ski & board checks, and a huge snowtubing park with the region’s only family-sized tubes.


Cyber Quest

Take the Kids to Kids Quest / Cyber Quest

Who says arcades are a thing of the past? Kids Quest and Cyber Quest, located in the Sands Outlets in Bethlehem, are a great way for kids to burn off some steam.

Cyber Quest is a high-tech, non-violent arcade center that challenges video and arcade game enthusiasts with an ever-changing video lineup.

Kids Quest offers tons of fun under the watchful eye of our professionally trained staff while parents take in a nearby performance or visit Sands Bethlehem for gaming or dinner.  Kids Quest includes free arcade games and ingenious multi-game stations featuring exciting challenges from Wii®, Xbox® and Kinect®. It also features kid-friendly iPad® stations with tablets downloaded with literally hundreds of games to play.


Apollo Grill 

Find a New Restaurant to Try

Lehigh Valley is home to dozens and dozens of incredible places to eat. There are so many that you probably haven't tried them all... yet.

Head to the Eat section on DiscoverLehighValley.com to find all your old favorite restaurants or brand new places to dine.  From downtown Easton's Maxim's 22 to Apollo Grill in Bethlehem to Roar Social House in downtown Allentown, Lehigh Valley is covered with wonderful places to treat your palate on a snowy winter day.

These are just a sampling of a few fun things you can do in Lehigh Valley on a snow day. Be sure to check out other great children's spots such as BounceU and Crayola Experience.