When you need a change of scenery, it's often time for a little escape. And just because it's winter in Lehigh Valley doesn't mean you need to head to warmer ground. Check out some of Lehigh Valley's cozy places to stay in cities and towns with plenty of things to do, both inside and out, from shopping to restaurants, a variety of vacation packages are available.You may just find your new favorite spot for a boozy or not beverage or a venue to take in a live performance.

Townley House, 130 N. 3rd St., Easton, PA 18042

The Townley House, a boutique hotel, located on Millionaire's Row in downtown Easton has a rich history and timeless vibe. Its' 16 guest rooms were designed to have a look and feel that is entirely unique from the rest. The building, steeped in history, reflects in the original wood moldings, hand-carved mahogany staircase, and mercer tiled fireplaces. The vibe is intimate, cozy, and warm. As you make your way west towards the Bank St. entrance there is a subtle transition with a bespoke feel that is modern and bright. The windows are large, the natural light abundant, and handmade metal light fixtures and stair railings round out the space.

Sayre Mansion, 250 Wyandotte St., Bethlehem, PA 18015

Step out of the ordinary and into the gracious hospitality and distinctive lodging of the Sayre Mansion, circa 1858. The Sayre Mansion is the former residence of Robert Sayre, one of Bethlehem’s most prominent citizens. Robert Sayre was the chief engineer of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. The Gothic Revival-style mansion he had built was among the first in the Fountain Hill district, home to some of the city’s most affluent residents and now a national historic district. Book the Bed and Brew in Bethlehem package and treat yourself to a complimentary beer package from local Lehigh Valley breweries chilled and delivered to your suite upon arrival. Then schedule some tastings at top-rated Lehigh Valley craft breweries.

 

Glasbern, 2141 Packhouse Rd., Fogelsville, PA 18051

Deeded in 1787, today Glasbern Inn offers a charming, restful escape sprawling across a 150-acre working farm, away from the hustle and bustle of the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton. The grounds are of rustic elegance, making it also well suited for leadership training programs, executive retreats, farm weddings, and more. Guests can hike trails, visit nearby wineries, and dine on locally sourced cuisine. An overnight stay in a rustic fireplace and whirlpool suite will help you relax and escape and cure those winter blues.

 

Historic Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018

The Historic Hotel Bethlehem, recently named the #1 Best Historic Hotel of America by USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards, is in fact a historic hotel in the historic district of downtown Bethlehem, yet the contemporary renovations and sleek styling make it an elegant and modern hotel selection. The suites are spacious and welcoming, and Tap Room or 1741 on the Terrace is great for grabbing a bite and taking in the vibes of historic Bethlehem. 

Renaissance® Allentown Hotel, 12 N. Seventh St., Allentown, PA 18101

Ideally located adjacent to the PPL Center (home to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms), the full-service Renaissance Allentown offers the perfect combination of contemporary style, superior amenities, and personalized service in the center of downtown Allentown. Hockey fans will want the convenience of being on location for the action-packed game nights starring meLVin and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. A special phantoms overnight package is available on home game nights, which also features the Phantoms Phrenzy on the ArtsWalk, two hours before the puck drop!

 

The Lafayette Inn, 525 W. Monroe St., Easton, PA 18042

Lafayette Inn in Easton, PA offers the best of both worlds: the quaint, individual character of a historic inn and also the services and privacy you expect in a boutique hotel. Located just two blocks from Lafayette College and one mile from downtown Easton PA's Crayola Experience and State Theatre of the Arts, the Lafayette Inn boasts 18 individually decorated and antique-filled guest rooms. Book the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail package and discover the fastest-growing region of vineyards and wineries in Pennsylvania.

The Inn at Birch Wilds, 3236 W. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, PA 18235

The Inn at Birch Wilds, just minutes from Jim Thorpe, PA, whisks you away to a peaceful 24-acre, luxury B&B to relax and rejuvenate in a custom suite equipped with a fireplace, walk-in rainforest shower, and in-room Jacuzzi tub. You'll enjoy access to the heated indoor pool as well as common areas filled with books and cozy reading nooks with breathtaking views of the mountains. In the morning, order a full made-to-order breakfast in their common area or in the comfort of your suite. Outdoor adventure surrounds you with hiking trails including Bake Oven Knob. Or, take in some of the best mountain views with a wine flight in hand at Galen Glen Winery, just down the road from the inn. You'll want to add on the Pamper Me Basket when reserving your winter getaway.

 

Wind Creek Bethlehem, 77 Wind Creek Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18015

Wind Creek Bethlehem is one of Pennsylvania's best casino resorts, situated on the site of the historic Bethlehem Steel plant. Go shopping at The Outlets, pick from over 3,000 slot machines and 200 table games and play your favorites at the Wind Creek Casino, enjoy the spa, and dine around the different restaurants for a little different flair, with two signature restaurants from celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse – Emeril’s Chop House and Burgers & More by Emeril. Book a resort package like the Stay, Game & Dine package, and treat yourself with luxurious accommodations at a AAA 4-Diamond, award-winning hotel on the SouthSide of Bethlehem, PA.

Americus Hotel, 555 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101

Experience a stay at the newly renovated, historic Americus Hotel, a Trademark Collection by Wyndham and an independent hotel in downtown Allentown, PA. This ornate Jazz-Age hotel was built in 1926 and recently refurbished, offering 80 guest rooms and additional suites with modern amenities. It is just steps away from attractions like the Allentown Art Museum (with free admission on Sundays) and live performances at Miller Symphony Hall, as well as minutes from the family-fun DaVinci Science Center and much more.

 

The Lodge at Woodstone Country Club, 3777 Dogwood Rd., Danielsville, PA 18038

Located in Lehigh Valley, yet close to the Poconos and Blue MountainThe Lodge at Woodstone offers 19 spacious rooms that are uniquely decorated, including four themed Jacuzzi suites. After a day of skiing or snow tubing, you can retreat to a quiet sanctuary with breathtaking views. The Lodge features beautiful rustic decor along with custom stone walls and a grand chandelier and staircase sure to catch your attention when you walk through the doors! You can also make yourself comfortable by the fireplace playing board games or enjoying some big screen time. Call to inquire about Ski & Stay packages.