Now that the winter is in the rear view mirror it’s time to dust off the clubs and discover just how close a great round or rounds of golf truly are.
We invite you to "Stay & Play" in Lehigh Valley. A fun, relaxing golf getaway is just a short tee-shot away. Conveniently located just 90 minutes west of New York City, 60 minutes north of Philadelphia, and 45 minutes south of Scranton, the region features three charming, historic downtowns in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton. The beautiful surrounding communities set amidst gentle hills and beautiful, green countryside make a superb backdrop for some of the finest courses around.
The region features more than 20 courses for those of any skill level. From those that challenge even the most advanced golfer, to those that cater to the beginner, Lehigh Valley has a course for you.
Once you see how attractive the region is for golf, you’ll be compelled to get comfy in any of Lehigh Valley’s numerous hotels and bed & breakfasts and take in even a few more rounds. We’ve got a room for every budget, and our lodging properties are group-friendly. So if you are planning a golf trip with friends or family you’re sure to find a place that will satisfy everyone.
Plus, with plenty of variety ranging from historic, upscale and national chain hotels teeming with amenities to name brand motels that deliver comfort and convenience a good night sleep is never too far from the next tee.
There are tons of things to see and do, no matter which of the cities you decide to relax in. We have put together a few ideas to take the guess work out of your golf odyssey. Here’s to a great round (or two), and an even better experience in Lehigh Valley.
After a Friday afternoon round of golf at Olde Homestead Golf Club, head to the Allentown Brew Works to enjoy some craft beer and a tasty dinner. Be sure to sample some of their flagship beers, which are brewed right in house. Afterwards, head out for a game! In the spring and summer, catch the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. In the fall and winter, watch the puck drop at the PPL Center for a Lehigh Valley Phantoms game, the AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers.
On Saturday, enjoy an early morning round of golf at Iron Lakes Country Club and then get ready for an afternoon of automobiles. Head to the America On Wheels museum for a glimpse into classic cars of the past, as well as some well-known vehicles. To try your hand at the wheel, suit up at Lehigh Valley Grand Prix where you’ll reach thrilling speeds. Round out your night with dinner and a hand-crafted whisky drink at the Hamilton Kitchen & Bar.
Upon your arrival in the Christmas City, enjoy a round of golf at Green Pond Country Club. After your eighteen holes, enjoy a night of entertainment. Catch a concert or film at the ArtsQuest™ Center at SteelStacks™. Test your luck at Sands® Bethlehem, or enjoy a concert at the Sands® Bethlehem Event Center. Wrap up your night with a cocktail made from local liquors from the Social Still.
Unwind after your round at Bethlehem Golf Club with a game of bowling at Revolutions. Don’t forget to head upstairs to enjoy their modern arcade selection as well. Enjoy dinner and a drink at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub & Whisky Bar, located on historic Main Street in Downtown Bethlehem. Round out your evening with a cigar at the Wooden Match.
Kick off your visit with a round at The Club at Morgan Hill. After you’ve had your fill of golf for the day, enjoy dinner and drinks at Porters’ Pub, which boasts an impressive selection of craft beers. Catch a show at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, which hosts many musicians, comedians, and theatre productions throughout the year.
Start your morning with an early round at Riverview Country Club and then head out to see how some of Lehigh Valley’s most famous things are made. Catch a tour at C.F. Martin & Co. (weekdays only) and watch the world-famous guitars come to life. Enjoy a tour and sampling session at Weyerbacher Brewing Company, home to many bold, innovative beers. If action is more your thing, try your hand on the shooting range at the Heritage Guild. Wrap up your night with dinner and a selection of cigars at Leaf Cigar Bar & Restaurant.
If our suggestions aren’t up to par or perhaps you would like additional information or a recommendation on all Lehigh Valley has to offer please visit DiscoverLehighValley.com, or feel free to give us a call at 1-800-Meet-Here. Our staff is always happy to help.
To discover more about the 20+ courses Lehigh Valley calls home, including the best rates and specials available, be sure to visit our new Lehigh Valley Golf site.