Summers go by (way too) quickly. We’ve rounded up a list of 25 must-do summer activities to complete before the leaves start to fall. Ready to get started? 

While you’re out exploring all that Lehigh Valley has to offer, be sure to share your photos on Instagram using #LiftYourSpiritsDLV.

  1. Enjoy a scoop (or two) of ice cream from The Cup in Bethlehem.

  2. Paddle down the river with the Wildlands Conservancy.

  3. Take in a free outdoor concert at the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks.

  4. Feed Murphy the giraffe at the Lehigh Valley Zoo.

  5. Hike through Henry’s Woods at Jacobsburg State Park.

  6. Enjoy a glass of wine on the patio at Galen Glen Vineyards.

  7. Take a relaxing ride on the Josiah White II canal boat.

  8. Go tubing on the Delaware or Lehigh Rivers

  9. Eat an ear (or two) of Aw Shucks corn at Musikfest (August 2-11, 2019).

  10. Catch a fly ball at a Lehigh Valley IronPigs game.

  11. Stock up on fresh produce and locally-made snacks from 30+ vendors at the Easton Farmers’ Market.

  12. Bike along the D&L National Heritage Corridor.

  13. Pick the freshest fruits (think strawberries, blueberries, cherries, and more) at local orchards.

  14. Ride all the coasters at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom.

  15. Take a walking tour through the National Historic Landmark District of downtown Bethlehem.

  16. Admire classic cars at Wheels of Time (August 23-25, 2019) and Das Awkscht Fescht (August 2-4, 2019).

  17. Enjoy dinner al fresco at the Sette Luna in downtown Easton.

  18. Indulge in deep-fried treats at the Great Allentown Fair (August 27 - September 2, 2019).

  19. Head below ground at Lost River Caverns or Crystal Cave for some all-natural air conditioning.

  20. Challenge your friends to a round at Putt U Miniature Golf.

  21. Catch a flick under the stars at Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theatre or Becky's Drive-In.

  22. Hike to the top of Hawk Mountain to take in the views.

  23. Test your skills on the high ropes course at Blue Mountain Resort.

  24. Take on the rapids of the Lehigh River with Pocono Whitewater.

  25. Visit the seven stops along the Lehigh Valley Covered Bridge tour.