Regardless of where you are in Lehigh Valley, you’re never far from a scenic walk. And depending on what kind of walker you are—whether you’re a leisurely stroller or an active adventurer—you’ll find plenty of paths amidst the area’s public parks, state forests, and college campuses. Perhaps the toughest challenge is figuring out which walk you’d like to try. To help you decide, we contacted the owners and employees of several Lehigh Valley’s walking and running outfitters. Here are their top picks for five great walks in Lehigh Valley.
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Take in Lehigh Valley views in their full autumn splendor. Be sure to pack along your camera as you explore these photo-ready fall foliage viewing locations throughout the region.
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Pack a picnic lunch, a comfortable blanket, some sunglasses and take advantage of the many parks and cozy spots as the setting for your next picnic. The following locations call for some walking shoes as you won’t want to miss out on the nearby trails and attractions.
September 7, 2020 by Discover Lehigh Valley
Lovers of fall can rejoice that at this time of year as many Lehigh Valley farms are playing host to outdoor autumnal attractions, including corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides and more.
While exploring all that THE LINK Trail Network has to offer in Lehigh Valley, you’re bound to work up an appetite. There are lots of convenient places to fuel up near the various trailheads before heading back out to log more miles. Here’s a list of five spots to dine during your outdoor adventure*.
August 12, 2020 by Guest Author
Summer is here in Lehigh Valley, but we’re still social distancing and practicing pandemic precautions. The last five months have taken their toll on our social calendars, not to mention our mental health and our waistlines. But it’s proven that spending time outdoors can provide a cascade of benefits, so get out for some fresh air! Looking for a new place to explore? Enter THE LINK Trail Network of Lehigh Valley, a resource that combines the great outdoors with the benefits of physical activity.
July 14, 2020 by Discover Lehigh Valley
Rail-trails can help make a community more vibrant and give individuals an opportunity to meet their neighbors and appreciate a greater sense of pride and quality of life... it helps define what's Made Possible in Lehigh Valley. Hiking, biking, walking, rolling, strolling, fishing, floating, dining, wining, shopping, camping, and touring. Welcome to the Lehigh Valley Region of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, also commonly referred to as the D&L Trail, where two rivers, miles and miles of trails, great parks, preserved farmland, historic boroughs, and access to three vibrant downtowns meet. And, all less than a day’s drive from cities of Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and more.
Ready to lace up your hiking boots? Whether you’re looking for a steep, challenging trail or something a bit more easy going, Lehigh Valley is home to countless parks and trails primed for exploring. Check out a few of our favorites -- be sure to pack your camera for some photo ops!
February is known for hearts, but did you know it’s also heart health month? When planning your weekends, consider an activity that gets your heart pumping.
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?