There's always more to
discover in Lehigh Valley.

Whether you take in the thriving arts and music scene, explore family fun attractions, enjoy incredible restaurants, wineries, breweries, and distilleries, cheer on your favorite team at live sporting events, travel back in time at historic sites, or visit one of our top-tier universities, there are so many ways to lift your spirits in Lehigh Valley.

Founded by Moravians as a communal society in 1741 and named on Christmas Eve that year, Bethlehem, the self-named “Christmas City,” is home to an impressive assortment of original colonial structures.

Whether you prefer a glass of red or white, you're certain to find your new favorite vintage at wineries throughout Lehigh Valley. As an official American Viticultural Area, winemakers in Lehigh Valley have been producing award-winning wine for generations.

From rich stouts to fresh IPAs, Lehigh Valley's craft beer scene is booming. Explore local breweries​ as they create unique flavors and experience the energetic atmosphere that takes over local breweries.

Sporting fans flock to the Valley Preferred Cycling Center each summer to watch world-class athletes compete at the 'concrete crater.' From thrilling laps around the track to awe-inspiring fireworks to close out your night, an outing to the Velodrome is sure to lift your spirits.

Discover a place where imagination and creativity come together, like at Crayola Experience™. Here, you're always encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines, and to play, explore, and learn.

Experience a destination where craftsmanship engages the artistry in you. Be inspired. Take a tour at Martin Guitar. Discover the magic behind the most legendary acoustic instrument makers since 1833.

Escape to the countryside of Lehigh Valley to see how your favorite spirits transform from grain to glass. The family-operated Eight Oaks Craft Distillers welcomes its visitors with open arms.

Let the artistry of Banana Factory inspire you. This dynamic arts and cultural education center in Bethlehem brings together glass work, pottery, painting, and more.

Tag & Brag!

Travel is good for the soul. The mood-boosting act of hitting the road for a romantic getaway or some family fun is a proven tactic to unwind from daily life and lift your spirits.

So we’re asking you, our followers and fans of Lehigh Valley, to share your most Instagrammable images with us. Upload your photos of iconic landmarks, hidden gems, and everything in between, using the hashtag #LiftYourSpiritsDLV. From SteelStacks and setting suns to covered bridges and main streets, we want to know what Lehigh Valley locales are inspiring you.

What are you waiting for, get out there, grab photos and enter them in our photo contest!