Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania Tourism

Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania Tourism
Lehigh Valley is 730 miles of land rich in countryside, mountains and waterways. The region is just a few hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Visitors to the area can experience outdoor activities and enjoy art and culture.


Lehigh Valley is between the Blue and South Mountain ranges in Eastern Pennsylvania. The valley's principle cities are Bethlehem, Allentown and Easton.


Visitors to Allentown in Lehigh Valley can take a tour of the region's seven covered bridges and explore a trail that affords views of 22 18th and 19th century log cabins. A third Lehigh Valley tour in Kutztown will guide visitors through lush countryside.

Parks & Trails

Lehigh Valley has a number of parks for picnicking and relaxing. The region is also home to Bushkill Falls and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. The former is a series of eight waterfalls nestled in the mountains accessible through a series of hiking trails. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary consists of eight miles of trails and a number of lookouts to observe the birds of prey that often fly overhead.


The region boasts a plethora of art and culture, from the Allentown Art Museum to the Bach Choir of Bethlehem. Repertory Dance Theater is Lehigh Valley's dance company, and puts on shows from "The Nutcracker" to "Romeo and Juliet."


Lehigh Valley has nine family owned wineries. Visitors can explore the region's vineyards and wineries on the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail.

Article Written By Lara Webster

Lara Webster has been writing professionally since 2009. Her work has been featured on Relationships in the Raw, The Nursery Book, Spark Trust and several travel-related websites. Webster holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in mass communication and media studies, both from San Diego State University.

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