Spring in the Lehigh Valley
When you live in the Lehigh Valley, there is plenty to do all year long. There are tons of events and festivals. There are new towns to explore. You can shop and eat great food. There are kids’ activities, activities for couples, and activities for those who just want to go explore on their own.
And while you can go explore the Lehigh Valley at any time, spring may be the best time to get out there. If you’ve got a free day or, even better, a free weekend, put some of these things on your to-do list.
- Take a Road Trip: Road trips are always fun – even if you don’t go far. And there are lots of locations you can road trip to in the Lehigh Valley. Need some ideas? Here are some places to check out:
- Bethlehem Steel Stacks – With tons of events taking place here, be sure to check their calendar to see what’s happening!
- Moravian Museum of Bethlehem – Learn all about the early history of the Bethlehem area when you head to this museum.
- Martin Guitar Factory – Take a guided tour and learn how these famous guitars are made.
- Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom – Dorney Park opens for the season May 1st, so get ready to have some fun!
- Mack Trucks Historical Museum – Truck lovers young and old will be in heaven at this museum.
- Dine Outdoors: When the weather turns nice, that means it’s time to grab a meal and sit outdoors. You can enjoy a drink, a nice meal, and spend some time enjoying the fresh air.
- Fun with the Kids: Looking to get the kids out and about in the Lehigh Valley? There are tons of things that children will enjoy doing. Some of them are mentioned above, but here are a few more that might spark your interest.
- Lehigh Valley Zoo – What child doesn’t like the zoo?
- Shankweiler’s Drive-In – America’s oldest drive-in and a great place to bring kids.
- Da Vinci Science Center – This is a super cool museum!
- Allentown Art Museum – Be sure to check out their programs and events.
- Lost River Caverns – Such a great place to explore!
- Crayola Experience – Learn how crayons are made.
- Check Out the Covered Bridges: Pennsylvania is home to more than 200 covered bridges, and in the Lehigh Valley, you can see seven of them. If you want to see all seven of the bridges (five of which are open to traffic), you’ll have to cover about 50 miles. Bring your camera, pack a picnic, and enjoy it.
- Go Hiking: If you like to get out and enjoy nature, then hiking might be for you. The Lehigh Valley does not lack for great hiking spots. Check out these ten great trails and explore nature!
- Play Some Golf: Why not head out to play 9 or 18 holes when the weather gets warmer? After a cold winter, it’s time to dust off the clubs and play around. Luckily, there are lots of great courses in the Lehigh Valley. You’ll have no trouble making a tee time.
What’s on your to-do list this spring? Are you going to visit any of these places in the Lehigh Valley? Take some time to explore the area around you. You might be surprised by how many cool things there are to do and see in the Lehigh Valley.