Named after the Lehigh River, this county has a population of around 370,000. The city of Philadelphia is 68 miles away.
The closest major airport is Lehigh International and is 30 minutes away. Urgent care can be provided at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, which is 24 minutes away.
Groceries and snacks can be found 12 minutes away at Weis Markets. There are plenty of local restaurants to try, like The Grove at Kempton, Spectators Bar & Grille, Giovanni’s Pizza, and Demarco’s Italian Restaurant.
This two-acre pond is on the smaller side but still allows for great fishing. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, bluegill, and chain pickerel.
Head to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom for family-friendly fun. This park offers seven roller coasters and other attractions that appeal to both children and adults.
Lehigh Valley Zoo is 29 acres and features crocodiles, cockatoos, kangaroos, and more. Earn an appreciation for the finer things in life at Allentown Art Museum, or learn more about the history of automobiles at the America on Wheels Museum.
Beyond its historical significance, Philadelphia has more than meets the eye. Visit the iconic Rocky statue. Built in honor of Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky III,” this statue makes for a great photo opportunity.
The Liberty Bell is a must-see historical destination, but the lesser-known Independence Hall bears similar significance. Independence Hall is where the Declaration of Independence was signed and the starting place for America’s Revolution against England.
After a long day in the city, grab a bite to eat at the 127-year old Reading Terminal Market. Even if Philadelphia Cheesesteak isn’t your cup of tea, this market offers a variety of different cuisines. Don’t miss the Lincoln Financial Field, where the Philadelphia Eagles play every fall.
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