In central Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem is a truly dynamic city filled overflowing with creativity and spirit, and boasting some of the country's best festivals and celebrations. Bethlehem is known as “the Christmas City” by locals.
There's something to do around every one of Bethlehem's historic street corners. Visitors who find themselves in the city can start their vacation off with a dose of knowledge by spending the day at the National Museum of Industrial History or the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem which showcases various aspects of the life of Bethlehem’s German settlers.
Guests who are of legal age can try their luck at Sands Casino, while guests looking to beat the summer heat can swim in the Dutch Springs, budding artists can paint their own pottery or make a mosaic at Poke-A-Nose-Pottery, and guests with an appreciation for theater can watchba live play or musical at the Pennsylvania Playhouse.
The vacation rentals in Bethlehem are both charming and modern, featuring wireless internet and spacious living rooms. Many of the rentals are also pet friendly, and some even include a front porch and fenced backyard, depending on the location.
The best time to visit the city is during July. During this time, there is less chance of rain and plenty of sunny days that are perfect for outdoor activity.
Some of the best food in all of Pennsylvania is found in the Christmas City. Top restaurants include Jenny's Kuali, Twisted Olive, and Tapas on Main which specializes in tasty tapas and sangria, and has a spicy Spanish flair.
A few of Bethlehem's most exciting annual events include the Christkindlmarket, Musikfest, Sangriafest, and Celtic Classic. Sangriafest offers bottomless samples of various local wines and beers, while Christkindlmarket is a holiday market that attracts shoppers from all over the Bethlehem area with irs sweet treats, souvenirs, and handmade goods.
Energetic families visiting Bethlehem can enjoy their weekend at the Mill Family Fun Center, which offers aeroball, laser tag, mini golf, and arcade games, as well as the Mill Grill -- an in-house grill serving a variety of tasty foods. Sands Casino, in addition to offering a variety of slot games and gambling, also offer Kids Quest. Kids Quest is a family-friendly amusement center that features an iPad station, video games, a sports zone, a climbing wall, a train table, a kids craft station, a tots area, and a variety of other great activities.
Browse accommodations from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. Bethlehem has 276 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. If you are wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Bethlehem is only $25 a night. On average, a place to stay in Bethlehem will cost you $164 per night.
If you need internet access during your time in Bethlehem, then you can choose from over 90 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 28 places to stay include a morning meal. Choose from 26 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Bethlehem by car, be sure to choose from 81 accommodations that provide parking. 15 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 11 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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