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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Bethlehem. The hottest month in Bethlehem is June, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Bethlehem is June with 9.55 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 1.34 inches of rain.
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Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 233 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Bethlehem, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Bethlehem is available at $18 per night. On average, an accommodation in Bethlehem will cost you $143 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your stay in Bethlehem, then you can choose from over 129 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 25 places to stay include a morning meal. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 26 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Bethlehem? Then choose one of the 118 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 18 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 20 pet-friendly accommodations available.
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