In the Lehigh Valley, there is certainly no shortage of places to go and people to see. Whether you are into sports and recreation, the musical arts or becoming one with nature, the Valley can accommodate; it truly is a place that provides endless enjoyment!
In the most recent US News Article: The Top 100 Places to Live, Allentown ranked #78. Many factors were considered when making the list…desirable place to live, strong job market, quality of life and more! Not only does Allentown and the entire Lehigh Valley meet these qualifications, but exceed the WOW factor in things to do for fun!
We’ve decided to narrow in on the top 5 attractions, showcasing how diverse the Lehigh Valley is and why it is such a wonderful place to live.
#1 Dorney Park
Dorney Park, located in Allentown, just minutes from our Laurel Field townhome community, offers full family fun such as water rides, kiddie play areas and live entertainment. Dorney Park is an amusement park perfect for ALL ages. Since its beginning in 1860, Dorney Park has become a house hold name in the area. To learn more about “one of the greatest family amusement parks in the country, click here!
#2 Coca-Cola Park
For those baseball lovers out there, Coca-Cola Park is the home to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs! A minor league baseball team, the occasional siting of a Philadelphia Phillies player is always a perk! The park, while perfect for a day or night of baseball, can also house wonderful social outings. Corporate, family or other social gatherings, the stadium can house groups of 50-3000! On-site catering can make any function a home run. When baseball is the main event, delicious food and kids activities are in full swing.
#3 Bear Creek
If you enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, boating and more, Bear Creek is the place to visit! A year-round resort, Bear Creek is perfect for those who are one with nature. The great thing about Bear Creek, is its proximity to the Valley, but its ability to make you feel as if you are thousands of miles away. Whether you are enjoying time as a newly married couple, in the resorts spa, or are a family of 8 looking to enjoy the summer sun, Bear Creek certainly has it all! Approximately 20 minutes from Allentown, Bear Creek can become your go to spot for entertainment year round.
#4 State Theatre Center for the Arts
Located in Easton, not far from our Trio Fields community in Nazareth, the State Theatre Center for the Arts brings all forms live entertainment together onto one stage. Whether you’re in the mood to watch a Broadway show or listen to a string quartet, the State Theatre Center for the Arts provides a brilliantly assorted repertoire. One of the main attractions of the theatre is the Freddy Awards. These awards were established to recognize excellence in musical theater on the high school level. Seeking talent in Lehigh, Northampton and Warren Counties, the Freddy Awards is a publicized event showcasing the most talented students around our area. To see a list of all of the entertainment scheduled, visit the State Theatre Center of the Arts website today!
#5 Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem
For all of those gamers out there, the Sands Casino, is definitely one of the main attractions in the Valley. Not only does the resort offer slot machines and black jack tables, but loads of outlet shopping, dining and entertainment! The location of the resort was once the Bethlehem Steel Plant, a factory well-known for construction of many monumental places in the US including the Lincoln Tunnel, Golden Gate Bridge and the like. Not only does the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem bring hours of fun to its patrons, but offers a true sense of history!
As you can see, there is so much excitement and entertainment throughout the Lehigh Valley. Kay Builders is proud to be apart of such a diverse and highly recognized area in the United States. We value all that the Valley has to offer and can’t wait for you to join in on the fun!