Top 4 Spring Activities Around The Lehigh Valley
Top 4 Spring Activities Around The Lehigh Valley
April 27, 2023
The season of spring is in full swing, and with it comes a sense of exciting possibilities and endless opportunities—especially in the Lehigh Valley area. Every spring, this vibrant region bursts with opportunities to bask in nature, gather with the local community and make the most of this spectacular season. Whether you're an avid outdoor enthusiast or a frequent farmer’s market shopper—there's something for everyone to get excited about this spring in the Lehigh Valley. Continue reading to discover 4 of the must-try spring activities around Kay Builders’ new home communities in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Emmaus, Macungie and Northampton that are sure to make your season unforgettable.
1. Explore the outdoors
With the cherry blossoms blooming, temperatures rising and sun shining—there’s no better time than now to explore the outdoors, and there’s no better place to do so than the Lehigh Valley. Discover the beauty of the outdoors this spring by exploring the area's many scenic trails and parks. Make your way through the stunning trails on foot, or bike through Trexler Memorial Park in Allentown and Wildlands Conservancy in Emmaus and wander through the paths lined with soaring trees and beautiful blooms. In Northampton, experience spring at its prime at Canal Street Park, where you can hike, bike, fish or soak up the sun to your heart's content. Spring is also the best time to explore the stunning part of the Appalachian Trail—which stretches all the way from Georgia to Maine—that runs through the Lehigh Valley. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or just looking for a leisurely outdoor activity, the Lehigh Valley has plenty of options to satisfy your springtime cravings.
2. Dine al fresco
If you’re still wanting to enjoy the spring weather to the fullest without breaking a sweat, the Lehigh Valley offers up an array of top-rated restaurants with phenomenal patios for you to enjoy the very best of dining al fresco. Stop by ZEST Bar + Grille for elevated, unparalleled views of Southside Bethlehem on the rooftop—accompanied by one-of-a-kind cocktails and delicious cuisine, from filet mignon to grilled salmon. The Bayou in Easton is another fantastic option, with a southern-inspired menu and large barroom windows that open to blend the indoor and outdoor atmospheres. For a more casual happy hour experience this spring, Bell Hall in historic downtown Allentown is the place to be. With an expansive patio and an impressive food and drink menu, this iconic spot is the perfect place to soak up the sunshine and fresh air while you catch up with friends over drinks and appetizers. Additionally, for the brewery lovers, you’ll certainly have to take a trip to Rising River Brewing in Macungie, which boasts a gorgeous outdoor patio and seating throughout their lawn up to the river bank—located near our new Fields at Brookside community. Whatever your preference for food may be, there are plenty of options in the Lehigh Valley to enjoy the beauty of spring while savoring a remarkable meal or refreshing drink.
3. Stop by the farmers’ markets
Support local farmers and artisans this spring by visiting the array of farmers’ markets throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Discover fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, baked goods and more at the Allentown Farmers Market, the Easton Farmers Market or the Emmaus Farmers Market—all of which offer a variety of locally-sourced products from regional farmers and vendors. In addition, you can visit smaller markets throughout the area, such as the Macungie Farmers Market or the Bethlehem Farmers Market, for a more intimate shopping experience. Meet the friendly vendors and learn about their unique products while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere and community spirit that exudes from every part of the Lehigh Valley.
4. Attend a festival or event
If there’s one thing you won’t want to miss out on this spring, it’s the exciting festivals and events happening throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Immerse yourself in the stories of Shakespeare at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival starting at the end of May, or enjoy live music and entertainment at the Mayfair Festival of the Arts, where you can pursue local artists' work at the beautiful Cedar Crest College Campus. Next, take your Mother’s Day weekend to the next level at the Downtown Bethlehem Fine Art and Craft Show, which showcases the work of a plethora of local artists in the heart of the historic downtown shopping district. Additionally, you won’t want to miss out on Food Truck Thursdays at South Mall near Emmaus, occurring weekly starting May 18. For live music lovers, Rock the Walk in downtown Allentown also starts on May 18 and will take place every Thursday from 5-9 p.m. and feature popular local musicians—such as The Large Flowerheads, The Groove Merchants, Toolshed Jack and more. With so many fun-filled events to choose from, your spring calendar is sure to be jam-packed with incredible experiences.
Discover the very best of the Lehigh Valley with Kay Builders
While the amazing destinations and activities listed above are phenomenal ways to enjoy this spring in the Lehigh Valley to the fullest—there's no better way to make the most of this season than in a brand-new home from Kay Builders. Choose from a variety of thoughtfully-designed floor plans and desirable locations throughout the area, and enjoy every season of the year to the fullest in your brand-new, top-quality home. With incomparable craftsmanship and exceptional attention to detail for over seven decades now, our homes at Kay Builders offer the perfect blend of style, quality and functionality. Make this spring season one to remember in your new Kay Builders home in the Lehigh Valley area—be sure to browse through our quick delivery homes, and give us a call at (610) 947 - 5688 or fill out our online form to get started!