Pennsylvania November 08, 2017
This Enchanting City In Pennsylvania Is Unlike Any Other In The World
Imagine having unlimited free time to just explore Pennsylvania. Where would you go? What would you do? No matter where you travel, you’re certain to discover the most charming cities and towns. One stop that would undoubtedly be on your itinerary is this enchanting city in Pennsylvania that’s unlike any other in the world.
The enchanting city of Bethlehem, home to just over 75,000 residents, offers plenty to do all year around.
Explore the natural beauty of Bethlehem, hiking along trails at one of its parks. Monocacy Park, for example, boasts hiking trails, picnic tables, a nature center, and the opportunity to fish.
Carve out time for a visit to the Lehigh Millennium Folk Arch and Enclave, a park filled with "outsider art" created by Lehigh University students.
With its quaint shops and charming restaurants, downtown Bethlehem offers the perfect setting for a relaxing day of shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Stop by Moravian Book Shop, America's oldest bookseller. The historic book shop, which also hosts walking ghost tours of Bethlehem, dates back to 1745.
Chocolate lovers will find a tiny piece of heaven at Chocolate Lab, brimming with homemade chocolate. Downtown Bethlehem also features such charming shops as Clusters Handcrafted Popcorn, The Gem Shop, and Vintage Flair.
Settle in to the Historic Hotel Bethlehem for a leisurely getaway or simply...
Dine at 1741 on the Terrace. The restaurant, nestled in the hotel, features a scrumptious menu with such entrees as New Zealand organic salmon, NY strip steak, and seared sea scallops.
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Discover a world of entertainment, art, and events at the SteelStacks. The 10-acre cultural center hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year, including the Christkindlmarkt each holiday season.
Christkindlmarkt offers a full line-up of activities, including Breakfast with St. Nicholas, ice carving demonstrations, live Christmas music, and a plethora of vendors. The market, open on weekends, runs from November 17 through December 23, 2017.
Bethlehem, commonly known as Christmas City, leaps alive with magic during the Christmas season. Visitors can enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride, embark on a bus tour of the enchanting city, and check out the entrants' submissions at the SteelStacks annual gingerbread competition.
This enchanting city in Pennsylvania is only the first in a long list of charming spots every Pennsylvanian should visit at least once.
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