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Pro tips from our travel blog: Everything you need to know for a perfectly rewarding trip to Allentown

Allentown is a city along the Lehigh River in the state Pennsylvania. This vibrant city offers all there is for a relaxing trip, from an active nightlife to delightful restaurants and fun activities for any age. It is also known as the Great Allentown Fair, which is an annual festival having been hosted every September since the year 1889. To make your trip a well-rounded and adventurous one, why not visit one of the many local cities nearby? After all, these are also worth visiting when you visit with a car.

Where to stay in Allentown, Pennsylvania

One of the areas with many hotels in its vicinity is the area surrounding the PPL Center. The PPL Center is home to many events and concerts throughout the year. Hotels in the area allow you to fully enjoy your night out without worrying about getting home and having to drive. In case you visit PPL Center during the day, you can enjoy the indoor pools and on-site restaurants its multiple 3 star restaurants offer. Another popular location in Allentown is the Coca-Cola Park, home to the baseball team Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Those who are not into sports can visit Lehigh Valley Mall in the meantime to delight in shopping. Staying in the hotels between these two sights will make it easy for you to drop off your shopping bags before heading out to a night on the town.

More than that, the cities surrounding Allentown have plenty sights to offer. Bethlehem, for example, is the neighboring city East of Allentown and home to Lehigh University. Also a short drive from Allentown is Sands Bethlehem. Sands Bethlehem is a resort that boasts a casino, shopping area, dining facilities, and bars. Dutch Springs Aqua Park is another, yet completely different way of relaxing during any getaway. In case you are on a trip with kids then, aside from a family-friendly hotel, fun family activities will surely be on your agenda. In the Easton area, you can find the Crayola Experience, for example. This colorful warehouse focuses on everything that has to do with crayons. Easton is also the city where both the Lehigh River and the Delaware River flow, which means that hotels come with beautiful views in this town. Especially the 4 star hotels around Easton offer comfortable rooms in the area.

3 and 4 star hotels in Allentown, Pennsylvania

There are over 150 3 star hotels and 4 star hotels available in Allentown, which provides visitors plenty of opportunities for finding the perfect hotel. These hotels offer excellent rooms with spectacular views, well-informed and friendly staff and, of course, many on-site amenities. Depending on your budget, need for perks and preferred local area, you can pick and choose differently star-rated hotels in and outside of Allentown, such as 4 star hotels in Bethlehem.

Hotels near Lehigh Valley International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport

There are several airports within driving distance from Allentown of which Lehigh Valley International Airport is closest to the city. To start and end your stay in Allentown with ease you can opt to book a room in one of the hotels near the airport. Whether you fly from Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia International Airport or Mercer Airport: every hotel in the direct surroundings of these airports offers shuttle services.