Doors of Historic Bethlehem

December 23rd, 2016 posted by

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Holiday Doors of Historic Downtown Bethlehem

No one does the holiday season like the Christmas City. From Main Street’s charming shops to the unbeatable views at SteelStacks, you’re certain to have your spirits lifted as you celebrate the holiday season. But it’s not just the local shops that go above and beyond with their decor during the holiday season.

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Top Instagram Posts of 2016

December 21st, 2016 posted by

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Another year of lovely Lehigh Valley views!

Another year in the books, and we’ve collected some absolutely stunning photography! Take a look at 10 of our most-liked Instagram posts from the last year, including a few winners from our #LiftYourSpiritsDLV photo contest.

Be sure to keep tagging your photos using #LiftYourSpiritsDLV as we’ll continue to repost our favorites. Full details, including official rules, can be found here. Happy New Year!

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Civic Theatre of Allentown: A Lehigh Valley Christmas Tradition For Many

December 13th, 2016 posted by

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Don't miss A Christmas Carol at Civic Theatre.

It seems hard to believe that A Christmas Carol is in its 27th year of being directed at Civic Theatre in Allentown. The show has evolved over the years, most notably on the number of actors, from a mere 31 when it started in 1989 to over 100 in today’s production.

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The Inn at Birch Wilds – The Area’s Newest Luxury Accommodations

November 29th, 2016 posted by

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Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway at the Inn at Birch Wilds.

Nestled in the scenic Blue Mountains is the town of Lehighton where the Inn at Birch Wilds welcomes you. After four years of planning and perfecting their cozy getaway destination, innkeepers Cheryl and Rhonda (sisters and Bethlehem natives) opened their doors in early October 2016.

The Inn at Birch Wilds is housed in a log and stone home dating back to 1750 complete with beautiful mountain views. The mission of the property is to help guests forget about their worries and be able to unwind, relax and be close to nature. To help allow for this sense of seclusion, the inn is strictly for adults only. A stay here will provide you with a romantic combination of peace and quiet.

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Locally Grown Healthy Gifts: Subarashii Kudamono Pears

November 25th, 2016 posted by

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These pears make the perfect gift!

Searching for a gift for someone who can’t get enough of fresh fruit? Treat them to a box of locally grown Asian pears – sure to please! Lehigh Valley grower Subarashii Kudamono offers unique pears that are healthy, beautiful, and sweetly delicious. Best of all? They are grown right here in the Lehigh Valley community. 

A variety of gift boxes are available, making a “pear-fect” treat for your boss, coworkers, family, and more. Ordering is available online at WonderfulFruit.com, or by phone at 610-282-7588, extension 1.

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Three New Breweries Open in Lehigh Valley

November 2nd, 2016 posted by

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Raise a glass to these new local breweries!

Craft beer lovers – rejoice! Three breweries have recently opened their doors in Lehigh Valley, each offering a unique setting and plenty of tasty beers. Scattered throughout the region, a stop at one of these new locations is a must during your next tour of the Lehigh Valley Ale Trail.

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Time for Swine: PA BaconFest Returns November 5 – 6

November 1st, 2016 posted by

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Bring on the bacon.

It’s no secret that Lehigh Valley loves its bacon – just look at the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and all the tasty treats at the ballpark! But for one weekend a year, a local city is transformed into a bacon lover’s dream. Enter: PA BaconFest in downtown Easton.

Now in its fifth year, this festival welcomes nearly 75,000 attendees over its weekend run. What started as a themed weekend for the Easton Farmers’ Market has truly transformed into one of the Mid-Atlantic’s top events.

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2016 Holiday Tree Lightings in Lehigh Valley

November 1st, 2016 posted by

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Ring in the holiday season.

There’s no better way to ring in the holiday season than with a local tree lighting ceremony. Below, find details for ceremonies throughout the region. Each includes its own unique charm, making a perfect outing for the whole family. Add these dates to your calendar now and get ready to welcome the most wonderful time of the year!

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Our Favorite Photos from #LiftYourSpiritsDLV

November 1st, 2016 posted by

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Share your Lehigh Valley photos using #LiftYourSpiritsDLV.

During the month of October, Discover Lehigh Valley encouraged Instagram users to share their fall photos using the hashtag #LiftYourSpiritsDLV. More than 700 photos were tagged, and there certainly were some stunning ones! Check out a few of our favorites below. Thanks to all those who shared their favorite Lehigh Valley photos with us this autumn. As the year goes on, be sure to keep using #LiftYourSpiritsDLV for a chance to be featured on our Instagram page.

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Three Lehigh Valley Events to Satisfy Your Inner Foodie this November

October 25th, 2016 posted by

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Bring on the bacon.

Food, glorious food. It’s no secret that we’re pretty big fans of the local restaurant scene here in Lehigh Valley. No matter what style of cuisine you’re craving you’ll find it represented throughout the region. But sometimes, grabbing dinner out with your friends can get a little old. Enter: these tasty events happening in November 2016. Round up your pals and make plans to cure those cravings you’ve been having.

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