‘What are you doing New Year’s, New Year’s Eve?’

December 16th, 2014 posted by

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Ring in the New Year in Lehigh Valley

The days of 2014 are fast dwindling down to zero as 2015 approaches. Some of you are looking forward to the new year and others aren’t quite ready to say goodbye to 2014.

No matter the camp you fall into, there is no stopping time, we can’t make 2014 go on forever and we can’t make 2015 come any sooner. So, spend it with family, spend it having fun, spend it like you want to.

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Have a Spirited Time at Lehigh Valley’s Historic Inns and Taverns

October 20th, 2014 posted by

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Spring Valley Tavern

By Josh Popichak

We all know the Lehigh Valley’s historic inns, restaurants and pubs can be a great place to enjoy spirits (responsibly, of course), but did you know that more than a few of them are also reportedly home to spirits? Especially at this time of year, the talk at these historic “haunts” is known to turn not just to football, but also to the proverbial “things that go bump in the night.”

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The 2014 Edition of What is Open in Lehigh Valley on Thanksgiving?

October 9th, 2014 posted by

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Yes, We're Open on Thanksgiving Day

It may seem early, but people have already started talking about their Thanksgiving plans. Some of those plans are invariably about shopping, but there are plenty of other things to do and you don’t have to be a gourmet chef to enjoy a good Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving either. You can visit a restaurant with a chef, who will do all the cooking and cleanup for you!

Here are the places where you can eat, play and shop on Thanksgiving. (Check back, as we will update this as we get more information)

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Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Brings Professional Theatre to Lehigh Valley (And It’s Not All Shakespeare)

June 20th, 2014 posted by

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Fiddler on the Roof

Looking for high-quality theatre, but don’t want to head to the big city? Lehigh Valley has you covered.

Each summer on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University, you’ll find wonderful performances by the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Presented every year since 1992, PSF now welcomes more than 30,000 patrons from 22 states to view world-class theatre featuring accomplished veterans of Broadway, television and film.

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Rustic Dreams is a perfect Lehigh Valley getaway for any occasion!

May 22nd, 2014 posted by

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A Rustic Dreams Lehigh Valley Getaway

Tuesday was an absolute beautiful day in Lehigh Valley. The sun was shining and the temperature just right for mid-May.

I had a request for assorted brochures and the Discover Lehigh Valley Official Visitors Guide from Matthew at Rustic Dreams Bed & Breakfast in Bethlehem. I was happy to drive out to meet Matt in person and tour this lovely property.

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“Hotel Insider,” Our Q & A Blog with the Allentown Comfort Suites

May 20th, 2014 posted by

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Location, Location, Location!

The “Hotel Insider” blogs, are a series of blogs that shows some love for our local lodging properties, and piggybacks off our regularly, weekly featured Travel Tuesday deals on DiscoverLehighValley.com.

In these blogs I try to steer away from some of the mundane questions that one might think, and feature some useful and entertaining questions. You might be surprised at some of the answers. So enjoy and check back regularly on Tuesdays (usually twice a month) to catch a new featured property.

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Win the Ultimate Dorney Park Experience

May 1st, 2014 posted by

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Your Family at Dorney Park and Da Vinci Science Center

That’s right, this is it. After 11 Ultimate Experience winners in 11 months, this is the 12th and final Ultimate Experience. The thrills of Dorney Park, Da Vinci Science Center, meals, lodging and more await for a family of four.

This is you’re last chance to win an Ultimate Lehigh Valley Experience, so don’t miss out.

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2014 Lehigh Valley Lunacy Championship Match

March 27th, 2014 posted by

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2014 Lehigh Valley Lunacy Championship

From 64 to 32, to the Sweet 16, to the Elite 8, the Final Four and now down to the final two.

This is the last round of 2014 Lehigh Valley Lunacy and it’s for all the marbles.

The last two remaining teams will battle it out for the Championship. So who’s it going to be?

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Visiting The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail Means Spring is Officially in The Air!

March 26th, 2014 posted by

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All along the wine trail

Every year I write about my traditional March pilgrimage to all the wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail. This year the event was just called the “March Passport Program” missing that “insanity” word associated with some random indoor ball games held around the same time. I think you know what I mean.

We planned to go over St. Patrick’s Day weekend but one couple had to drop out leaving my sister Kathy with two extra passports. A few text messages later and new plans were made for this past weekend. Her son and his girlfriend would be joining us from Glen Bernie Maryland. First-timers!

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Only the Final Four remain in 2014 Lehigh Valley Lunacy

March 23rd, 2014 posted by

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From 64 down to the Final 4

Not surprisingly, 7 of the 8 that made it to the Elite Eight were there last year as well, but the Final Four isn’t the same old, same old.

Only two of last year’s Final Four have made it back, Stay #1 seed Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Eat #1 seed Allentown Brew Works and they are going to face each other this round.

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