Comfort Inn Lehigh Valley West
7625 Imperial Way
Allentown, PA 18106
Phone: (610) 391-0344
Fax: (610) 391-0974
Nestled in Pennsylvania's Orefield town, Geiger Covered Bridge is one of the oldest covered bridges in Lehigh County. Featuring Burr arch design, this bridge was erected in 1860. Geiger Covered Bridge has a width of 17 feet (5.18 meters) and stretches for 112 feet (34.13 meters), across the Jordan Creek. Though the bridge is over 150 years old, it is well maintained and open to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
This Allentown amusement park is a favorite of families. Choose from action packed rides like roller coasters, water slides and even an incredible dinosaur, state of the art animatronic exhibit that will keep the kids enthralled. They even have engaging activities for the your small tikes, Planet Snoopy offers 15 small kid-friendly rides and coasters to make them squeal with delight.
The beautiful Lehigh Valley Zoo is positioned inside the Trexler Nature Preserve. Centrally located in Schnecksville, the zoo is spread across 29 acres (11.7 hectares). It offers an array of activities, the highlighted ones being the Run Wild at Lehigh Valley Zoo, among others. It also arranges for paddle boating on the scenic waters as well as wagon rides at modest prices. A step ahead than typical animal conservatories, Lehigh Valley Zoo organizes a range of educational programs inclusive of the zoo research, penguin sightings, summer camps and much more.
A great place to have fun while learning about science, Allentown's Da Vinci Science Center is an enjoyable experience for adults and kids alike. Da Vinci offers a rotating schedule of exhibits to compliment their permanent galleries, and features exhibits on everything from ocean life to dinosaurs to space travel. The Museum has special rates for groups of ten or more, and also often hosts field trips and day camp visits.
The Siegfried's Dale Farm is a beautiful farm that is now utilized by the Rodale Institute. This lovely property of the Siegfried family is included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The institute focuses on organic farming and welcomes visitors to explore their farm and facility.
The Rodale Organic Gardening Experimental Farm or the Working Tree Center is a historic farmhouse located in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania. The main structure was built in 1830 and modified around 1940 by J. I. Rodale. The Federal style house features stone and red brick exteriors, gable ended roofs and a central chimney. The farm has been a pioneer in organic farming since its inception. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
At the Lil Le Hi Trout Hatchery, visitors of all ages can learn all about fish! Enjoy a stroll in the open air, as you watch trout and other fish swim through the channels at Lil Le Hi; or purchase some fish food and watch the feeding frenzy begin!
Built in the year 1842, it is named after the Bogert Family who lived in the house adjacent to the present site of the bridge. It is a historic wooden covered bridge in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It has vertical plank siding and a gable roof. It spans over 145 feet (44 meters) and runs over the Little Lehigh River. It is one of the oldest of its kind in the region and in the nation. Currently closed for vehicular traffic, it allows visitors on foot and bicycles alone. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1980.
This venue hosts cultural as well as local events throughout the year. The major event that Allentown Fairgrounds is home to, is undoubtedly the great Allentown Fair—an annual event that draws hordes of people from all over the state and beyond. The other events that are held here include the Farmers Market, Agri-Plex, The Ritz Barbecue and the like. Over the years, it has become one of the most remarkable landmarks in the city and will continue to be so!
Allentown Brew Works is a locally owned and operated brewery, bar, and restaurant that specializes in locally sourced, sustainable food and drinks. Their menu offers a huge selection of beers on tap, and in bottles and cans, and features standard American cuisine cooked to perfection. Try the beer cheese soup, a big, juicy burger, or a gourmet salad alongside your tasty brew. Allentown Brew Works hosts an array of different happy hours and specials throughout the week, and is also available for weddings, parties, and other private events.
Known as the first performing arts facility in Allentown, the Miller Symphony Hall offers spectacular entertainment throughout the year. Both theatrical and musical performances take place here, that have included the likes of Phyllis Curtin, Gracie Alan, the Marx Brothers, John Barrymore and Carol Channing. Truly the city's top performance art venue, the Miller Symphony Hall has something for everyone.
Built between 1814 and 1819, the Old Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown is located only few blocks away from the new City Hall. Towering to about two stories, the building is beautifully designed and ornamented using expensive materials. Arguably the most interesting feature of the place is the courtroom on the second floor which was done up in Roman Baroque and Renaissance styles somewhere between 1914 and 1916. The exceptional building is a reflection of a grand past and a stark contrast amongst its small-town surroundings.