Allentown Travel Guide
Welcome to Allentown, PA!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Allentown, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Ideally situated along the Lehigh River, the city of Allentown offers a wide range of cultural attractions and fun-filled annual events that please visitors and locals alike. Not only is the city home to a number of dance companies, theater groups and orchestras, it also boasts a fine collection of museums. The Allentown Art Museum showcases European and American paintings and features a dozen special exhibitions throughout the year. Science and technology enthusiasts enjoy visiting the Da Vinci Discovery Center, where numerous interactive exhibits feature dinosaur fossils, robotics, electricity and magnetics. For a thrilling experience, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom is the perfect place to visit. Encompassing 200 acres, this amusement park features 100 rides, including five rollercoasters, as well as a water park with 11 waterslides. Every Labor Day weekend, visitors flock to the Great Allentown Fair, which features a midway, live entertainment, food vendors and exhibits.
Featuring both permanent and rotating exhibits, the Lehigh Valley Historical Society Museum offers artifacts, photographs and documents that pertain to the area's history.
Hotels & Motels
An on-site restaurant, high-speed Internet access, extensive meeting space, airport shuttle service, an indoor pool, room service and a business center are just a few of the amenities found at the Holiday Inn Allentown Center City.
Hundreds of covered bridges grace Pennsylvania's landscape, which have led the state to be known as the “Covered Bridge Capital of the World.