Whether you are looking to enjoy unique dining experiences, musical performances or the great outdoors, you’ll find exciting summer destinations and activities just around the corner. Home to Traditions of America at Bridle Path, Bethlehem is known as the city of festivals, and the Lehigh Valley is home to a variety of parks that offer year-round beauty and recreation. The Traditions of America website offers a listing and map of these and many other area attractions. Read on for some highlights.
If you enjoy Celtic culture and cuisine, don’t miss the annual Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival held Sept. 25-27 right here in Bethlehem. The event features more than two dozen musical performances, a whiskey tasting, and numerous competitions—including fiddling, traditional dance, song writing and more. Activities start at 4:30pm and go through late evening. The Celtic Cultural Alliance (CCA) has been hosting this internationally known celebration of all things Celtic since 1998.
Put on your walking shoes and visit Big Pocono State Park in Monroe County, which consists of 1,306 acres with numerous hiking trails. The park offers scenic views of three different states. Or, grab your bathing suit, picnic basket and fishing pole and head to Beltzville State Park, in the southern foothills of the Poconos.
Bethlehem’s Top 10
But wait, there’s more! We have compiled our own listing of the Top 10 Reasons to Live in Bethlehem, PA. Take a look and discover local amenities, excursions and activities.
See the list below and read the full descriptions on our website.
1. Arts and Entertainment
4. The Sands Casino Resort
6. Attention Sports Fans – Home of the Iron Pigs
7. Pocono NASCAR Raceway
8. Seasonal Outdoor Activities – Skiing, Hiking, Boating…
9. World Class Healthcare
10. The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail
In future posts we’ll share more exciting things to do in and around Bridle Path, as well as our other active adult communities. While our homeowners have plenty to do without ever leaving their own Traditions of America neighborhood, it would be a shame to miss out on all that Pennsylvania has to offer!
By Traditions of America Marketing Team