Countless people head to museums and galleries each year hoping to be touched by a meaningful piece of art or to view something with historic significance. And whether one enjoys looking at sculptures, portraits, photography, old documents or even early transportation devices, there’s no shortage of museums in the state of Pennsylvania for people to check out and enjoy
Once a formidable industrial and manufacturing powerhouse, today the Lehigh Valley region is known for its considerable charm, and its downtowns are fi lled with excitement and family fun. One can learn about the American Revolution, attend a minor league baseball game (go IronPigs!) or visit the popular family-friendly Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. It’s also a great place to plan your next meeting or event.
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If you haven’t hosted an event in Lehigh Valley yet, it’s about time you do. The area has a number of venues and offers a number of free activities your guests can enjoy during their downtime
“Lehigh Valley is home to many things that families, couples, or individuals can visit without having to spend any money to do so,” says Michael Stershic president, Discover Lehigh Valley. “We want to make sure people know that these options exist to them whether they are visiting the area or live here full-time.”
Those looking for activities and areas to explore in the Lehigh and Northampton counties can now simply turn on their television instead of combing the Web for ideas.
Discover Lehigh Valley, the destination marketing organization for the area, partnered with RCN and Service Electric television stations to give viewers a taste of the Lehigh Valley area on Channel 189.
Cvent has created a separate region for Lehigh Valley on their website dedicated to event and meeting planners. The change signals big things for the area.
Prior to being listed as its own area, Lehigh Valley was lumped in the Philadelphia region, resulting in confusion and missed opportunities. The creation will help local properties, business and companies gain a dramatic increase in their exposure to planners.