Have a Timely Tour around Bethlehem in a Charter Bus
Endless Fun to Be Had at Bethlehem’s Museums, Historical Landmarks, Parks and Recreational Centers
Bethlehem is Pennsylvania’s 3rd largest metropolitan area and was previously, especially the locations beside Delaware River, was once home to indigenous tribes. Therefore, Bethlehem is an incredibly culturally-diverse city. The city was once a powerful player in the steel manufacturing and trading industry and was once the second most active producer of steel in the country. The city earned its moniker ‘Christmas City, USA’ after Mrs. Marion Brown Grace switched on new Christmas street lights with a large wooden star on the Christmas Tree after a ceremony was held during the Great Depression.
Whether visitors are here for a tour with friends and family or visiting because of a wedding reception, there are all types of activities to consider. You can try your hand at The Sands Casino and enjoy local delights at the same time, if the time is right, you can get your fill of Artquest at Steelstacks too. If curiosity got the better of you, bring US Coachways’ charter bus to Pennsylvania’s very own unique Moravian Museum of Bethlehem.
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People from all walks of life, of all age groups, can find something to do right here in Bethlehem PA. To help our customers and readers along, we have outlined and highlighted some of Bethlehem’s best points of interest. We hope you enjoy them.
- Entertainment & Amusement Parks — Kids Quest remains to be one of the country’s largest children indoor recreational facilities to-date, they are always spacious – the chain in Bethlehem is no exception. Kids can easily lose themselves in all the video games and fun physical activities. There are qualified supervisors around to manage the young kids. Games provided are suitable for kids as young as 6 weeks old to as old as 12. Looking for some fun without the kids? The Sands Casino is right up your alley. The sprawling entertainment center offers casino-style games, shopping, dining and lots of entertainment options for everyone.
- Art & Cultural — When you are in a large group and looking for a place for have full out fun together, SteelStacks is a great consideration as the venue also educates visitors about local arts and culture. SteelStacks is spacious and was previously a blast furnace and steel plant. Running the set is ArtQuest which has strong support from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and also National Endowment for the Arts. Check the times for their regular festivals like Musikfest, Blast Furnace Blues, Riverjazz and Oktoberfest. Zoellener Arts Center is also a part of Lehigh University. The university is a 2,400 acres educational center with approximately 7,000 students every year. Tickets of its shows shown at the theater venue are affordable, it boasts of an amazing sound system and intimate setting which allows close interaction between artists and audiences. Want to learn, instead, about something historically different? Then bring the charter bus to Kemmerer Museum of Decorative Arts. Find lots of info about textiles, dolls, porcelain, glassware, China and much, much more. Visitors enjoy looking at many of the Victorian furnishing around the Museum.
- Restaurants & Shopping — You can find all sorts of things to purchase at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, from clothes to gifts and branded items, there are hundreds of shops to choose from. You can find products from the British Isles like jewelry, tartans, crystal jewelry and important foodstuff at Donegal Square. There is also many sales and promotions going on at The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem. Other malls and shopping centers are American Plaza Shopping Center, Westgate Mall and Lenox Corp. There is a wide range of cuisine available in downtown Main Street. For instance, savor Mexican flavor at Mexico Lindo Deli Restaurant, fresh delicacies are available at Tapas On The Main and there is a fanfare of contemporary American dishes at Bolette Restaurant.
- Golf Courses & Sports Venues – Over the years, Saucon Valley Country Club has grown from merely an 18-hole golf course to an 800-acre country clubhouse with golf courses, tennis and squash courts, swimming pools and also fine diner for visitors to enjoy their meals after a long day.
- Historical Sites & Landmarks — Moravian Museum of Bethlehem is, in itself, a site that is rich with culture and history. Within its walls, visitors can find a large collection of history, stories of the life and times of German Protestants who settled in this part of Pennsylvania. Visitors can have a quiet and educational walking tour around historical Colonial Industrial Quarter, learning about tannery, mill and waterworks. To find out more about Moravian farming system and James Burnside’s life, take a tour around Burnside Plantation. The site features a 6.6 acre beautiful farm right smack in the middle of the city, a Monocacy Creek, a park, unique summer kitchen, barns and many other unique structures.
- Parks & Outdoor Activities — Bringing kids with you and they are itching for some outdoor recreational activities during the trip to Bethlehem PA? Get the charter bus driver to bring your group to Dutch Spring, a short drive away from its downtown area. Dutch Spring features snorkeling tours, scuba diving lessons and is a fantastic venue for private parties. Beside snorkeling and scuba diving, there are rides for the young and young-at-heart so, get jumping on Water Tottler, climbing on Icebergs, spinning on Saturn and sailing on an Aqua Mat. After that, visitors get to climb a two-storey tall Sky Challenge, a pulse-raising rock-climbing facility. At certain times of the year, visitors can camp out or live a life of the outdoors in their own RVs.
- Zoos & Aquariums — While there isn’t a local zoo for the residents and visitors, located approximately 25 minutes drive away in a charter bus is Lehigh Valley Zoo. The zoo, although smaller than other zoos, is a non-profit organization supported by Lehigh Valley Zoological Society and was founded by General Harry C. Trexler in 1906. Bring young children and teens so that they can learn about camels, penguin, snowy owls, goats, cows, alpacas, llamas, emus, wallaby, river otters, peacocks, ostriches, zebras and many more animals and their habitat.
- Other Points of Interest — Are you out in Bethlehem for the first time and would like to get your bearings together? Head out to Main Street where Historic Bethlehem’s Visitors’ Center is located. The center is a great starting point as you can purchase tickets to many of its general tours, pick up brochures and map about tourist attractions. There is a small museum for visitors to get first-hand info about the people, culture and lifestyle of Bethlehem Pennsylvania.
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