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Best things to do in Allentown

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Theme Park
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“Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is an amusement and water park owned and operated by Cedar Fair and located in between Allentown, Pennsylvania and Emmaus, Pennsylvania. The park features seven roller coasters, other adult and children's rides, and a waterpark, Wildwater Kingdom. It features some of the world's most prominent roller coasters, including Steel Force, the ninth longest steel roller coaster in the world and the second longest on the U.S. East Coast.”
28 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Contemporary indoor arena hosting various sporting events, concerts & touring productions. Check at www.pplcenter.com.”
10 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
1 local recommends
Museum
“There are over 19,000 pieces of art represented here that is both inspired by our cultural heritage as well as by the local Lehigh Valley community. ”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“The Da Vinci Science Center provides the best day out for families with children ages 12 and under who value having playful, enjoyable, memorable, and enriching experiences together.”
5 locals recommend
Stadium
“Just the thing to do come summer! The field is home to our local minor league baseball team, the Iron Pigs. Grab your friends and family and make your way to Coca-Cola Park. Here you can purchase a hot, a beer or some Cracker Jacks and enjoy this great American past time. Parking is free, first come-first serve. ”
5 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is a great place to spend a few hours and see amazing automobile exhibits. Check out the website for more information.”
3 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Minor league Philadelphia Phillies baseball team. Family fun in a new stadium.”
3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Anything you need, they've got it. From Ukrainian pierogies to Korean bibimbap, freshly baked bread, aged cheeses, hand stuffed olives, and so much more. Perfect place to stock up on your picnic essentials!”
9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food-a lot of the food is sourced from local farms. They brew their own beer and have a wide selection of other beverages as well. ”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to walk, play volleyball, basketball, and there's a playground for kids, and swimming in the summer.”
3 locals recommend
Department Store
Restaurant
“Delicious vegetarian options (and their meatful options are delicious, too!)”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“One of Pennsylvania's Most Beautiful Concert Halls Serving as a cultural destination for the greater Lehigh Valley and beyond, Miller Symphony Hall is the Lehigh Valley’s premier Performing Arts Center.”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
3 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“The metro is a fixed route network of 26 bus routes throughout the Lehigh Valley providing daily, later evening and Saturday services in the urbanized areas of the Cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton and links to surrounding boroughs and townships. The metro plus offers shared-ride service for people who are unable to use LANTA/Metro fixed route bus services due to lack of ability, or for those who need specialized service. For more information and scheduling concerns, please visit www.lantabus.com/”
2 locals recommend