Stories tagged: "Lehigh Valley"

Photo of walkway at SteelStacks in Bethlehem (Photo: Robin Shreeves)
Adventure Awaits: Discover 5 Thrilling Day Trip Destinations Just a Short Drive from Philadelphia

If you’re in need of a quick getaway from the Philly area, a relatively short drive will lead you to waterfalls, antiques, great wineries, history, and more.

Elaine Pivinski (Courtesy Franklin Hill Vineyards)
Meet the OG of Pennsylvania’s Women-Owned Wineries

Elaine Pivinski started Franklin Hill Vineyards with one row of grapes in 1976. Today, the operation includes a winery, a distillery, and three retail shops.

The four-mile long Kelly Drive, home to the historic Boathouse Row and annual Dad Vail Regatta, attracts bikers, runners, joggers and walkers to its trail and park, which runs along the Schuylkill River. Visitors without a bike can stop at Wheel Fun Rentals, located at the start of Boathouse Row, for specialty bike and surrey rentals. (Photo: photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®)
Rides With a View: 6 Great Bike Trails in Eastern Pennsylvania

Whether you’re looking for a challenging overnight ride, or something more leisurely and scenic, the eastern part of the state features great bike trails to suit all skill levels.

Long Play Café
Vinyl Enthusiasts Rejoice: 10 Great Pennsylvania Record Stores to Visit on Record Store Day

Highlighted by extremely limited releases, big sales, and in-store performances, Record Store Day returns Saturday and many Pennsylvania shops are getting in the spirit with daylong celebrations and promotions.

Lauren McChesney and Matthew McClanahan, the new owners of Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre in Orefield, Lehigh County. (Photo: Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre)
America’s Oldest Drive-In Is in the Lehigh Valley. Here’s How the New Owners Are Celebrating its 89th Birthday.

In an era when many people are content to watch streaming movies from the comfort of their couch, an Allentown couple wants to preserve the unique cinematic experience Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theatre has offered since 1934.

PORTLAND, ME - MAY 27: Hunter Owen #10 of the Altoona Curve throws to first base during the eighth inning of the game between the Portland Sea Dogs and the Altoona Curve at Hadlock Field on May 27, 2019 in Portland, Maine. (Photo by Zachary Roy/Getty Images)
Play Ball! A Guide to Minor League Baseball in Pennsylvania

From Erie to NEPA, Pennsylvania has plenty of minor league ballparks where families can see the stars of tomorrow for a fraction of the cost of a big league game.

Lehigh Valley Zoo (From Facebook)
8 Pennsylvania Wine Festivals to Put on Your Calendar This Fall

‘Tis the harvest season, and many wineries throughout the state are staging celebrations this fall.