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December 13, 2023

Our Complete Winter Bucket List for the Lehigh Valley

Winter is here, and we can't wait to share our complete winter bucket list for the Lehigh Valley with you! From the stunning snowfall to the chilly air, winter brings a sense of thrill and wonder to the Berks Homes community. We know the weather might make you feel like staying in and snuggling up with your favorite movie and hot chocolate, but we have some exciting winter activities you want to attend. Let's discover some of our favorite winter adventures in the Lehigh Valley that you can add to your bucket list this season!

Winter wonderland adventures

Get ready to be amazed by the most enchanting winter wonderlands in the Lehigh Valley. Experience the holiday spirit by strolling through over 1.2 million twinkling lights, enjoying festive music, and admiring the illuminated animal exhibits at the Lehigh Valley Zoo Winter Light Spectacular. For those seeking a bit of thrill, strap on your skates and glide across the ice at the Steel Ice Center or the Bethlehem Ice Rink. With the sound of blades cutting through the ice and the joyful laughter of friends and family, these incredible Lehigh Valley adventures will create unforgettable winter memories.

Taste the season

Warm up from the inside out with a culinary journey through the Lehigh Valley's winter delights. Start your day with a steaming cup of cocoa at one of the region's charming coffee shops, such as La Vida Café or Bitty & Beau's Coffee. Indulge in the comforting flavors of seasonal soups and stews at local eateries like Dunderbak's Market Cafe or Fegley's Brew Works. Don't forget to treat yourself to a classic Pennsylvania Dutch favorite—scrapple—at the historic Allentown Farmers Market, where you can embrace the winter season with every delicious bite.

Outdoor endeavors

For those who crave outdoor excitement, the Lehigh Valley offers many activities to satisfy your needs. Lace up your hiking boots and explore the snowy trails at Trexler Nature Preserve or Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center. If you prefer a faster pace, hit the slopes just a short drive away at Blue Mountain Resort, where the thrill of downhill skiing and snowboarding awaits—or hike through the Blue Mountain Loop trail, which is 5.5 miles and takes you through a section of the stunning Appalachian Trail. Experience the joy of winter tubing at Bear Creek Mountain Resort, a perfect activity for families and friends alike. The Lehigh Valley's outdoor wonders provide the ideal backdrop for making winter memories that will last a lifetime.

Festive events and entertainment

Celebrate the season with a touch of culture and entertainment at the Lehigh Valley's winter and holiday events. Attend the annual Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem, where the charm of a traditional European holiday market comes to life with artisan crafts, delectable treats, and festive music. Immerse yourself in the magic of the season with a performance of "The Nutcracker" by the Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. To admire the dazzling lights of the holiday season, Lights in the Parkway in Allentown continues through December 31 and offers a truly magical experience for the whole family to enjoy. For a more relaxed evening, catch a holiday film at the historic Roxy Theatre in Northampton—the options are endless when you call this remarkable area home.

Fall in love with the Lehigh Valley with Berks Homes

We hope you fall in love with the Lehigh Valley this winter season and beyond. Embrace the magic of winter with a new Berks home—browse through our new homes in the Lehigh Valley and beyond, and give us a call at (484) 772-2693 or fill out our online form today for more information. At Berks Homes, we take pride in contributing to the vibrant communities that make these winter experiences possible. Let's savor the season and create cherished moments with loved ones!

Kelly
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