Welcome to Bethlehem

Cultural Life
Located in Pennsylvania's Lehigh valley, Bethlehem offers visitors a wide variety of museums and cultural activities.
• Moravian Museum of Bethlehem: The Moravian Museum presents the history of the original founders of Bethlehem, the Moravian people. The museum is housed in the town's oldest building, the 1741 Gemeinhaus.
• Sun Inn: The charming Sun Inn has seen many famous visitors. George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette have been quests. The inn is now restored and visitors can take a guided tour. In the summer concerts are held in the courtyard.
• Historic Walking Tours of Bethlehem: The Historic Walking Tours of Bethlehem highlight many of the city's famous buildings and historic sites. For example, visitors will see the 1810 Goundie House, one of the original town brewers; 1751 Old chapel, an original Moravian Chapel; and the Central Moravian Church, the oldest Moravian church in America.
• Colonial Industrial Quarter: The Quarter is home to several of Bethlehem's oldest buildings. The 1769 Tannery, 1762 Waterworks, and the Miller's House Garden are open for tours.
• The Star of Bethlehem: On the top of South Mountain, the Bethlehem Star is lit and visible year-round.
• Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts: The Kemerer Museum can be found in two of Bethelem's historic buildings in the National Register District. The museum has several collections including furniture, textiles, china, paintings, toys, silver, and glass.

Bethlehem's location on the Lehigh River makes it a great choice for visitors who love the great outdoors.
• Dutch Springs: For active adventure lovers, Dutch Park is the place to be. The park includes a water park and adventure park. The central feature of the park is a large lake where visitors can scuba dive. The Aqua Park offers fun for the entire family.
• Illicks Mill Park: Illicks Mill Park is great place to have fun year-round. In the summer visitors can swim, golf, play ball, and hike the nature trail. In the winter the park opens an ice skating rink.
• Sand Island Park: The Sand Island Park is situated along the Lehigh River. Visitors can participate in many outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, boating, and sports.

• Sands Casino Resort: Just opened, the Sands Casino Resort offers both a casino and a hotel. Inside the complex are over forty stores, six restaurants, night clubs, and a movie theater. Meeting space is available. The casino also has a large concert hall and a museum