Allentown Sights and Landmarks Guide, Pennsylvania
Allentown, PA US – Sights
Allentown is a wonderful city in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Allentown has great sights and attractions of tourist importance. Every year a large number of visitors come in Allentown to explore its beauty, culture and attractions. Some of the most popular sights and attractions in Allentown include the following.
Trout Hall is a great historical hall built in the 1770s. It was previously used as a refugee house for the Allen Family. Trout Hall has great historical importance and is very popular among the locals.
The Mack Trucks Historical Museum
It is a beautiful museum that features more than 80,000 photographs of historical importance. The museum is regarded as an ideal place for the truck enthusiastic. There are many sightseeing buses, trucks and cars of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Bicycle Crossing Museum
Bicycle Crossing Museum displays the role the bicycle has played in the past. The museum features great exhibitions and events throughout the year. The museum is situated on Harrison Street, Allentown.
Old Court House County Museum
The Old Court House County Museum exhibits the history, culture and traditions of the Lehigh Valley. The museum also exhibits mineral history and genealogy information.
Museum of Indian Culture
It is housed in an 18th century farmhouse and maintained by Lenni Lenape Historical Society. Guided tours are arranged to educate the visitors about the culture, traditions and values of American Indians.
Appalachian Mountains are a large chain of mountains named after the Apalachee Native Americans of Florida. It is home to the world's longest continuous mountain trail. It also features, hiking, biking, snowboarding and snowmobiling. It is regarded as one of the most popular hiking trails in Pennsylvania.
Lehigh Valley Zoo
It is situated northwest of Allentown. The Zoo offers a great variety of domestic and international animals. The zoo also includes rare species of animals. Lehigh Valley Zoo is also used to celebrate birthday parties.
Lehigh River offers an array of recreational opportunities including boating, hiking, biking, swimming and hunting. Lehigh and Delaware Rivers are regarded among the best outdoor recreational spots.
Allentown Symphony Hall
It was built in 1896. It hosts live performances of the most renowned actresses and singers of the country. It is home to Allentown Symphony Orchestra and it attracts locals and visitors from all over the United States.
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