Easton Travel Guide, Pennsylvania
Easton city is a main tourist region that includes the Crayola Factory, the Canal National Museum, Anatomy Academies, Entertaining Arts Theatres and many leisure parks. All these venues give an enjoyable feeling to the viewers. Another important area is the historic downtown that covers the entire history of the region. With a wide choice of entertainment, Easton therefore is the best place to hang around. You can have a delightful and enjoyable stay in this beautiful place to discover so many wonderful architectural treasures.
The city covers an overall area of 12 sq. km with almost 10% being covered by water bodies. With a population of around 27,000, Easton is one of the places where you will find a higher number of African American and Asian communities.
Place at the Forks
In 1736, William Penn’s sons, Thomas Penn and Benjamin Eastburn, surveyed around a thousand-acre territory of land between River Lehigh and Delaware. In 1750s, Nicholas Scull and William Parsons again performed the survey to worn out a town known as the Place-at-the-Forks. The newly introduced town was then renamed as Easton. The central square renowned today is the place where a large number of residents as well as tourists meet. In 1776, the central square was the main area where the Declaration of Independence was read. The national historic events are conducted every year on the heritage day.
Art & Culture
Several Easton Art Events held in art galleries and centers come up with extraordinary arts and crafts of modern times. These arts feature the diversity and natural talents of the entire community. The State Theatres are other ideal places for performing such activities. They offer excellent lively performances with wonderful surroundings and effects. They are a main attraction for tourists.
For visitors looking to spend more on sightseeing and less on their accommodation, Easton is an excellent place. With a lineup of hotels known for their quality service, you’ll even have the options to choose from according to your requirements. Some of the top accommodation include Best Western-Easton, Hampton Inn Easton, PA, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Easton, Lafayette Inn, Seipsville Inn, Lafayette Bar, Holiday Inn Express-Easton, Polytek Development Corporation and Stiltskins.
So enjoy your stay in any of these affordable locations in Easton and enjoy your stay in the city, which was once known as the ‘Place at the Forks’.
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