Visitors of Allentown, Pennsylvania, should make sure to catch a Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs ballgame at Coca Cola Park. If you are an automobile buff, you will love the Mack Trucks Historical Museum, featuring a showroom of various vehicles including Megatron from the Transformers movie. The Merchants Square Model Train Exhibit has over 40 model trains and 18,000 feet of track. Kids will enjoy the Da Vinci Science Center, with hands-on learning and exhibits. For an architectural treat, visit the neo-Roman Art Museum, featuring a room designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
You can fly into the Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) just outside of Allentown on Highway 22. Once you arrive, you can rent a car to get around or ride the public buses with routes in Allentown and throughout the Lehigh Valley. For accommodations, choose between hotel options near the center of the city or out by Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom.
Allentown became an industrial city after the opening of the Lehigh Canal in the 1840s. The industrial influence started fading after World War II. Allentown has a temperate climate with all four seasons. If you want to sample authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine, check out the Allentown Farmers Market. Around Labor Day, enjoy the Great Allentown Fair.