Local Attractions

There’s always something to do during your visit to Bear Creek! We’re close to amusement parks, sports arenas, and local businesses.

 

Distances provided are from Bear Creek Mountain Resort.

Events & Festivals

Local Attractions

(~25 miles) | 610-838-8767

An interesting and colorful visitor center allows children of all ages to unleash their creative spirit.

 

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(~18 miles) | 610-683-6765

Pennsylvania’s oldest operating cave, Crystal Cave is both educational and fun for the entire family.

 

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(~13 miles) | 484-664-1002

See how much fun science can be with over 200 hands-on exhibits.

 

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(~12 miles) | 610-395-3724

Enjoy two great parks for the price of one, with more than 100 rides, 2 wave pools, and 22 waterslides. Open Memorial weekend through Labor Day and select weekends in September. Hallow Weekends starts in October.

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(~30 miles) | 610-374-4600

GoggleWorks nurtures the arts, fosters creativity, promotes education, and enriches the community. 

 

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(~40 miles) | 610-756-6961

Visit the world’s first refuge for birds of prey and experience the scenic vistas and eight miles of hiking trails. 

 

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(~25 miles) | 610-691-6055

Go back in time and experience three centuries of the community through living history programs, special exhibits, festivals, and music.

 

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(~20 miles)  

Catch a baseball game at the Coca-Cola Park. The Iron Pigs  are an AAA affiliate team of the Philadelphia Phillies. 

 

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(~15 miles)  

Experience the ice hockey hype at the PPL Center. The Phantoms are an affiliate team for the Philadelphia Flyers.

 

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(~15 miles) | 610-799-4171

Home to more than 200 animals from 70 species, this zoo is one of the great educational and cultural institutions in the region. 

 

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(~25 miles) | 610-838-8767
Adventure through nature’s underground wonderland, discovered in 1883.

(~15 miles) | 610-351-8999

Enjoy some local history that has an international impact. 

 

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(~15 miles) 

 

Hit the town with incredible concerts and performances at the PPL Center.

 

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(~24 miles)

 

Enjoy a baseball game at the First Energy Stadium. The Fightin Phils are a Double-A affiliate team for the Philadelphia Phillies.

 

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 (~25 miles) | 877-726-3777

 

Try your luck with 3,250 slot machines, electronic games, and a high-limit room at the Wind Creek.. Six on-site restaurants will satisfy anyone’s taste buds.

 

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(~7 miles) | 610-395-7000

 

Celebrating over 35 years of the most competitive international bicycle racing in North America, this velodrome hosts cyclists ranging from local stars to world-class champions.

 

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Festivals & Events

Renningers Antique Extravaganza | 610-683-6848

Renningers is home to world famous collectors extravaganzas, antique markets, and farmers markets.

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival 

With a national reputation for excellence, this professional theater company stages the works of William Shakespeare and other master dramatists.

Kutztown Folk Festival | 888-674-6136

Pennsylvania Dutch and Early American folk art and crafts are celebrated in the outstanding works of 200 of the nation’s most skilled artisans.

 

Lehigh Valley Sports Fest | 610-439-8978

This four-day sports festival hosts 45 sporting events that maintains a diverse and educational focus of newer and ancient games

Das Awkscht Fescht Antique & Classic Car Show | 610-967-2317 

A three-day classic and antique car show with fireworks, picnics, bingo, and family-friendly fun.

 

Musikfest | 610-332-1300

A ten-day music festival with fourteen indoor and outdoor stages featuring over 300 musical performances. 

 

Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Jamboree | 610-824-7846

A three-day event showcasing over 2,200 of the finest pre-1946 custom cars on the East Coast.

 

The Great Allentown Fair | 610-435-7469

Dedicated to the achievements of farmers, gardeners and homemakers, this seven-day fair offers rides, games, shows, and a wide variety of good foods.

Renningers Antique Extravaganza 

Running only three times a year, this extravaganza attracts hundreds of antique dealers from across the country.

Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival

Over 250,000 visitors celebrate all things Celtic in one of the largest Highland games and festivals in North America.

Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem | 610-332-1300

One of the premier holiday attractions in the Northeastern United States, the event features food, drinks, and holiday ornaments and handcrafted gifts.

Events at Bear Creek

Local Corporations

Questions? We’re happy to help you decide how to make the most of your visit to Bear Creek.