Destination guide

Historic Bethlehem will entice you

Take a vacation to Bethlehem and enjoy the area's history, live music and festivals. Renowned for its casino gaming, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Bethlehem

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bethlehem a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Mountain Ski Area (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Bethlehem Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lost River Caverns (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Dutch Springs Aqua Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Crayola Experience (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bethlehem

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bethlehem is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SteelStacks (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Cedar Creek Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Veterans Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Macungie Memorial Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Lake Nockamixon (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Quakertown Swamp (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bethlehem

Fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is 34.2 mi (55 km) away.

Where to stay around Bethlehem?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,167 vacation rentals near Bethlehem. From 1,268 Houses to 179 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bethlehem for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bethlehem?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bethlehem. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lehigh University: 54 vacation rentals
  • Dutch Springs Aqua Park: 74 vacation rentals
  • Northampton Community College: 71 vacation rentals
  • Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center: 57 vacation rentals
  • Sands Casino Bethlehem: 57 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bethlehem listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bethlehem?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,268 Houses in Bethlehem. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bethlehem include:

  • Cottages: 179 rentals available
  • Cabins: 179 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 172 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bethlehem?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,270 vacation rentals with pool available in Bethlehem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.