5 Must-See Attractions in Allentown for the Whole Family

Jennifer De Jesus


With shopping, food, and nature, Allentown has something for everyone.

Allentown is a place where the whole family can have fun. With so many things to do and see, the good times never end. Whether you want to spend the day browsing a museum, watching a sports game, enjoying an amusement park, or strolling botanical gardens, Allentown’s got it all. Make sure to explore these popular destinations with the whole family! 

Sports Games at Coca-Cola Park

Nothing beats nice weather and a baseball game at Allentown’s best stadium. Designed with every attendee in mind, there are no bad seats in this park. The Coca-Cola Park is a family-friendly environment that promises a good time for everyone. The stadium also sells great food at an affordable price. Don’t miss catching a game of the local home team, the Iron Pigs. 

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom

This beloved amusement park is a favorite spot for locals. At this park, you’ll find thrilling rollercoaster rides alongside amazing waterslides. Kids will love the eight rollercoasters and a plethora of other theme park rides suitable for all ages including a six-foot wave pool that makes you feel like you’re at the beach. If you love this place, you can buy seasonal tickets for fun over and over again!

America on Wheels Museum

Spend the afternoon on a self-guided tour showcasing America’s greatest automotive classics. With cars, trucks, carriages, and even electric cars, it’s a journey through time and history. There are interactive exhibits and an array of educational opportunities revealing little-known facts about our country's cars. The antique auto museum galleries rotate two times a year, so there are always new and exciting installations. 

Allentown Rose Gardens

Take a relaxing stroll through Allentown’s sweetest smelling park. Known as the city’s hidden treasure, this mellow destination is best enjoyed in full bloom. This is one of the most beautiful trails to walk and enjoy the best parts of nature. With free admission, this park is a lovely outing for couples looking for romance and families looking for a pleasant, low-key excursion. If you need some peace and quiet, sit on one of the many benches surrounded by a variety of rose bushes.

Cedar Beach Park

Another opportunity to spend the day in the great outdoors can be found at the serene Cedar Beach Park. Lined with weeping willow trees, this park is in the heart of Allentown. Trails wind through the grounds, creating plenty of space to walk, run, or jog. Along the way, fitness stations with exercise equipment allow you to work out in a beautiful setting. Kids will love the huge playground, basketball court, and swimming pool--it’s no wonder Cedar Beach Park is a local family favorite. 

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