Lehigh Valley Area Info & Listings

Get to know the Lehigh Valley

Welcome to the Lehigh Valley!  Spanning a beautiful 730 miles, the Lehigh Valley a great place to call home. The area boasts beautiful landscapes, hills, mountains, and plenty of open space to enjoy.

Counties in the region extend beyond Lehigh County to include Carbon and Northampton counties, as well as Warren County located on the western edge of New Jersey. 

Residents of the Lehigh Valley love that there are many things to see and do, including museums, shopping malls, casinos, and plenty of outdoor activities for adults and children. There is something for everyone here, because of the range of living options to fit every lifestyle, amenity, and budget. 

Thanks to multiple modes of public transportation, many people choose to live in the Lehigh Valley because of its manageable commute to nearby Philadelphia and New York City. Public bus service is available through the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA). Private bus lines also service the area to provide additional commuting transportation options to residents in the area.

Families love the Lehigh Valley because of the excellent schools and afterschool/weekend activity programs. The Lehigh Valley is also home to several esteemed colleges and universities that attract students from all over the country and around the world. 

Air travel into Lehigh Valley is through the Lehigh Valley International Airport, and is located just a few miles from Allentown, the area’s county seat. Lehigh County is also served by the Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport, which is mostly used by private aviation.