Escapes: Details, Bethlehem, Pa.

September 28, 2012
GETTING THERE

Bethlehem is about 200 miles from Washington. Take the Beltway north to Interstate 95 north to I-476 north to U.S. Route 22 east, then I-378 south.

STAYING THERE

Historic Hotel Bethlehem

437 Main St.

1-800-607-2384

www.hotelbethlehem.com

Elegant downtown hotel, with 128 rooms and suites from $139.

Sayre Mansion

250 Wyandotte St.

877-345-9019

www.sayremansion.com

Bed-and-breakfast with 22 rooms and suites, from $139.

EATING THERE

Bethlehem Brew Works

569 Main St.

610-882-1300

www.thebrewworks.com

Hearty specialties include Slag Pot Meatloaf, pork schnitzel and bratwurst. Entrees from $10.50.

Tapas on Main

500 Main St.

610-868-8903

www.tapasonmain.com

Spanish restaurant with choices such as shrimp in garlic broth with tomatoes and scallions ($9.95). Tapas from $5.95; main courses from $17.95.

PLAYING THERE

Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center

505 Main St.

610-691-6055

800-360-8687 for tours

www.historicbethlehem.org

“Death and Dying” tour offered Wednesdays through Sundays at 3 p.m. through Nov. 4. Adults $12, ages 6 to 12 $6. History Mystery Haunted Tour highlights the Colonial Industrial Quarter; Oct. 19-20 and 26-27 at 8 p.m., $15.

1758 Sun Inn

564 Main St.

610-866-1758

www.suninnbethlehem.org

Self-guided tours Saturdays noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.; donation requested. Group tours for 10 or more can be arranged, $5 per person. Ghost hunting with the Greater Lehigh Valley Paranormal Investigation Team will take place 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 5, 12, 20 and 26, $35; and Oct. 27 midnight to 6 a.m., $100.

Historic Haunts
of Downtown Bethlehem
Moravian Book Shop

428 Main St.

610-866-5481

www.moravianbookshop.com

Candlelight tours through Nov. 3. See Web site for schedule. Private tours available. Adults $13, younger than 13 $10. Reservations recommended.

INFORMATION

www.discoverlehighvalley.com

S.K.S.

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