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As summer approaches, don’t let the relentless heat ruin your summer plans. Get ready to beat the heat in Allentown, PA with these fun activities that will help you escape the hot weather and keep you cool.

Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown

Going to Dorney Park for the day? When you buy a ticket to the park, you have full access to the Wildwater Kingdom. This water park is your source for wet and wild summer fun with over three-dozen slides, pools, rivers and much more!

Dutch Springs in Bethlehem

Less than 20 minutes away from Allentown is Dutch Springs in Bethlehem, PA. Dutch Springs is one of the best water parks in Pennsylvania and one of the most original. Set on a lake you can jump off, climb and slide down huge inflatables. If you love to scuba dive, than this is the best water park for you! Scuba divers can explore sunken school buses, airplanes and other fascinating objects down below.

Allentown Art Museum

Make a day out of staying cool this summer at the Allentown Art Museum. Fully air conditioned, this museum offers an incredible variety of art collections, exhibits, public events and educational programs. You can experience nearly 2,000 years of cultural heritage in a cool, visitor-friendly environment.

The Boardwalk at Hershey Park

Only an hour away from Allentown is the famous Hershey Park. The park, best known for its rollercoasters and delicious chocolate, is also home to one of the most fun water parks in the area. The Boardwalk at Hershey Park is open daily where visitors can sit back and relax on the lazy river or shoot into the Vortex, one of the water park’s high intensity thrill rides. With spray grounds, awesome slides and other water attractions filling the park, you’ll beat the heat in no time.

Allentown Public Library

Are you an avid book reader? Stay out of the sun at the Allentown Public Library. Bask in the cool embrace of the library while reading your all time favorite novel or a new book that peaks your interest. With an extensive collection of books, magazines, DVDs and more, you’ll never be bored at the Allentown Public Library this summer.

The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley

Right around the corner from Allentown is the Lehigh Valley’s premier shopping center, The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley. This outdoor lifestyle center offers a mix of fashion stores, boutiques and numerous restaurants where you can wait out the heat while you shop or eat. Part of the Center’s Town Square is also home to an interactive pop-jet fountain where families can jump around to cool down. The fountain is open 11AM – 5PM daily!

Go to the Movies in Allentown

If the heat is too much for you to be outside, take a day trip to your local movie theater to sit in the cool air conditioning and catch a new flick. A dark, cool theater plus a thirst-quenching drink is a recipe for success to stay away from the unrelenting heat outside. Nearby movie theaters include the Carmike 16 and the AMC Tilghman Square 8!

The Pool at Woodmont Ridge

Located in the heart of Allentown, PA, Woodmont Ridge offers resort style apartment homes and amenities accompanied by the beauty of the Lehigh Valley. One of the complex’s best community amenities is the stunning swimming pool complete with a sundeck.  You can jump in the pool to stay cool and beat the heat when it’s too uncomfortable to sit outside. Schedule a visit with Woodmont Ridge to get a tour of our gorgeous swimming complex and luxurious apartment homes in Allentown, PA. Call (855)-826-8255 and visit us today!