As gas and air travel prices continue to rise, drivable destinations with a number of affordable attractions for the entire family will be increasingly attractive
Lehigh Valley, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2012
Searching for a summer travel destination for the whole family that won’t burn a hole in your wallet? Discover Lehigh Valley, the designated destination marketing organization (DMO) for Lehigh Valley, Pa., has made family traveling on a budget easy with Summer of Savings – a web-based travel promotion that offers discounts on accommodations, deals on area attractions and coupons from several distinctive Lehigh Valley restaurants.
“As gas and air travel prices continue to rise, drivable destinations with a number of affordable attractions for the entire family will be increasingly attractive,” said Michael Stershic, president of Discover Lehigh Valley. “We have a growing number of entertainment options and Lehigh Valley is a one-tank trip from New York City, Southern New Jersey, Philadelphia, Newark, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and a host of other locations in the Northeast.”
Using Summer of Savings discounts is simple. Go to DiscoverLehighValley.com and click Summer of Savings in the “Save” dropdown menu. Every participating partner in the online promotion offers coupons that can be downloaded and printed. Visitors just need to present the coupon(s) when making a purchase, placing a reservation or buying tickets to receive the advertised discount. Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars, Dutch Springs, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and State Theatre Center for the Arts are just a few of the many businesses participating in this online promotion.
Summer of Savings discounts are arranged in three categories: Attractions, Dining and Lodging. The coupons include reduced prices for admissions, buy-one-get-one-free deals, discounts on purchases and more. Savings start Memorial Day weekend and run through Labor Day weekend (May 24 – September 3, 2012).
The Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania is located approximately one hour north of Philadelphia and less than two hours west of New York City. It is home to the three cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton.
About Discover Lehigh Valley
Discover Lehigh Valley is the designated destination marketing organization (DMO) of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Its mission is to promote and develop Lehigh Valley as a leisure and business travel destination. Created in 1984, Discover Lehigh Valley assists in promoting regional tourism, an industry that generates $1.5 billion in annual revenue and accounts for more than 22,000 jobs in Lehigh Valley.
For more information on Discover Lehigh Valley and its activities or to request a Lehigh Valley Map & Guide, call 1-800-MEET-HERE, or visit the official tourism website of Lehigh Valley at http://www.DiscoverLehighValley.com.