Slatington is a city in Philadelphia Region.
Slatington, originally settled by the Lenni Lenape Indians, is a small Lehigh County town located about 30 minutes northwest of Allentown, PA. Named after the prosperous slate industry once housed there, Slatington is home to roughly 4,404 residents as of July 2008. Although there are a lack of activities to do within Slatington, there are plenty of nearby attractions and nature trails to explore the beauty of Pennsylvania.
Access into Slatington could either be by car or the LANTA (Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority) regional bus system. By way of the LANTA bus system you can take the W-bus line from Allentown to Slatington, which makes several stops on Main and Walnut Streets daily. To access fare amounts and the full bus schedule click the link to the LANTA homepage . By way of car, you can access Slatington from Allentown by taking Route 329 to Route 873 which is about a 30 minute drive .
Transportation around Slatington can be access by way of the LANTA bus system as mentioned above, by car, by bike, or by walking.
In the heart of Slatington you can view the famous Fireman's Drinking Fountain .
There are a variety of outdoor biking/hiking trails you can access in Slatington along the Lehigh River. The Slate Heritage Trail meets the D&L Trail along 3.3 miles of the Trout Creek. Hikers and bikers can also access the well known Appalachian Trail through following the D&L northern trailhead. There is the Northern Lehigh Swimming Pool Association located at Victory Park where you can cool off of on hot summer days. To contact the Northern Lehigh Swimming Pool Association for hours of operation call (610)767-1355. Victory Park in Slatington offers a large playground for children to play as well as a pavilion with tables for picnics.
Near By: Fashion Bug:200 S Best Ave, Walnutport, PA (610) 767-0606
Kmart:400 N Best Ave, Walnutport, PA (610) 767-2541
Lehigh Valley Mall: 250 Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall, PA (610) 264-5511 
In Town: Sussies Shady Nook: 7115 Pa Route 873, Slatington Pa (610)767-1301
Slatington Diner: 662 Main St, Slatington, PA (610)767-7407
The Shack: 751 Main St, Slatington, PA (610)767-6624
Mama's Pizza: 655 Main St, Slatington, PA (610) 767-9441
Sal Pizza: 102 Main St, Slatington, PA 610) 760-1007
Near By: Pizza Hut: 350 S Best Ave, Walnutport, PA (610) 760-0200
Great Wall Chinese Restaurant: 198 S Best Ave, Walnutport, PA (610) 767-7101
McDonald's: 473 Main St, Walnutport, PA (610) 767-0707
Burger King: 201 N Best Ave, Walnutport, PA (610) 767-4669
The Terrace Restaurant: 840 S Best Ave, Walnutport, PA (610) 767-1545
Ice Cream World: 350 S Best Ave Ste E, Walnutport, PA (610) 767-3551
Bars in Town: The Shack: 751 Main St, Slatington, PA (610)767-6624
Homeslate Sports Bar&Grille: 670 Main St, Slatington, PA (610) 767-4168
Maxx Regal Bar&Grille: 1176 S Route 100, Slatington, PA (610) 398-4080
George's Place: 6210 Pa Route 873, Slatington, PA (610) 760-1740
Although there are no in town hotels or lodging, there are numerous hotels located in Allentown, PA.
Near by: Super 8: 1715 Plaza Ln, Allentown, PA (610) 435-7880
Ramada Inn: 1500 Macarthur Rd, Whitehall, PA (610) 439-1037
Leaving Slatington is very much the same as coming in. You can leave by the LANTA bus system or by car taking Route 873 to Route 329 into Allentown, PA.
Near By Attractions To Visit: Jim Thorpe, PA: Glen Onoko Falls 
Asa Packer Mansion 
Dorney Park and WildWater Kingdom (amusement park): 3830 Dorney Park Road Allentown, PA (610) 395-3724 
The Crayola Factory: 30 Centre Square Easton, PA