From the east/west, use Route 22 to Route 145 N./MacArthur Rd.
From the north/south, use Route 145.
From the north/south, use Route 33 south to Route 22 west to Route 145 N./MacArthur Rd.
From the north/south, use Interstate 476 (Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike) to Route 22 east to Route 145 N./MacArthur Rd.
The primary and most convenient point of airline entry to Whitehall and Lehigh Valley is Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Various airlines operate out of this airport. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is a major international airport that is about 70 miles away. Since it is a hub for several national airlines, it is easy to obtain non-stop flights to Philadelphia International compared to ABE and usually cheaper.
Whitehall is not a walking town.
If you don't have a car of your own, the easiest way to get around is by LANTA (Lehigh And Northampton Transportation Authority) Buses .
If you're traveling to more rural areas of Lehigh Valley, a car is the only option and can be rented through LVIA.
There's the Ironton Rail Trail for hiking, biking, jogging. Connected to the Ironton Rail Trail is the Whitehall Parkway, over 100 acres to fish, hike, watch birds and even see some historical buildings.
Lehigh Valley Mall, Rts. 22 & 145 N. (Route 145 N./MacArthur Road exit off Route 22), ☎ 610-264-5511, . Anchored by JCPenney, Macy's and Boscov's and includes nearly 130 stores. Indoor and outdoor shopping.
While the Lehigh Valley Mall is the big boy on the block, next door is the Whitehall Mall, which is anchored by a Sears and Kohls. There's also a Border's books, Apple store and a few others in a small strip just outside the Whitehall Mall.
Moving north on MacArthur Road, you'll find another shopping center on the left side, which has a Sports Authority, Redner's Supermarket, and clothing and furniture stores.
Continuing north, on the right will be a shopping center anchored by a Walmart, Dick's Sporting Goods and Old Navy. On the left will be a shopping center with a Kmart and Weiss Supermarket.
Aside from the store mentioned, there are small shops of all shapes and sizes selling everything from mattresses to pet supplies to cars up and down MacArthur Road. The best way to see what's there is to literally drive the main drag.
Buca di Beppo, 714 Grape Street, ☎ 610-264-4268, . Italian cuisine. Lunch and dinner. Kid's menu available.
Spice India, 2407 Mickley Ave, ☎ 610-432-0980, . Indian cuisine. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch available. BYOB. Outdoor seating available.
Due to the abundance of shopping, restaurants line the main drag of Whitehall, MacArthur Road, and shopping centers. Dining options include:
Fast food chains including Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Wendy's, Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A and McDonald's.
Other national chain restaurants including Perkins, Ruby Tuesdays, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Chili's, Friendly's, Panera Bread, Lone Star Steakhouse, Old Country Buffet, Ground Round
Still more restaurants include Dunderbak's (german), City View Diner, Bonefish Grill, Bravo! (italian), Whitehall Diner
Ramada, 1500 MacArthur Rd (Route 145 North/MacArthur Road exit off Route 22), ☎ 610-439-1037, . Newly renovated. Across from the Lehigh Valley Mall. Restaurant and comedy club onsite.
Other Lehigh Valley locations
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