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Sands Casino - Resort Bethlehem Introduction

Try your luck at some of the 3,000 slot machines and 200 table games at Sands Casino - Resort Bethlehem. Opened in 2009, the casino also features a hotel, an events center, and an outlet shopping mall. Given the large number of dining options, you certainly won't go hungry. Choose from Italian and Chinese, or between a deli, a chophouse, and a grill restaurant, among others. In the evening, relax at one of the casino's buzzing bars. Sands Casino - Resort is in the historic city of Bethlehem, founded in the 18th century and unsurprisingly nicknamed Christmas City, USA.

Hotels near Sands Casino - Resort Bethlehem

In addition to the hotel at Sands Casino - Resort, there are affordable and mid-range options nearby. It's common to find free Wi-Fi and breakfast, and some hotels are set in attractive historic buildings. If you cross the Lehigh River into Downtown Bethlehem, you can find a luxury hotel as well as accommodations that feature indoor pools. As Bethlehem becomes very popular during Christmas when it hosts a festive market, expect hotel prices to rise. Also, because Sands Casino Bethlehem is close to Lehigh University, hotel prices will go up during college graduation.

Where to stay near Sands Casino - Resort Bethlehem

History buffs will want to choose a hotel within the colonial center of Bethlehem, where you can admire architecture dating from the 18th century. It's a romantic spot that also features riverside parks along the Conestoga and Lehigh rivers. Cross the Lehigh River to the south and stroll along the leafy streets of the university quarter, where there's a lively nightlife vibe to enjoy. If you're traveling on business, you'll find a wide selection of hotels clustering around Lehigh Valley International Airport. You'll find even more choice along the nearby Lehigh Valley Thruway just south of the airport.

Things to see near Sands Casino - Resort Bethlehem

Just 0.9 miles from Sands Casino - Resort is SteelStacks, a giant arts and entertainment complex that puts on more than 1,000 concerts a year. It's one of the venues for Musikfest, a huge and mainly free music festival that takes place every August. Discover the history of Bethlehem with a visit to Burnside Plantation. This living museum 3.3 miles from Sands Casino - Resort started as a farm back in the 18th century, and its exhibits take you back to the period from 1748 to 1848. There's also a Native American village on the same site.

How to get to Sands Casino - Resort Bethlehem

The easiest way to get to Sands Casino - Resort Bethlehem is by car, and there are more than 3,300 parking spaces available on site. If you're traveling from New York City, you can take advantage of the daily bus service that runs between Port Authority and Sands Casino - Resort. The Lehigh & Northampton Transportation Authority (known as LANta) runs buses all throughout Lehigh Valley including Bethlehem. The service is free for passengers over the age of 65. Lehigh Valley International Airport is 7.5 miles from Sands Casino - Resort and is linked by a bus route.