Southern Lehigh Valley


Welcome to Southern Lehigh Valley

Steeped in rich American history and stately Colonial beauty, Southern Lehigh Valley exudes a refined, lively air and unparalleled tranquility. Perfectly balancing residential bliss with dynamic urban vibrance, this majestic region combines the best of both worlds; the Southern Lehigh Valley area sits an hour outside of Philadelphia and less than two hours from New York City. 

 Southern Lehigh Valley boasts a unique terrain, from shady apple orchards with a fairy-tale feel to mysterious caverns deep below the earth’s surface. The region embraces the downhome atmosphere of its past and the sleek sophistication of the future. Southern Lehigh Valley is where you can sip coffee all morning at a friendly diner, indulge in handcrafted microbrews, attend a luxe dinner at a private club, or stroll the walkable streets with an ice cream cone in your hand. The area’s real estate subscribes to the same philosophy, with an impressive range of pristinely restored historic homes and sprawling new construction estates.


What to Love

  • Country club culture
  • Prestigious academic life
  • Stunning landscapes and caverns
  • Proximity to NYC and Philadelphia

Local Lifestyle

Southern Lehigh Valley delights its residents with its dual personality. Tony country clubs provide a refined golf culture for members, while miniature golf invites families to let loose with zany photo ops and psychedelic golf carts. Five-star restaurants satisfy refined palates and epicurean appetites, while diners and comfort food warms the soul. Residents cherish this effortless blend of hometown charm and posh grandeur. Southern Lehigh Valley locals enjoy endless opportunities to enjoy the scenic countryside, catch up on the latest musicals, or sample the region’s farm-fresh fare.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The picturesque landscape of the Southern Lehigh Valley is ideal for farming, and Bechdolt’s Orchards exemplifies the crisp tastes and fresh flavors of homegrown ingredients. The landmark orchard has been supplying locals with apple cider, homemade jams, and seasonal crops since 1947.

American classics are on the menu at Coopersburg Diner, a beloved spot locals flock to for retro country breakfasts and decadent comfort foods. Sushi is elevated to a work of culinary art at KOME, a stylish bistro highlighting authentic Japanese flavors and creative cuisine. The upscale menu features luscious dishes like lobster with strawberry miso, a salmon-tasting menu, and lively hibachi entertainment. The warm hues and elegant decor at Melt set the perfect scene for an intimate dinner. This chic Italian bistro is known for superb hospitality and exquisite old-world recipes, like housemade pasta, rich bolognese, and succulent ribeye steak.

Vintage style and creamy, homemade ice cream await at The Inside Scoop, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor. With a nod to the classic 1950s soda shop, this adorable cafe is a local favorite. Creative craft brews take center stage at Lost Tavern Brewing, and live music and entertainment add an intoxicating vibrance to a night out with friends.

Things to Do

Looking like something out of a film set, The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley is a picture-perfect open-air shopping center with garden patios and a carefully curated selection of upscale boutiques, sophisticated restaurants, community events, and sparkling fountains. 

Southern Lehigh Valley is renowned for its stunning topography, and the Lost River Caverns is a prime example of this region's enchanting sights. Established as a tourist attraction in 1930, the Lost River Caverns feature guided tours through underground trails, a gem mill, and picnic areas.

The majestic countryside of Pennsylvania is on full display at the prestigious Saucon Valley Country Club. The breathtaking grounds boast historic stone walls, restored farmhouses, and luxe amenities, while the championship golf course is impeccably appointed. The stately clubhouse at the Steel Club looms like a beacon of vintage elegance. This esteemed country club features designer golf courses, holiday events, and a beautiful setting for private events. Putt U Miniature Golf is a pint-sized version of the gorgeous country club grounds, with brightly colored golf carts and 18 holes of mini golf fun.

The Act 1 Performing and Fine Arts Theater at Desales University has entertained Lehigh Valley residents for over 50 years and remains the region's premier center for performing arts today.


Southern Lehigh Valley residents benefit from excellent public schools through the Southern Lehigh School District and the Saucon Valley School District, as well as top universities, including:

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Overview for Southern Lehigh Valley, PA

2,217 people live in Southern Lehigh Valley, where the median age is 46.6 and the average individual income is $35,916. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Southern Lehigh Valley, PA

Southern Lehigh Valley has 1,043 households, with an average household size of 2.13. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Southern Lehigh Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,217 people call Southern Lehigh Valley home. The population density is 2,376.19 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Liberty Bell Elementary School
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