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Whitehall Township is a suburban township near Allentown in the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania. The township is 64.1 miles (103.2 km) north of Philadelphia, the sixth-largest city in the United States, and 93.7 miles (150.8 km) west of New York City, the nation's largest city.

Get in


By plane

Main terminal of Lehigh Valley International Airport, 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Whitehall Township in Hanover Township
30th Street Station in Philadelphia
U.S. Route 22 eastbound in the township

By train

  • 30th Street Station, the third-busiest Amtrak station in the United States, is 63 miles (101 km) southeast of Whitehall Township. Cars are available for rent inside the station.

By bus


By car

  • 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.

Get around

Map of Whitehall Township

By limo




If you don't have a car of your own, the easiest way to get around is by LANta bus.


  • 1 [formerly dead link] George Taylor House, 35 S Front St, Catasauqua. George Taylor, signer of the Declaration of Independence built this Georgian Style House in 1768. It is one of the last remaining homes of the original signers. The Taylor House was restored under the direction of John K. Heyl in 1966-1968 and is now open to visitors as an historic house exhibit. George Taylor House (Q5545106) on Wikidata George Taylor House (Catasauqua, Pennsylvania) on Wikipedia

For more things to do in the area, check out the Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton pages.



[[File:Dorney Park Steel Force Thunderhawk.jpg|thumb|upright=1.3|Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom's Steel Force and Thunderhawk roller coasters in neighboring Allentown. Steel Force is the eighth tallest steel roller coaster in the world with a first drop of 205 feet (62 m) and a top speed of 75 miles per hour (121 km/h). Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is located at 4000 Dorney Park Rd. in Allentown. Whitehall is primarily a shopping and dining town, centered around MacArthur Road. However, there are a few "hidden" things to do:

  • 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.
  • [dead link] Roller skating. At Skateaway/Whitehall Family Skating Center just off MacArthur Rd on Lehigh St
  • Ice skating. At The Rink/Lehigh Valley Ice Arena
  • [dead link] Bowling. At Jordan Lanes
  • There's Wisecrackers Comedy Club[dead link] at the Ramada hotel but must be 21 to enter

For more things to do in the Lehigh Valley, check out the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton pages.


Lehigh Valley Mall, a 146 store indoor mall, at 250 Lehigh Valley Mall in the township
  • 1 Lehigh Valley Mall, 250 Lehigh Valley Mall (Route 145 N./MacArthur Road exit off Route 22), +1 610-264-5511. M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-6PM. Anchored by JCPenney, Macy's and Boscov's and includes over 140 stores. Indoor and outdoor shopping. Outdoor stores include Coach, Barnes & Noble, and Apple Store. Lehigh Valley Mall (Q6518848) on Wikidata Lehigh Valley Mall on Wikipedia
  • While the Lehigh Valley Mall is the main mall in Whitehall, next door is the Whitehall Mall[dead link], which is anchored by a Sears and Kohls. There's also a Bed, Bath & Beyond, Michael's Arts & Crafts 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, Whitehall Square, which has a Redner's Supermarket, Petsmart, Staples and some more clothing and furniture stores.
  • Continuing north, on the right will be a shopping center anchored by a Walmart, Burlington Coat Factory, and Dick's Sporting Goods.
  • On the left will be MacArthur Towne Centre with a Lowe's. Further up north, there is a Weis Markets, which is not in a shopping center.
  • Aside from the stores 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 drive the main drag.



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, KFC, Wendy's, Taco Bell, Chuck E. Cheese's, Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, and the only White Castle location in Pennsylvania
  • Other national chain restaurants including Perkins, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Chili's, Friendly's, Panera Bread, Longhorn Steakhouse, Old Country Buffet
  • Still more restaurants include City View Diner, Bonefish Grill, Bravo! (italian), Whitehall Diner




  • [dead link] Ramada, 1500 MacArthur Rd (Route 145 North/MacArthur Road exit off Route 22), +1 610-439-1037. Newly renovated. Across from the Lehigh Valley Mall. Restaurant and comedy club onsite.

Check out the listings on the Allentown page for many additional hotel options.



Tourist information




In Whitehall Township, like all Lehigh Valley locations, you must dial an area code when you place a call. Area codes in the Lehigh Valley are 610 and 484.

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