Travel & Accommodations

Location/travel information:

Bethlehem is located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley about 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 80 miles west of New York City.

It is easily accessible by plane via the Lehigh Valley International Airport (formerly known as the ABE, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Airport), by car via the east-west Route 78 (22) and the north-south Northeast Turnpike Extension (I-476) and Routes 309 and 378, or by bus from New York City (Port Authority Terminal).

Driving Instructions to Rauch Business Center, Lehigh University:

Driving Instructions to Farrington Square (on campus housing):

Parking for Cars: Please view this page for parking information.


Modern air-conditioned University dormitories are available within several blocks of the conference site. Linens are provided. Single occupants will share a suite (living room and bathroom) with two (2) other course participants. Each person will have a private bedroom. Please see the following site for a description of the Farrington Square dormitories:

A continental breakfast will be available to course participants at Rauch Business Center on June 3rd only. Beverages will be provided with breaks throughout the day. Lunches from Monday to Thursday are also included.

Hotels/motels are for the most part far from campus and will require transportation except from the Comfort Suites. Hotel/motel reservations should be made by contacting the hotel/motel directly.

Please be sure to mention you are coming to Lehigh University and request the Lehigh University rate.

* closest to campus and walking distance to course classroom.

Things to do in the Lehigh Valley (for those who plan to bring their family and add-on a vacation at the front or end of the conference):

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The Great Outdoors:

The Arts:

Wine Lovers:


A short drive:

A longer drive:

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