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Bethlehem Makes List of ’15 Most Underrated American Cities Worth a Visit’

By Colin McEvoy on July 6, 2018

Bethlehem made Reader's Digest's list of the "15 Most Underrated American Cities Worth a Visit."

Bethlehem made Reader’s Digest’s list of the “15 Most Underrated American Cities Worth a Visit.”

The city of Bethlehem has been included on the Reader’s Digest list of the “15 Most Underrated American Cities Worth a Visit.”

The popular publication suggested that instead of Philadelphia, visitors should head to Bethlehem, which ranked second on its list of underrated cities.

Below is the entry about Bethlehem in the story, which was written by

Seventy miles north of the City of Brotherly Love is Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, home to 75,000 and the nation’s largest free music festival. Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, Musikfest will feature more than 450 performances from artists including Dierks Bentley, Daughtry, Kesha, and Jason Mraz over ten days in August. Music isn’t the only attraction here, though: History buffs can explore the area’s deep industrial heritage at the National Museum of Industrial History, which opened in 2016, and walk the elevated Hoover-Mason Trestle. Favorite dining spots in town include the solarium-like 1741 on the TerraceFegley’s Brew Works, and Apollo Grill.

Click here to read the full story on the Reader’s Digest website.

Other cities to make the list include Charlottesville, Virginia; Greenwich, Connecticut; Tacoma, Washington; Missoula, Montana; Traverse City, Michigan; Eau Claire, Wisconsin; and Provo, Utah.

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