Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Downtown Bethlehem, PA, Shopping

When you stay with us at the Sayre Mansion, one of the best things to do in downtown Bethlehem, PA, is to spend a day shopping. Bethlehem, PA, shopping offers a wide variety of specialty stores and boutiques to explore. Whether you’re on a quest for the perfect new outfit or a piece of beautiful antique furniture, Bethlehem, PA, shopping offers plenty of unique options to discover. Scattered throughout Bethlehem’s historic downtown, you’ll find upscale women’s boutiques, fun jewelry, home accessories, wonderful art, and plenty of gourmet goodies. The next time you stay with us, take an afternoon stroll down Main Street and find our favorite hidden gems, plus so much more!

5 of the Best Places for Bethlehem, PA, Shopping

1. Moravian Book Shop

If you’re looking for a great new book to read, pop in the Moravian Book Shop. This classic downtown Bethlehem shop is filled with great finds, including books written by local authors. The store is comprised of four side-by-side buildings that have melded into one comfortable unit. The Moravian Book Shop in Bethlehem, PA, has that perfectly soothing coffee shop / bookstore environment. The shop easily welcomes guests and encourages them to come in and relax. In addition, while searching for just the right book, you can take a break and grab a bite to eat at the store’s restaurant. The sandwiches and quiches are divine!

2. Tallarico’s Chocolate

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a piece of chocolate (or two!) from Tallarico’s. The shop’s namesake and head chocolatier, Brian Tallarico, provides a wonderful, international tasting experience for each of his customers. He uses traditional chocolate making methods and uses them to create chocolate covered pretzels, crunch clusters, and so much more. When you visit Tallarico’s you will leave the store completely satisfied, every time. Each piece sends your taste buds through the roof. You won’t be able to help but buy a box of treats for yourself and a friend!

3. Antiques & Gifts on Broad, LLC

If you love to go antiquing, plan a visit to Antiques & Gifts on Broad, LLC. This quaint little shop is a great example of the charm you’ll find throughout a day of downtown Bethlehem, PA, shopping. The store has a spectacular selection of unique treasures, furniture, artwork, and unique gift baskets. In addition, Antiques and Gifts on Broad specializes in wonderful cased English silverware, fish sets, and teaspoons.

4. Loose Threads Boutique

Located on West Street, Loose Threads Boutique opened its doors to the public in 2009. Since then, the adorable shop has swiftly become one of the best boutiques in Bethlehem, PA! Artist Laura Jacorka created Loose Threads to help style-savvy girls find on-trend clothing options downtown. If you’re looking for a great, new outfit, you’ll find it at Loose Threads. The store sells flirty dresses, classy tops, statement jewelry, fun handbags, and plenty of other new and vintage wares.

5. Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom

Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom, with the largest collection of fresh extra virgin olive oils and traditional balsamic vinegars in downtown Bethlehem, is the perfect place to restock your pantry! The oil and vinegar choices are endless, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to sample them all.  Want an insider’s tip? Try the butternut squash oil. It tastes amazing!

Plan Your Next Bethlehem, PA, Shopping Trip with Us!

Bethlehem’s wide variety of boutiques and shops offer unique finds that are sure to satisfy even the most particular shopper. As you plan your next Bethlehem, PA, shopping trip, book a room at Sayre Mansion for your local lodging needs. The Sayre Mansion is centrally located near the best downtown Bethlehem, PA, restaurants, shopping, attractions, and more! Our 1858 mansion offers travelers local history with the modern comforts of home. And with every stay at the Sayre Mansion, a delicious breakfast each morning is included. Browse our beautifully decorate and comfortable guestrooms and suites to find your favorite! Then, book your next stay with us! We guarantee that your time in the area will be truly special.  

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