Why You Need to Visit the Beautiful Allentown Rose Gardens

Walk through beautiful displays of roses, weeping willow trees, and other flower varieties when you visit the Malcolm Gross Memorial Rose Garden in Allentown, PA. This beautiful attraction is a great place to visit during the warm summer months when all the flowers burst into bloom. Take a stroll on the paved paths and snap some great photos. The Allentown Rose Gardens is just 20 minutes away from Sayre Mansion and is a must-see attraction!

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Why You Should Visit the Allentown Rose Gardens

Outdoor Recreation

If you’re looking to get out and get some exercise, visitors can take a scenic 1.3-mile loop through the Allentown Rose Gardens for a refreshing stroll or an easy bike ride. There is also a smaller loop that offers ten wellness stations, and each features exercise equipment for those age 50 and older. The rose garden pavilions are located off of Honochick Drive, which is where the park restrooms and water fountains are located. The wonderful sounds of singing birds and laughing children make the Allentown Rose Gardens ideal for enjoying some fun in the sun.


The spectacular beauty of the gardens also attracts photographers from far and wide. The park’s caretakers keep the gardens looking pristine at all times and create the perfect backdrop for wedding photos, prom pictures, engagements, and more. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Attractions Near the Allentown Rose Gardens

While you’re in the area, check out some of the other great attractions in the area! For instance, the Pool Wildlife Sanctuary is just two miles away from the gardens in Emmaus, PA. Here, guests can enjoy more outdoor fun. Stroll along the boardwalk, hike the forest trails or relax in the beautiful open meadows. Keep your eyes peeled for curious native wildlife including squirrels, opossum, raccoons, and various species of birds.

If you’re interested in seeing another gorgeous rose garden in Lehigh Valley, you’re in luck! The Rose Garden Park in Bethlehem, PA, is just a three-minute drive from Sayre Mansion. This rose garden has more than 100 varieties of the fragrant flowers, a play area, and a bandshell that hosts a series of free concerts every summer. Be sure to stop at the DAR House, which is a replica of the first home in Bethlehem and a Civil War monument located inside the park.

Stay at Sayre Mansion

After your day visiting the Allentown Rose Gardens, return to the Sayre Mansion for a night of rest and relaxation. Our gorgeous inn is located in the center of Bethlehem, just minutes from the best restaurants and attractions.

Consider renting The Conservatory, the most unique room in the mansion. This loft spans the full depth of the house and offers gorgeous views of the town. It is furnished with a king-size bed, matching end tables, and a private sitting area. The bathroom has a pedestal sink and a Jacuzzi-style bathtub.

Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.