Area Attractions

Get ready to awaken your senses because you're in for a delightful and entertaining stay in Easton, PA! It's right here for you to discover in the land of canal boats, wonderful architecture, and treasures from times long past that we have uniquely preserved in time and space. There's lots to do and see in Easton.

The City of Easton's special attractions include The Crayola Experience, the National Canal Museum, the Nurture Nature Center, the State Theatre Center for the Performing Arts, and the mule-drawn Canal Boat Josiah White II in the Lehigh Canal along Hugh Moore Park. Visit these venues, then explore Easton's historic downtown, its waterfront parks along both the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers, Lafayette College, and more!

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State Theatre for the Performing Arts

From its 1910 vaudeville house roots to its current incarnation as "The State", this historic theater is a downtown Easton institution. Non-profit and member supported, the venue presents a diverse lineup of entertainment and performing arts.

Easton Public Market

Shop, cook, dine, imbibe! This community-supported market features artisanal food vendors, a farm stand, tasty events at the demonstration kitchen, and unique presentations and workshops in the community room.

The Crayola Experience

With over 425,000 visitors annually, the Crayola Experience is one of Easton's most popular destinations. Explore four floors of 28 hands-on, creative attractions and live entertainment, and watch how crayons are made.

Easton Farmer's Market

America's oldest, continuously operating, open-air market, it was established in 1752, the year of the city's founding. The market remains a vibrant community gathering space, featuring more than 35 local growers, bakers and makers, and a dozen festivals and events throughout the season.

The Simon Silk Mill

Built in 1883 along the Bushkill Creek, the former R&H Simon Silk Mill has completed a remarkable transformation with 160 apartments, office spaces, a brewery, winery, cafe, gym, art gallery, ice cream shoppe and more.

National Canal Museum / Hugh Moore Park

In beautiful Hugh Moore Park, the Museum interprets the history and culture of canals as well as the science and technology behind their building. Harness a mule, steer a canal boat, and engage in activities to learn how canals were built.

Nurture Nature Center

A dynamic center for community learning about local environmental issues, NNC hosts a variety of science and art programs. Don't miss Science on a Sphere, a 6-foot globe showcasing hundreds of breathtaking visualizations of earth and space science.

Sigal Museum

Built in 1753 by Jacob and Katrina Bachmann, the house has served as a tavern, courtroom, grocer, and residence for George Taylor. Famous visitors include John Adams and Ben Franklin. Today, it houses the Lenape Cultural Center. Explore our rich heritage at the Northampton County Sigal Museum.

Governor Wolf Building

Built in 1893, this stunning building served as Easton's first high school and is named after the seventh Governor of Pennsylvania, George Wolf of Easton, who founded the Pennsylvania Free Public School System. The stone entry is called the Penny Arch because its construction was made possible by schoolchildren's penny donations. Today the building is home to more than 50 apartments.

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