Lehigh University Off Campus Apartments
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Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus LU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Lehigh University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the LU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Lehigh University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Lehigh University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
LU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the LU Mountain Hawks games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus LU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Lehigh University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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Why should I move to Bethlehem?
Located along the Lehigh River 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 70 miles west of New York City, Bethlehem is part of the Lehigh Valley metropolitan area. Bethlehem has a significantly lower crime rate than that of nearby Allentown and Easton. In July 2006, Bethlehem was ranked number 88 on Money magazine's "Top 100 Best Places to Live." Bethlehem is also home to two institutions of higher learning: Lehigh University and Moravian College. Since Bethlehem's climate features four distinct seasons--with hot, humid summers, mild springs and falls, and cold winters--residents should be able to tolerate both extremes.
Where are some of the best places for dining out in Bethlehem?
There are many good places for dining out in Bethlehem. The highest concentration of restaurants occurs in downtown Bethlehem at the intersection of Broad St and Main St. Options in this area include Italian restaurants and pizza parlors, seafood, and fondue, as well as many American food options accomodating a wide range of budgets from fast food to fine dining. Another area with many restaurants is just north of Lehigh University, which tends to have more low-cost and ethnic eateries.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Bethlehem?
Bethlehem's climate is part of the humid continental climate zone. This means that summers are generally hot and humid, fall and spring are normally mild, and winter is cold. Temperatures can be as low as 19 degrees Fahrenheit in January to 84 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Bethlehem receives about 45 inches of precipitation annually. Its is distributed throughout the year and mostly falls as thunderstorms in summer, rain showers in spring and fall, and snow in winter.