Bucks County

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Video Highlights Mom Getaways in Bucks County

Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:00 AM by Meredith Edlow

"Need a Getaway"

Being a parent can be stressful, especially if the kids are fighting.

In this second installment of Visit Bucks County’s fun video series with videographer and photographer Meredith Edlow, the mom fantasizes about a night out alone with her spouse to enjoy a romantic dinner at Marsha Brown Restaurant, a show at the Bucks County Playhouse and much-deserved drinks at Karla’s.

From Elisa:

Bristol now boasts a pier with two large floating docks with 32 boat slips and a fishing area near its iconic covered Wharf area. Boaters can now dock and get a bite to eat or some cold drinks, shop along Mill Street or Radcliffe Street, or attend one of Bristol's many festivals!

It’s finally that time of year again. The shad are making their way up the Delaware River to their spawning grounds, the nights are getting longer, and the days are warming up. This can only mean one thing: it’s time to go to New Hope. Again and again and again.

In 1776, General George Washington and his army marched through parts of Bucks County, but before they reached New Jersey for the historic Battle of Trenton, they had to make their way across the Delaware River through a wintry mix of snow and ice. Though these men had just experienced an incredibly tough loss in New York just a couple months prior, they never gave up. If they hadn’t persisted through the harsh Northeastern winter, then one of the most monumental battles of the Revolutionary War would not have been won by Washington’s army, and the cause for freedom may have been lost.

The earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare

Bucks County is home to several parks, nature and recreation centers. If you are looking to spend a day outdoors, here are a few suggestions where you can pack a picnic, hit the road and get your paddle on: 

Capturing Aerial Images of Bucks County

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 11:00 AM by Paul Loftland

I needed to get a bird’s eye view of landmarks and points of interest in Bucks County. This is possible with technology using unmanned aerial vehicles, a.k.a., drones, but I wanted to show a different view of Bucks County by getting high in the sky while taking video, 360 Virtual Reality panoramas and photos of locations in Bucks County. Since some areas are no-fly zones for drones, the only solution to capture these images was to take them from a helicopter.