THINGS TO DO IN BUCKS COUNTY
Let the current be your guide on a rafting trip down the Delaware River with Bucks County River Country. With nature's beauty as your backdrop, you can tube, kayak, canoe or raft a four-hour long trip along the scenic river.
Grab a hammer and make some music at Ringing Rocks Park, an eight-acre boulder field and geologic wonder. The rocks give off a high-pitched ringing noise when struck with a hammer, so get swingng! Become the leader of your own kingdom at Kids' Castle located in Central Park in Doylestown. Storm across the drawbridge to enter a magical world complete with a large wooden treehouse, big twisty slide, a rocket ship and a barnyard filled with more slides, swings and an amphitheater.
Follow in the steps of George Washington at Washington Crossing Historic Park where you can learn about the famous crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Da, 1776. Local volunteers re-enact the crossing every year on Christmas Day.
Hop aboard the historic New Hope & Ivyland Railroad for a 45-minute ride through the Bucks County countryside. Hourly excursions run year-round and the railroad also runs seasonal trains for many holidays including Easter, Halloween and Christmas. Step back in time to Colonial America at Pennsbury Manor. See colonial craftsmen working on their trades during live re-enactments or explore the Manor's many outbuildings and stables to see the oxen and sheep that live there.
Hug your favorite furry friends and watch the world of the award-winning children's television show, Sesame Street®, come to life at Sesame Place®, right here in Bucks County! Play on wet and dry rides, dance to a day and night parade, meet and greet with characters and feed your appetite for fun at Cookie's Monster Land, a brand new section of the park.
Climb to the top of the area's largest indoor obstacle course, Giggleberry Mountain, at Giggleberry Fair in Peddler's Village! After your adventure, head to the brand new game room and try your skills at more than 40 arcade-style games. Then, hop onto the vintage 1920s grand carousel and create a memory that will last a lifetime.
BUCKS COUNTY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Use your imagination at the Bucks County Children's Museum where the adventure and possibilities are endless! Dig for buried treasure, take a ride on a hot air balloon, climb a mountain or build your very own race car! Explore the new "Airways to Waterways" exhibit where you can control air movement through a colorful chamber or assist in a historic mule barge down a canal.
SHADY BROOK FARM
Spend a day down on a real working farm at Shady Brook Farm in Yardley. Pick your own strawberries, raspberries and blueberries in June; peaches and apples in August; and pumpkins in October! Hop around on inflatable attractions during Shady Brook's annual festivals and chow down on some tasty funnel cakes or handmade ice cream at the snack stands.