Bucks County

Posts from July 2020

Hi there, I’m Brooke and I am so excited to introduce you to “From The Locals,” Visit Bucks County’s new podcast series dedicated to the people places and experiences that make Bucks County a truly unique destination. As your host, I’ll talk with bakers, innkeepers, winemakers, boutique owners and so many more locals who call Bucks County home.

As you may have heard, the first episode is now LIVE!

5 Fun Farm Visits from Pigs to Alpacas

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:00 AM by Amanda Reiser

Something that I love about Bucks County is the versatility of activities. From breweries and wineries to covered bridge walks and boat rides - even farm visits! Growing up in Bucks County, farm experiences were a unique part of my childhood that I still appreciate and like to indulge in today.

Visit Ross Mill Farm in Jamison and you’ll be greeted by friendly potbellied pigs venturing around the

This year, I wasn’t going to let the pandemic rob me of a few peaceful days off from work, so my family and I planned a staycation. We locked away our laptops, tuned out social media and lived in the moment for a few days at these charming locations around Bucks County…

DAY 1

10:00 a.m. – “Beach” day at Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park

In the past few months, I’ve reconnected with nature and realized how

D.I.Y. Summer Cocktails using Bucks County Spirits

Monday, July 13, 2020 12:00 PM by Bucky

Road Trip

The contrasting tastes of sweet tea and spicy jalapeno combine in this whiskey drink named after one of the best parts of summer – taking road trips through Bucks County!

Ingredients:

1.5 oz of Hewn Spirits Rye Whiskey
1 slice of fresh jalapeno pepper
8 oz Peach Iced Tea
2 pumps of Rose Geranium hydrosol
2 edible flowers
Ice

Directions:

Pour whiskey into tumbler, add one slice of fresh

The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a 165-mile transportation route between Wilkes-Barre and Bristol, Pennsylvania that is rich in history and outdoor recreation. The trail takes visitors through river towns, parks and alongside main streets offering an abundance of shopping, dining and attractions.

Bucks County encompasses the most historic section of the trail, the Delaware

Restaurants and bars are now open for dine-in service outdoors, some indoors too, but with occupancy limits and specific guidelines. If you are still hesitant about being out in public or if you just want to get out and the weather is permitting, there is still an option to support local by taking food and cocktails to-go at several local establishments, like the ones below…

5. Cosmos Restaurant &

“Pardon me, are you Aaron Burr, sir?” Lin Manuel Miranda's earnest voice echoed in my head, as I walked up to the Aaron Burr House in New Hope.

According to history, after killing one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton, in their famous duel back in 1804, Burr escaped to Bucks County to take shelter at a home that was previously owned by his close friends. This building is now a bed