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Why We “Rock”-ommend Ringing Rocks County Park

by Heather McGurrin on May 3, 2021

If you are looking for a unique experience, Ringing Rocks Park, located in Upper Black Eddy right above the Delaware River, is the place for you! I have heard of this peculiar phenomenon where you are supposed to bring a hammer because the rocks reveal an amazing tinkling sound when struck with this tool. Well, it’s TRUE! Coming from Fallsington, it took us about an hour to get there. What was…

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Behind-the-Scenes at the All-New Elmo's Furry Fun Fest at Sesame Place

by Brittany Brown on February 23, 2021

The year 2021 is bringing fun and exciting events to Bucks County’s biggest theme park. Sesame Place® Philadelphia presents “Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest,” a new series of four themed events on select days from January 30 - March 31, 2021. The first of the events is “Elmo’s Rockin’ Birthday Bash,” which ranon January 30 th & 31 st and February 6 th and 7 th . The second is the “My Fuzzy Valentine’s…

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Taking a Ride along Sesame Place's NEW 40th Birthday Drive-Thru

by Jennie Porter on February 1, 2021

As a Bucks County native, one of my fondest childhood memories is driving past Sesame Place® Philadelphia in Langhorne and yelling “THERE’S THE RUBBER DUCKY RIDE I SEE IT!” It was our landmark, a welcome and uplifting beacon to break up the drudgery of running errands with my mom. Getting to recreate those memories with my own children has been one of my greatest joys. As you can imagine, I was…

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Bucks County Residential Holiday Lights Driving Tour

by Louise Feder on December 15, 2020

In a year full of challenges and difficulties, we had to set aside many of our holiday traditions: the annual trip to Vermont, the “Eve Eve” dinner party we throw for friends, and putting out Santa’s cookies with grandparents. And I’m not complaining – I’m grateful every day for what we have and am looking forward to 2021. But in the meantime, I did wonder what Howie, our 4-year-old son, would…

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#HolidaysinBucksCo in 2020: New Hope Railroad

by Brittany Brown on December 8, 2020

Next stop, the North Pole! Join Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus on a ride that you will never forget at the New Hope Railroad this holiday season. The popular family train ride attraction is still running and taking extra safety precautions during the pandemic. Festive times are ahead when you book your ticket for this good old-fashioned journey in your choice of first class, coach, private…

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#HolidaysinBucksCo in 2020: Peddler's Village

by Heather McGurrin on December 1, 2020

Oh, what an experience Peddler’s Village is this particular year during the holidays! I highly recommend checking it out, even during the daytime. In years’ past, I have gone to this beautiful place in Lahaska, Pennsylvania (a stone’s throw from New Hope) in the evening just to see the sparkling light display. At night, during the holiday months, it has NEVER been a disappointment. The lights in…

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Holiday Fun at Sesame Place® Philadelphia: Experience the NEW Furry and Bright Christmas Drive-Thru

by Brittany Brown on November 23, 2020

It’s A Very Furry Christmas over at Sesame Place® Philadelphia in Langhorne, Pa. Your favorite friendly neighborhood friends have decorated the streets and are excited to celebrate the holiday season with you – with an all-new adventure in 2020 too! New this year on Tuesday and Wednesday evening through December 23 rd is the ALL-NEW Furry and Bright Christmas Drive-Thru. Elmo and friends are eager…

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Don't Miss out on the Halloween Fun at Sesame Place® Philadelphia

by Brittany Brown on October 22, 2020

Our friendly neighborhood monsters over at Sesame Place® Philadelphia are keeping their fall tradition alive – plus, doing something brand new this year to accommodate the strange times we’re living in – to celebrate the spirit of Halloween. The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular, running through November 1 st , brings just the right amount of spook to the park to make it a fun holiday “must see” for…

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How to Spend a Fall Day at Shady Brook Farm

by Brittany Brown on October 3, 2020

Memories await at Shady Brook Farm in Yardley! With different offerings each season, the farm is a must do numerous times a year, but most especially during fall. A few weeks back, I visited Shady Brook Farm to explore their pick-your-own fields. The wagon rides to the fields ran approximately every half an hour and were filled with guests at a limited capacity. A path was laid out through their…

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I Spent the Day at Sesame Place During COVID-19 & This is How It Went

by Brittany Brown on October 1, 2020

Sunny days await behind the gates of Sesame Place® Philadelphia in Langhorne! Based on Jim Henson’s popular educational children’s show, Sesame Street, this children’s amusement park has been making memories for families since 1980. Did you know Sesame Place is the world’s first autism certified theme park? Nothing less would be expected from their COVID-19 precautionary measures that were…

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