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How to Spend an Autumn Day in Morrisville & Bristol

by Christina Cordaro on October 5, 2022

Falls Township is an area full of great history. Some of the oldest boroughs of Bucks County make up this township, including Morrisville and Bristol. Both are enriched with a small town feel and old-school charm. The fall season is such a beautiful time of year to visit these two towns. With the leaves changing colors and the crisp autumn air beginning, Morrisville and Bristol make the perfect…

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6 Playgrounds to Take Your Kids in Central Bucks County

by Kristina Tinsley on September 19, 2022

Looking for the most toddler packed fun playgrounds? Well, look no further. Bucks County has awesome playgrounds for toddlers and young kids. Some are castle-shaped, others are built onto a hill with unique slide networks, and some the more traditional type. One thing for sure though, your child will have a great time at all of them. The following 6 playgrounds are all located in Bucks County and…

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Build Your Own Scarecrow at Peddler’s Village

by Louise Feder on September 13, 2022

There are so many reasons to visit Bucks County in the fall – the apples and cider! The pumpkins and harvest festivals! Art and craft fairs galore! But for the past 43 years, one of the most consistently popular seasonal events has been Scarecrows in the Village at Peddler’s Village in Lahaska. For eight weeks, beginning in September, the outdoor shopping destination boasts more than 100…

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Sweet Summertime Picking at Styer Orchard

by Heather McGurrin on August 29, 2022

If you are looking for something fun, active, and refreshing to do outdoors before the summer is over, you will find everything you need at Bucks County’s Styer Orchard in Langhorne. It’s hard to believe that in 1910, the initial 52 acres of land on the intersection of Langhorne-Yardley and Woodbourne Roads was purchased by a gentleman named T. Walter “Pop” Styer. That’s more than one hundred…

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Plan a School Field Trip of the Underground Railroad stops in Bucks County

by Heather McGurrin on August 1, 2022

This summer, Pennsbury, the school district where I teach, offered its first ever field trip (a summer learning opportunity) for staff members through its Partnerships of Diversity courses. By collaborating with The African American Museum of Bucks County, this amazing morning touring the Underground Railroad stops in Bucks County was made possible! There were 40 of us who hopped on a yellow…

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A Toddler’s Perfect Day in New Hope

by Kristina Tinsley on July 18, 2022

Most people associate shopping and restaurants with New Hope and they wouldn’t be wrong. However, if you are visiting New Hope with your toddler or preschooler, you might wonder what there is to do that is more geared towards the (much) younger crowd. I can assure you that New Hope can be the perfect day out for both you and your toddler. There are many options to choose from, but my toddlers’…

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Bucks County Summer Concert Line-up: 15+ Places to Catch Live Entertainment

by Christina Cordaro on July 5, 2022

Bucks County is the perfect backdrop for the summer season! With all the art and culture our historic towns have to offer, there are many beautiful sights and sounds to hear during the warm months! 1. Bristol Riverside Theatre Bristol After having success from the first annual William Penn Bank Summer Music Fest, the event is taking place again this year throughout the months of July to…

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4 Favorite Hiking Spots In Bucks County PA For Toddlers

by Kristina Tinsley on May 4, 2022

You don’t have to go far from home to find exciting experiences for you and your kids. I live in Bucks County PA and would like to share my favorite hiking spots. I have taken my toddlers to all of these places and we have always enjoyed them. Peace Valley Hiking Trails Peace Valley Park as a heavily trafficked 10k paved pathway that goes around Lake Galena. The paved path attracts runners…

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Experience History on Christmas Day at the Washington Crossing Reenactment

by Christina Cordaro on December 18, 2021

There is nothing more special and comforting than waking up on Christmas morning to a crackling fire, the tree decorated with presents underneath and festive holiday music playing. This is a favorite family tradition of mine that I look forward to each and every year – and maybe you too! But there is another Christmas tradition that takes place every year to commemorate history right here in Bucks…

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Bucks County Residential Holiday Lights Driving Tour

by Louise Feder on December 10, 2021

There are so many things I look forward to when it comes to the holidays in Bucks County: decorated shop windows, frosty mornings on the Delaware River, hot chocolate at the Christmas Tree farms. It’s a pretty special place to be this time of year! But I have to say, it’s the strong sense of community that makes me especially proud to be a local. Lately, there isn’t a day that goes by where I’m…

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