Bucks County


Category: Itineraries + Guides

Spend a Day in Perkasie!

by Brittany Brown on March 10, 2023

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to the charming town of Perkasie! With its rolling hills, serene parks, and charming main street, this small town frequently reminds visitors of a “Hallmark Movie” location. Nestled in the heart of upper Bucks County, Perkasie boasts a picturesque downtown area, with quaint shops and cozy restaurants. The town's sense of community…

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A Bucks County Guide To Super Bowl LVII

by Alexandra Lashner on February 10, 2023

This year’s Super Bowl isn’t just your average championship game. After five years, the Philadelphia Eagles have made it back to the final NFL playoff game with 14 wins and 3 losses this season. It’s the Eagles head coach Nick Siriani vs. former Eagles head coach Andy Reid, Eagles center Jason Kelce vs. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and star quarterbacks Jalen Hurts vs. Patrick Mahomes. It’s going…

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Bucks County Residential Holiday Lights Driving Tour

by Louise Feder on December 22, 2022

Right before Halloween this year, a friend joked that, “we’re going to blink, and tomorrow it’ll be winter break.” And I don’t know what it was about this year, but wow was she right! All of a sudden, the menorah by the New Hope Visitors Center is halfway lit, towns all around Bucks County have held dozens of tree lightings and parades, and it’s almost time for Washington to cross the Delaware on…

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Family Outings Along the Quaker Meetinghouse Driving Tour

by Louise Feder on December 2, 2022

Visit Bucks County has compiled a list of 12 meetinghouses located throughout the County to create the Quaker Meetinghouse Driving Tour. The driving tour highlights each site’s history and architecture, taking drivers on a unique, scenic trip around the region. The entire driving tour, if done in a single trip, can take most of one day to complete, which sounds like an ideal day to me, but…

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Inside the Cloak & Wand: A Magical Must-See in Peddler’s Village!

by Heather McGurrin on October 10, 2022

Having just opened its doors in early July of this year in Peddler’s Village, Cloak and Wand is everything and more for those looking for mystical adventure! The Cloak and Wand’s original and first location is in Mystic, Connecticut - a spooky town in itself! Bucks County tourists and locals alike are in for a treat with this shop. Not only is it a fantasy shop filled with all sorts of wands…

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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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Take a Ghost Tour of New Hope this Fall

by Cora Berke on September 27, 2022

“We ask only to be reassured about the noises in the cellar and the window that should not have been open.”- T.S. Eliot Guided by the light of the moon and a lantern, my friend and I joined the Ghost Tours of New Hope on a Saturday evening for an hour stroll in September. With a hint of Fall in the air, we followed our guides up Ferry Street. Now in its 41st.year, Ghost Tours of New Hope was…

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Delaware Canal Towpath Challenge: Biking from Riegelsville to Bristol in 48 Hours

by Brittany Brown on September 13, 2022

The Delaware Canal State Park towpath spans the length of Bucks County and is part of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (AKA: the D&L Trail), a historical transportation trail that runs parallel to the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and spans a total of 165 miles from Bristol to Wilkes-Barre. I have always loved the Delaware Canal State Park towpath and it's scenic views throughout…

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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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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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