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7 Things to Do for Halloween in Bucks County

by Brittany Brown on October 11, 2021

There’s plenty of outdoor Halloween fun to be had this year in Bucks County. Lucky us, the spooky holiday falls on a Sunday, meaning we can spend the whole day partaking in parties! Froehlich’s Farm Froehlich’s Farm is opening up their festival fields for their annual Fall Festival. On Saturdays and Sundays in October, come on out to build your own scarecrows, pick your own pumpkins from their…

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Hop On These Hay Rides in Bucks County this Fall

by Christina Cordaro on September 28, 2021

It is that time of year again when the air is crisp, picturesque foliage surrounds us, flannels and sweaters are to be worn, and pumpkin spice lattes are enjoyed! Bucks County is beautiful on its own, but during the fall, you can safely enjoy the scenic views by visiting the below places and going on everyone’s favorite form of farm transportation: a hayride! Charlann Farms Yardley This farm…

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Take a Walk on a BOOtiful Bucks County Ghost Tour

by Heather McGurrin on September 20, 2021

Now that the weather is cooling and spooky season is near, there is nothing like taking a walking tour – even better, a haunted one! – in Bucks County. One of my favorite places to visit is New Hope. Even on a cloudy, dreary night the town is a happening place to be! My girlfriend from the second grade asked me a few months back if I would be interested in doing a Ghost Tour of New Hope right in…

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5 Ways for Fall Fun at Snipes Farm

by Brittany Brown on September 14, 2021

Morrisville is home to Snipes Farm and Education center, which has a mission “to model and teach sustainable farming, while building community and reconnecting people to the land.” Not only does Snipes Farm offer summer camps and learning programs, they also host a selection of exciting events throughout the year. Snipes Farm Market Snipes Farm opens the doors to their Farm Market on Saturday…

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A College Student’s Guide to Back-to-School in Bucks County

August 24, 2021

With the fall semester rapidly approaching, many returning Delaware Valley University (a.k.a. “DelVal”) students are scrambling to find spots in Bucks County to hang, study, or grab a bit to eat. Luckily for them, this Doylestown local is here to give them the lay of the land. Although Doylestown may be small, it is definitely mighty, packed full of historical buildings, restaurants, and various…

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What to Do in August at Shady Brook Farm

by Brittany Brown on August 9, 2021

There has never been a better time to visit Shady Brook Farm in Yardley! Whether you are looking to spend a fun day in the sun wandering through the fields, browsing the market for some locally made treats or relaxing with friends, listening to live music over on the festival field, Shady Brook Farm is guaranteed to have something to entertain your whole group. Here’s what you can do there the…

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Step Back in Time with a Tour of William Penn’s Summer Home in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on August 6, 2021

Morrisville, the oldest borough in Bucks County has a lot to be proud of! Located at the falls of the Delaware River across from Trenton, sometimes this tiny town is overlooked. However, did you know this area is the former summer home and colonial estate of William Penn, the founder and governor of Pennsylvania and the city planner of Philadelphia? Pennsbury Manor is where William Penn resided a…

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Spend a Summer Afternoon at the Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

by Louise Feder on July 18, 2021

When the school year winds down, I always have at least one moment of “summer panic.” I stare at the blank calendar while my five-year-old son, Howie, bounces off the walls in the next room and consider signing him up for every activity, road trip, and day camp possible. And sure, I’ve caved a little bit – the calendar isn’t completely empty now – but I’m also leaning into intentionally…

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The Ultimate Biker’s Guide to Routes, Lunch Breaks & Sights to See on a the Delaware Canal Towpath

by Tony Li on July 13, 2021

Trail/Towpath Recommendation: Delaware Canal Towpath Recommended Bicycle Type: Mountain Bike/Gravel Bike Route Distances: 42 Miles Round Trip (Full Route from Washington Crossing to Tinicum Park/Covered Bridge) 27 Miles Round Trip (Washington Crossing to Lumberville, PA) 20 Miles Round Trip (Washington Crossing to Centre Bridge, PA) 14 Miles Round Trip (Washington Crossing to New Hope, PA)…

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Where to Watch Outdoor Movies This Summer

by Cora Berke on July 10, 2021

If you are old enough to remember drive-in movies (or wish you were), summer gives you a chance to experience a movie under the stars. Spend a hot summer night watching the big screen outdoors, either on a blanket, beach chair or from your car. Bucks County is the perfect place to bring back one of America’s favorite pastimes. So, pick your favorite movie, whether it is family, friends or date…

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