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Category: Itineraries + Guides

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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Circling The Square: Explore Dublin’s Creative Marketplace

by Brittany Brown on June 21, 2021

Located in the heart of Dublin is a Bucks County hidden gem called The Square. The building was built back in the 1920s and was originally the Dublin Pants Factory. It then grew into a facility that provided a place where small businesses could start and grow their business. The building’s most recent renovation took place in 2019 and lead to the birth of “The Square” and now is home to roughly 30…

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How to Spend the Weekend with Dad in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on June 7, 2021

Father's Day is quickly approaching, so why not plan a weekend getaway with your main guy from day one? Bucks County is the perfect place to spend time with dad – Father’s Day or any old weekend! You are guaranteed to find an activity or event that will brighten up your Dad’s day and instantly put a smile on his face. There are three main aspects that my Dad and I connect with each other the most…

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Peek Inside the Janet L. Mintzer Conference and Event Center at the Pearl S. Buck House

by Jennie Porter on June 1, 2021

Driving up the driveway through the sweeping fields of the Pearl S. Buck International campus, it is no wonder why Pearl S. Buck - author, humanitarian, and first woman to win both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize - made it her homestead decades ago. The estate shows off Bucks County in all its glory, complete with manicured lawns and award-winning gardens. But the grounds are alive with…

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Top 15 Instagrammable Places in Bucks County

by Brooke Hillman on May 4, 2021

In Bucks County, it’s not hard to find a perfect place to take a photo. The trouble is choosing which one to post! With so many picturesque places and captivating experiences, it can be tough to know which ones would make the best Instagram shot. To hopefully make it a little easier, I’ve put together a list of the top locations to Instagram in Bucks County. From back roads to state parks, these…

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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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10 Smoothie, Juice & Vegetarian-Friendly Eateries in Bucks County

by Brittany Brown on April 18, 2021

It’s all too easy to dine like a king or queen while on vacation. Sometimes, balancing a decadent meal or consecutive nights of ice cream is needed! Your body will thank you after grabbing a crisp salad, refreshing green juice, or acai bowl at one of these wellness one-stop-shops found in Bucks County! A Shore Thing Smoothie Co. Feasterville-Trevose A Shore Thing Smoothie Co. was started by…

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Afternoon Hisor-Tea: Renovated Grundy Museum & Bricky Girl Tea Room

by Christina Cordaro on April 9, 2021

"If a man does not take pride in his own town, he isn't likely to give a rap about his country", once stated by Joseph Ridgeway Grundy, a well-known man to this day of our local community here in Bucks County. Joseph Ridgeway Grundy was the son of William Hulme and Mary Ridgeway Grundy and the last generation to live in the Grundy residence in Bristol Borough. In 1884, the home, which today is the…

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