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5 Places to Play Disc Golf in Bucks County

by Brittany Brown on September 10, 2020

Calling all disc golf players! There are 5 disc golf courses that wind in and out of our beautiful Bucks County parks. Whether you are a novice, a skilled disc golfer, or are just looking for something different to do, there are courses throughout the County for everyone! Tyler State Park Disc Golf Course Located in Newtown, this course is not only one of the most notable golf courses in Bucks…

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Best Spots for Mountain Biking in Bucks County

by Elizabeth Wyckoff on August 10, 2020

Pennsylvania is home to many excellent trail systems for mountain bikers, with natural terrain that offers challenges for all experience levels. More PA areas are improving and building new trail systems to attract the economic growth that comes from riders looking for excellent singletrack rides and who are willing to travel to ride new trails. Fortunately, we have some great opportunities right…

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Exploring the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor in Bucks County

by Bucky on July 9, 2020

The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a 165-mile transportation route between Wilkes-Barre and Bristol, Pennsylvania that is rich in history and outdoor recreation. The trail takes visitors through river towns, parks and alongside main streets offering an abundance of shopping, dining and attractions. Bucks County encompasses the most historic section of the trail, the Delaware…

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Explore the Gardens of Bucks County

by Jillian Westerman on May 4, 2020

Did you know the Philadelphia region is America’s Garden capital? This includes six beautiful Bucks County gardens: Andalusia Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve The Gardens at Mill Fleurs Henry Schmieder Arboretum Hortulus Farm Garden & Nursery Tyler Formal Gardens at Bucks County Community College I visited two of these gardens with my official America’s Garden Capital Passport. The…

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

by Alexandra Lashner on February 24, 2020

I never thought about going on outdoor walks during the offseason; I prefer to stay home and enjoy a cup of tea with a blanket while watching the snow fall. But I’ve been on a mission to try things around Bucks County that I haven’t tried before. Walking in a winter wonderland was one of them. Despite the cold, there’s something comforting about walking trails in the winter. There are fewer people…

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Best Sledding Hills in Bucks County

by Alexandra Lashner on February 17, 2020

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Check out this awesome list of Bucks County sledding hills for a fun afternoon with the kiddos. Helen Randle Park Newtown Helen Randle Park is across the street from Bucks County Community College. In the spring, the area is heavily packed by little leaguers and softball players alike. In the winter, however, the park is a hot spot for sledders in the…

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Across the Pond: 5 Places in Bucks County That Remind Me of Home

by Kerry Butwell on September 9, 2019

Making the move from one town to another can be a daunting task. As you can imagine, relocating across the pond from the United Kingdom to the United States is even more daunting. This was certainly a huge adventure for us as a family. Yet, along the way, we discovered a few gems in Bucks County that are very reminiscent of England! Here are 5 places in Bucks County that remind me of home. 1. 5…

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How to Spend a Day in and Around Bucks County Audubon Society

by Louise Feder on August 9, 2019

It’s official. We’ve reached that point in the summer where it’s too hot on the playground and too stuffy inside. The kid is restless, I’m out of iced coffee – you know what that means, right? Time for an adventure! Today my three-year-old son, Howie, and I are off to the Bucks County Audubon Society . STOP ONE: Breakfast and Packing Since we’re packing a picnic lunch today, Howie and I lived it…

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Your Bucks County Summer Yoga Round-Up

by Brooke Hillman on June 21, 2019

June 21 st isn’t just the Summer Solstice, but International Yoga Day! With longer summer days and earlier sunny mornings, the time is right for a little self-care with peaceful yoga. Grab your mat and reusable water bottle for some of these top yoga events in Bucks County this summer! Sunrise Yoga When: Every Tuesday and Thursday through June 27 from 5:30 – 6:30 a.m. Where: The Prancing Peacock…

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A Ride Through History: One Bike Route, Six Historic Sites

by Brooke Hillman on June 10, 2019

Every corner of Bucks County is brimming with historic landmarks and pre-revolutionary sites, echoing stories of the area’s – and our nation’s – past. Discover these stories and how they shaped the region in this 10-mile bike route through Doylestown, featuring stops at six historic sites along the way. Stop 1: Aldie Mansion This beautiful former home was built for Doylestown residents William…

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