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Whatever Floats Your Boat - A Guide to Kayaking in Bucks County

by Alexandra Lashner on June 16, 2021

Bucks County has a handful of parks and nature centers that offer varying kayaking opportunities for novices and boating enthusiasts alike. If you own a kayak, you’ll want to make sure you have the following items handy in your boat: An appropriately sized life jacket A rescue whistle, in case of emergency A current boating permit In most Bucks County parks, you will need to show a launch permit…

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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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Video Highlights Mom Getaways in Bucks County

by Meredith Edlow on August 31, 2017

"Need a Getaway" Being a parent can be stressful, especially if the kids are fighting. In this second installment of Visit Bucks County’s fun video series with videographer and photographer Meredith Edlow, the mom fantasizes about a night out alone with her spouse to enjoy a romantic dinner at Marsha Brown Restaurant, a show at the Bucks County Playhouse and much-deserved drinks at Karla’s…

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A College Student’s Guide to New Hope Shopping

by Hannah Loesch on July 2, 2017

Back in the spring of 2014, when my family and I were first led to New Hope while house hunting in Bucks Country, we were tourists. But, all it took was one sweep through this “small town with a big city feel” for us to go from tourists to tourists on a mission to make 18938 our new zip code…

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Pairing History with Pints: Yardley & Washington’s Crossing

by Jennifer Rogers on May 29, 2017

In 1776, General George Washington and his army marched through parts of Bucks County, but before they reached New Jersey for the historic Battle of Trenton, they had to make their way across the Delaware River through a wintry mix of snow and ice. Though these men had just experienced an incredibly tough loss in New York just a couple months prior, they never gave up. If they hadn’t persisted through the harsh Northeastern winter, then one of the most monumental battles of the Revolutionary War would not have been won by Washington’s army, and the cause for freedom may have been lost…

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