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Capturing Aerial Images of Bucks County

by Paul Loftland on December 13, 2016

I needed to get a bird’s eye view of landmarks and points of interest in Bucks County. This is possible with technology using unmanned aerial vehicles, a.k.a., drones, but I wanted to show a different view of Bucks County by getting high in the sky while taking video, 360 Virtual Reality panoramas and photos of locations in Bucks County. Since some areas are no-fly zones for drones, the only solution to capture these images was to take them from a helicopter…

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Dirt Biking and Fine Dining on the Delaware River

by Carl LaVO on November 13, 2016

My buddy Frank Williams and I love to bike long distances on the Delaware Canal towpath in Bucks County. Nothing puts more of an accent on our adventures than fine dining at one of the area’s many inns and restaurants near the path. Recently, we started at Black Rock Road where it crosses the canal in Lower Makefield and set our sights on New Hope, 13 miles to the west. The scenery, as usual, was…

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Haunted Places in Bucks County

by Emma Mills on October 21, 2016

Given the rich history of Bucks County, it’s of no surprise that there is an abundance of chilling ghost stories born from various attractions. From the early settlers, to the Revolutionary War and since, there have been a number of published accounts of sightings and chilling experiences. Here is just the start of haunted places that you can find in the area… The Black Bass Inn was built in the…

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Kait F.'s #BucksCountyMoment: A Nighttime Stroll Past the Bucks County Playhouse

December 20, 2015

There was a quiet calm in the air on the evening of August 25th in New Hope, PA. Eric, my boyfriend, and I decided to grab a cup of coffee from the town's local Starbucks and stroll around the quaint town. There is something magical about New Hope during twilight. The street lamps cast a slight glow onto the sidewalks and the song of the choir of crickets echo along the river. As we were walking…

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Jillian P.'s #BucksCountyMoment: Delaware River in New Hope

September 13, 2015

"It was a late Thursday afternoon in July and I had decided to go for a run after work on the Canal towpath. As I crossed over the bridge from New Hope to Lambertville, I had to stop and really appreciate the view of the Delaware River. It looked so perfect and peaceful with the bright blue sky and trees reflecting on it. When I was in high school, I used to row on the Delaware River, so this…

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James F.'s #BucksCountyMoment: New Hope Fireworks

September 6, 2015

"It is a young tradition for our family to go see the fireworks show on the Delaware River in New Hope. We never missed a Friday night show in the years past and of course won't miss a 4th of July show as well!! With my beautiful wife and two overly sugared up sons we caught this amazing show again. Can't wait for the future fireworks on the river!!" ~The Fairfields Learn more about New Hope…

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Melanie B.'s #BucksCountyMoment: Washington Crossing Historic Park

August 16, 2015

Washington Crossing Historic Park has long been one of my favorite places in Bucks County. I love it's picturesque landscape and beautiful historic buildings nestled along the banks of the Delaware River. After years of peeking through the windows, I was excited to finally tour the buildings within the heart of this historic location on the 4th of July. This particular picture was captured…

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