Bucks County
Log cabin in the snow

3 Holiday Itineraries

Bucks County offers plenty of options for the family, couples, and friends during the holiday season. From romantic stays to brunch with Santa himself there is something for every group during these chilly winter months! Plan your holiday getaway with this holiday itinerary!

  • Winter in New Hope

FOR THE FAMILY:

STAY: The Golden Plough Inn

This boutique hotel located in the heart of Peddler’s Village is the perfect place to recharge to get through those cold, winter months. This rustic inn is beautiful during the winter and a great place to meet for a drink in one of the surrounding pubs or restaurants. The location of The Golden Plough gives you the opportunity to see the decorations of the entire village as well as the gingerbread house display!

EAT: Brunch with Santa

Head to the market at Delaware Valley University and have a full brunch with Santa himself! Offering a delicious brunch with an omelet station, ham, French toast, fruit cups and more is the Del Val Market in Doylestown. Bring your camera to get a photo of the family with the big guy and be sure to bring your wish list so that you can rattle off some of them to him. This event has limited room and be sure to get your tickets beforehand on the website!

PLAY: Sesame Place® Philadelphia

Didn’t think you could go to the amusement park in the winter, did you? Stop by every kid’s favorite theme park based off of Sesame Street for the ‘A Very Furry Christmas’ event! Sing along at three special Christmas shows and take a train ride tour through the Twiddlebugs’ Gingerbread Cookie Factory on the Sesame Place Furry Express! Don’t miss the fantastic Neighborhood Street Party Christmas Parade with music and dance moves that will have everyone dancing along and joining in the fun. Be sure to visit Santa’s Furry Workshop for an elf-guided journey to meet the jolly man himself, Santa Claus! Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ is spending the holiday season with us. The lovable reindeer along with his friends Clarice and Bumble, will be available for photos with guests in Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland.

  • A Very Furry Christmas
  • Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show

FOR COUPLES:

STAY: The Bridgeton House on the Delaware

This boutique hotel on the Delaware is a beautiful bed and breakfast located right on the Delaware River offering picturesque views and an incredible full breakfast menu. The location of the inn gives an opportunity to visit the town of New Hope to take in the different holiday activities that they have to offer. Offering romantic packages for getaways, the Bridgeton House on the Delaware is the perfect place for you and your significant others to lose the stress of the holiday rush.

EAT: Ferry Market

This local New Hope market is the perfect place to try a unique collection of culinary delights. Offering farm fresh foods from the area and plenty of new vendors, this is the perfect place for you and your significant other to walk around the market and try something new as you go! Between meats and cheeses and cookie companies there is something for every craving you might have while you are on your journey through this local market!

PLAY: Perkasie Tree Lighting

Now in its 110th year, the Perkasie tree lighting is the oldest community tree lighting in the United States and is the perfect winter date night for you and your loved one.. Take a horse and carriage ride when the event opens or try one of the many food vendors that run during the lighting. This is the perfect opportunity for you and whoever you bring to enjoy a winter night and get into the holiday spirit.

  • Bridgeton House
  • Peddlers Village

FOR FRIENDS:

STAY: Logan Inn

The Logan Inn is a fun and beautiful place to stay in New Hope that offers a restaurant and bar to pass your time and enjoy the town. The Inn is one of the oldest continually-operating inns in the United States and offers opportunities to roast marshmallows on the fire outside. This is the perfect place to meet up with friends and take in one of the most historic main streets in the United States! Be sure to stop in some of the breweries in New Hope, too, like Great Barn Brewery Taproom, so you can get your Bucks County Ale Trail passport stamped!

EAT: Black Bass Hotel and Restaurant

This Inn and Restaurant nestled along the Delaware River is the perfect place for you and your friends to have a beautiful sit down dinner with wonderful food and drink options. The Bass is located near the Logan Inn making transportation easy, so head to the Black Bass for a night filled with friendship and food. Visit the Black Bass website to get a reservation, and secure a table for you and your friends!

PLAY: Bristol Riverside Theatre

This riverside theater in quaint Bristol offers showings of An American Christmas Songbook during the winter months. Led by Keith Baker and the theater’s concert band, these fabulous entertainers put all of the favorite carols and heartwarming holiday songs. This is the perfect place to grab your friends and a cup of cheer for the holidays!