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 tree lightings, there is something for every group during these chilly winter months.

  • Winter in New Hope


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: Breakfast with Santa

Head to the Raddison Hotel for the iconic brunch with Santa! The event will take place on December 13 with two sessions in the morning. They are offering a delicious meal including: Santa's scrambled eggs, Elf French toast, bacon, sausage, humbug tater tots, Chris Cringle cereal and Frosty's Muffins, Danish and Donuts along with coffee, tea and juice. Every child will receive their own special present from Santa himself! Make sure to make your reservation online as spots fill up fast.

PLAY: 'A Very Furry Christmas' at 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! Be sure to visit Santa’s Furry Workshop for an elf-guided journey to meet the jolly man himself, Santa Claus! 

  • Manor House at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm


STAY: The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm 

You won’t ever forget your relaxing getaway to The Inn at Barley Sheaf. The cozy inn perfect for winter cuddling offers a daily wine and cheese reception and an entertaining game room! The Inn is home to 16 luxury suites throughout the manor house, cottage, and barn. It is also right down the road from Peddler’s Village for dining and shopping.

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: Holiday Vineyard Illumination 

Drink and be merry at your favorite Bucks County winery! For the first time ever, the Bucks County Wine Trail will be lighting up the vines at all of the seven locations. Pick one or two of your favorite vineyards and enjoy live music, firepits, tastings, and delicious food! The illumination kicks off on December 5, but the vineyards will remain lit at dusk all the way until January 3, 2021.

  • Solstice


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: Solstice

Grab fancy seasonal cocktails and menu items to split or savor solo at this modern contemporary restaurant in Newtown. From Poached Lobster Gnocchi to vegan Rutabaga Fettucine, your tastebuds are in for a real treat!

PLAY: Amazing Christmas Village at Neshaminy Square

Do you and your friends dread Christmas shopping? Is it impossible to find somewhere where there is a gift for everyone? Visit the brand-new European-style outdoor market where you can enjoy dining, shopping and getting into the festive spirit. Decorated vendors will offer a special gift for everyone to enjoy from toys to home décor to jewelry. Santa’s helpers will be available all season to help with present picking and cheerful uplifting!