Bucks County is one of the finest destinations to view fall foliage in the Northeast. Whether you’re seeking a hike, an apple cider donut, or just coming to leaf peep, there is an itinerary for everyone. Be sure to check out the full list of places to stay and special offers!
For the Family…
- Snipes Farm corn maze
Check in to a family-friendly hotel, like the Home2 Suites Warminster or the Hampton Inn Doylestown and start your adventure! Take the kids to Shady Brook Farm for a TON of fall fun – take a wagon ride to the apple orchard and pumpkin patch and pick your own or venture into the five-acre corn maze. Another pumpkin place not to miss? Snipes Farm! Get outside and rent or BYO-bike for a several mile ride down the Delaware Canal Towpath. Pedal through the sprawling Tyler State Park or Core Creek Park to witness some fall foliage. Hike, horseback ride, play disc golf, or bring a blanket and some take-out to enjoy a picnic in an open field.
- Scarecrow Festival at Peddler's Village
Grab a souvenir (or two) when you stroll the outdoor shopping village known as Peddler’s Village that evening. Spend some time ooh-ing and ahh-ing over the locally-made scarecrows during the annual Scarecrows in the Village event!
- Sesame Place Spooktacular Nighttime
Stop into Sesame Place® Philadelphia for The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular event where little ones can trick-or-treat around the park, decorate pumpkins and see everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume. Take a hike at Nockamixon State Park and check out the old-time bi-planes at Van Sant Historic Airfield. Drive up to Ringing Rocks Park, grabbing a hammer on the way, and listen to the clank, clank, clank of these “musical” yet mysterious rocks.
Traveling with extended family?
- Side of Cabin Run Covered Bridge
Book your stay at one of the County’s haunted hotels. Hop in the car, it’s time for a drive! Take the self-guided Covered Bridge Driving Tour and see if you could cross all 12 off your bucket list. Take a pitstop at Washington Crossing Historic Park for a picnic and stroll through the gorgeous grounds where George Washington and his troops camped before their famous cross of the icy Delaware River in 1776.
- Pumpkin Picking
Stop at Hellerick’s Family Farm or Froehlich’s Family Farm for pumpkin picking fun! Head to Peddler’s Village for their annual Apple Weekend. End the day at one of the many haunted dining establishments in Bucks County, like the Black Bass Inn, which holds a historic autopsy table in its dining room!
- Apple Picking
Take a stroll through the open-air Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve and spot tons of native floral species to the area. After, curb your sweet tooth with apple cider doughnuts at Solebury Orchards or pumpkin flavored ice cream at Nina's Waffles.
- Peddlers Village shopping
Book your stay at one of Bucks County’s top B&B’s to view foliage. For a riverside view, check in to the Black Bass Hotel, Riverstone 1730 Guest House B&B, Bridgeton House on the Delaware, Carriage House of New Hope or the River House at Odette's. Plan your meals around pumpkin spice flavored treats in Bristol Borough. Take a drive up to Peddler’s Village to enjoy their charming shop-filled streets, or join a ghost tour with Ghost Tours of New Hope.
- Fonthill Castle leaves
Hike to the top of the trail, or rock climb to the top of High Rocks Vista for breathtaking autumn views. Take a reserved tour in Doylestown at one of the many museums along the Mercer Mile, including Fonthill Castle, the Mercer Museum, the Michener Art Museum or Moravian Tile Works. On your way back to your hotel, be sure to check out several of the haunted driving tour spots on your drive!
- House in the Hollow