Bucks County
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

HOW TO SPEND SPRING BREAK WITH THE FAMILY

School’s out, the weather’s warming up and the kids are in need of some fun (as are you!). Check out our suggestions on how to spend a three-day spring break weekend in Bucks County with the family.

  • Bucks County Childrens Museum

DAY 1

MORNING

Metro Diner
Indulge in large portions of your favorite comfort foods like Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, Fried Chicken and Waffles and Croissant French toast. Put your appetite to the test and try the Metro Pancake: The 12-Inch Challenge!

AFTERNOON

Spring KidsFest
If you’re in town this weekend, spend a fun-filled day in Peddler’s Village for the whole family with health & wellness activities, hands-on crafts, live entertainment, and more!

Giggleberry Fair at Peddler's Village
Giggleberry Fair is home to the Grand Carousel, a fully restored 1922 carousel featuring 46 hand-carved wood figures, including horses, giraffes, lions and even a spotted hog! Stop by the Game Room, which features more than 40 fun arcade-style games for parents and children of all ages. Giggleberry Fair is part of Peddler’s Village, an 18th-century-shopping village that boasts more than 70 unique shops.

EVENING

Earl's New American
The farm-to-table approach at Earl's New American in Peddler's Village isn't just for adults. Kids will love the children's menu, including Earl's peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with apple slices. 

Courtyard Marriott Langhorne
Relax in the jacuzzi while the kids swim at the Courtyard Marriott Langhorne pool.

DAY 2

AFTERNOON

Bucks County Children's Museum
Dig for artifacts, ride in a hot air balloon, rock climb, design race car ramp, experiment with air and more at the Bucks County Children's Museum! Come explore fun, interactive and educationally based exhibits for children ages 1-7 and families.

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
All aboard! This 1925 steam locomotive pulls passengers from New Hope to Lahaska on a nine mile, 45-minute ride through the Bucks County countryside. Hourly excursions run year-round and the railroad also runs seasonal trains for many holidays, including Easter.

EVENING

Green Parrot
Try a wood-fired meal at the Green Parrot in Newtown. Green Parrot's pub menu features thick-cut burgers and pizza, all cooked in the Green Parrot's 100% wood-fired oven.

Home2 Suites by Hilton
This Warminster-Horsham hotel offers an indoor saline pool to help you relax and unwind as just one of their many amenities. Fuel up the next morning with a complimentary breakfast because the convenient location allows for an exciting trip to Sesame PlaceMercer Museum or Peddler's Village

DAY 3

MORNING

Pennsbury Manor
Step back in time to Colonial America. The Manor house is a reconstruction of William Penn’s provincial home, decorated as it would have looked in the 17th century. See colonial craftsmen plying their trades on the grounds during Sundays at Pennsbury, April through October. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy under the pavilion, explore the Manor’s many outbuildings and visit the stables to see the oxen and sheep that live on property.

AFTERNOON

Continental Tavern
Built in 1877, the Continental Tavern has been serving Yardley and Bucks County for more than a century. This landmark restaurant offers traditional American dishes like chicken pot pie and some of the best burgers in Bucks County.