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Bucks County Children's Museum

72 Hours of Family Fun in Bucks County

There’s no better place to discover fun for the whole family than Bucks County. From world-class theme parks to natural wonders, there’s something every member of the family will enjoy. Quality time with family is indispensable, so here are our picks for the perfect 72-hour getaway with the fam!

Day 1

  • New Hope Railroad

Morning

All aboard the New Hope Railroad! Grab the family for an adventure-filled morning on the tracks. This 1925 steam locomotive pulls passengers from New Hope to Lahaska and back on a nine-mile, 45-minute ride through the scenic countryside.

Afternoon

Where can kids work in a general store, dig for buried treasure and build their own race car in one afternoon? The hands-on Bucks County Children’s Museum!

Evening

After a day of adventure, savor a delicious meal at the Buttonwood Grill. With a menu offering anything from corn dogs to stone-fired thin crust pizzas, there’s something for the whole family.

Afterwards, head out to Giggleberry Fair in Peddler’s Village for arcade games, a carousel and the thrilling Giggleberry Mountain obstacle course. End your day with an after-dinner evening stroll through the village’s clothing stores, specialty shops that serve items like honey and jewelry, ice cream parlors, candy shops and more.

Day 2

Morning

Begin your day with a visit to Shady Brook Farm. Featuring seasonal picking in the fields, a farmer’s market, Uncle Dave’s Homemade Ice Cream and more, this is a relaxed way to begin your day of fun.

  • Roller Coaster at Sesame Place

Afternoon

Elmo, Big Bird, and all the Sesame Street friends come to life at Sesame Place—the only theme park dedicated to America’s favorite children’s television show. Experience thrilling rides, twisting water slides, and furry friends all in one spot—a dream destination for children around the country!

Evening

Unwind from your day of fun with a burger and shake at LouLou Burger in New Hope, known for their mouthwatering burgers and crispy fries. Afterwards, take a stroll over the New Hope-Lambertville Bridge, or visit Moo Hope for a cone of local-favorite ice cream.

Day 3

Morning

Strap on a pair of sturdy shoes and explore a natural wonder of Bucks County. Bring a hammer to strike a boulder at Ringing Rocks Park and hear them ring out like a bell! Be sure to grab a camera to check out Bucks County’s largest waterfall.

  • Girls Tubing at Bucks County River Country

Afternoon

Continue your day of adventure on the water with Bucks County River Country! Whether you seek a relaxing kayak or thrilling tubing adventure down the Delaware River, this company has you covered.

Evening

End your quick trip with a delicious empanada at Empanada Mama in Doylestown, a local favorite. Afterwards, stroll through charming Main Street in and catch a show for the whole family at the County Theater.