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!
- New Hope Railroad
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.
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!
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.
- Roller Coaster at Sesame Place
Elmo, Big Bird, and all the Sesame Street friends come to life at Sesame Place Philadelphia—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!
Take a stroll over the New Hope-Lambertville Bridge, or visit Moo Hope for a cone of local-favorite ice cream. Kids also can't get enough of Nina's Waffles amazing waffle sundaes! Looking for something a little more adult-friendly, but where the kids can come too? Try Great Barn Farm-to-Glass Taproom right on the creek.
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 a waterfall there too.
- Bucks County River Tubing
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.
End your trip with a quick and delicious empanada at Empanada Mama in Doylestown, a local favorite. Or, stay for a while and check out the Water Wheel Tavern, Quinoa Peruvian or the Mexican restaurant Poco's. Afterwards, stroll through charming Main Street in and catch a movie for the whole family at the County Theater.