PLACES TO POP THE QUESTION
Aside from your wedding day, one of the most romantic moments of your life is the time you drop to one knee and ask your sweetheart to spend the rest of their life with you. If you're looking to take your proposal to the next level, Bucks County can help set the stage for a moment both of you will remember the rest of your lives.
- Schofield Ford Covered Bridge
Propose to your loved one high above the ground on a sunset hot air balloon ride with Balloon Rides Daily. The sun setting amongst the picturesque countryside of Bucks County will be a breathtaking view that you and your partner will cherish forever when you think back to this moment.
Spend the night at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm B&B (on the grounds of the balloon’s departure spot!) for a romantic evening to celebrate your engagement. Enjoy their spa treatments, walking paths and gardens during your stay.
Whisk your loved one away to an evening getaway in New Hope. Book your reservation for somewhere dark and candlelit, like Stella by Jose Garces, The Salt House or Marsha Brown!
Spend the night in The Penthouse suite at the Bridgeton House on the Delaware. This luxurious suite includes a king size bed, wood-burning fireplace and grand bathtub. Propose to your loved one with the help of the staff over breakfast in bed or on your private patio overlooking the Delaware River for a simple, yet thoughtful engagement.
Your fiancée will feel on top of the world with an engagement at the top of Bowman's Hill Tower. Located on the grounds of Washington Crossing Historic Park, Bowman's Tower offers the best view in Bucks County. From the top of the 125-foot tall tower you see a sweeping view of the Delaware River Valley. After experiencing the breathtaking view, you will really take your love's breath away by dropping to one knee and popping the question.
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- Bowman's Hill Tower
Link hands at a festival, sing along to music, enjoy the annual Holiday Light Show and find your first Christmas tree together at Shady Brook Farm. Pop the question along the way, then toast with wine from Rose Bank Winery. The staff is there to help!
Plan a weekend getaway around your proposal with an engagement package from The Inn at Bowman's Hill, a luxurious B&B just outside downtown New Hope. Take your fiancée-to-be out for a romantic dinner and let the staff prepare everything for that magical moment. The Orchid Conservancy, a year-round tropical paradise provides a romantic backdrop with candles, music, champagne and roses waiting for you on your arrival.
At Fonthill Castle or Mercer Museum
Make your love feel like royalty by proposing in the shadow of Fonthill Castle. Henry Mercer's palatial concrete castle provides the perfect backdrop for popping the question. The nearby Mercer Museum, a concrete castle filled with his remarkable collection of more than 40,000 early American artifacts, also offers a regal setting for the big moment.
The wineries along the Bucks County Wine Trail offer countless intimate ways to pop the question. Take a tour of Sand Castle Winery and propose in the vineyards at the foot of the namesake castle, ask your loved one's hand in the candlelit barrel room at Crossing Vineyards, or take that next step while out on patio overlooking the sheep pasture at Rose Bank Winery. Be sure to toast to your future with a bottle of Bucks County wine. (These same picturesque wineries are also ideal locations for your wedding reception!)
Overlooking a Picturesque Lake
Schofield Ford Covered Bridge in Tyler State Park, one of 12 remaining "kissing bridges" in Bucks County, also offers a beautiful and historic backdrop for your special moment. Any of the other bridges do, too, and make for great photos!
Pop the question while strolling through one of Bucks County's beautiful gardens until you feel the right moment to propose. The manicured gardens, pristine ponds and winding streams of Hortulus Farm Garden and Nursery offers plenty of picturesque places to pop the question. Tyler Gardens features a variety of flowers and shrubbery, stone walls, staircases and a gazebo. The stunning 134-acres of Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve features more than 800 species of native plants.
Paddle down the winding Delaware River with your future fiancée on a canoe with Bucks County River Country. Popping the question surrounded by nature will make your partner feel like they're in a scene from a movie, an amazing way to start your future together.
- The Inn at Bowman's Hill
- The Salt House
With cobblestone streets that guide you between 65 boutique shops and multiple restaurants, Peddler’s Village is an exceptional place to pop the question. During the winter, walk through the Village’s winter wonderland filled with beautiful light displays. When it’s warm out, take pictures in front of the award-winning gardens. No matter the season, Peddler’s Village provides a charming spot to charm your loved one.
The Bucks County Playhouse provides a remarkable proposal setting. See a show at the Playhouse and enjoy breathtaking views of the Delaware River and New Hope-Lambertville Bridge. New Hope is a small, fun town filled with many shops, so be sure to explore! Before or after the play, enjoy a delicious meal at The Deck Restaurant & Bar. It overlooks the scenic river and it’s attached to the Bucks County Playhouse.
Catch a win at a live horse race at Parx Racing®, and fuel up for the race outdoor in the Picnic Grove or inside at the Pennsylvania Derby Room. Propose to your loved one when your favorite horse crosses the finish line. After the race, continue the win streak at the slots or Blackjack tables in Parx Casino®.