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Local Attractions & Events

Local Attractions

  • Nockamixon State Park, Rt. 563 (hiking/biking trails, environmental education center, swimming pool and boat rental in season, boat launch, horse trails, picnicking, sledding & skating in season - the hostel is located within the Park.)
  • Quakertown Farmer's & Flea Market, Station Road, Quakertown - Distance 5 miles
  • Rice's Sale & Country Market, Greenhill Road, New Hope - Distance 16 miles
  • Peddler's Village, Rtes. 202 and 263, Lahaska - Distance 18 miles
  • Quakertown Alive (Theatre) W. Broad St. - 215-536-2273 - Distance 3 miles
  • Lehigh Valley Velodrome - 610-967-7587 - Distance 20 miles
  • Lost River Caverns in Hellertown - 610-838-8767 - Distance 10 miles
  • Crayola Factory, Easton - 610-559-6607 - Distance 20 miles
  • Historic New Hope - 215 -862-5880
  • National Canal Museum, Easton - 610-515-8000
  • Historic Covered Bridges abound in Bucks County. Once a common sight in Colonial America, Bucks County has 12 surviving bridges dating from 1832 to

Events

  • New Hope Performing Arts Festival - Shows all year - 215-862-1474
  • Bucks County Kennel Club Dog Show, Tinicum Park, (first Sat. in May) 215-898-8862
  • Mercer Folk Fest - Mid-May - 215-345-0210
  • Bucks County Covered Bridge and Garden Tour - May, June, Sept and Oct. - 215-766-2211
  • Old Fashioned Fourth of July (Fonthill Museum) July 4th - 215-348-9461
  • Tinicum Art Show, Tinicum Park (Second weekend in July) 215-489-5133
  • Scottish Heritage Festival - July - 215-343-0965
  • New Hope Auto Show - August - 215-862-5665
  • Annual Polish Festival (Nat. Shrine of Czestochowa) Sept. - 215-345-0600
  • Mercer Museum Christmas Open House - Dec. (Same as above)
  • Washington Crossing the Delaware Re-Enactment - (Dec. 25) 215-862-2388
  • Bethlehem Music Festival
  • Celtic Festival

Antiques

  • Seraphim Gifts and Collectibles, Quakertown - 215-536-3242
  • Grampa's Treasure, Quakertown 215-536-5066
  • Milford Antiques, Quakertown 215-536-9115

Museums

  • Moravian Museum of Bethlehem - 610-867-0173
  • Lenni Lenape Museum, Allentown - 610-435-4232
  • Allentown Art Museum - 610-432-4333
  • James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown - 215-340-9800 - Distance 14 miles
  • "The Mercer Mile" - Mercer & Fonthill Museums - 215-348-9461; Moravian Pottery and Tile Works 215-345-6722 (All three museums are in Doylestown, distance 13 miles.)
  • Pearl S. Buck House in Dublin - 215-249-1330 - Distance 6 miles.

 

Parks and Recreation
901 E. Bridgetown Pike
Langhorne, PA 19047-1597
Phone: 215-348-6114 or 215-757-0571
Fax: 215-752-1421
Email: parksandrecreation@co.bucks.pa.us