Bucks County Fun Family AdventuresSesame Place. The only theme park based on the Sesame Street TV show, Sesame Place is an interactive play attraction for families with children. Meet your favorite Sesame Street characters, including Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and Elmo, as you enjoy over 50 thrilling rides, activities, events, attractions, parades and live shows. Located 7 miles from the hotel, Sesame Place features attractions, such as Grover’s World Twirl and Sesame Playhouse, water attractions, such as Ernie’s Waterworks and Count’s Fount, and shows like Abby Cadabby’s Treasure Hunt and Big Bird’s Beach Party. Enjoy dining at Captain Ernie’s Grill and Snuffy’s Snackbar, and shopping at Mr. Hooper’s Emporium and Trader Bert’s Treasures. Visit www.sesameplace.com
Bucks County River Country. America’s river tubing capital, Bucks County features 20 miles of tubing, canoeing, rafting, and kayaking adventures on the scenic Delaware River. Enjoy a leisurely float on a canoe, raft, kayak or tube downriver past the most beautiful scenery in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The oldest and most experienced Delaware River tubing and boating outfitter in the county, Bucks County River Country in Point Pleasant, PA, offers 3 to 4 hour river trips on America's most historic river. Outdoor enthusiasts can also enjoy fishing, bird watching, hiking, biking, and nature photography along the Delaware River in beautiful Bucks County. Visit www.rivercountry.net/.
Washington Crossing Historic Park.This historic park is where General George Washington and the Continental Army crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 and marched to Trenton, NJ, to defeat Hessian troops. The park offers reenactments, events, guided tours of several historic buildings, including McKonkey Ferry Inn and Bowman's Hill Tower, as well as the Soldier's Graves and magnificent Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve. Reflect on the historic activities of 1776 at the annual Christmas Day recreation of Washington Crossing the Delaware River, a commemorative event with activities, speeches and uniformed troops that cross the Delaware. The Visitors Center features a documentary film and a gift shop. Visit www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing/.
Adventure Aquarium. A fun Camden Waterfront attraction, Adventure Aquarium is a magical aquatic experience with a diversity of sea life and wildlife. Encounter amazing sea creatures, such as sharks, sea turtles, penguins and seals. Walk through the Shark Realm, a 550,000 gallon tank with dramatic views of sharks, stingrays and sawfish. West African River Experience features hippopotamuses, crocodiles and porcupines along with 20 species of African birds in a free-flight aviary. Experience the 4D Theater, and enjoy the big sounds and sights of The Polar Express 4-D Experience and Planet Earth 4D. Get close and interactive with creatures of the sea in the Aquarium Adventures program, and swim with sharks! Visit www.adventureaquarium.com.