Philadelphia Bucks County Attractions

With its picturesque landscapes, alluring character and rich history dating back to William Penn, Bucks County, Pennsylvania is an enchanting vacation destination. Nestled within Philadelphias beautiful countryside, amidst rolling hillsides, picturesque towns and farms, Bucks County is punctuated by stunning scenery, historic landmarks, magnificent museums, wonderful shopping and dining and exciting attractions and entertainment venues.

Whether you desire a romantic weekend getaway or a fun family excursion, Bucks County will delight and captivate your senses.
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Sesame 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
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Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack.

Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack is an exciting entertainment, gaming and dining destination. Philadelphia Park Racetrack features live thoroughbred horseracing, wagering, simulcasts, and stakes events throughout the year. The Turf Club features plush simulcast theaters, a dining room, sports bar, a horsemen's lounge, and a grand marble and granite entrance. Philadelphia Park Racetrack is home of the $750,000 Cotillion and the $500,000 Pennsylvania Derby - Pennsylvania's premier thoroughbred race. A three-day festival over Labor Day weekend, the Pennsylvania Derby features the running of the Derby, a family carnival with amusement rides, concerts in the picnic grove, a car giveaway, and local bands. One of the East Coast’s hottest gaming spot, Philadelphia Park Casino features 3,000 of the latest slots, table games and video poker, live entertainment and three restaurants and bars. Visit

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Located in Feasterville, Bucks County Pennsylvania on 20 acres of scenic grounds, the Sportsplex is a 100,000 square feet multi-purpose sports venue. The facility boasts three competition-sized roller hockey rinks surfaced with Sport Court flooring. Home to indoor soccer and roller hockey events, the Sportsplex also hosts martial arts, field hockey, gymnastics, tennis, and cheerleading events, as well as trade and collectible shows, concerts, banquets, and meetings. The Mill Creek Picnic Grounds includes an Olympic-sized pool, sand volleyball court, tether ball, horse shoe pits, miniature golf, clay tennis courts, softball field, and outdoor soccer fields. The Premier Hockey Shop carries a full line of inline hockey equipment. Visit

Washington Crossing Historic Park.

This historic park is the site where General George Washington and the Continental Army crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 and marched to Trenton, New Jersey to defeat Hessian troops. The park offers reenactments, events and guided tours of several historic buildings, including McKonkey Ferry Inn, an 18th-century inn and tavern, Thompson-Neely House, Thompson-Neely Grist Mill, Bowman's Hill Tower, Durham Boat House, Mahlon K. Taylor House, Taylorsville Store, Hibbs House, Frye House, Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve and the Soldier's Graves. 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
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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve.

See and learn about the native plants of Pennsylvania at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve in Bucks County. The 134-acre preserve - ¼ mile from the Delaware River - features 1,000 species of native plants, including 80 rare, threatened or endangered species, wildflowers, birds and wildlife in a naturalistic setting. Follow beautiful trails that wind through picturesque woodlands, meadows, grassy fields, a pond, and Pidcock Creek. The Preserve features a Visitor Center, nursery/propagation facilities, Captain James Moore Pavilion - a gazebo nestled in the trees in Penn's Woods - a stone bridge crossing Pidcock Creek and a picnic area, as well as diverse programs, events, and exhibits. Visit

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Six Flags Great Adventure, Hurricane Harbor & Wild Safari.

The largest Six Flags in the country and New Jersey’s ultimate family destination, Great Adventure is an exhilarating theme park with dozens of fast, tall, wild and pulse-pounding rides and attractions, including the most adrenaline-rushing super coasters on the planet. Brave thrill rides like El Toro, featuring the steepest drop of any wooden coaster in the country, Batman The Ride, Dare Devil Dive and Superman: Ultimate Flight. Great Adventure also features family rides and shows, entertainment, events, and food. Splash into fun at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, a 45-acre, tropical waterpark featuring 20 speed slides, one of the world’s largest adventure rivers, and a million-gallon wave pool. The largest drive-through safari outside of Africa, Wild Safari is a 350-acre naturalistic habitat with over 1,200 wild and exotic animals. Visit

Village of New Hope.

Located on the Delaware River, New Hope is one of the oldest towns in Pennsylvania and a century-old artist haven. This historic shopping and tourist destination has a profound heritage rooted in theater, art, antiques, and a spirit of independence. Over 100 years ago, New Hope was an industrial town with gristmills, paper mills, stone farmhouses, barns and artists drawn to the beauty of the Delaware River valley. Registered historic buildings, the mills now house antique shops, specialty stores, fashion boutiques, gift and craft shops, art galleries, museums, restaurants and bars. Historic New Hope is home to unique attractions like James A. Michener Art Museum, Bucks County Trolley Co., Buckingham Valley Vineyards & Winery and Bucks County Covered Bridges Festival, a weekend celebration of the county's historic covered bridges. Visit
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National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel.

Take a pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Saint Katherine Drexel and learn about the life of an extraordinary American woman. This historic shrine is a place of prayer, spirituality and education. Explore the Mission Center, St. Elizabeth Chapel and Shrine, and enjoy beautiful art, furniture, photographs, and artifacts that tell the story of St. Katharine Drexel, Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, and the accomplishments of African-American and Native American people. The Gift Shop displays works by Native American, African-American, African, and Haitian artists and musicians. Visitors also enjoy programs in spirituality, justice, environmental responsibility, and Eucharistic theology. Eat and reflect at indoor cafe and the open patio. Visit

Byers' Choice.

Artisans at Byers' Choice factory in Bucks County create fine handcrafted figurines like their famous Carolers at Kindlers. You will be transported to Dickens' London at the Christmas Museum, featuring festive Christmas displays with hundreds of Carolers and Kindles. Walk cobblestone streets, peer into Christmas decorated shop windows, try on a top hat, have your picture taken on the street scene, or watch a film about the history of Byers' Choice. Watch artisans handcrafting your favorite figurines from the observation deck, or shop in the Gift Emporium for your favorite Caroler. Visit The Olde Curiosity Shoppe with Carolers on display in Victorian wintertime settings, or journey to the North Pole where the Kindles make toys in Santa’s workshop. Visit

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Mercer Museum.

One of Bucks County’s significant historic attractions, Mercer Museum presents an extensive collection of objects representing life in pre-Industrial America. The Museum’s collection exhibits more than 40,000 objects, tools and artifacts of more than 60 American crafts and trades, including woodworking, metalworking, agriculture, advertising, furnishings and folk art - providing a comprehensive picture of culture and commerce in pre-industrial America. Located in Doylestown, the museum features a fire engine suspended from the balcony, a complete gallows, and offers a variety of programs, events, exhibits and self-guided tours. Visit
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James A. Michener Art Museum.

Named for Doylestown's famous son, James A. Michener Art Museum preserves the art and cultural heritage of Bucks County. Exhibitions from around the country displays a world-class collection of 59 Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings. The Doylestown museum includes five permanent and three changing galleries, and a natural outdoor sculpture garden that pays homage to the Bucks County landscape. Celebrating generations of regional artists, the museum in the historic arts colony of New Hope features the exhibit "The Artists Among Us,” an interactive wall-size mosaic of New Hope artists and images. Both museums showcase nationally touring exhibitions, significant regional artists and events. Visit

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Crossing Vineyards.

Located on a 200 year-old Bucks County estate, a mile from where George Washington crossed the Delaware in 1776, Crossing Vineyards produces distinctive wines produced from 15 acres of vineyards and aged in traditional French and American oak barrels to enhance flavors and aromas. Tour the beautiful vineyard, meet their dynamic winemaker, and sample excellent wines in the charming tasting room. Established in 2000, Crossing Vineyard has won over 60 medals, including “World’s Best Chardonnay” in Starwine 2006. Located 45 minutes from Philadelphia, Crossing Vineyards offers private tastings, wine appreciation classes, winemaker’s dinners, and seasonal vineyard walks. Visit

Pearl S. Buck House.

Discover the legacy of the first American woman to receive the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes for literature. Learn about author, activist, and humanitarian Pearl S. Buck at the 68-acre estate, with beautiful gardens, greenhouses, cottage, barn, and milk house. A beautiful example of 19th century architecture, the 1825 stone farm house holds a collection of Pennsylvania country furniture, Chinese decorative screens, Chen Chi paintings, a silk wall hanging presented by the Dali Lama of Tibet, and works by artists Redfield and Baum. This site expands opportunities for children and promotes world cultures and humanitarianism. The Buck House hosts community events that advocate tolerance, human rights and multi-cultural understanding, as well as fighting against discrimination and prejudice that impact the lives of children. Visit
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Garden of Reflection.

Situated in Memorial Park in Lower Makefield Township, Garden of Reflection 9-11 Memorial honors the 2,973 people killed on September 11, 2001. Designed by architect Liuba Lashchyk, the Memorial takes visitors on a walking Memorial Journey symbolizing “After Darkness…Light”. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Historic Bucks County farmland, the Memorial Journey leads from sorrowful tragedy towards luminous symbols of hope, peace and celebration of life. The Garden of Reflection endures as a spiritual place of hope and reflection. Visit

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Shady Brook Farm.

One of the last working farms in historic Bucks County, PA, Shady Brook Farm is the natural place for family fun and shopping. Enjoy picking your-own crops, special events and fun festivals. Shop at the Farm Market, featuring farm fresh produce, deli, dairy, fresh baked pies, specialty foods, gifts spectacular gift baskets, gardening products, and Uncle Dave's Homemade Ice Cream. The Loft offers home decor and decorations, framed country artwork, vases, wind chimes, pottery, candles, Byers' Choice Carolers and original artwork by local artist Don Watts. The Garden Center and nursery is a great place find trees, shrubs, bedding plants, annuals, and perennials. Visit

Pennsbury Manor.

The recreated country home of William Penn - America’s foremost Quaker - in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Pennsbury Manor is a peaceful retreat from the pace of modern American life. With views of the Delaware River, the original manor was an expression of Penn's love of country life and landscapes. Pennsbury Manor illuminates the spirit of this humanitarian, statesman and diplomat, offering a sense of the grace and charm of Colonial Pennsylvania and Penn's "Holy Experiment” - his dream of religious freedom, ethnic diversity, and equality for all people. Pennsbury Manor fulfilled his vision for a country estate in the new colony. The 43-acre historic site offers tours, exhibits, workshops, and special programs that share the colonial world of Penn. Visit
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Palonia Bank Flyers Skate Zone.

With a variety of youth and community skate programs, Flyers Skate Zone offers the ultimate ice skating experiences in Northeast Philadelphia. Flyers Skate Zone features public ice skating with a live DJ and light shows, on-ice interactive games, learn to skate programs, a progressive hockey skills development program, adult and youth hockey leagues, hockey camps and clinics, figure skating programs, birthday parties, special events and skate rentals. Visit

Valley Forge Historic Park.

With 3,600 acres of rolling hills and trails and beautiful scenery, Valley Forge is a favorite destination for outdoor activities, such as biking, hiking, running, horseback riding, fishing, and boating. This landmark battleground attracts runners, bicyclists, families, nature lovers, picnickers and history buffs. Explore miles of expanse that links the Schuylkill River Trail to the Horse Shoe Trail. Take a guided tour and see monuments, statues, artifacts and buildings that tell the story of how Valley Forge served during the Revolutionary War. Visit

Philadelphia Museum of Art.

One of the largest museums in the country, the Philadelphia Museum of Art houses a renowned collection of world art, acclaimed special exhibitions, and programs that enrich and enlighten our lives. With 225,000 works of art from around the world, spanning 2,000 years, the Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibits one of the nation’s largest and most impressive collections of masterpieces from legends artists such as Picasso, Dali, Matisse and Van Gogh. The Museum presents more than 25 exhibitions each year, from single-artist retrospectives to explorations of historic topics. Visit
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Lincoln Financial Field.

Home of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field is a state-of-the-art, 67,000+ capacity stadium in Philadelphia. In addition to fierce football action, this world-class, high-tech stadium presents a variety of exciting events and blockbuster concerts, as well as stadium tours and the Eagles Pro Shop. Visit

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PA Convention Center.

The beautiful, state-of-the-art PA Convention Center offers one million square feet of cutting-edge space for meetings, conventions, conferences and trade shows. Encompassing six city blocks in downtown Philadelphia, the PA Convention Center features a half million sq. ft. of meeting and exhibit space, a grand hall and ballroom, innovative technology, WiFi, creative catering, audio/visual specialists, and a variety of restaurants, shops and attractions. With its brilliant architecture illuminating the cityscape, the elegant center features an impressive art collection that reflects the cultural diversity of the city. For over a decade, the center has successfully hosted thousands of world-class meetings, conventions and trade shows. Visit

Liberty Bell/Independence National Historic Park.

Located at Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia, the Liberty Bell is one of the most prominent symbols of the American Revolutionary War. Witness this icon of America’s freedom and liberty at Liberty Bell Center, where the Liberty Bell is displayed with Independence Hall in the background. The Center also offers a video presentation and exhibits about the Liberty Bell’s origins and modern day role as an international symbol of freedom. Walk over to the Liberty Bell’s original home, Independence Hall, where both the US Constitution and Declaration of Independence were signed. Visit
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National Constitution Center.

Located on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center is the world’s only museum devoted to the US constitution- America’s most revolutionary document - and its relevance to modern American government. Philadelphia’s most interactive museum of history, Constitution Center offers an understanding of how the US Constitution evolved, the men who signed it, and its contemporary relevance in modern times. Visit

Wachovia Center.

The Wachovia Complex - Wachovia Center and Wachovia Spectrum - is Philadelphia’s world-class sports, music and entertainment complex. Home of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76er’s and NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, Wachovia Center is the premier destination in Philadelphia to experience over 400 exciting events, sports, concerts and musical performances, including superstars such a as Bon Jovi and Metallica. Events include college basketball, ice skating, wrestling competitions, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney On Ice, Sesame Street Live, Harlem Globetrotters, and Professional Bull Riding. The Wachovia Complex also offers a diversity of restaurants, bars and entertainment. Visit

Temple University.

The nation’s 27th largest university, Temple University is a distinguished academic institution and public research university that offers over 300 associate, bachelors, masters, doctoral degrees, as well as 8 professional degree programs in dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, and podiatric medicine. Founded in 1884, Temple University offers eight stimulating, intellectual campuses throughout the Philadelphia area. Temple also offers a competitive athletics program for men and women, including successful basketball and baseball teams. Visit
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