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Lake Nockamixon

Nockamixon State Park

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Follow Your Heart to Bucks

Few places have the character, allure and ability to withstand the test of time as adeptly as Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Tucked neatly within Philadelphia’s Countryside amidst rolling hillsides, working farms and picturesque old-time towns, Bucks County is marked by a particularly inviting countryside.

Be it a weekend getaway or a week-long excursion, Bucks County maintains an allure that is sure to enchant you. No matter whether you’re in search of historical delights, wonderful accommodations, magnificent museums or enjoyable shops, you will find that Bucks County offers it all. Click here for a sampling of some of the best of Bucks County.

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  • James A. Michener Art Museum

    Showcase for Pennsylvania Impressionism and other notable arts of the region

    The James A. Michener Art Museum in New Hope, PA.

    In the heart of Bucks County, the Michener Art Museum houses the finest collection anywhere of Pennsylvania Impressionist painters. Edward Redfield, Fern Coppedge, Daniel Garber and other artists of the Bucks County school are well represented — including Garber’s magnificent mural, A Wooded Watershed, rescued and placed here

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  • Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

    A natural habitat for Pennsylvania’s native plants

     Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

    Bring your binoculars with you to Bowman’s, a hilltop preserve where more than 1,000 species of native perennial woodland wildflowers, trees, shrubs and ferns draw an array of birds.

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  • Nockamixon State Park

    The largest lake in Southeastern Pennsylvania, accompanied by a 5,283-acre park

    Lake Nockamixon State Park

    Offering more than 1,450 acres and four public launching areas, Lake Nockamixon is a popular spot for boating of all kinds, including catamarans and windsurfers. Anglers also enjoy this warm, expansive water lake, which is stocked with a variety of species.

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  • Sesame Place®

    Nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning television show, Sesame Street®

    Go for a spin at Sesame Place.

    Located just 30 minutes from Philadelphia, Sesame Place® is the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street®.

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  • Peddler’s Village

    Step outside your routine

    Peddler’s Village

    With some 70 specialty shops, five restaurants and a 70-room inn, Peddler’s Village is one of Bucks County’s premier destinations

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  • Washington Crossing Historic Park

    Where Washington made his famous trip across the Delaware

    Washington Crossing the Delaware River reenactment on Christmas Day.

    See the spot where the General George Washington’s boats quietly took the soldiers to the battles of Trenton and Princeton

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  • Parx Casino

    One of the largest and most impressive gaming facilities in Pennsylvania

    Outside Parx Casino in Bensalem

    Conveniently located 20 minutes north of center city Philadelphia, Parx Casino™ in Bensalem is a 260,000 square foot gaming and entertainment destination. Parx Casino™ features over 160,000 square feet of some gaming, offering a little something for everyone. When hunger strikes, there are also several delicious and affordable dining and entertainment options including: Parx Grill, an upscale signature steakhouse, or Philly favorite Chickie’s & Pete’s®.

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  • Mercer Museum

    A castle filled with pre-industrial tools and artifacts

    The Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA.

    This towering castle, an imposing landmark in otherwise low-rise Doylestown, shelters a museum where the mundane becomes fascinating. Each themed room winding up the castle stairs has dramatic displays of tools, folk art and articles used in everyday life in early America — before mechanization.

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  • Fonthill Museum

    Henry Mercer’s concrete castle, an American treasure

    Exterior of Fonthill Museum.

    Mercer, an expert in prehistoric archaeology, a homespun architect and a writer of Gothic tales, built three memorable structures, including Fonthill, the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, and the Mercer Museum, on what’s now known as the Mercer Mile. All were constructed with reinforced concrete, using a technique perfected by Mercer in the early part of the 1900s.

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  • Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village

    May 4 — May 5: Strawberries as far as the eye can see

    The Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village

    Celebrate spring at Peddler’s Village’s celebrated Strawberry Festival, where festive foods, children’s activities, pie-eating contests and a lively lineup of family entertainment are just some of the weekend’s exciting attractions.

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  • From Philadelphia To Monaco:
    Grace Kelly Beyond the Icon

    Discover the life of a local princess at the James A. Michener Art Museum

    Grace Kelly in her wedding dress, la Galerie d’Hercule du Palais Princier de Monaco, April 19, 1956.

    Explore the life of a homegrown princess during the new exhibition From Philadelphia To Monaco: Grace Kelly Beyond The Icon on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum.

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  • Washington Crossing Historic Park

    Where Washington made his famous trip across the Delaware

    Washington Crossing the Delaware River reenactment on Christmas Day.

    See the spot where the General George Washington’s boats quietly took the soldiers to the battles of Trenton and Princeton

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  • Scarecrow Festival at Peddler’s Village

    Scare up some fun during this Bucks County tradition

    Scarecrow Festival at Peddler’s Village

    You’ll have a scary good time at the Annual Scarecrow Festival and Competition in Peddler’s Village, a fall family tradition in Bucks County.

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  • Mercer Museum

    A castle filled with pre-industrial tools and artifacts

    The Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA.

    This towering castle, an imposing landmark in otherwise low-rise Doylestown, shelters a museum where the mundane becomes fascinating. Each themed room winding up the castle stairs has dramatic displays of tools, folk art and articles used in everyday life in early America — before mechanization.

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  • Sesame Place®

    Nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning television show, Sesame Street®

    Go for a spin at Sesame Place.

    Located just 30 minutes from Philadelphia, Sesame Place® is the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street®.

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  • Holiday Inn Philadelphia Northeast

    Conveniently located in Philadelphia’s countryside

    Outside the Holiday Inn Philadelphia Northeast.

    The Holiday Inn Philadelphia Northeast in Bucks County is located just miles from Philadelphia.

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  • Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village

    May 4 — May 5: Strawberries as far as the eye can see

    The Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village

    Celebrate spring at Peddler’s Village’s celebrated Strawberry Festival, where festive foods, children’s activities, pie-eating contests and a lively lineup of family entertainment are just some of the weekend’s exciting attractions.

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  • Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast

    Comfort and convenience in the Northeast

    Outside the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast.

    With a prime location less than 20 miles outside center city this hotel is convenient to both downtown Philadelphia and Bucks County, the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast allows you to easily visit local area attractions such as City Hall, the Betsy Ross House, Liberty Bell, Philadelphia Zoo and Sesame Place.

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  • Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Bensalem

    Located in the heart of Bucks County

    Outside the Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Bensalem

    Halfway between Historic Philadelphia and Sesame Place, the Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Bensalem provides an ideal setting for family fun.

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  • Parx Casino

    One of the largest and most impressive gaming facilities in Pennsylvania

    Outside Parx Casino in Bensalem

    Conveniently located 20 minutes north of center city Philadelphia, Parx Casino™ in Bensalem is a 260,000 square foot gaming and entertainment destination. Parx Casino™ features over 160,000 square feet of some gaming, offering a little something for everyone. When hunger strikes, there are also several delicious and affordable dining and entertainment options including: Parx Grill, an upscale signature steakhouse, or Philly favorite Chickie’s & Pete’s®.

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