Bucks County Travel Guide
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Bucks County, about an hour's drive northeast of Philadelphia, could have remained 625 square mi of sleepy countryside full of old stone farmhouses, lush hills, and covered bridges if it hadn't been "discovered." First, New York artists and intelligentsia bought country homes here in the '30s. More recently, suburbanites and exurbanites bought or built year-round houses, eager to live in an area of relative peace and quiet within a long commute of New York and Philly.
Bucks County has relatively limited lodging options for families; larger inns, hotels and motels are the best bets. There are numerous choices for couples:...read more
Bucks County has no regional specialties to call its own, but you can discover some sophisticated restaurants as well as casual country spots. What makes...read more
Things To Do in Bucks County
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Country drives: Bring your GPS and sense of adventure on the winding back roads of Central and Upper Bucks. Getting a little lost is part of the... Read more
"When will the meeting start?" you might wonder as you sit in silence on one of the many wooden benches facing each other in a Quaker meetinghouse... Read more
Named after England's Buckinghamshire, Bucks County was opened to European settlement by William Penn in 1681 under a land grant from Charles... Read more
Heading into the countryside above New Hope is a relaxing experience. Take a leisurely drive along River Road (Route 32) or turn onto a back... Read more
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