Bucks County Travel Guide


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Plan Your Bucks County Vacation

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 Hotels

Bucks County has relatively limited lodging options for families; larger inns, hotels and motels are the best bets. There... read more


Bucks County Restaurants

Bucks County has no regional specialties to call its own, but you can discover some sophisticated restaurants as well as... read more


Bucks County Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Bucks County

    Country drives: Bring your GPS and sense of adventure on the winding back roads of Central and Upper Bucks. Getting a little... Read more

  • Among Friends: Quakerism

    "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... Read more

  • Bucks County History

    Named after England's Buckinghamshire, Bucks County was opened to European settlement by William Penn in 1681 under a land grant from... Read more

  • Upper Bucks

    Heading into the countryside above New Hope is a relaxing experience. Take a leisurely drive along River Road (Route 32) or turn onto a... Read more


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