Things To Do
Discover The Best Things To Do Near New Hope
The Delaware River Valley is rich with opportunity to explore and discover great things to do in Bucks County. The winding Delaware River offers up fun activities like canoeing, kayaking, fishing, tubing and rafting. Historic landmarks and sites have been turned into lush parks and green spaces, perfect for picnics, camping and leisurely bike rides. Culture shines at world-class museums and through live theater and soaring symphonic performances. And it's all just beyond the doorstep of Lambertville Station Restaurant and Inn, making it easy to get away and enjoy this popular playground with families and friends.
Bucks County Playhouse
Live theater is waiting to be enjoyed year-round in the unique setting of a renovated grist mill. Catch Broadway musicals, children's shows and performances by visiting artists in this unique venue.
Distance to 0.4 Mile
Category: Entertainment70 S Main St, New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938215-862-2121
Acme Screening Room
Catch the latest independent films and documentaries in this intimate venue. Housed in the Lambertville Justice Center, films are screened using digital projection and 5.1 surround sound.
Distance to 0.2 Mile
Category: Entertainment25 S Union St, Lambertville, New Jersey 08530609-483-5457
Enjoy the best local musicians and guest artists, let by renowned maestro Mariusz Smolij, in thrilling performances in unique venues throughout the Delaware Valley,
Distance to 0.1 Mile
Category: Entertainment4 S Union St # 1, Lambertville, New Jersey 08530609-397-7300
Music Mountain Theatre
From musicals to plays, Music Mountain Theatre offers a variety of productions in Lambertville, NJ for all ages and audiences.
Distance to 1.4 Miles
Category: Entertainment1483 New Jersey 179, Lambertville, NJ 08530609-397-3337
Bucks County Children's Museum
Set the little ones' imaginations free with a day of adventure and pretent play among the fun interactive exhibits at this popular destination. Ideal for kids between 12 months and 7 years.
Distance to 0.5 Mile
Category: Family / Kids500 Union Square Dr, New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938215-693-1290
Enjoy a day of stress-free fun when you shop, dine and relax along the shady brick pathways of this authentic Colonial village. Take yourself back in time, and enjoy fun activities for the whole family.
Distance to 5 Mile
Category: Shopping & Nightlife2400 Street Road, New Hope, Pennsylvania 18931215-794-4000
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
All aboard for a train trip back in time to the golden age of rail travel. Enjoy modernly renovated, vintage coach cars as idyllic scenery passes by your window. An unforgettable experience.
Distance to 0.3 Mile
Category: Attractions32 W Bridge St, New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938215-862-2332
Font Hill Castle
Font Hill Castle was the home and showplace of Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930). Fonthill Castle is open for guided one-hour tours on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to its historic nature, Fonthill Castle has limited accessibility with steep stairs and narrow, uneven passages throughout the site.
The Mercer Museum is a six-story reinforced concrete castle designed by Henry Mercer and completed in 1916. Today, it is one of Bucks County's premier cultural attractions and a Smithsonian affiliate.
James Michener Art Museum
Enjoy fine art and contemporary works showcasing local artists at this world-class museum, housed in the renovated Bucks County Jail. Explore landscaped grounds, a shop and café.
Distance to 10 Mile
Category: Attractions138 S Pine St, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901215-340-9800
Moravian Pottery & Tile Works Museum
Built in 1910-12 by Henry C. Mercer, the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works is a National Historic Landmark now operating as a working history museum under the administration of the Bucks County Parks and Recreation Department. Reissues of Mercer's Arts and Crafts Era handcrafted decorative tile and mosaics are produced by staff ceramists as faithfully to Mercer's original process as feasible. They are available for purchase in the museum's tile shop, open during the same hours as is the museum for tours - every day, except major holidays, 10-4:45 (last tour at 4).
Grounds For Sculpture
Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), in Hamilton NJ, is a 42-acre sculpture park, museum, and arboretum founded by Seward Johnson. GFS combines art and beckoning spaces to welcome, surprise, and engage all visitors in the artist's act of invention, and features more than 270 outdoor contemporary sculptures and six indoor museum galleries. Offerings include workshops, concerts, performances, festivals, dining and shopping.
Washington's Crossing Historic Park
Retrace the footsteps of George Washington as he led the Continental Army to victory across the Delaware River from this very spot. Enjoy nature, historic buildings and a relaxing day in this park.
Distance to 7.5 Miles
Category: Attractions1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania 18977215-493-4076
Bowmans Hill Wildlife Preserve
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is a 134 acre nature preserve, botanical garden, and accredited museum located at 1635 River Road, New Hope, Pennsylvania. Over 700 of Pennsylvania's 2,000 native plant species grow naturally. For this richness of native plants, credit the Preserve's diverse habitats—mature hardwood forests, a meadow, steep hillsides, a creek, two ponds and other wetlands—and three distinct geological zones that influence their overlying soils. Credit also the fact that, since its founding in 1934, the Preserve's dramatic landscape has been actively managed to promote native plant diversity. It is open daily, except for major holidays, April-June, and closed on Mondays July-March
Distance to 7.5 Miles
Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park
Enjoy 70 miles of lush trails that wind alongside the Delaware River and nearby waterways, ideal for hiking, biking and family fun. Fish and picnic along the river banks and enjoy nature in this unique park.
Distance to 0.1 Miles
Category: Family / Kids145 Mapleton Rd, Princeton, New Jersey 08540609-924-5705
Bucks County River Country
Float, splash and play the day away as you drift lazily down the Delaware River in a canoe, kayak, tube or raft. Fun for the whole family. Convenient, too, because everything is included in the tour.
Distance to 9 Miles
Category: Family / Kids2 Walters Ln, Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania 18950215-297-5000