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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.
 
Lambertville Then and Now Walking Tour

Lambertville Then and Now Walking Tour

An all-outdoor exhibit celebrating Lambertville's history
Friday, September 4 - Sunday, November 8, 2020

Starting Labor Day weekend Friday, September 4, visit Lambertville and walk through the city to view 20 poster-sized historic images in windows and in front of buildings, located at the sites where the historic images were taken. Become immersed in what it was like to be in Lambertville during its industrial heyday. The exhibit runs through Sunday, November 8, 2020.
These historic exterior images dating from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s include factory buildings, mansions, a theatre, stores, halls, and more.
If you have a QR-Code reader app on your mobile device, you will be able to use it to read more about the history of each site. Or, you can type the web page address shown on the poster into your mobile web browser to do the same.
Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit this lovely river town, one of New Jersey's smallest cities. Visit shops, restaurants, antique stores and more, all following New Jersey's guidelines for safe distancing. Visit loveourshops.com for a directory of shops and restaurants in Lambertville.
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Grounds For Sculpture

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.
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Bucks County River Country Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania

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 / Kids
Bowmans Hill Wildlife Preserve

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
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Washigton's Crossing Historic Park Pennsylvania

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
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Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park Princeton

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 Mile
Category: Family / Kids
Peddler's Village New Hope, Pennsylvania

Peddler's Village

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 Miles
Category: Shopping & Nightlife
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad at New Hope, Pennsylvania

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
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Children's Museum in Bucks County New Hope, Pennsylvania

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 / Kids
Riverside Symphonia at Lambertville, New Jersey

Riverside Symphonia

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: Entertainment
Acme Screening Room Lambertville, NJ

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: Entertainment
Bucks County Playhouse New Hope, Pennsylvania

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: Entertainment
Music Mountain Theatre near Lambertville Station Restaurant and Inn

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: Entertainment
Font Hill Castle

Font Hill Castle

Fonthill 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.
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Mercer Museum

Mercer Museum

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.
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James Michener Art Museum Doylestown, Pennsylvania

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 Miles
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Moravian Pottery & Tile Works Museum

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).
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