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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: Entertainment

    70 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: Entertainment

    25 S Union St, Lambertville, New Jersey 08530609-483-5457
  • 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

    4 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: Entertainment

    1483 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 / Kids

    500 Union Square Dr, New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938215-693-1290
  • 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 Mile

    Category: Shopping & Nightlife

    2400 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: Attractions

    32 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.

    Category: Attractions

  • 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.

    Category: Attractions

  • 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: Attractions

    138 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).

    Category: Attractions

  • 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.

    Category: Attractions

  • 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: Attractions

    1112 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

    Category: Attractions

  • 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 / Kids

    145 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 / Kids

    2 Walters Ln, Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania 18950215-297-5000