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Exploring Bucks County’s Hidden Gems

Exploring Bucks County’s Hidden Gems

Northeastern Pennsylvania is full of fun and entertaining things to see and do. If you are looking for some more off-the-path hidden gems to explore, you’re in luck. Living in Bucks County means constant access to beautiful landscapes, specialty shopping, delicious restaurants, state parks, museums, historical landmarks, and more. Explore our houses for sale in Bucks County, PA, and have these hidden gems right in your backyard! 

Ringing Rocks Park

Picnic and hike in this amazing eight-acre geologic wonder featuring a gorgeous waterfall, the largest in the county. Thanks to a phenomenon created by a unique rock composition, Ringing Rocks Park is famous for its boulders that ring like bells when struck with a hammer.

Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle

Enjoy visiting a concrete castle featuring 44 rooms with 18 fireplaces,10 bathrooms, and old-fashioned telephones used years ago to communicate throughout the castle. This museum features collector Henry Mercer’s 40,000 early American artifacts including hand tools and horse-drawn vehicles.

The Pearl S. Buck House

This national and historical landmark is where author and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winner, Pearl S. Buck lived with her family. Enjoy a farmhouse full of an authentic collection that includes the typewriter that she used to write The Good Earth and an array of original belongings.

Peace Valley Lavender Farm

If you love color and the fragrance of lavender, Peace Valley Lavender Farm near Lake Galena provides a breathtaking setting to enjoy gorgeous purple fields, purchase lavender products, and relax. Plan your visit in July when lavender is at its peak.

Silver Lake Nature Center

An amazing 460-acre nature center forest park showcases diverse PA flora and fauna including lakes, forests, and wetlands. Enjoy walking trails, hands-on exhibits in the visitors’ center, and an amphitheater for special outdoor events.

Tohickon Valley Park

Fall is an ideal time to visit this amazing park to see beautiful foliage and scenic Tohickon Creek views. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, and observing wildlife. Campsites and cabins are available to enjoy the outdoors.

High Rocks Vista

This popular spot in Ralph Stover State Park is ideal for rock climbers and anyone who loves and appreciates spectacular views of the Tohickon Creek below.

The Moravian Pottery & Tile Works

This amazing and educational working history museum in Doylestown still produces tiles and mosaics the exact way they did during the early 20th century. Each one is based on Henry Chapman Mercer’s designs. Tour the facility and see the tile-making process.

Bowman’s Hill Wildlife Preserve

This 134-acre preserve is the only botanical museum dedicated to native plants and features more than 2,000 of Pennsylvania’s plant species. Enjoy exhibits in the visitor center, explore the gift shop, and attend educational presentations designed for the young and young at heart.

Crossing Vineyards & Winery

Take in breathtaking views and award-winning wine tastings served on a beautiful 200-year-old estate. It’s like walking back in time with modern-day hospitality offering entertainment, concerts, and events.

Stoyer-Myers Mill

Northern Pennsylvania has a strong milling history and Stover Myers Mill in Tohickon Creek gives you a glimpse into this 19th-century industry. The surrounding area offers scenic views and a perfect area for walking and hiking.

Washington Crossing Historic Park

Historic and beautiful, Washington Crossing Historic Park marks the spot where George Washington crossed the Delaware River during the Revolutionary War. Enjoy historic buildings, a museum, and scenic walking paths.

Van Sant Covered Bridge

Covered bridge fans will enjoy this awe-inspiring historical architecture that is nestled in a quiet rural area of Pennsylvania, the perfect spot for spending a peaceful picnic and afternoon.
If you are visiting or looking for new houses in Bucks County, PA, enjoy a delightful blend of old-world charm and contemporary living. Contact us today to learn more!

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