Bucks County, Pennsylvania is one of America’s prettiest and most historic areas, offering a multitude of activities tailored to a wide variety of tastes. With a vibrant culture, seasonal color, distinctive shopping, fine dining and abundance of nature, your days can be as lazy or adventure filled as you choose. Our River Road has been designated as one of the top ten scenic drives in the nation.
The rolling countryside, dotted with covered bridges, old barns, period stone houses, the majestic Delaware River, equestrian centers, parks, and nature trails, makes Bucks County a wonderful place to visit for a weekend retreat or extended vacation.
Guests at Bridgeton House enjoy many activities and exquisite dining opportunities within a short distance of the inn. There are numerous first-class restaurants nearby, several within walking distance. For outdoor-lovers, the inn is a short walk from Delaware Canal State Park, a 60-mile-long State Park – perfect for hiking, jogging, bicycling, and bird watching. Other popular Delaware River activities include kayaking, rafting, canoeing, tubing, fishing and swimming. For our more adventurous guest, hot-air ballooning, bi-plane or glider rides may be in order. There are 60 golf courses & driving ranges, for the golfing enthusiast.
A short drive along the famous scenic River Road, which winds along the Delaware River, finds you in New Hope and Lambertville. These sister towns abound with hundreds of specialty shops, restaurants, and art galleries, as well as offering the memorable experience of cruising the river and canal or the riding the New Hope & Ivyland Steam Railroad.
Shopping enthusiasts will find something to suit everyone’s interests from antique and collectible shops in the Lambertville and New Hope areas, specialty foods at A Gourmet’s Pantry in Erwinna, PA, wonderful orchids to admire & buy at Park Side Orchids, to flea markets (Rice’s Market and The Golden Nugget and factory outlets in Peddlars Village (which is surrounded by award-winning gardens and is home to the classic Carousel) or Frenchtown, NJ and Liberty Village Premium Outlets in Flemington, NJ (all within a 30-minute drive).