Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Discover Bucks County with the 24 in 24 Challenge

Little girl jumping rope is a touch of whimsy at the Pearl S Buck House.


Bucks County PA is a picturesque county, with lovely farmland, rolling hills, and historic little towns. Numerous historic homes, many dating to the 1700s, dot the countryside.



There is so much to see and do in the historic Bucks County! Take the "24 in 24 Challenge," below. 24 hours... can you do them all?*

The Delaware Canal goes through the heart of New Hope and along the banks of the Delaware River.

  1. Discover Bucks County's contributions to the arts and crafts movement at the Moravian Tile Factory
  2. Say hi to a friendly ghost in the Login Inn
  3. Take some action after taking the Taking Action Tour at the Pearl S Buck House
  4. Learn about old-time tools and other Americana at the Mercer Museum
  5. Grab a show at the Bucks County Playhouse
  6. Browse boutiques in New Hope
  7. Listen to rocks sing in Ringing Rocks Park
  8. Stroll along the Delaware Canal
  9. Explore art at the James M Michener Art Museum
  10. Drive through one of Bucks County's historic covered bridges
  11. Listen to a street band in Doylestown
  12. Explore one-man's dream home at Fonthill Castle
  13. Enjoy river views at the 1740 House
  14. Bike through historic Doylestown and learn about its history
  15. Explore colonial architecture at the Thomas Neely House
  16. Take a walking tour of the Doylestown Cemetery to meet Doylestown's dearly departed
  17. Get a early start on Christmas shopping at Peddlers Village
  18. Cross the Delaware at Washington's Crossing
  19. Lick an ice cream cone at Sweet Pea in downtown Doylestown
  20. Contemplate the meaning of life while walking the labyrinth on the corner of Ashland and Pine Streets in Doylestown
  21. Try to find fleas at the Rice Flea Market
  22. Look for dinosaurs and antiques at the Best of France Antiques Store
  23. Dine along the canal towpath at the Golden Pheasant Inn
  24. Look for wildflowers at the Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve



Bucks County offers a smorgasbord of history and quaint towns, just waiting to be explored! With some interesting restaurants, a growing number of distilleries and craft beer breweries, and lots of antiques stores and boutiques, there's something for everyone!

1740 House is a lovely inn along the banks of the Delaware River.








*Nah. It took me several days!
Best of France Antiques is an antique store to be experienced!


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Door and Surround, 1967, by Phillip Lloyd Powell; stacked
softwood and polychrome; at the James A. Michener Art Museum

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