New Hope, Great Entertainment, Food near NYC + Phila.

New Hope, PA, A Country Town

Most people spend only a day in New Hope, PA; there is so much to do around New Hope that you could easily spend a week in the area. Only about an hour from New York City or Philadelphia, whether you prefer Continue reading

Summer Fun in Bucks County – Free and Fee Events

Last year I wrote a post about the great opportunities for fun and entertainment in Bucks County. You can see that post with more information about some of the venues listed below. Since people have been asking me about events and concerts, as well as timing, here is the 2016 version with links to concert schedules and more.

While Tom and I love to travel in the winter, we absolutely love living in Bucks County in the summer! Actually the spring and fall are gorgeous too.

Sailboats docked at Nockamixon State ParkI call Bucks County ‘Eye Candy,’ especially for those who love nature. Solebury Township, where we live, also known as New Hope, is among the townships with the highest percentage of preserved land, so it is very green – filled with tree farms and horse farms.

We have a lake too – you can see it in the photos in my 2015 post.

Bucks County Outdoor Summer Activities

Bucks County is quite large, with many towns, and there are lots of great outdoor activities throughout the summer. You can stay busy all summer without Continue reading

George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop – Bucks County Cultural Adventure

A Gem in Bucks County – World Monument Site + National Heritage Landmark

Did you know that right here in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, we are blessed with many historical and cultural sites?  While I have lived in the area for 15 years, and know the George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop is here in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, I did not visit until this summer.  Both Tom and I loved the gorgeous peaceful, creative, exquisite property, showrooms, and galleries.  We visited the 12 buildings open to the public.Nakishima National Historical Landmark plaque

The Nakashima Woodworker property and working studios were Continue reading

Adventures in Bucks County Pennsylvania

The viewTom and I love living in Bucks County, PA, with the natural beauty in an area rife with art, cultural, food, we have great Adventures in Bucks County to share.  The summers are just wonderful here with many free outdoor events.  We have been taking advantage of outdoor and indoor concerts in the afternoons and evenings, plus going to reasonably priced venues – $5, $10, $20 for heronprofessional and Broadway-type productions.  We can find at least 5-10 venues weekly within 10 miles of our home.

There are many venues that offer free music from Continue reading