The Philadelphia attractions and things to do in Philadelphia in this southeastern PA county offer outdoor sites for every taste. We try and visit this part of Pennsylvania at least once a year.
Visit the two shrines, enter a garden or a preserve with lots of plants and flowers.
The Philadelphia attractions in this county offer time for meditation, relaxation and serenity.
You’ll love the beauty of the gardens with the variety and brilliance of different colors.
Good places to visit to relive history abound here, so make a visit to as many of these attractions as you can.
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve
1635 River Road
New Hope PA 18938
New Hope PA Hotels
Open all year daily – grounds – 8:30 AM-sunset, Visitor Center 9 AM-5 PM
124 acres with 800+ plant varieties, woods, meadows, pond and creek.
- Native plants
- Trails for walking
- Bird watch
- Visit the observatory and bird collections in the Visitor Center
Garden of Reflection
Lower Makefield PA
Memorial for the 9-11-01 victims from Bucks County
National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa
654 Ferry Road
Doylestown PA 18901
Doylestown PA Hotels
- 170 acres includes a retreat house, exhibit hall, chapel and outdoor Stations of the Cross
- Daily devotions
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
32 West Bridge Street
New Hope PA 18938
Ride a steam passenger train or diesel locomotive through Bucks County.
- Special events
- Gift shop
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska PA Hotels
Enjoy shopping, dining, annual events.
St Katharine Drexel Shrine
1663 Bristol Pike
Bensalem PA 19020
Bensalem PA Hotels
10 AM-5 PM daily
St Katharine founded the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and became a Saint in October 2000.
- Artifacts and displays
- Place your written intentions in the Apache Burden basket as you pray at the shrine
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Washington Crossing PA 18977
Tues-Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM
Where George Washington and the Continental Army crossed the Delaware River in 1776 at the Battle of Trenton.
Visit the Durham Boat House, McConkey’s Ferry Inn, Mahlon Taylor House, Taylorsville Store, Hibbs House, Frye House, Thompson-Neely House and grist mill, Bowman’s Hill Tower, soldiers graves.
- Educational programs
- Annual reenactment
Enjoy seeing the attractions in Phillie in this county of the state!