New HopeUnited States of America

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Visit New Hope

Ideal for daytrips and weekend getaways, this easily walked town has delightful inns, intriguing antique shops and appealing restaurants. 

New Hope is a quaint but lively town, set amid picturesque countryside surroundings and with an intriguing historical background. The city is a popular hub for artists. Stroll along its narrow streets and peruse the one-of-a-kind works in the dozens of galleries. Explore Main Street and its nearby cross streets, where most of the town’s historic attractions are located.

The Georgian-style Parry Mansion is a home long occupied by the family of Benjamin Parry, one of New Hope’s founders. Passed down through four generations, the house is now open to the public. Observe 125 years of evolving decorative styles in the home’s 11 rooms. Note the hand-blocked wallpaper design in the Empire dining room and look for lithograph prints in the Victorian bedroom.

Walk along the tranquil trails of Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve. With nearly 800 species of plants native to Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley region, this pleasant garden highlights the diversity of this area’s fauna. The scenery changes depending on the season. Expect to spot graceful Virginia bluebells in April or purple swamp rose mallows in August.

Climb the stairs or ride the elevator to the top of the 125-foot (38-meter) tall Bowman’s Hill Tower, which was built from 1929-1931 to commemorate the fact that the hill may have been a lookout point for George Washington’s troops. The observation tower offers impressive views over the Delaware River surroundings.

Ride on a passenger car of the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, which is pulled by an authentic steam locomotive or vintage diesel. This old-fashioned train makes a 45-minute trip between New Hope and Lahaska, passing through Bucks County’s scenic hills and valleys.

New Hope is located between Philadelphia and New York, along the Delaware River. Reach it by car. You’ll find ample metered street parking available.

Top hotels in New Hope

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope-Lambertville
Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope-Lambertville
2 out of 5
6426 Lower York Rd, New Hope, PA
NZ$127
per night
Feb 4 - Feb 5

Situated in the historical district, this motel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from New Hope-Lambertville Toll Supported Bridge and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Haas Gallery. Bowman's ...

3.7/5Good! (751 reviews)

"Really like the hotel. However, I was taken back by one of the staff members. After having breakfast at the continental breakfast, the chef (I didn’t get his name but he was Asian) came up to me and was very aggressive for a tip. I never had a staff member from any hotel approach me for a tip during ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2020

Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope-Lambertville
Hampton Inn & Suites Newtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Newtown
2.5 out of 5
1000 Stony Hill Road, Morrisville, PA
NZ$140
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3

Situated in Morrisville, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Garden of Reflection 9-11 Memorial and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Makefield Highlands Golf Club. Sesame Place ...

4.3/5Excellent! (894 reviews)

"Very clean and friendly helpful staff. While there are no restaurants nearby, its a good location for getting on to i-95 or US1."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Newtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton Newtown - Langhorne, PA
Homewood Suites by Hilton Newtown - Langhorne, PA
3 out of 5
110 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA
NZ$166
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22

Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Newtown Theater, Saint Mary Medical Center and Core Creek Park. Langhorne Players and ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (364 reviews)

"Nice staff working at this hotel ❤ I would stay there again!!!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Newtown - Langhorne, PA

Top activities in New Hope

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia
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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia

NZ$38

Little builders and would-be architects of all ages can get into the hands-on fun at the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, whether it's making your own vehicles in the Build & Test Zone, catching a 4-D film featuring your favorite LEGO characters, or checking out the LEGO model of Philadelphia's skyline.

Indoor Skydiving Experience
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Indoor Skydiving Experience

NZ$116

Experience all the plummeting, free falling, and soaring sensations of skydiving without ever getting on a plane. This indoor skydiving experience puts you in a vertical wind tunnel, where you can float weightlessly in space for an unforgettable adrenaline rush in totally safe surroundings.

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Bethlehem, PA
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Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Bethlehem, PA

NZ$15

Itinerary During Operation City Quest, participants will solve riddles in order to find items throughout the city and complete challenges. For each correct task completed, the players will get points for their team.

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Trenton, NJ
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Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Trenton, NJ

NZ$15

Itinerary During Operation City Quest, participants will solve riddles in order to find items throughout the city and complete challenges. For each correct task completed, the players will get points for their team.

Weekly Casino Shuttle
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Weekly Casino Shuttle

NZ$45

This is a 12 hour route in total where you pay one flat rate price to ride all day and get on or get off as you please at designated locations. We make 3 round trips Starting in Downtown Bethlehem at 11:45 am, then going to Downtown Easton, Downtown Stroudsburg, and Mt Airy Casino with our last stop dropping off in Downtown Easton at 11:50 pm.

Zombie Scavengers Game - Bethlehem, PA
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Zombie Scavengers Game - Bethlehem, PA

NZ$4

Itinerary Recommended starting location to start Zombie Scavengers. This is where you will begin your hunt to survive the zombie apocalypse. (Please start outside) Stop At: • Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center, 505 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5810

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