5 Weekend Getaways Near Bucks County
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway near Bucks County, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
1. Parx Casino
Where to stay: Libertybell Gastropub at Parx Casino
Parx Casino® features innovative gaming and thrilling entertainment. It is conveniently located 20 minutes north of Philadelphia and features 3,200 slot machines, 188 world-class table games, a premier poker room with 48 poker tables, the Xcite Center entertainment venue, a state-of-the-art Sportsbook, plus the world-famous Parx Racing®.
2. The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm
What to know: Every overnight stay includes a full gourmet breakfast, wine, and cheese reception each afternoon and access to the pool, fitness room and more!
The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm is a truly historic and artistic jewel. Nestled among 100 acres of preserved farmland and forest, expansive countryside views and world-class lodging await you. The bed and breakfast features 16 guest suites spread comfortably throughout the 1740 Manor House, 19th Century Stone Bank Barn and George Kaufman Era Cottages. Many suites feature whirlpool tubs, steam showers, private balconies, fireplaces and so much more.
3. Delaware River
Where to stay: Bridgeton House on the Delaware
Delaware River Access is a popular location for boating, fishing and picnicking. Only eight of 108-acres are developed.
4. Cape May
Where to stay: The Southern Mansion
Park your car and forget it. It’s only a five-minute stroll along the Cape May’s historic streets to get to the beach, boutique shopping and great restaurants. True to Cape May’s personality, this lovingly restored Victorian (circa 1860) is an original, from its intricate crown moldings and gasolier lighting fixtures to its art collection and antique furnishings. The newer wing—with its balconies, verandah and soaring circular staircases—also reflects the era’s grandeur. The complimentary breakfast is a combination of private table and buffet service.
5. Peddler's Village
Where to stay: Golden Plough Inn
A spectacular year-round destination. Discover a storybook village with charming colonial-style buildings, award-winning gardens, and distinctive shopping, dining, and lodging. For more than 57 years, visitors have followed the winding brick pathways to experience exceptional dining, explore the best of Bucks County shopping, enjoy family fun at Giggleberry Fair, escape from the everyday to a getaway at the Golden Plough Inn, and celebrate favorite traditions at seasonal festivals and annual events.