New Hope

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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.

Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope - Lambertville
Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope - Lambertville
3 out of 5
6426 Lower York Rd, New Hope, PA
The price is AU$146 per night from 20 Dec. to 20 Dec.
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Delaware Canal State Park and 2.1 mi (3.5 km) from New Hope-Lambertville Toll Supported ...
3.7/5 Good! (956 reviews)
"The beds were very comfortable and the bagged breakfast was a nice addition"

Reviewed on 21 Nov. 2021

Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope - Lambertville
Golden Plough Inn At Peddlers Village
Golden Plough Inn At Peddlers Village
3.5 out of 5
5883 Lower York Rd, New Hope, PA
The price is AU$294 per night from 19 Dec. to 19 Dec.
Situated in New Hope, this spa hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of George Nakashima Woodworker Complex, New Hope-Lambertville Toll Supported Bridge and Delaware ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (305 reviews)
"it was a nice clean place to stay."

Reviewed on 26 Nov. 2021

Golden Plough Inn At Peddlers Village
River House at Odette's
River House at Odette's
274 South River Road, New Hope, PA
The price is AU$480 per night from 23 Dec. to 23 Dec.
Situated in New Hope, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Delaware Canal State Park and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from New Hope-Lambertville Toll Supported Bridge. Delaware ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (71 reviews)
"I had a wonderful time. My whole stay was relaxing and enjoyable. The room with the river view was a great escape from the everyday bustle of regular life. Thank you"

Reviewed on 26 Nov. 2021

River House at Odette's
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Walk to downtown New Hope
Walk to downtown New Hope
2606 River Rd, New Hope, PA
Situated on the waterfront, this historic cottage is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Delaware Canal State Park and 2 mi (3.3 km) from New Hope-Lambertville Toll Supported ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Enchanting
"A spectacular setting, romantic, magical & simply enchanting. We love Eleanor & her son Kurt. We have so many fond memories. Thank you!"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2021

Walk to downtown New Hope
Romantic Gothic Cottage - 1 mile from downtown New Hope
Romantic Gothic Cottage - 1 mile from downtown New Hope
2606 River Rd, New Hope, PA
Situated on the waterfront, this historic cottage is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Delaware Canal State Park and 2 mi (3.2 km) from New Hope-Lambertville Toll Supported ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (74 reviews)
Enchanting
"Upon arrival we were given a tour of the property including the history. The Owners were very kind and welcoming. Every time we returned to the property it felt like going back in time. It offers the true essence of Bucks county and it's history. We will be returning and we recommend it to all of ..."

Reviewed on 1 Sep. 2021

Romantic Gothic Cottage - 1 mile from downtown New Hope
Mountain House -  A private rustic oasis with goats!
Mountain House - A private rustic oasis with goats!
2331 Aquetong Rd, New Hope, PA
This family-friendly New Hope holiday home is within 3 mi (5 km) of George Nakashima Woodworker Complex, Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve and Delaware Canal ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Mountain House Fun House
"Amazing property! Perfectly stocked, spacious, incredible amenities (full kitchen, toys, pianos, hot tub, pool table and game room among them), magical yard… oh, and the sweetest goats! More than enough room for our crew of 10 - we had the best time and hope to be back."

Reviewed on 18 Nov. 2021

Mountain House - A private rustic oasis with goats!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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