European Looking Small-Town Getaway in New Hope PA (Pocono Mountains)

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For a fantastic small-town getaway with your significant other, family, or friends, choose New Hope. It is a scenic small town in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Located in Pocono Mountains, directly adjacent to the Delaware River, it has a colorful history and spectacular scenery. Unique shops and boutiques, riverside restaurants, entertainment, stunning nature, cultural attractions, historic sights, hotels... Here, everyone will find something special for themselves.

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Booking Info

To learn more about New Hope, and what makes the town unique, visit the New Hope Facebook page:

Getaway Description

⁠⁠New Hope is known for a collection of unique shops and boutiques, hand-crafted household items, jewelry and pottery, European fashions stores, riverside restaurants, and cultural attractions. It was named one of "America's Favorite Towns" by Travel + Leisure.

The most popular attraction in New Hope, according to TripAdvisor, is Bucks County Playhouse. It is the most famous summer theater in America. The playhouse has a beautiful interior with excellent views from every seat. The shows are always amazing, bright, and professional. They show new and classic plays and musicals with Broadway and Hollywood artists. The restaurant attached to the playhouse serves delicious appetizers, meals, and drinks.

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is a 134-acre nature preserve, botanical garden, and a museum in New Hope. There are over 700 of the 2,000 native Pennsylvania plant species. They grow in woodlands, meadows, ponds, and Pidcock Creek. You will also meet birds, insects, mammals, and aquatic inhabitants in the preserve. The grounds are breathtaking, and there are about 4.5 miles of picturesque walking trails to reconnect with the natural world.

Endless activities, guided tours, historic buildings, walking paths, picnic areas, various outdoor recreation programs, as well as historical and environmental education programs are available in the town. You can go fishing, kayaking, or canoeing in the Delaware River and the Delaware Canal in summer, and cross-country skiing in the winter months.

Where To Stay

Visiting New Hope, you can stay in Pineapple Hill Inn Bed & Breakfast. It is a restored colonial manor house built in 1790. The B&B is set on almost six acres of beautiful grounds. The hotel has three suites and six rooms. Each room features a comfortable bed, private bath, cable TV, air conditioning, and free Wi-Fi. Eight rooms have gas fireplaces, and select rooms have private balconies, living room, and kitchen.

Property amenities include free breakfast, an outdoor pool, yoga classes, a cozy outdoor dining area, an outdoor fireplace, lovely gardens, and a quiet gazebo to enjoy the views.

The cost range is $150-$315, depending on the type of accommodation. Perfect 5.0 TripAdvisor Reviews

The Inn at Bowman's Hill in New Hope has eight elegant rooms for a relaxing vacation. Property amenities include a seasonal heated pool, hot tub, and wildflower preserve. The Inn offers a complimentary multi-course gourmet breakfast for two.

To learn more about the hotel, please, read our post Luxurious Romantic Getaway at The Inn at Bowman’s Hill in New Hope.






Located in Poconos Mountains, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the Delaware River. Great for a small-town getaway near Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Boston, Richmond, Cleveland, Buffalo

• 1-hour drive from
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• 2-hour drive from
New York City
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• 3-hour drive from
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• 5-hour drive from
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• 5-hour drive from
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• 5.5-hour drive from
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• 6-hour drive from
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• 6-hour drive from
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• 6-hour drive from
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