New Hope is home to the Bucks County Playhouse which recently added a restaurant, The Deck with river views. The town has a diverse selection of nightlife and restaurants. Karla’s has some excellent food and drink to name one. If you are looking for something very informal try the Ferry Market. It is a food court suited to a variety of tastes.
If you love trains, the main station of the New Hope Railroad is in the center of town. Excursions run from New Hope throughout most of the year.
Depending on the water level, there are boat rides available on the canal. You can also walk along the scenic towpath.
There are a number of unusual and eclectic shops throughout the town. The Creeper Gallery has some, well, creepy stuff. In addition to a lot of retro items, Love Saves the Day has a macabre collection of mannequins in the alley next to their shop.
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If you are looking for something new to do, the New Hope Railroad runs excursions from the historic station in New Hope. Their trains include Vintage diesel and steam engines and coaches. For most of the year the trains are pulled by the diesels. However, they have been running steam excursions such as their Santa’s Steam Spectacular.Continue reading
(Sept 2019) The Buttonwood grill is located in Peddler’s Village in Lahaska PA. We visit a couple of times a year.Continue reading No tags for this post.
A video of engine 2198 leaving the station on a rainy day in May 2015Continue reading No tags for this post.
I came across Engine 7087 at night in the New Hope Station in September 2016.Continue reading No tags for this post.
Here are some miscellaneous shots of engines, cars and parts in the yard as of July 2018. Some have definitely seen better days.Continue reading No tags for this post.
The Deck opened in December 2018. It has a great view of the Delaware River. We visited in April 2019.Continue reading No tags for this post.
The Creeper Gallery has a collection of weird, occult and spooky items for sale. They range from Ouija boards to realistic (or real?? ) skulls.Continue reading No tags for this post.
The Bucks County Playhouse and some of the surrounding properties are undergoing some serious construction. Plans are underway to improve the theater, add dining and rooms and create a river walk. (2019 – much of the work has been completed)Continue reading No tags for this post.