In addition to exploring by foot and car, try experiencing Bucks County by these modes of travel…
Sports Aviation, Inc. – Relive the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s era of aviation. Take a ride in an open-cockpit biplane or glider – the memories will last a lifetime. Aerobatic rides and flying lessons are also available. Listen to the big band jazz recordings amplified on the grounds as you check out the antique Piper Cubs or perhaps a Champ, Stearman,or a TravelAir Biplane. Tour the acclaimed restoration shop for a glimpse of a rare mechanical bird being brought back to life. And don’t forget the camera!
Van Zant Airport is only minutes away. 516 Cafferty Rd., Erwinna. 1-866mustfly or visit : www.vansantairport.com
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad – All aboard this 1920’s vintage passenger coach and bar car driven by an authentic steam or diesel locomotive through Bucks County countryside. Board in either New Hope or Lahaska and journey through the sleepy towns of Wyncombe and Ivyland. Welcome back to the golden age of steam railroading as you ride the same track area that was filmed in the 1914 “Perils of Pauline” movie scenes. The railroad can be booked for all types of events; alcoholic beverages are served in the bar car. 32 W. Bridge St., New Hope. 215-862-2332
Bucks County Riverboat Company – Captain Dee Keller welcomes you and your party aboard his 70-passenger, 52-foot riverboat for a ride up and down the Delaware as you celebrate a birthday, anniversary or graduation. The captain offers private and corporate catered brunches, dinners and themed cruises that include alcoholic and soft beverages, climate control, and a great sound system. 1469 River Rd., Upper Black Eddy. 610-982-5252
Bucks County River Country – In upper Bucks with the Delaware River being only 1 to 4 feet in depth, tubing is a favorite hot weather activity. Canoeing, rafting and kayaking trips are also offered. Outfitting is supplied. 2 Walters Ln., Point Pleasant. 215-297-5000
Nature’s Way – Four minutes from our B&B is Lake Nockamixon. Over 10 miles long it is the largest lake in Bucks County. We recommend renting a kayak or canoe from Bill Amey, owner of Nature’s Way. His crew will deliver your choice of boat to the lakeshore line and pick up the craft. Life jackets and instructions will be provided. Conveniently located just 1/4 mile from the lake. Rts 563 & 412. 215-536-8964
There are 12 covered bridges in Bucks County; nine are located within a 1/2-hour drive of our B&B. Ask us or call the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau to map out a covered bridge tour.
Haycock Stables – Family owned and operated for 50 years. Pony and horse rides available. Indoor and outdoor rings open all year. Guided trails transgress Lake Nockamixon Park. 1035 Old Bethlehem Rd, Perkasie. 215-257-6271
You can ride your own bicycles just minutes away at Lake Nockamixon on Rt. 563, or on the towpath of the Delaware Canal State Park (use the parking lot entrance at the “T” of Rt. 611 & 212) or at Peace Valley Park Hike & Bike Trail – twenty minutes away in New Britain Township.
You are welcome to store your bikes in our garage to keep them out of the weather or when you travel to dine or tour about..
Or, if you need to rent bikes, you can do that across the river at The Cycle Corner in Frenchtown, NJ. Not only will they rent you bikes, they’ll adjust seats and handlebars to your comfort and provide you with lots of great information about area trails. Perfect for those who want to see the river from the canal path on the Jersey side! Just about 20 minutes away at 52 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ. 908-996-7712
Lost River Caverns– Discovered in the 1870’s by limestone quarry workers & opened to the public in 1930 after walkways, handrails & lights were installed, the caverns is a magical land of crystal formations and natural wonders. The 45 minute guided walking tour meanders through 1200 feet of interesting rock & limestone configurations. Since the caverns remain at a constant 52º temperature, the underground is a perfect “to go” place in the hot summer, frigid winter or just on a rainy day. Though not handicap accessible, the entire footing consists of concrete ramps & a few steps. A funky museum & a 1960’s gift shop are on the premises. Bring your camera. Cost for adults – $13.25. 20 minutes west of us (10 minutes south of the Sands Casino in Bethlehem). 726 Durham St, Hellertown, 610-838-8767
Well Spa & Fitness – Just want to be pampered? Or have a great massage,just minutes away? Treat yourself to one of the following features – a custom facial, brow & lash tint, reflexology, an infrared sauna, wax, or one of their varied massages such as an Oncological, deep tissue, warm stone or Himalayan Salt stone Massage. Fitness and Pilates classes are also available.
8330 Easton Rd, Suite E1, Ottsville 484-833-1080
All guests of our B&B will receive a 10% discount coupon for any spa service at Well Spa & Fitness!