New Hope Information and
New Hope is located in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
charming little village is an easy trip from New York, Philadelphia and
most parts of New Jersey. You will find the streets of New Hope
crowded with tourists visiting
antique shops and art galleries; taking a walk along the river;
enjoying a show or concert; taking a ferry or carriage ride; visiting
great historic sites; enjoying a wonderful meal and of course shopping.
is a shoppers paradise with over 100
specialty shops, offering everything from local crafts to beautiful
items from around the world.
There are four main streets in New Hope
that are lined with galleries, shops and restaurants
plus quaint little alley-ways and side streets where visitors can wander
along the cobblestone walks.
New Hope's history is an important part of
its attraction. It is just a few miles from Washington's Crossing which
is where Washington crossed the Delaware during the Battle of Trenton in
the American Revolution. Ferry Street, in
New Hope, contains houses that date back to the American
Revolution and War of 1812.
You can begin you
excursion at the
Visitor's Center, located at 1
Mechanic St., where you can get an inexpensive map that will set you off
on a self-guided tour. Consider taking a scenic tour aboard the
Ivyland Railroad or Visiting
the historic 18th century Parry Mansion
to see the decorative styles from the18th to early 20th centuries.
One of New Hope's most
defining features is the Delaware River
where you can stroll or take narrated paddle-boat rides.
Whatever you decide to do you while
visiting I think that you will find this little town enchanting and well
worth the trip.
West Mechanic Street
New Hope, PA 18983
the shops and stores are independently
owned. Typically, shops open at 11:00 AM
and close at 5:00 or 6:00.
DIRECTIONS TO NEW HOPE
From New York City (approximately 90 minutes)
Holland or Lincoln Tunnel to NJ Turnpike South to Exit 14. I-78 West to
I-287 South, to Route 202 South, to PA Toll Bridge. First right onto
Route 32 South. 1 mile.
From Philadelphia (approximately 50 minutes)
I-95 North to New Hope Exit 51. Left at stop sign onto Taylorsville
Road, 5 miles, 2 stop lights. At stop sign, left onto Route 32 North.
From Points West (approximately 45 minutes from Willow Grove)
PA Turnpike East to Willow Grove Exit. Route 611 North to Route
202 North. 10 miles.