Bucks County Travel: Family Fun
It's not all about Sesame Place, though that's a day of fun in itself. There's plenty more family fun where that came from.
Have some fall fun with the merry monsters. Mid-November to Dec. 4 is “A Very Furry Christmas,” with holiday-themed shows, an illuminated street parade and non-water rides. Twilight tickets $32.99 Sept. 1-Oct. 28.
100 Sesame Road, Langhorne; (215) 752-7070, sesameplace.com.
Giggleberry Fair at Peddler’s Village
Four kid-focused attractions include a three-story indoor obstacle course; five interactive play areas, including a fire station and puppet stage; the 1922 Grand Carousel; and a coin-operated videogame room. Kids’ package (excluding game room) $14.99; admission to separate attractions available.
Peddler’s Village, Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska; (215) 794-4047, peddlersvillage.com.
Bucks County Children’s Museum
Learning about money, weights and measures is fun when kids get to operate a general store and a post office. They can also play dress-up, take a simulated balloon ride, and build a K’NEX car to race on a track. $7.
500 Union Square, New Hope; (215) 693-1290, buckskids.org.
Pick your own apples and pumpkins on this family farm. September and October’s Harvest Weekends include hayrides and a five-acre themed corn maze. $12.50; kids $10, corn maze $8/$6.
890 W. Bridge St., Morrisville; (215) 295-1139, snipesfarm.org.
Sleepy Hollow Haunted House and Hayrides
When the sun goes down, the spirits come out to play. If you hang in after the haunting, there are bonfires (bring your own hot dogs and s’mores fixings) and live bands. $14-$30.
881 Highland Road, Newtown; (215) 860-6855, activeacreshauntedfarm.com.
Ghost Tours of New Hope
A now-you-see-him-now-you-don’t hitchhiker and other phantom phenomena greet you on streets lit only by the moon and lanterns. $10.
(215) 343-5564, ghosttoursofnewhope.com.