Pennsylvania is filled with cute and charming towns that make perfect day trips! If you are looking for a day trip idea from New Jersey to one of the cute towns to visit in Pennsylvania, you should check out New Hope! New Hope is a little town that is right on the border between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Carl and I spent a day in New Hope and had so much fun exploring. In this post, I will be sharing the best things to do in New Hope PA that you can do in one day.
Best Things to Do in New Hope PA
Shopping on Main Street
Main Street is filled with cute boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, and flea markets. You will also find a wide range of home decor items.
Walk Across the State Line between Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Stand in two states at once by crossing the bridge between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. On the New Jersey side, there is the town of Lambertville which is also filled with a bunch of shops and restaurants.
Go Wine Tasting
Explore the local wineries by starting at Main Street Wine Cellar and then following the Bucks County Wine Trail. You can find a list of all the wineries here!
Bucks County Playhouse
Check out their schedule to see classic plays and fun musicals. You can find their website here!
Peddler’s Village is an old-fashioned “village” that has seasonal events and festivals. It is the cutest during the holidays. Check out their schedule of events here!
Places to Eat
Nektar Wine Bar
Carl and I ate here for lunch and we absolutely loved it! We tried the wine and whiskey flights and had a bunch of their tapas. Our favorites were the scallops in thai curry sauce, tuna tacos, and truffle ravioli. So yummy!
New Hope Ferry Market
This is a food market filled with a bunch of different vendors. This makes a great lunch spot! They also have coffee and dessert. I highly recommend the hot chocolate and chocolates from Sciascia Confections.
This is a cool popcorn shop that has both savory and sweet popcorn flavors. My favorite was their Buffalo Blue and Cookie Explosion.
I hope you enjoyed my post on the best things to do in New Hope PA!
Looking for more fall trip ideas – Check out my blog post on the best fall vacations on the East Coast!