New Hope is a borough located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States of America. New Hope was formerly known as Coryell's Ferry. The city is located on the banks of Delaware River. New Hope has a population of approximately 2500 residents and an area of 1.4 square miles, according to a recent study. Notable residents or former residents of New Hope include author Christian Bauman, singer Becky Blasband, actress Odette Myrtil and artist George Nakashima. The main industry of New Hope is tourism and although this is a very small borough, it boasts of tourists coming to see its wonderful attractions. If you are curious what is there so interesting to see in New Hope, find out here.
Top Attractions within New Hope
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is a natural preserved area, occupying 134 acres. This attraction is situated near New Hope, on River Road. The park consists of 1000 of the 2000 plant species existent in the state. You can also admire woodlands, meadows and a pond. If you want to go bird-watching, this New Hope attraction is perfect, because it is the home of more than 100 species. By visiting it, you will also find more about its history that begins in 1934 in the place where George Washington camped while fighting in the American Revolutionary War.
Washington Crossing Historic Park is a 500 acres park located within New Hope and including 13 historical buildings, all related to the crossing of former president George Washington through this area during the American Revolutionary War. The park is opened to visitors ever since 1917 and has a great success, being considered one of the greatest attractions of New Hope.
Bucks County Playhouse is also known as the State Theater of Pennsylvania and can now only be visited in order to see the wonderful building, as the theater is still waiting for funds to start offering productions.