The idyllic borough of Bucks County is brimming with scenic attractions. The Bowman’s Hill Tower is one such magnificent destination. Offering panoramic views of the Delaware River and the stunning countryside, this mammoth structure is visited by thousands of tourists and locals annually. Towering above a verdant landscape, the fieldstone façade of this attraction is unmissable. Surrounded by pleasant picnic sites, the Bowman’s Hill Tower makes for an ideal family getaway. When in New Hope, do head to this breathtaking attraction at the earliest.
The Masonic Temple is the home of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania. The current building, dedicated in 1873, now houses the Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania. The library contains the most extensive collection of Masonic literature in America. The museum houses a diversified collection of Masonic treasures that is unequaled and international in scope. The Masons sponsor a number of youth, educational and recreational opportunities. They have been strong supporters of Little League baseball and direct a number of scholarship and grant programs.
This little hollow across from City Hall is most noteworthy for Robert Indiana's 1978 "Love" sculpture. The piece has become a popular symbol for the "City of Brotherly Love" and its image is plastered all over the city. It's 20-foot-tall appeal lies in its simplicity: The letters L, O, V, E, stacked on top of each other. During a usual lunch hour the park attracts an odd combination of Armani clad businesspeople and skateboarders who skinny-dip their modes of transport in this concrete pond. They're actually fun to watch.
The Uhlerstown–Frenchtown Bridge is a picturesque bridge over the Delaware River. Part of the Frenchtown Historic District, the bridge finds a place on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1929, the bridge underwent several restorations and renovations over the years. Today, it forms part of the heritage of Frenchtown. When in town, stop by the bridge to admire its lovely view against the quaint landscape and the beautiful river. Surrounded by little local shops and restaurants, it makes for a must-visit attraction.
Rose Bank Winery is a wondeful winery located at the Durham Road. One should visit Rose Bank for their tasting, for about USD6 you get to taste over five wines. The tasting is self-pour style and if you buy a bottle they return your tasting fee. They have many fruit wines here, and there's always something to suit every taste preference. Though not Californian or French, these wines have a unique character. But if you still have a dilemma in settling for one, you can always approach their staff for help. The place, where the winery is situated, is also an address to a few historic buildings constructed in 1800s, this makes the setting absolutley rustic, which explains why Rose Bank Winery is also rented by many for weddings and private parties.
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway lies in the city of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. This scenic boulevard is lined with historic buildings and sites. Starting at the Philadelphia City Hall, it goes around the Logan circle to end at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Made up of fountains, parks, monuments and statues, there is the Fairmount Park, Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Rodin Museum, Free Library of Philadelphia found here. The Love park with a beautiful fountain and the statue of Copernicus, Henry Moore, Thomas FitzSimons as well as the beautiful Swann fountain are also seen here.
Formerly a tavern, the Fountain House is an integral part of Doylestown's history. William Doyle, who founded Doylestown had built seven taverns, this building being one of them. Over the period it was sold and renovated several times and was finally restored in 1971. Currently, it houses a Starbucks coffee shop and several law firms. Given its historical significance, the Fountain House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
The Union Library of Hatboro is a historic library building established in 1851. Constructed in the Greek Revival style of architecture, it has a modest area of 1 acre (0.40 hectare). The library still serves it purpose and has been functional ever since its inception. A lot of events are conducted by the library to keep its members entertained. It is also the third oldest library in state. Owing to its historical significance, it became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
The Erwina Covered Bridge is a bridge that shelters with a wooden cover. This beautiful bridge is worth a watch in the winter when the bridge is beautifully decorated with lights and a wreath at both the sides of the bridge. Using a lattice type design this bridge is simple and stands out in it's beauty. This bridge is known to be the shortest covered bridge.