New Hope

New Hope is in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Get in

The best way to get to New Hope is by car, although you can sometimes expect moderate to heavy traffic once you arrive.

From Philadelphia 1-95 North to New Hope exit 51. Left at the stop sign, onto Taylorsville Road, 5 miles, 2 stop lights. At stop sign, left onto Route 32 (River road), 4 miles down turns into Main Street.

From New York City 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.

There is one road that takes you directly into New Hope - Main Street. Main Street in the main road that runs right through the center of New Hope. Main Street is a part of Route 32. Be aware that the speed limit is 25, and is strictly enforced by the local police, especially for those traveling slower than 25 as this causes major congestion. Parking is also strictly enforced, and it is recommended to use the parking lots at the American Legion and elsewhere.There are additional scenic roads running perpendicular to the town, such as Windy Bush and Aquetong roads. Bridges guide you across canals, rivers, and streams. A steam engine railroad also runs right through the heart of New Hope which is a beloved attraction but really only intended for scenic rides.

Get around

After parking, the most popular form of transportation is by feet; New Hope is a pedestrian place. The main street is about three blocks long, and home to most of the attractions the town has to offer. Anything else you'd like to experience is very close by. The walking distance is short but pleasant. It is quite easy to get to New Hope if you do not want to drive, just check the New Hope websitewebsite , on which you can find alternative means of transportation to New Hope such as a limousine, taxi, or even train. The New Hope railroad, which has been in service since 1891, is a treat to travel on. It is a fascinating steam engine train, on which tourists can take a ride and enjoy the classic railroad experience.



The art in New Hope is enough to attract visitors and travelers. There are many art galleries ranging from contemporary art to classic landscapes, and everything in between. If visual and theater art are not your thing, you should check out the music scene in New Hope at night. New Hope is home to many local bands and performers who find venues in the small town.


This small town main street is famous for its shopping. They have specialty shops for everything imaginable: jewelry stores, clothing stores, costume stores, bookstores, and even stores like swords and armor, and witchcraft.

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For lunch or a quick dinner there are many delicious places to stop where you can sit outside and eat, or people watch through the windows by your table.


The modern bars are what make nightlife in New Hope a happening place to be:


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New Hope is surrounded by many historic and unique places.

Routes through New Hope

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