Trenton's a bit busy for you. Philadelphia is
expensive and too far from work. So where are you going to
Consider Morrisville, PA. We're in green,
peaceful, historic Bucks County, a hop across the river from
Trenton, a short drive from Philadelphia, and with easy access to
New York trains.
Should you want to go anywhere else, that is. But
you might want to stick close to home, because while Morrisville is
a small town, we're within striking distance of the region's best
arts and culture. There's always something that will feed your
heart and your head here, and it happens in a landscape that has
inspired artists for centuries.
Want to know more? Read on for a taste of
theatre, music, and museums in Bucks County and Trenton. But it's
just a taste, we promise -- to get the full effect you have to live
Near Morrisville, PA
Bucks County Playhouse -- A former mill, the
legendary New Hope structure is Pennsylvania's official state
theatre and the birthplace of countless New York productions.
Terence McNally's Mothers & Sons, recently on
Broadway, began here, and Bucks County resident Christopher
Durang's Vanya & Sonya & Masha & Spike, a smash
on Broadway, bows here in 2014.
Sun National Bank Center -- Springsteen
rents it out to rehearse. Sesame Street sets up shop here when they
come to town. If it's big, loud, and colorful, it's at Trenton's
Sun National Bank Center.
The Record Collector -- Head a little
south of Trenton to Bordentown, NJ, and seek out the pastel Art
Deco building that looks like James Dean should live there. Got it?
This is one of the area's best record shops, an audiophile's dream
and host to frequent live events.
Pennsbury Manor -- Located right here in
Morrisville, this recreated colonial estate is a fascinating
insight into 18th century life, equal parts history lesson and
opportunity for quiet mediation. There's something for all ages
here; check the site for information on frequen events and kids'
programs. Don't care about the house? Bring a camera or sketchbook
and chill out with the abundant wildlife.
New Jersey State Museum -- A kid-friendly
science museum just minutes across the river in Trenton, the New
Jersey State Museum is full of fun and astonishment for the whole
New Jersey State Police Museum --
Interested in law enforcement? This West Trenton museum, open
Monday through Friday, 10 am - 4 pm, has all you need to know about
crime and crimefighting in the Garden State.
How can we choose one thing in New Hope, PA?
Yes, there are galleries, craft boutiques, and coffeehouses galore,
but heck, every building seems to be a work of art in itself. Don't
We could go on, but we'd rather you get out and
start exploring. Consider renting an apartment at The Commons at
Fallsington -- we give your family a comfortable base in
Morrisville, PA, minutes from cultural riches in Trenton and Bucks
Want to know more about arts in Bucks County?
Curious about apartments at The Commons at Fallsington?
Get in touch!