Trenton's a bit busy
for you. Philadelphia is expensive and too far from work. So where
are you going to live?
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
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 here!
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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 miss it.
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 County.
Want to know more
about arts in Bucks County? Curious about apartments at The
Commons at Fallsington? Get in touch!