Bucks County’s Scenic Driving Tours
What are the best scenic drives in Bucks County?
As a driver, you might not realize how much there is going on right outside of your car window. You’re more focused on street lights and road signs than the natural beauty that’s going on all around. Bucks County is one of the most naturally stunning areas in the state. These are some of the most scenic places you can drive in Bucks County, PA.
Covered Bridge Tour: Bucks County is known for having some of the area’s most beautiful and historic covered bridges. In fact, there are 12 historic covered bridges around Bucks County, including the Cabin Run Covered Bridge in Plumstead Township and Knecht’s Covered Bridge in Slifer Valley. Take the covered bridge tour, which circles around Bucks County to these historic landmarks. The tour is one big circle, you can start at any bridge on the map and see them all without missing one.
River Road: Route 32, also known as River Road, follows the Delaware River throughout Bucks County. This scenic drive takes you along the water with a number of interesting and historic stops along the way, including the Calhoun Street Bridge, the Yardley Railroad Bridge, and Washington Crossing State Park, the site where George Washington crossed the Delaware on Christmas Night in 1776. There are plenty of places to stop and eat along River Road, so make a day of it and travel along the Delaware to take in one of PA’s longest and most beautiful roads.
Peddler’s Village: The drive to Peddler’s Village takes you through the quaint town of Lahaska, where you’ll see historic homes and landscapes. The town itself is known for its many eateries and festivals throughout the year, including the Scarecrow Competition in the fall and the Strawberry and Blueberry Festivals in May and July, respectively. If you’re heading up to Lahaska, consider taking River Road for added scenery!
Delaware Canal: The Delaware Canal State Park runs 60 miles along the Delaware River from Easton, PA to Bristol, PA. The Canal is a historic American landmark that was once used to transport natural resources to the urban areas of the state. Today, the path lining the canal is utilized by joggers, cyclists, and motorists who travel along the shoreline to take in the historic towpath and 11 river islands.
Next time you’re out for a drive, consider taking the scenic route! To enjoy these scenic roads safely, contact John’s Driving School today to set up a driving lesson.