Welcome to New Hope, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Home to eclectic shopping, riverside dining, impressive theater and cultural attractions, New Hope is a small town with a big city feel. In fact, New Hope was even named one of "America's Favorite Towns" by Travel + Leisure.
Originally known as Coryell's Ferry, New Hope houses more than 200 years of history. Ride the rails of history along the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad. A 1925 steam locomotive or powerful diesel engine lead passengers on a 45-minute rides through Bucks County's picturesque countryside. Step back in a time with a walk along the towpath in Delaware Canal State Park. The canal, stretching 60 miles from Easton in the north to Bristol in the south, runs through the heart of downtown New Hope, with four of the original locks, as well as the restored Locktender's House located within the borough. Follow a lantern led walk through picturesque streets where you'll learn about a phantom hitchhiker or a historic ghost-filled inn on Ghost Tours of New Hope. Learn more about the history of New Hope through a walking tour with the New Hope Historical Society. Tour Parry Mansion, built in 1784 by one of New Hope's founders, Benjamin Parry.