Borough Treasures, Attractions and Shops
Founded in 1759, Doylestown is one of the most historic boroughs in Pennsylvania. Our Inn is nestled in the heart of the borough, which is the county seat. There are a host of specialty shops, eclectic boutiques, galleries, goods and services all within walking distance of the Doylestown Inn.
The Doylestown Bookshop – an independently-owned store where you can find one-of-a-kind editions of rare books.
16 S Main St.
Hens Teeth –artisan gifts, collectibles and jewelry
40 W. Oakland Ave.
Life on a Leash-unique dog supply store
42 E. State St.
Paper Unicorn -soaps, chocolates, specialty invitations and stationary
2 Main St.
Busy Bee Toys -old world toys, European-inspired organic and natural play things
58 E. State St.
Poor Richards-a Doylestown staple filled with decorative items for hearth and home. A place where tourists and locals like to poke around and make discoveries.
28 E. State St.
Shop Sixty Five –high end designer clothing, Lucky Magazine’s pick as one of the best shops in the country
53 W. State St.
Holly Hill Boutique-women’s apparel at reasonable prices
180 W. State St.
Antiques in Doylestown
35 E. State St.
Doylestown Antique Store
248 W. State St.
Museums & Galleries
James A. Michener Art Museum-Houses an international art collection as well as a wing dedicated to local Bucks County artists
138 S. Pine St
Mercer Museum – 50,000 items representing 60 early American trades, displayed exactly as Henry Mercer left them a century ago in a 6 story concrete castle.
84 S. Pine St.
The Bucks County Project Gallery – exhibits showcase Bucks County photographers and artists
252 West Ashland Street
Things to See & Do
Doylestown Historical Society-contains artifacts and archives of the town and hosts a walking tour of Doylestown on Saturdays at 11:00 am.
56 S Main St.
Historic Doylestown Cemetery
Cemetery Walking Tour- Meet some of the VIP’s who reside within the gates
Civil War Walking Tour- 200-plus Civil War soldiers are buried here. Re-enactors will take you on an oral journey.
215 E. Court St.
Bucks County Theater- historic art deco movie house specializing in independent, foreign and art films.
20 E. State St.
A flourishing canopied open-air market in the heart of Doylestown featuring more than 30 vendors.
S. Hamilton Street at W. State Street
Every Saturday morning starting April 19th
7am-Noon Rain or Shine
This active park includes a pavilion, playground, basketball and volleyball courts, soft ball field and picnic area.
51-99 S. Church St.
For The Kids
Barn Nature Center-a hands-on wildlife center and zoo for children
Giggleberry Fair – Indoor Playground ,Games, Carousel & Obstacle Course
Kids Castle Playground–iconic 8-story play structure
Bucks County Children’s Museum- a place where kids can explore, play and learn
Details Salon-Women’s Hair & Nails
212 S. Main St.
Shaving Grace Barbers- Men’s Hair and Shave
41 E. State St.
Eden Organics Salon & Spa
15 E. State St.
Athletic Club – Central Bucks YMCA
Signature Cleaners- Dry Cleaners & Alterations
Ventresca LTD –Men’s Clothing & Tuxedo Rentals
145 W. State St.
An Enchanted Florist
Domenic Graziano Flowers
Red Carpet Limousine – Limousine and Car Service
Doylestown Transportation Center – Offers public transportation to Philadelphia and New York.
Bucks Cab Co. – Taxi service in our area as well as to and from the airport.
Enterprise Car Rentals
Baptist – Main Street Baptist Church
Catholic – Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Episcopal -St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Jewish – Chabad Lubavitch of Doylestown
Lutheran – Lenape Valley Church
Mennonite – Doylestown Mennonite Church
Methodist – Doylestown United Methodist
Presbyterian – Doylestown Presbyterian Church
Museums, Activities, Etc.
The historic Doylestown Inn is located in the heart of Bucks County. Known for its breathtaking scenery, rolling hills, wildlife and historic sites, the region is also a popular destination for antique enthusiasts and gallery gazing. Whether its family-friendly sporting adventures or exploring the proud and rich history of the region, a visit to Bucks County is a memorable experience for all ages—the perfect getaway destination!
Step Back In Time
Fonthill Castle & Mercer Museum-Built between 1908-1912, Fonthill was the home of historian and archaeologist Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930). This eclectic castle and architectural gem is now a showplace for his extensive collection of tiles and prints.
Parry Mansion-the 18th century home of the “father of New Hope” Benjamin Parry and now home to the New Hope Historical Society
Moravian Pottery & Tile Works- a living history museum . Around the turn of the century, artisans created handmade decorative tiles that were used in buildings around the world. Visitors can purchase handmade reissues of tiles and mosaics made in the American Arts & Crafts tradition.
Washington’s Crossing Historic Park – site of General George Washington’s historic 1776 Christmas night crossing of the Delaware River
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site-guided tours of the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s circa 1825 farmhouse and estate
National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa-America’s only shrine dedicated to the Polish icon, also known as the Black Madonna. Each summer, the Shrine hosts its annual Polish-American Festival. Midway games, stage shows, a crafters’ village and traditional Polish foods are just a few of the entertainment options offered at this free festival.
Shopping, Outlets, Flea Markets & Galleries
Mesa Enterprises- shop comprised of eco clothes, fine pottery, paddle boards, offers yoga classes, a smorgasbord of a lot of cool stuff!
New Hope, PA
Rice’s Flea Market-30 acre outdoor market with 700 vendors established 100 years ago
New Hope, PA
Peddler’s Village – a collection of 65 stores and 5 restaurants set in colonial buildings. Various annual festivals and events are held there.
Penn’s Purchase- collection of high end outlets close to Peddler’s Village
David Rago Auction House-internationally known high-end auction house
George Nakashima Woodworker- pioneer and innovator in the world of natural woodcraft
New Hope, PA
Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio-specializes in 19th & 20th century American paintings, specifically work by the New Hope Circle, the Philadelphia Ten
Gallery Piquel-features collections of international artists
New Hope, PA
Peace Valley Lavender Park -unique shop on a farm. Uses its home-grown lavender in all its products, including bath soaps, culinary spices and potpourri. This Doylestown favorite is a great place to visit, especially in June and July when the lavender fields are in bloom.
Bucks County Playhouse – providing theatrical entertainment since 1939
Lambertville Music Hall
Buckingham Valley Vineyards & Winery
Excursions and Tours
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad-hourly excursions on a steam passenger train
Tasting & Tours-wine tasting tours
Bucks County River Country – enjoy a day of rafting, canoeing, tubing or kayaking down the Delaware River
U.S. Hot Air Balloon- hot air balloon rental
Delaware Canal State Park- stroll or bike along an historic 60-mile towpath, complete with 90-acre pond and 11 river islands
New Hope Cyclery -bicycle rental on the Delaware Canal Towpath
Haycock Stables – horseback riding
Five Ponds Golf Club
Peace Valley Park- lake park for walking, biking, fishing and boating
Ringing Rocks Park –great for hiking, picnicking and nature trails
*Bucks County Wine Trail
Wineries & Breweries
Alfa & Omega Winery
Buckingham Valley Vineyard
Sand Castle Winery
New Hope Winery
Rose Bank Winery
Unami Ridge Winery
River Horse Brewery