There's no place like home for the holidays, but these Bucks County houses are open and on display for everyone! If you are looking for something to do on one of the many cold nights ahead of us, grab your boots, coat and gloves and join any of the fantastic holiday-themed house tours that only Bucks County has to offer.
Christmas in Fallsingston, Lower Bucks County
If you love holiday stories and traditions, this is the tour for you. Standing by the Delaware river, this Village has held its 18th Century character as a place of Quaker living, love and heritage. Historic Fallsington “The Village That Time Forgot” offers guided Christmas tours, by reservations only, Dec. 1 through 22 on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Holiday House Tour and Boutique, Central Bucks County
St. Paul's Episcopal Church has hosted this event since 1992. With half of the proceeds benefiting the Bucks County Housing Group, which aids the homeless living in the Doylestown area, you will get to support a good cause while enjoying a magical Christmas time. The tour features four classic Bucks County houses, the eldest built in 1954, specially decorated and brought back to life to show Christmas at its peak. This activity is recommended for adults and children ages 12 and older. The dates for this year are Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door.
Pennsbury Manor, Lower Bucks County
Nothing says the holidays like crackling fires, cider and carolers! Experience William Penn's 17th century country estate by candlelight. Step back in time and enjoy colonial charm at one of the Holly Night events. Tickets can be purchased in advance.
Pearl S. Buck House, Upper Bucks County
Visit the home of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author Pearl S. Buck. The national landmark is decked out for the holidays during the 39th Annual Festival of Trees. Hours vary during the period of November 14 through December 30. Other tours, including candlelight and decor, are by reservation only.
Newtown Historic Association, Lower Bucks County
The Annual Open House Tour gives participants an exclusive look inside many private local homes and historic buildings decorated for the holiday season! This historic, yet enchanted walk through the town’s heart includes six private houses and five public buildings, one of them being the beautifully restored 18th century building The Half Moon Inn. Once inside you will enjoy musical entertainment, hearthside colonial cooking demonstrations and refreshments of warm cider and cheese, all included in your ticket. Children under the age of 12 are free. The 55th Annual Open House Tour will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
*Courtesy of www.visitbuckscounty.com