Region: Philadelphia & The Countryside
Welcome to the county seat of Bucks County, a spectacular place that's home to magnificent castles, unique specialty shops, exceptional dining options and one-of-a-kind pieces of American history. The Doylestown Cultural District, featuring the Mercer Museum and James. A Michener Art Museum is just a short walk away from Main Street. Browse the masterpieces on display at the James A. Michener Art Museum. Home to an impressive collection of Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings, this museum hosts rotating exhibits as well as permanent displays like the Nakashima Room, dedicated to the work of Bucks County woodworker George Nakashima. Catch a film at the County Theater, a historic art deco movie house that dates back to the 1930s. County Theater specializes in independent, foreign and art films. Feel like royalty when you walk through Doylestown's magnificent concrete castles. Built by archeologist and collector Henry Mercer between 1908 and 1912, Fonthill Castle is an eclectic mix of Gothic, Medieval and Byzantine architecture. Enjoy craft beer, live entertainment and American fare with a pinch of the south at M.O.M.'s, Maxwell's on Main, located on Main Street. Let the award-winning bartenders match the perfect drink with everything from burgers to grilled swordfish. If you're looking for more dining options, take a walk along East State Street, also known as "Doylestown's Restaurant Row" for its collection of independently owned restaurants and outdoor cafes. Less than five minutes away is Doylestown Brewing Company, another great stop for a wide variety of locally crafted beers, wines, and great food! After a long day of discovering the treasures, Doylestown has to offer, stay awhile at one of the local bed & breakfasts or hotels. The Hargrave House is an excellent place to rest your head. Spend a night or two in one of their seven guest suites which offer all the amenities of home and more to ensure your stay is comfortable and stress-free. The Doylestown Inn is a beautiful boutique hotel with 11 charming guestrooms.