If you go: Doylestown, Pa.

November 7, 2013
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GETTING THERE

Doylestown, Pa., is about 167 miles north of Washington. Take Interstate 95 north into Pennsylvania. Take Exit 7 to I-476 north to I-276 east. Take Exit 343 to Pennsylvania Route 611 north. Take the Broad Street exit, turn right to North Broad Street, then right to East State Street.

Megabus offers service to Philadelphia starting at as little as $7 one way, while Amtrak fares start at $38 one way. From Philadelphia, you can take a SEPTA regional train to Doylestown, with fares starting at $5 one way.

STAYING THERE

Doylestown Inn

18 W. State St.

215-345-6610

www.doylestowninn.com

Century-old inn that’s now a modern boutique-style hotel. Rooms from $170.

Hargrave House

50 S. Main St.

215-348-3334

www.hargravehouse.net

Circa-1813 home transformed into a luxury bed-and-breakfast. Rooms from $165.

EATING THERE

Honey

42 Shewell Ave.

215-489-4200

www.honeyrestaurant.com

Upscale dinner-only, small-plate restaurant featuring a Pennsylvania craft beer list. Dishes start at $4.

Hickory Kitchen

9 W. Court St.

215-348-5170

www.hickorykitchen.com

Casual storefront specializing in barbecue but also offering a range of salads and vegetarian dishes. Sandwiches from $6.95.

PLAYING THERE

The James A. Michener Art Museum

138 S. Pine St.

215-340-9800

www.michenermuseum.org

Monday-Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m.; $18; $17 seniors; $16 college students; $8 ages 6-18. “From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly — Beyond the Icon” runs through Jan. 26; “Local Mill Makes Good: Celebrating 75 years of American Theater at the Bucks County Playhouse” runs through March 2.

County Theater

20 E. State St.

215-345-6789

www.countytheater.org

“Dial M for Murder” Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m.; “Rear Window” Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m.; “To Catch a Thief” Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. $9.75; 62 and older and 18 and younger $7.25.

Fonthill Castle

East Court Street and Route 313

215-348-9461

www.mercermuseum.org

Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m.; $12; $10 seniors; $6 ages 6-17. Combination ticket for Fonthill and Mercer Museum $20; $12 ages 6-17. Fonthill visit by guided tour only, reservations recommended.

Mercer Museum

84 S. Pine St.

215-345-0210

www.mercermuseum.org

Hours and prices as for Fonthill.

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works

130 E. Swamp Rd.

215-348-6098

www.buckscounty.org

Daily 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; $5; $4 seniors; $3 ages 7-17.

INFORMATION

www.visitbuckscounty.com

R.D.

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