Langhorne is a tiny borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania best known as the location of the popular Sesame Place amusement park. Lush Core Creek Park surrounds Lake Luxembourg and is a popular local hiking and fishing destination. Joseph Richardson House or the Langhorne Community Memorial Building, built in 1738 is a historic home in downtown Langhorne. Shady Brook Farm is a popular famers’ market, place to pick your own fruits and a location for the annual summer music festival.

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1.Core Creek Park

Core Creek Park
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Core Creek Park is a 1,200-acre county park in Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, surrounding the beautiful Lake Luxembourg. . The lake was created as a result of building a dam on Core Creek. The park is a popular picnic destination and features a number of grills, picnic tables and benches. There is a network of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. The lake is popular for fishing, boating and ice fishing in the winter. Part of the lake freezes in the winter and is open for skating. The park also has several kids’ playgrounds, tennis courts, ball fields and open natural area. One part of the park is given to the dogs, who can roam off leash. The Core Creek Off Leash Dog Park is recognized as one of the best dog parks in the East.

901 Bridgetown Pike, Langhorne, PA 19047, Phone: 215-757-0225

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2.Sesame Place

Sesame Place
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Sesame Place is a kids' theme park and water park, located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, on the outskirts of Philadelphia. The park is based on the popular Sesame Street TV show. It includes a wide range of rides, water attractions and shows for young children. It is the world’s first theme park certified as autism center. It is owned and operated by SeaWorld Entertainment. The first Sesame Place opened in 1980 close to the Oxford Valley Mall, designed by Eric McMillan, Sandra Hanna and several other designers. The original park covered three acres and had play areas and special computer labs where kids painted their favorite Sesame Street characters. The park expanded to 14 acres, adding new rides and water attractions. The Cookie's Monster Land was added in 2014.

100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne, PA 19047

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3.Oxford Valley Mall

Oxford Valley Mall
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The Oxford Valley Mall is a two-story shopping center located near Langhorne in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, near the famous Sesame Place children amusement park. The mall was developed in 1973 by The Kravco Company and it is operated and almost completely owned by the Simon Property Group. Its only anchor department stores are Macy's and JCPenney after Sears closed in 2018. Besides the large department stores, the mall has almost 150 specialty store, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, Pandora, The Disney Store, Sephora, White House Black Market and H&M. The dining options include T.G.I. Friday's, Bertucci’s and Ground Round. The convenient location and upscale retailers make Oxford Valley Mall one of the best malls in Bucks County.

2300 Lincoln Hwy, Langhorne, PA 19047

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4.Sandy's Beef and Ale

Sandy's Beef and Ale
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Located in Woodbourne Square Shopping Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, Sandy's Beef and Ale is a lively, friendly pub founded in 1967. It is known for its great atmosphere, ten beers on tap, excellent food and regular Saturday night life music events. The food is elevated pub grub with large menu of everyone’s favorites, including their signature roast beef sandwiches and daily specials such as roast turkey and fried shrimps. Sandy’s is a popular place to come and watch a game with friends on one of many flat screen TVs, stop after work with colleagues for a cocktails or bring the family for some roast beef or chicken fingers.

2028 E Old Lincoln Hwy, Langhorne, PA 19047, Phone: 267-852-2333

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5.Bridgetown Mill House

Bridgetown Mill House
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Located in a beautiful stone mansion built in 1791, Bridgetown Mill House is an upscale inn in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, about six-minute walk from Core Creek Park and nine miles from the Washington Crossing Historic Park. The inn has five elegant rooms furnished with antique furniture, offering all modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, private bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and Egyptian cotton linens. The guests enjoy complimentary continental or full breakfast. Inn’s polished restaurant has two elegant dining rooms and several private rooms for special events. The main dining room has massive beams on the ceilings, wood-paneled walls, crisp white tablecloths, floor-to-ceiling leaded windows and a huge brick fireplace. Beautiful patio is perfect for al fresco dining. The restaurant offers American Continental cuisine and a Tapas menu is on the outdoor brick patio when the weather permits.

760 Newtown-Langhorne Rd, Langhorne, PA 19047, Phone: 215-752-899

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