NeighborhoodSpotlightNewtownReal EstateThingsToSeeAndDo February 23, 2024

Neighborhood Spotlight: Washington Crossing, PA

What to do; Where to dine and shop; & What you don’t want to miss


When you visit Washington Crossing, you find yourself in the same place where George Washington crossed the Delaware. That’s right. This small village is home to the site where Washington crossed the Delaware River during the American Revolution. The town celebrates this important moment in history through a series of reenactments. Across the bridge sits Washington Crossing, New Jersey. 


The Vibe 

The overall vibe of Washington Crossing is a historic, charming area that makes you reminiscent of a calmer, simpler way of life. It is a family-friendly area that many even refer to as a “Leave It to Beaver” type of community. 


Where to Eat and Drink 

Pick up a tasty bite to eat on the go as you relax picnic-style by the Delaware River or dine in at one of these local favorites. 

Patriot’s CrossingOnly a brief trip across the bridge in Titusville, New Jersey, you’ll find Patriot’s Crossing. This tavern and wine shop opened in 2012 and serves a variety of satisfying dishes, including fish and chips, burgers, baby back ribs, blackened catfish, and quesadillas. The attached shop offers a diverse selection of wines, beers, and liquors for purchase. 

Original Dominick’s Pizza of Washington Crossing This local pizzeria is the place to go for amazing, cheesy pizzas of all kinds. For those not in the mood for pizza, there are also salads, sandwiches, and mouth-watering Italian dishes. 

Washington Crossing InnThis local restaurant offers continental cuisine with an Asian twist and makes its home in a Colonial-style inn. The historic location was once a spot for travelers to stop and unwind. It boasts an impressive history, claiming to be the last spot George Washington dined before the Battle of 1776.  


Where to Shop 

As you enjoy a stroll through the picturesque town of Washington Crossing, PA, fit a little shopping into your leisure adventure. 

Voltage Bikes In the market for an electric bike? This shop offers a large selection of models or assembled bikes based on custom orders. Need help determining if an electric bike is right for you? Schedule a test drive or stop by to get a closer look and speak with a knowledgeable staff member. 

Canal Frame Crafts and GalleryThis shop offers framing services but also is a great place to find one-of-a-kind artwork from local Bucks County artists and beyond. They also host various events, artist openings, and more throughout the year. 

Season’s Garden CenterPick up a plant, beautiful flowers, or a unique treasure to give someone as a gift. Seasons Garden Center provides full-service landscaping, and the friendly staff is ready to answer all of your gardening questions. 

Colonial Farms Gourmet Foods Stop by this gourmet shop for a hot cup of coffee, delectable pastries, or anything you might need to feed guests at an upcoming party. They carry fresh meats, produce, cheeses, and other select grocery items. They also offer catering services. 


Three Things You Shouldn’t Miss in Washington Crossing, PA 

A visit to Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, is a great way to relax and refresh, with a charming atmosphere that makes it easy to forget the everyday stresses of life. But if you’re looking for a few extra ways to make the most of your time in the area, check out these local attractions. 

Washington Crossing Historic ParkThis park sprawls across 500 acres of history, including a historic village. The park focuses on preserving the spot where George Washington crossed the Delaware River, and it features annual reenactments of the event. 

Unscripted ProductionsWant to try your hand at a bit of improv? This studio offers team-building activities, workshops, and lessons devoted to helping people build confidence and have a great time. They also offer live shows (check out upcoming events on the website). 

Crossing Vineyards and WineryThis award-winning winery is on an estate that is over 200 years old and only moments away from the historic place where Washington crossed the Delaware. Purchase outstanding wines, book a tasting, or check out various upcoming events. The winery also hosts weddings and other private parties. 


Learn more about Washington Crossing, by exploring the area of Upper Makefield Township. Discover the charm and quaint history that make this spot such a great place to visit. 


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