Washington Crossing / New Hope

Welcome to Washington Crossing / New Hope

Experience the enchanting charm of Philadelphia by calling Washington Crossing or New Hope home. These two communities have a rich history that runs 200 years deep. 

The community of Washington Crossing primarily serves older adults looking for a calm and quiet place to call home. If you love the traditional historic feel of Washington Crossing but are looking for a more vibrant place to set down roots, then New Hope is an excellent community for you. New Hope offers that quintessential charm of a small town community that many homeowners crave. Still, because it's conveniently located just outside of Philadelphia, residents can look forward to the big-city amenities they love. 

What to Love

  • Historic community 
  • Upscale riverside restaurants
  • Conveniently located

Local Lifestyle

Life in Washington Crossing and New Hope is idyllic. New Hope is situated alongside the Delaware River, allowing residents to have easy access to the quiet charm of the outdoors. The community of New Hope is also home to an iconic Main Street that has been featured in many publications, including “USA Today” and “Travel + Leisure.” Although the community is steeped in a rich history, both communities have done a great job catering to the needs of newer residents by offering modern amenities, including great dining establishments and entertainment venues. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

You’ll find many top-notch dining, shopping, and entertainment options to explore both in New Hope and Washington Crossing. Throughout both communities, you'll find many locally-owned mom-and-pop shops. These are the best establishments to frequent to experience the quality crafted products made by those who live here.

As you stroll down New Hope Main Street, you'll find many boutiques and unique shops that are perfect for all your lifestyle needs. One such place is Savioni Designer Boutique, a charming shop that sells authentic European-style clothes and accessories for men and women. 

When it's time to dine out, one of the best destinations to head towards is the Delaware River. Here, you'll find a number of oceanfront restaurants that offer enchanting dining experiences. Popular destinations include The Landing Restaurant, Stella of New Hope, and The Salt House.  Whether you're looking for something upscale and romantic, or something more low-key and casual, you'll find establishments throughout New Hope and Washington Crossing to cater to your needs. 

Things to Do

Because of the community's rich history, it's worth taking some time to explore it all. The New Hope Historical Society is the best way to learn about the community's unique past. One notable destination for history buffs is the historic Parry Mansion. This mansion was built by the community's founder, Benjamin Parry, in 1784 and is a pillar of this community's past. 

Another one of the best things to do in New Hope is to experience one of the many bed and breakfasts here. Venues, including the historic Wedgwood Inn, which was built in 1870, is a great way to have a romantic staycation. Other popular bed and breakfasts include the popular Inn at Bowman's Hill, Fox & Hound Inn, and Olivia's Bridge Street Inn

You'll find plenty of fun activities for you and your family when you venture out into the nearby area. Popular activities residents look forward to include a ride on the New Hope Railroad. This fantastic rail line will take you around the greater Pennsylvania area as you soak in the lush scenery. 


Washington Crossing and New Hope are served by the Council Rock School District and the New Hope-Solebury School District, respectively. Notable schools include the following: 

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