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  • Writer's pictureKaty Morris

Newtown, Pennsylvania Travel Guide

Updated: May 11, 2023

Pack your day trip bag and head to Newtown, Pennsylvania. Newtown is filled with beautiful parks, excellent restaurants, great shopping, outstanding bakeries, fun wineries and more! Newtown is located forty minutes outside of Philadelphia and one and one-half hours from New York City. I highly recommend traveling to Newtown during the fall, spring or summer as the fall foliage is spectacular and the warmer months are great for hiking.

Newtown, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn in 1684 and is still full of charm!


Newtown, Pennsylvania has numerous delicious restaurants. Below are the best restaurants in Newtown, PA.

Isaac Newton's - is a fun casual dining option with both bar seating and dining seating. Isaac Newton's has a cheery and upbeat atmosphere. Make sure to save room for their amazing vanilla soft serve ice cream!

La Stalla - is an authentic Italian restaurant with family-style dining. La Stalla is located inside of an historic barn, decorated with rustic decor and has a wine room. When dining at La Stalla, I also recommend trying one of their season cocktails!

Newtown Farmer's Market - has numerous vendors ranging from sushi, candy shops, soft pretzels, ice cream, a bakery, Mexican cuisine to organic produce stands. The Newtown Farmer's Market has both indoor and outdoor seating to enjoy your meal.

Oishi - is a great sushi restaurant. In addition to the outstanding sushi, Oishi has dumplings, tempura, calamari, spring rolls, rice dishes, noodles, soups, salads and more. This is a vegan friendly restaurant with numerous vegan sushi rolls.

Relic on State - is a lively and elegant dining venue with spectacular food and drinks. I highly recommend dining at Relic on State with friends, family or for a date night. Relic on State serves brunch and dinner.

Rocco's At The Brick - located in the heart of downtown Newtown is an upscale dining venue serving oysters, shrimp, crab, tuna poke, lobster, steaks, salads and more. In addition to Rocco's extensive food menu, the cocktail menu has just as many options.


Newtown, PA has a multitude of activities. Below are the best things to do in Newtown, Pennsylvania.

Enjoy sweet treats - from The Caketeria to The Zebra Striped Whale. These are the perfect pre or post walking pick me ups!

Explore Tyler State Park - by hiking the numerous trails, playing disc golf or sitting and reading a book at the waters edge. Tyler State Park has over 1,700 acres.

Night Life - The best place to enjoy the night life scene is at The Green Parrot Restaurant and Pub. If you are looking for a fun atmopshere for a late night drink, I also recommend Iron Hill Brewery. During the warmer months, Iron Hill has outdoor corn hole.

Shop the boutiques and shops - Newtown has beautiful boutiques like Strada, Home + Home, Luna Chick to national chain stores like Anthropology, J. McLaughlin, Lululemon and more!

Stroll the streets - Newtown has clean and pretty streets. Peak inside of a bookstore, go window shopping or stop into a coffee shop.

Try a Treat from a Gluten Free Bakery - I highly recommend trying a delicious sweet treat from The Happy Mixer. The Happy Mixer is a gluten free bakery. My family loves to order birthday cakes as well as dessert and bagels for all of our holiday parties from this popular bakery.

Wine Tasting at The Crossing Vineyard - The Crossing Vineyard is a must try on your trip to Newtown, Pennsylvania. The Crossing Vineyard is owned by the Carroll family and has a warm, welcoming and upbeat environment. I enjoy the peach and apple wine and always come home with a few bottles! Be sure to check out their events calendar.

Newtown, Pennsylvania is a great weekend or day trip location to enjoy a walk in nature or take a stroll through town, and enjoy outstanding food, great wine and shopping.

While you are visiting Newtown, Pennsylvania make sure to allow time to tour the surrounding areas, such as New Hope, Washington Crossing, Peddlers Village, Doylestown, Lambertville, Princeton and more!

Happy Traveling!



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