Day Trips: Mall Shopping and Art

Find local attractions you can visit on one tank of gas.

Looking to save money and get away? Try one of these trips you can enjoy on just one tank of gas: the Springfield Mall in Springfield and the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown.

Shop Springfield Mall

Address: 1250 Baltimore Pike, Springfield 
Hours: Mon-Sat. 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Summary: Springfield Mall is a multi-level mall offering dozens of stores and shops, a food court and ample parking for customers. The mall offers over 70 stores, including larger department stores like Macy's and Target. 


James A. Michener Art Museum

Address: 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, Pa

  • $15 adults
  • $13 senior citizens
  • $7.50 youth ages 6-18
  • Children under 6 free 


  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
  • Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

About: The James A. Michener Art Museum is named after the Pulitzer-Prize winning author who lived in Doylestown. Massive stone walls and a house that began as the Bucks County prison in 1884 now make up the core of the museum, which is home to a collection of Bucks County visual arts, as well as 19th and 20th century American art. The museum features works of Pennsylvania Impressionism created by artists from the New Hope area in the early 1900s. A special exhibit of treasures from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy is on display until August 12, 2012.


linda smeddy July 20, 2012 at 02:11 PM
where do you get the bus for these trips?


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