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Lancaster County: Amish Farmlands, Museum Tour, Farm Visit

1. Lancaster County: Amish Farmlands, Museum Tour, Farm Visit

Sit back, relax, and leave the driving to professionals on your 14-passenger guided bus tour through Amish Country in Lancaster, PA. During this 90-minute guided tour, your knowledgeable guide will show you Amish farms, homes, and one-room schoolhouses. Interact with the Amish community, while making stops at a quaint Amish road-side stand. Experience true local flavor as you sample delicious home-made baked goods, fresh ice-cream, or cold home-made root beer.  Take your experience one step further as your guide takes you on a room-by-room tour of an original, centuries-old Amish farmhouse. The guided house tour will teach you about Amish history, religion, and clothing. For overseas visitors, a written translation of the guided house tour is available in 17 different languages, so you will not miss anything on the tour. Finish your day with a self-guided, farm visit of our 15-acre farm complete with animals, local artisans, and an Amish one-room school. During your farm visit, you'll have the opportunity to eat Amish-made food from the Amish BBQ Barn. David King and his family grill delicious chicken dinners, along with PA Dutch foods like whoopie pies. While visiting an Amish one-room school, sit in Amish desks and page through real Amish school books. This farm is home to the only "Scooter Run," where you can take a spin on real Amish scooters- just like Amish kids! Meet animals, like baby goats, chickens, Alpaca and Max, the Scottish Highland steer. Feel free to explore at your own pace and enjoy some lunch. Most visitors typically spend an hour on this part of the tour.

From NYC: Philadelphia and Washington DC 2-Day Tour

2. From NYC: Philadelphia and Washington DC 2-Day Tour

Day 1: NEW YORK – PHILADELPHIA – WASHINGTON DC Depart New York through New Jersey and Pennsylvania and to the city of brotherly love Philadelphia. Arriving in the historic area of Philadelphia, visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, Constitution square, and Congress Hall. Stroll Elfreth’s alley, the oldest continuously inhabited street in America. Continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the financial district, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia, and more. Depart Philadelphia and see the famous “Rocky Steps” and then continue east to Lancaster county home of the Amish people. Enjoy an authentic Amish Buggy ride through the Amish farm country. Learn how Amish culture survived centuries without the benefits of technology, to this day their towns survive without the central power and sewage systems, that modern civilization take for granted. Learn how the Amish adapted, incorporating technology to create farms that are self-sufficient and make use of renewable sources of energy. After the ride, visit the marketplace where you can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. In the late afternoon, depart east for an evening arrival in Washington DC. Day 2: WASHINGTON DC – NEW YORK Start the day with a visit of Thomas Jefferson Memorial, by the Tidal Basin, surrounded by famous Japanese cherry blossom trees. Visit the Arlington National Cemetery, the Changing of the Guard, and the Kennedy family gravesite. The next stop is Capitol Hill. See the US Capitol and the White House to understand the core of the US government. Continue to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (while Air and Space Museum is closed due to renovations) before visiting the Lincoln, Korea, and Vietnam Memorials. In the late afternoon, depart north for an evening arrival in New York.

From Philadelphia: Lancaster County Amish Community Tour

3. From Philadelphia: Lancaster County Amish Community Tour

Discover the lesser-known regions of Pennsylvania, which are home to a fascinating rural culture found in the farmlands outside of Philadelphia. Join this guided trip to understand the complex history and lifestyle of the Amish community and dispel the myths of this misunderstood minority. Ride out of the city to the idyllic countryside of Lancaster County, where you’ll hear about the beginnings of Amish culture in the United States and see farmers hard at work in their fields. Your local guide will fully immerse you in the way of life here with a visit to an 1800s farmhouse. Tour the Amish Village Museum to gain a deeper appreciation for the traditions and philosophies of the Amish communities. Stop at some small towns that highlight Amish-made goods and see quilt shops, bakeries, and roadside stands, to shop and support the community.

Private Lancaster County Amish Tour from Philadelphia

4. Private Lancaster County Amish Tour from Philadelphia

Only an hour outside of Philadelphia lies the beautiful landscape of Lancaster County, home to many Amish and Mennonite families, and a popular tourist destination. Join this unique private tour of the beautiful country and discover the fascinating customs of the people who call it their home. Learn about the Amish and find out why they eschew electricity, opting instead for horse-pulled buggies instead, simple farm machinery, and austere, uniform-like clothing. Take a trip back in time as you drive past the long ropes from which hand-washed laundry hangs. Visit a traditional local bakery and take a buggy ride of your desired length. Afterwards, tour a museum set up as the Amish have lived for over two centuries, and stop for lunch at one of the great family-style restaurants in the area.

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What people are saying about Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Our tour guide, Shirley, was wonderful and did an excellent job on our tour. She was very knowledgeable on everything Amish. We learned a lot, and are grateful for her guidance! We highly recommend this tour!!!

Learned so much from our wonderful tour guide, and enjoyed our stops along the way! Touring the farm on a lovely day and chatting with the wonderful Amish women selling her crafts. A great day!!

Adam Clements was our awesome tour guide — knowledgeable and patient and fun. Great tour - efficient and loved the pickup from the city. Thank you for a great day trip!!!

Intense, great way to Experian several states outside of New York in a short time. Professional guides, great bus and driver. Just what we were looking for thanks.

Incredibly interesting tour! We had an absolutely wonderfull day in Lancaster County. Our guide Jim knew almost everything there is to know about the Amish people.