Lancaster Amish County is America's oldest Amish settlement, where thousands still live a centuries-old "plain" lifestyle. On this 9-hour tour, you'll travel to Dutch Country and step back in time to enjoy a slower, more peaceful pace – one where the horse and buggy remain a primary form of transportation, and where horses and manpower plow the fields.
This 9-hour tour of Amish Country includes round-trip transportation to and from your city center hotel in Philadelphia. After an early morning pickup, head to Amtrak's 30th street station, a historic train station where the Harrison Ford movie "The Witness" was filmed. Here, you'll begin your journey to Lancaster. Upon arrival in Lancaster County, you will travel to the Amish Experience tour center to spend a fun-filled day of sightseeing, shopping and tasting delectable home style cooking. Get away from the fast-paced urban lifestyle to a slower way of living along back country roads. Learn about the Amish lifestyle, the community, and culture. As a vital part of Lancaster County culture, the Amish are involved in agriculture as well as an array of businesses and cottage industries. View the Amish Experience F/X Theater Presentation “Jacob’s Choice" and take a guided tour of an Amish Country homestead. Next, enjoy a leisurely trip through the back roads on a motor coach tour of Lancaster. Stops include an Amish quilt shop and bakery. Lunch is on your own & at your own expense.