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Philly & Amish Country Day Trip from NYC

Philly & Amish Country Day Trip from NYC

From US$ 169 per person

Visit historic Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’s Amish Country on an excursion from New York. See the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall, the famous Rocky Steps, and more before heading out to Lancaster County to experience Amish culture.

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Duration 14 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the world-famous Liberty Bell in Philadelphia
  • Visit Constitution Hall and Independence Square
  • Run up the "Rocky Steps"
  • Take an authentic Amish buggy ride and visit a traditional market
Full description
Enjoy a unique day in historic Philadelphia and Lancaster County, home to Pennsylvania’s Amish community. You’ll travel from New York through New Jersey on your way to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. On your guided tour of Philadelphia you’ll see Elfert Alley, which is the oldest inhabited street in America. You’ll visit the Liberty Bell and Constitution Hall, and have the opportunity to run up the famous Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Following your sightseeing in Philadelphia, the tour heads to Lancaster County, home to Pennsylvania’s Amish community. Explore the Amish market and enjoy some country cooking at lunch. After lunch at the Amish market you’ll go on an authentic Amish buggy ride through farm country and learn how the Amish live without the benefit of modern technology. Imagine no electricity, no running water, no telephones, and no appliances!
Includes
  • Air-conditioned van or bus
  • Professional tour guide
  • Sightseeing in Philadelphia
  • Authentic Amish buggy ride
  • Visit to an Amish market
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Outside the side entrance to the Port Authority bus terminal building on 42nd st (between 8th and 9th ave) at 6:30 AM

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  • Free Wifi is provided on all Buses (not vans).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 176 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    3.9/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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Tour was great - not really impressed with the Philly cheese burger - should have had a better explanation as to what we were buying. My second tour with company and previous guide was far better. I realise time is a concern but would have loved more at Amish & markets Would certainly still recommend this tour.

September 16, 2019

Great!

We had a great trip with Empire Vacations. This is our second trip with this company and we would definitely recommend it to anyone that loves sightseeing. The trip is mostly about Philly. The Amish part could be bigger. Would love to visit a farm and see how they live and what they do on a daily basis. This trip is just for the market and a buggy ride with the Amish. In other words, anyway, I would love to recommend this trip for anyone who wants to experience a lot of history in one day. We had a really nice guide: Ben! He knows everything down to the details!

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September 15, 2019

Very interesting day.

An interesting trip. Guide was very well informed. Would have loved to have had more time at the Amish stop. It was not enough to get to see everything in just over an hour and half. Missed out on seeing up close the genuine armish shops due to spending time looking at the food market. A pity it was rushed

June 19, 2018

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