This city in central Pennsylvania is the main tourist destination in "Amish country." Only a few hours from Philadelphia, Lancaster is perfect for a two-night weekend getaway that offers the Amish Experience Theater & Country Homestead Combo Tour.
Many are fascinated by the Amish, who have chosen a way of life extremely different from modern-day living. The Amish Experience tour offers a moving look into the Amish way of life in a movie presented at the F/X Theater , followed by a tour of a homestead and schoolhouse like the ones still in use by the Amish today.
Many visit Lancaster simply to sample traditional Amish wares in the famous farmer's market. For those driven by a deeper curiosity, this tour is a great way to experience a portion of the Amish world and ask questions to be answered by a knowledgeable guide. You come away with a new understanding of the peacefulness and simplicity that the Amish tradition offers while on a fun getaway in a modern Pennsylvania city.