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Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community

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Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community
Detail It lasts approximately 12 hours.
Detail Includes transportation and guided tour.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community Schedule Schedule
Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community
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Welcome to a grand day trip adventure that will span cultures and centuries - the Excursion to Philadelphia and the Amish Community. Experience the vibrant city where America's Declaration of Independence was signed, then step back in time as you explore an Amish Village, encountering a way of life that has resisted the modern age. The trip promises a full day of enjoyment and enlightenment, traversing through historically significant sites and the tranquil landscapes of Pennsylvania.

Starting in Philadelphia, the birthplace of American independence, soak up the city's rich history by visiting the iconic Liberty Bell, a symbol of American freedom. You'll roam across independence Hall where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. Spectacular architectural gems like the Philadelphia Museum of Art, immortalized in the film 'Rocky', and its famed 'Rocky Steps' are also part of the journey. Your tour guide will ensure that you don't miss a beat, vividly narrating the history and stories behind these monumental landmarks. Dress comfortably as you'll be doing a fair bit of walking, and don't forget to bring your camera to capture the essence of Philadelphia's colonial heritage .

The second half of the tour transports you from the bustling city to the tranquil pastures of Pennsylvania's Amish Country. Experience the simplicity and serenity of the Amish lifestyle, communities that largely shun electricity, mechanized transportation and other modern conveniences. This is a rare opportunity to peel back the veil on a society largely hidden from the public eye. Here you'll get a chance to tour an authentic 19th-century Amish Farmhouse and learn about the Amish beliefs, lifestyle, and traditions from knowledgeable guides. The tour concludes with a traditional Amish buggy ride, where you can behold the picturesque landscapes, far removed from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

The Excursion to Philadelphia and the Amish Community isn't just a tour, it's a time machine. From Philadelphia's historic streets where the United States was forged, to Amish homesteads that have remained virtually unchanged since the 19th century, this tour is steeped in history. Whether it's the Revolutionary War or the history of the Amish settlement in America, the journey will satiate history buffs and curious minds alike.

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 Stop at  The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel
The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel is your sanctuary in the city that never sleeps. Between its modern rooms designed for ease and comfort, and its ideal location near iconic sights and attractions, this vibrant hotel ensures a quintessential New York experience.
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 Stop at  Betsy Ross House
Step into American history at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. This charming colonial home, a short trip from New York, allows you to relive the past. Marvel at its period furnishings and encounter impersonators who vividly bring to life the woman who sewed the first American flag. A must-visit iconic landmark for history buffs and patriots alike.
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 Stop at  Christ Church Burial Ground
Experience a touch of history at Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia, a humbling heritage site from colonial America. The final resting place of Benjamin Franklin, this 300-year-old cemetery impresses with its serenity and notable markers. Whether it's for educational enrichment or a quiet, reflective walk, it's a poignant visit that connects you to the nation's birth. Caution though, this hidden gem will tug at your American heartstrings.
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 Stop at  Liberty Bell Center
Immerse yourself in the echoes of American history at Liberty Bell Center, Philadelphia — an easy journey from New York. This iconic attraction houses the symbol of American freedom, the Liberty Bell, boasting a timeless crack that speaks volumes of courageous stories of independence. Discover thoughtful exhibits, historical films, and witness the grandeur of Liberty Bell. A must-visit for history buffs and patriots!
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 Stop at  Independence Hall
Immerse yourself in the heart of American history at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Here, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed, birthplaces of freedom. Explore well-preserved chambers, marvel at the iconic Liberty Bell, and walk through grounds that whisper of our nation's luminary beginnings, all within a day's trip from New York!
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 Stop at  First Bank of the United States
Explore the rich history of America's banking system at the First Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, PA! An architectural delight, this neoclassical gem, just a short journey from New York, houses significant documents and artifacts. Its grandeur reflects the nation's economic strength while its intricate design is a timeless tribute to our budding nation's financial beginnings.
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 Stop at  JFK Plaza (Love Park)
Immerse yourself in the heart of Philadelphia at JFK Plaza, famously known as Love Park. This charming oasis boasts the iconic Robert Indiana LOVE sculpture, a perfect backdrop to capture unforgettable memories. Dotted with graceful fountains and verdant landscapes, the park is an urban delight offering a serene retreat amidst the bustling city. Experience a blend of art, nature, and city life at Love Park — a must-visit in Philadelphia!
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 Stop at  Philadelphia Museum of Art
Immerse yourself in the world of art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, near New York. With thousands of exquisite pieces spanning across centuries and continents, this artistic powerhouse offers an unmissable cultural journey. View mesmerizing collections, from Renaissance masterpieces to contemporary installations, all under one monumental roof. Truly, a breath-taking dive into human creativity that should not be missed on any trip to the East Coast.
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 Stop at  Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Experience the grandeur of Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway - a captivating marvel of modern city planning. Resembling Paris’s Champs-Élysées, this mile-long scenic boulevard boasts beautiful green spaces, iconic museums including The Franklin Institute and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the historic Love statue. An especially inviting destination for culture-loving travelers, it truly encapsulates Philadelphia's fusion of vibrant history and modern elegance.
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 Pass By  Masonic Temple
Immerse yourself in the world of secret societies at the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia. Grandeur and mystique combine in this architectural masterpiece of the late 19th century, boasting exquisite interior designs. Discover intricate, globally-influenced rooms while delving into the rich history of Freemasonry. Reveal the secrets of this intriguing society, while creating memories that will last a lifetime. Just a stone's throw from New York, it promises an enthralling adventure.

In the end, you'll return from the tour with a camera full of breathtaking images, a mind teeming with fascinating stories, and a newfound appreciation for the nation's past and present. The Excursion to Philadelphia and the Amish Community is more than a tour, it's a window into the very soul of America. Don't miss this chance to delve deep into American heritage and unravel the rich tapestry of history woven into these unique and diverse communities. Book your journey in time, today.

Frequently Asked Questions for Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community:
  • What methods of transportation does the Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community use?
    Air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Approximately how long does the Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community last?
    It lasts approximately 12 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community?
    Yes.
  • Is the Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish Community handicap accessible?
    No, it is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Are any meals included?
    No, but guests will have the chance to purchase food during the tour.

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