Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York
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Duration: 13 hours
Guided Tour Takes Approximately 13 Hours
Appropriate for All Ages
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Experience the simple life of the Amish when you take a break from the big city of New York and take a trip to Philadelphia. This is a cool experience for people of all ages. During this trip you will be able to explore historical places within the city of Philadelphia. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about diverse ways of living for a day.
Amish people do not believe in living with today’s modern technology. Instead, they choose to live life without electricity, running water, internet, or telephone services. After leaving New York city, you will be taken to Lancaster County, Philadelphia. Once arriving you will be taken on a tour of the city. During the tour, you will visit Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Elsert Alley, and many other places. After the traditional tourist trip, you will be taken to the Amish farm land.
Before booking this trip, there are some key details that you should know. This trip is an entire day trip; you will be on this trip for approximately 13 hours long. Since you will be walking a lot on this tour, please wear comfortable cloths and shoes during the trip. Please note that you will be given a lunch break while on this trip; however, lunch is not included in the price. You are encouraged to bring a lunch or expenses to purchase a lunch.
Overall, this is a wonderful opportunity to take advantage of. Gain the wonderful experience of learning how other people live in the world. This is a wonderful opportunity for adults of all ages and children. This day trip gives you a chance to escape the everyday hustle-and-bustle while getting an educational experience.
Explore the countryside outside New York on a day trip to Philadelphia and Lancaster County, home of the Amish people. You'll drive through the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside, tour Philadelphia and its famous Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and take an ride in an authentic Amish buggy.
Departing New York City, you'll drive through New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. It's the second largest city on the East Coast, and only 100 miles (160 kilometers) from New York City.
Upon arrival in Philadelphia, you will embark on a panoramic tour that includes Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Elsert Alley (the oldest inhabited street in America) and more. Arriving in the historic heart of Philadelphia, you'll visit the famous Liberty Bell and Constitution Square and Hall, symbols of freedom in America.
Departing Philadelphia you will see the famous 'Rocky Steps' before continuing to Lancaster County. After a break for lunch at the Amish marketplace (lunch not included), you'll have an authentic Amish buggy ride through Amish farm country. During the ride you'll learn how the Amish live without modern technology - no electricity, running water, telephone service or appliances.
In the late afternoon your tour heads east for an evening arrival in New York.