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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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Lancaster County: Amish Farmlands, Museum Tour, Farm Visit

1. Lancaster County: Amish Farmlands, Museum Tour, Farm Visit

Sit back, relax, and leave the driving to professionals on your 14-passenger guided bus tour through Amish Country in Lancaster, PA. During this 90-minute guided tour, your knowledgeable guide will show you Amish farms, homes, and one-room schoolhouses. Interact with the Amish community, while making stops at a quaint Amish road-side stand. Experience true local flavor as you sample delicious home-made baked goods, fresh ice-cream, or cold home-made root beer.  Take your experience one step further as your guide takes you on a room-by-room tour of an original, centuries-old Amish farmhouse. The guided house tour will teach you about Amish history, religion, and clothing. For overseas visitors, a written translation of the guided house tour is available in 17 different languages, so you will not miss anything on the tour. Finish your day with a self-guided, farm visit of our 15-acre farm complete with animals, local artisans, and an Amish one-room school. During your farm visit, you'll have the opportunity to eat Amish-made food from the Amish BBQ Barn. David King and his family grill delicious chicken dinners, along with PA Dutch foods like whoopie pies. While visiting an Amish one-room school, sit in Amish desks and page through real Amish school books. This farm is home to the only "Scooter Run," where you can take a spin on real Amish scooters- just like Amish kids! Meet animals, like baby goats, chickens, Alpaca and Max, the Scottish Highland steer. Feel free to explore at your own pace and enjoy some lunch. Most visitors typically spend an hour on this part of the tour.

Lancaster County: Tour and Meal with an Amish Family

2. Lancaster County: Tour and Meal with an Amish Family

Explore Lancaster County with a local guide. Discover the history and cultural traditions of the Amish community.  Share a meal with a local Amish family in their own home. Enjoy a truly memorable experience that will be the highlight of any trip to Lancaster County.

Lancaster: Downtown & Amish Country Authentic Lancaster Tour

3. Lancaster: Downtown & Amish Country Authentic Lancaster Tour

This is the most comprehensive tour of Lancaster County, incorporating the charm and spirit of downtown Lancaster with its beautiful and scenic countryside. In the beginning of the tour you'll take a delightful stroll through the beautiful streets and byways of downtown Lancaster.  Discover the modern city of today steeped in the history and traditions of over 250 years of America’s colorful and exciting past. Visit the oldest settlement in Lancaster County, followed by a trip to one of 29 remaining covered bridges.  Experience an Amish creamery where you’ll get to choose from more than a dozen homemade ice cream varieties. Next, stop at a scenic lookout point for pictures before wrapping up the tour with a visit to an Amish farm where you can see a variety of handmade goods and crafts.

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What people are saying about Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

It was an excellent tour to learn about the Amish culture from a very informative guide. He was very patient with my 3 kids and answered all of their questions. The family was so gracious as a host and very welcoming. The food was fantastic. The tour was definitely the highlight of our trip. We highly recommend this tour! I still refer to lessons we learned when talking to my children now that we are home.

Very informative. Learned a great deal about Amish and Lancaster. Tour guides were very informative and knowledgable. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming.

The tour guide we had was were informative and helpful. He described the houses of the Amish people/community very well with his knowledge of their history.

Tickets were easy to purchase and was able to make changes very easily.

Great tour with good information shared through out it!