Private Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 12 hr

Private Philadelphia and Amish Country day trip from New York. Spend the morning in Philadelphia, America’s first World Heritage City, learn first-hand of the birthplace of place of the United States, the one-time capitol of the nation and one of the country’s oldest cities. In the afternoon, explore the countryside, learn the customs and meet some of the 31,000 Amish who make Lancaster County, Pennsylvania home. Experience life and practices as they were in the 1800s, accompanied throughout, introduced and explained by your own personal Amish/Mennonite guide living in that community.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Family in New York, Inc.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Liberty Bell Center

You will be met in the morning by your own private driver-guide and vehicle at the New York City location of your choice. 

Stop At: Reading Terminal Market

Together, you will travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Stop At: Independence Hall

You will pass by the Independence Hall

Stop At: Christ Church

Christ Church’s Burial Ground, with the graves of some of America’s earliest prominent leaders;

Stop At: Elfreth's Alley

You will stroll through America’s oldest neighborhood, Elfreth Ally, with its cobbled street and Georgian and Federal-style houses. 

Stop At: Betsy Ross House

You will pass by Betsy Ross’s House-birthplace of the American flag;

Stop At: Independence Mall

There you will explore the historic Independence Mall, with Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.

Stop At: Family In New York

You will pass by the original President’s House; the First Bank of the United State and more.  Lunch will be had at the bustling Reading Terminal Market, with its over 100 vendors and merchants.

Stop At: The President's House

In the afternoon, it will be off to Lancaster County with its community of over 31,000 Amish.  There you will be joined by a private Amish/Mennonite guide who will direct the tour through the farmlands and villages of Amish Country. A life-long member of that community, the guide ensures a genuine insider experience, as you visit Amish businesses, markets, farms, etc. All along the route, you will pass single room school houses, wooden bridges, Amish working in the fields with their teams of horses and more.  Before heading back to New York, dinner will be had at a dish-to-pass, all-you-can-eat, family-style restaurant where you will enjoy an authentic Amish country meal. You will be returned in New York City to the location of your choice.
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