Philadelphia Day Trip: Amish Country Exploration
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Embark on a day trip from New York to Philadelphia and Lancaster County, where you'll explore the Amish countryside, visit historic sites in Philadelphia, and contribute to a greener planet by planting trees with every trip.
Duration: 13 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Liberty Bell Center - Depart New York through New Jersey and Pennsylvania for the “City of Brotherly Love”—Philadelphia.
  • Congress Hall - Arriving in the historical center of Philadelphia, visit the famous Liberty Bell, one of the symbols of freedom in America, as well as Constitution Square and Congress Hall.
  • Elfreth’s Alley - Stroll Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
  • Rocky Statue - Continue on a panoramic tour of Philadelphia that includes the Financial District, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Historic Philadelphia, and more. Departing the city, you’ll see the famous “Rocky Steps,” before continuing east to Lancaster County, the traditional home of the Amish people.
  • Amish Country - Start your time in Amish country with a ride on an authentic Amish horse-drawn buggy that you through Amish farm country. Learn how this traditional community lives without the benefit of modern technology: no electricity, running water, telephone services, or appliances. After the ride, visit the marketplace where you can shop for handmade arts crafts and products. In the late afternoon depart east for your evening arrival back in NYC.
What's Included
  • Wi-Fi on bus only
  • Authentic Amish buggy ride by Amish farmland
  • Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus
  • Professional tour guide
  • Sightseeing in Philadelphia and Amish Country
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information

Venture out on a day tour from New York to Philadelphia and Lancaster County, the dwelling place of the Amish folks. Absorb the scenic views of the Pennsylvania landscape, explore the significant Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in Philadelphia, and enjoy a genuine Amish buggy ride.

Join us in our effort to make the world a more ecologically friendly haven. In collaboration with One Tree Planted, we commit to plant a tree for each traveler journeying with us and an additional tree for those reserving multiple trips.

  • Wheelchair transportation must be requested in advance
  • Tours can be bilingual/multilingual as they are offered in many different languages
  • Children under the age of 2 are free, please advise at time of booking if infant is traveling
  • For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted
Location
330 W 42nd St
West 42nd Street
6:30 AM Departure In front of Port Authority Bus Terminal Building on 42nd Street (between 8th & 9th Avenue) Return at approximately 7-7:30pm
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Murat_k
May 28, 2024
Refreshing - It was a very exciting tour. I honestly enjoyed the whole cultural experience. The food was especially tasty.
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Louise_g
May 2, 2024
Philly and Amish farm - Amazing trip..wonderful informative and knowledgeable guide...great walking tour in Philadelphia ..but would have liked a bit more time at the Liberty Bell museum . Lancaster county and Amish farm was fab...great insight into their lives on the farm... Long journey back but trip was well worth it and we certainly learned a lot .thank you Andreas !!!
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191chintamanik
May 26, 2024
Worth for a quick 2 day tour of the East coast from New York .Washington plus Philladelphia - Well organised tour of Philli,WashDC and the Amish County. The tour guide was very informative and made the journey interesting . It was a good insight into the early American History with the impressive personalities of the founding fathers of USA. The overnight stay at Virginia at the Confort Inn was very comfortable with spacious room after a hectic travel on the first day. The coach driver was also patient in handling the rush hour traffic at all the major cities along the route.
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Taliana_n
May 21, 2024
Beautiful experience - The buggy ride with the Amish was my favorite part, I got to talk with the Amish person. All the places we visited were free and the buggy ride was too, so the only thing I suggest is if you are going to charge $179 at least offer water and snacks for free, so the customers can see his money was for something more than gasoline. Other than that it is was a great experience, a lot of new information. Thank you
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Brian_s
Apr 21, 2024
Long but good excursion - Philly and amish country all good, the start at 630am was not well organized abit of a shambles only one coach had a tour sign and the tour guides didnt seem to know what was happening however our guide turned out to be excellent, full of energy and information speaking 4 languages. Time and experience in Philly was excellent the time and experience in Amish country was disappointing but overall good day
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Marzena_p
May 28, 2024
bad exeperience - First part of the trip was great: the tour in Philadelphia was interesting, we saw everything that was scheduled. The guide was nice and well organized. Then we went to Amish Country and here the worst part of the trip happened. The bus broke in the middle of nowhere and the company providing the tour did not manage it well. After 6 hours of waiting to have the bus repaired we came back to New York by Uber. I know that such situation might happen anywhere at anytime but I think there should be any backup plan and not only keeping the customers waiting. The trip could have been very nice experience but lack of crisis management turned it into bad experience.
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Pauline_w
May 23, 2024
Awful customer care - Awful experience we got to Amish country and the bus broke down. The company were so unhelpful we were stranded for 6 hours. We spoke to Marco the manager his attitude was appalling, he said what do you expect a helicopter. A mechanic arrived after 4 hours he spent ages on the phone to another mechanic trying to fix it. We were told after six hours no coach was coming the coach could not be fixed, we should sort out getting ubers and going home. I did not have the money to do this in the end they agreed to pay. It was so upsetting I am 66 year old female and I was so scared to be left on my own. I want to be reimbursed for this awful service. Absolutely no customer care what so ever.
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Thomas_p
May 23, 2024
Never ever again with this bus company!! - after a good tour to phili and the amish the bus broke down, and it takes 5 (in words FIVE) hours to organize a transport back to nyc!!
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Michel_s
May 23, 2024
Refund demanded - I demand a regund for the horrible experience. The bus broke and we have toneait for 06 hours. After that we took an Unber.
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Alison
May 1, 2024
Rushed and over expensive - Too rushed in Philadelphia had looked forward to seeing the city no free time. Multi languages on bus confusing and distracting. As for the “buggy ride” in Amish county turned out to be a rickety farm cart carrying 20 folks around their farm, not as advertised…. I would not recommend this trip
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