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Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York

Location New York City
Departure Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
From €162.75 per person
Departure Date
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

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  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus
  • Sightseeing in Philadelphia and Amish Country
  • Authentic Amish Buggy ride through the Amish farm
  • Wifi on bus only
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted
  • 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
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

Conditions of Sale:
Once you have booked and received your travel voucher, the contact details for the travel service operator will be on this voucher under the heading 'Important Information'. Where applicable, you are required to call the travel service operator directly to advise of additional information such as:
  • Hotel for pick up
  • Weights for helicopter tours
  • Choice of times for tours
  • Special dietary requirements, meal choices etc.

Reviewed by Colleen B , January 2017

Loved every minute.

Reviewed by Joyce M , January 2017

From the start to the finish - a fabulous trip. Our guide was so knowledgeable and informative and we soaked up the information given to us by him. Loved the history - and adored the Amish visit.
It was sad that it rained ALL DAY - but it was a one off experience I will never forget.

Reviewed by Anna Ruberto , January 2017

Really enjoyed this tour!! The horse ride through the Amish community was great, and all of the history in Philadelphia was amazing! Who could resist running up the steps like Rocky!!

Reviewed by Geraldine G B , November 2016

this tour was very informative and we had so much fun.

Reviewed by Renate W , October 2016

Beautiful, full of history and made exceptional by the tour guide Jonathan.
Very knowledgeable ,switching between english, italian and german and giving everyone the exact same explanation.

Reviewed by Vania P , October 2016

I loved this trip, the atmosphere, information, walking up the Rocky steps, and especially, Amish country. This was my favorite. Jonathan was an excellent tour guide. The food was delicious, eating a Philly cheese steak, while in Philly was awesome. I would highly recommend this tour, a definite must see,

Reviewed by Alison H , October 2016

We Thoroughly enjoyed this full day tour, our guide, Jonathan was very knowledgeable and made sure we were well informed throughout the day. My husband particularly enjoyed the Rocky experience as he is a big fan. I would highly recommend this enjoyable day.

Reviewed by Moira B , September 2016

Fantastic trip, very informative, our guide Richard was superb. Only negative i would have is the group was too big for 1 guide

Reviewed by Fatima R , August 2016

The Amish is a must-see. I loved their home made cookies and lemonade! What a treat! the carriage ride was amazing too. They are really friendly!

Reviewed by Arnulfo V , July 2016

Excellent day trip! So much history to take in. The Amish Country was breathtaking and an eye opener.