Day trip

From New York City: Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip

Activity provider: Empire Vacations Inc

From New York City: Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip

Activity provider: Empire Vacations Inc

From US$ 169 per person

Visit historic Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’s Amish Country on an excursion from New York. See the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall, the famous Rocky Steps, and more before heading out to Lancaster County to experience Amish culture.

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Duration 14 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese

Experience

Highlights
  • See the world-famous Liberty Bell in Philadelphia
  • Visit Constitution Hall and Independence Square
  • Run up the "Rocky Steps"
  • Take an authentic Amish buggy ride and visit a traditional market
Full description
Enjoy a unique day in historic Philadelphia and Lancaster County, home to Pennsylvania’s Amish community. You’ll travel from New York through New Jersey on your way to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. On your guided tour of Philadelphia you’ll see Elfert Alley, which is the oldest inhabited street in America. You’ll visit the Liberty Bell and Constitution Hall, and have the opportunity to run up the famous Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Following your sightseeing in Philadelphia, the tour heads to Lancaster County, home to Pennsylvania’s Amish community. Explore the Amish market and enjoy some country cooking at lunch. After lunch at the Amish market you’ll go on an authentic Amish buggy ride through farm country and learn how the Amish live without the benefit of modern technology. Imagine no electricity, no running water, no telephones, and no appliances!
Includes
  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Liberty Bell visit

  • Who you’ll be with
    • Live tour guide: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese

  • Transport
    • Transport by van, bus / coach

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

Meeting point

Outside the side entrance to the Port Authority bus terminal building on 42nd st (between 8th and 9th ave) at 6:30 AM

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Important information

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  • Free Wifi is provided on all Buses (not vans).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 231 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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The trip was very well organized. The only thing that wasn't easy to find at first was the meeting point (thanks to google) and I felt a bit alone there at first. It was not possible to find out/it was very clear who was responsible for me or my tour. But it settled itself after most of the people there disappeared in their buses. The bus driver did a good job and the tour guide had everything under control so far. Everything went according to plan so far, was very interesting, informative and entertaining. There were also times of rest. The day was well filled. Partly you could also explore the area independently. I highly recommend this tour.

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October 9, 2022

Philadelphia was great, you could have skipped going to the Amish (although it's a very nice area), there's only a carriage ride to a farm and then to a small mall that's set up like a village, but there's an Amish in Lancaster Museum, it's a shame that you don't go there, I wouldn't book the tour again, then I'd rather discover Philly on my own.

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June 2, 2022

Very good day trip where lot of things can be learned. In a day trip, we have seen the history of independence for United States of America, have seen the court house, Liberation hall, Chair used by George Washington, Liberty Bell, First post office of US, printing machine house, First alley of US, Betsy Ross house who was the designer of US flag, Christ Church, Benjamin Franklin museum & most amazing was the Amish country tour.

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February 27, 2022

Product ID: 8955