Monday May 25
Lovely Lancaster at the Amish View & Suites
This exclusive tour provides you the opportunity to experience the best of Lancaster County heritage and culture in one simple package!
Amish View Inn & Suites, 3125 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand PA 717-768-1162
Located on an AAA Scenic Byway…surrounded by Amish farms, AmishView provides the intimate atmosphere of a bed & breakfast with the amenities of an upscale Lancaster, PA hotel. From extra fluffy bath towels to a complimentary hot country breakfast, our goal is to make each one of our guests feel special. We’re confident that we’re the nicest 3-diamond, non-smoking hotel in south central Pennsylvania. Indoor pool, fitness center, whirlpools and fireplaces making this the perfect Getaway!
A family-owned tradition of good food and exceptional service since 1929. Today, their traditional smorgasbord features mouthwatering American favorites as well as their own distinctive Lancaster County heritage dishes and bakery-fresh desserts.
Tuesday May 26
Wake to a delicious Buffet Breakfast
Amish Farmlands Tour
Escape the hustle and bustle of today’s world as you immerse yourself in the authentic simple life and beauty of our Amish countryside the world over…. sights you find nowhere else! It seems not much has changed along our back-roads. Horses plow the fields, Amish buggies clip-clop down country roads, but things are indeed changing…there’s an Amish girl texting on her iPhone!
Kitchen Kettle Village
Handmade In The Heart Of Lancaster County Since 1954. From bakery goods to gifts, featuring 40 distinct merchants offering everything from locally-made art, pottery and PA Dutch quilts to name-brand favorites like Brighton, PANDORA Jewelry, UGG and Minnetonka moccasins.
Strasburg Railroad & Museum
Take a ride on historic Strasburg Railroad to view scenic Lancaster County from aboard America’s oldest operating railroad! Learn about the history of our ‘short line’ and the cultural roots of Amish Country as you enjoy an authentic steam railroad experience aboard our meticulously-restored passenger cars. Sit back and relax as you travel through acres of Amish Farmland, steaming your way through the beautiful countryside, as you make your way to Paradise, Pennsylvania. The endless scenic farmland vistas will captivate you on this truly unique Lancaster County experience. Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania houses a world-class collection of artifacts and archival
materials representing the extensive and significant history of railroading in Pennsylvania, features a historic collection of more than 100 locomotives and rail cars on display!
A little borough in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It is the “Coolest Small Town in America”, with shopping, restaurants, cafes and so much more and…. a sweet, historic brand iconic to the downtown shopping area, Wilbur Chocolate! The smell of chocolate from the candy kitchen greets you while you enjoy a free chocolate sample! Watch candy makers creating confectionery favorites.
Engage your senses through music, storytelling and the amazing chalk artistry of an Old Order Mennonite woman with a “Chalk Talk” demonstration at Elva’s Barnyard Art Studio.
Dinner at an Amish Home
Enjoy a wonderful meal and an experience you will never forget.
Wednesday May 27
Wake to a delicious Buffet Breakfast
Sight & Sound Theatre
“QUEEN ESTHER” set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, QUEEN ESTHER is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Experience one of the most riveting Bible stories of the Old Testament as it comes to life with magnificent sets, special effects and live animals in this brand-new, original stage production!