Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York
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Duration: 13 hours
Guided Tour Takes Approximately 13 Hours
Appropriate for All Ages
Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Get ready for a day trip to Philadelphia and Amish Country from New York City, where history and culture come together in one unforgettable experience. Departing from the Big Apple, you'll visit the birthplace of America and the charming countryside of Pennsylvania. Experience a walking tour of Philadelphia's most historic and iconic sites such as Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Rocky Statue. Afterward, you'll head to the picturesque Amish Country, where you'll spend the rest of your day.
The walking tour of Philadelphia will take you back to the founding of our nation. You'll walk through Independence National Historical Park, and your guide will highlight landmarks like the Constitution Center and the Betsy Ross House. They'll also give you a brief history lesson on the Liberty Bell and the American Revolution. This tour is perfect for people who love history and want to immerse themselves in it while wandering through an old city that has preserved its rich past so well.
In Amish Country, you'll witness the simple lifestyle and traditional ways of the Amish. You'll travel back in time as you see horse-drawn buggies, visit Amish-run markets, and taste freshly made foods, including traditional handcrafted Amish donuts. You can also shop for traditional wares, including handmade quilts and furniture made by local craftsmen. It's a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of city life, and a must-see for anyone visiting Philadelphia.
Philadelphia was the birthplace of the United States, where important historical moments occurred and where modern ideas of democracy and freedom were first established. The history of this city is deeply intertwined with the history of America, and you can see that from the famous sites like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. The Amish Country provides a glimpse into a simpler way of life that can be calming and refreshing for anyone who craves a break from the fast-paced modern world.
In summary, the Philadelphia and Amish Country day trip from New York City is a perfect blend of history and culture worth exploring. You'll discover the rich story of America's past, witness the simple lifestyle of the Amish, and have an unforgettable experience in the city of brotherly love. It's a unique and exciting journey that you won't want to miss!