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Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York City provided by Empire Vacations Day Tours - New York

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Overview
The trip from NYC to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, can take up to three hours, so if you’re looking to make the long trip, you’ll usually have to rent a car. This guided tour to both Philadelphia and Amish Country lets you bypass the hassle of renting a car with included round-trip transport aboard a bus or van equipped with Wi-Fi. Plus, you can also take an Amish horse-drawn carriage ride.
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You'll start at
W 42nd St & Port Authority Terminal
W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA6:30 AM Departure Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gray Line Visitor Center 42nd Street (between 8th & 9th Avenue) Return at approximately 7-7:30pm
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    Liberty Bell Center
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 2
    Congress Hall
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Elfreth's Alley
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Rocky Statue
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 5
    Amish Country
    Stop: 3 hours -
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You'll end at
W 42nd St & Port Authority Terminal
W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA6:30 AM Departure Port Authority Bus Terminal, Gray Line Visitor Center 42nd Street (between 8th & 9th Avenue) Return at approximately 7-7:30pm
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Highlights
  • Go to Philadelphia and Amish Country in one day during this guided tour
  • See the highlights of Philly and ride an Amish buggy in Lancaster
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus ride so you can post pics to social media instantly
  • Round-trip transport from New York City
What to Expect
This Philadelphia and Amish Country tour meets at the Gray Line Visitor's Center in New York City. Hop aboard your vehicle for the day—depending on your group size, either a van or a coach bus. Either way, you’ll have onboard Wi-Fi access. Your first stop is in Philly, which is about two hours away from NYC. Spend time exploring main attractions, such as the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Afterward, continue on to Lancaster to see Amish communities up close. Learn about how the Amish live and even get the chance to take a horse-drawn carriage ride. Your tour ends back where it started—in New York City with drop-off at Grand Central Station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
W 42nd St & Port Authority Terminal, W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
Duration
11–13 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation by 15-passenger van or a full-sized bus
  • Sightseeing in Philadelphia and Amish Country
  • Authentic Amish buggy ride by Amish farmland
  • Wi-Fi on bus only
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • For tours with fewer guests, vans may be substituted
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Stephen McIntyre wrote a review Feb 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom10 contributions
Hi we traveled from , Uk Liverpool, 26 Feb 20, Early strart 7am . Greatt drive to Philadelphia, very good interesting sights around Philadelphia , especially off course the rocky steps , we then traveled on Amish great tour , GreAt value Also the guide Dario was cool , thanks
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sugendhree wrote a review Jan 2020
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The administration of the trip was well organized. The bus was comfortable and even had a toilet on board. Our guide Z was knowledgable, professional and courteous. There were sufficient stops and a variety of choices for food. The attractions in Philadephia such as the Liberty
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Terry652 wrote a review Sep 2019
Sydney, Australia27 contributions11 helpful votes
We enjoyed this day excursion very much. It was helped by having an excelled guide Brian. He was knowledgeable and well organised and handled the different languages needed on this excursion excellently, grouping the different groups on the bus and speaking with them
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Date of experience: August 2019
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mandamcm12 wrote a review Aug 2019
Toowoomba, Australia3 contributions2 helpful votes
Felt like the tour was rushed. Didn't really see much in Philadelphia - there were lots of sights pointed out but we didn't see them. The Amish visit was not at all what I expected - we went to one house where they tried to sell things. There was no information on anything
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kylie1503 wrote a review Jun 2019
Croydon, Australia50 contributions16 helpful votes
Some of the details are lacking in this tour description, so let me try to fill in some gaps: This is a long day - departing at 7am and returning about 12-13hours later. The check in process is basically non existent, and then they call people out by the language spoken so that
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Response from MikeEmpire, Public Relations Manager at Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York City
Responded 10 Jun 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review the trip! We apriciate your sugestions and will take them in consideration for sure. Mike Amadeo
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Brilliant -but......
Guide was very helpful & informative- coach was comfortable and driver, Harold a great character-Plenty of loo stop
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Fabulous day trip to Washington
We went on the day tour to Washington and boy were we awe struck. Bruno our tour guide was absolutely amazing. Hi
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NYC to DC
Would really recommend this trip! The length of the trip is a little longer than stated as it is a 4 hour trip from
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Good - our guide Bruno was enthusiastic, entertaining and informative and our driver Harold also did his job v
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Washington DC from New York
The trip was amazing with so many sights visited. 3 guides on board to accommodate the different nationalities, and
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NASA dream experiences
Good organisation, professional and helpful guide, very good driver, comfortable minibus, nice people, magnificent
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Very nice guide
The argentinian guide I think Andy, was very nice . We were with some noisy guys ,but he managed the situation.
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@ Day Niagara Falls Trip by Bus.
The trip was properly organized. The bus left NY @ approx. 8.30am, our guide Tim was quite good information through
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Grey line are great
Took this day trip to Washington, so glad we did, it was a whistle stop tour to give you a taste of the place to en
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Brilliant Bus Trip
Well organised and tour guides were great. Enough stops along the way to make the long journey interesting and to f
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Well organised tour
The tour was very well organized. Our tour guide, Z, was very helpful and knowledgable. The journey to DC was splen
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Great experience
The tour guide was very helpful and responsive to our questions. The bus seats were comfortable and it had leg spac
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Excellent tour ... but
My wife and I took this 3-day 1000-mile tour of the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, the Bryce Canyon and the Zion Nation
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Pretty Cool Place
After spending a couple of days at New York, my family decided to go to DC. We didn't get a rental car at NY becaus
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  • Duration: 11–13 hours
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