Amish Country & Hershey Sampler

Amish Country & Hershey Sampler

Sample the best of Lancaster, & Hershey on this tour that begs for you to indulge in all that Pennsylvania has to offer!

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Sample the best of Lancaster, & Hershey on this tour that begs for you to indulge in all that Pennsylvania has to offer!

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$549 per person/Double

$669pp/Single

 

Savor the best of Lancaster, York & Hershey on this tour that begs for you to indulge in all that Pennsylvania has to offer!  From the Rhineland and Palatinate of Germany came great migrations of settlers to Pennsylvania in the 18th century.  Because they retained their customs and speech and developed beautiful and bountiful farms, the Pennsylvania Dutch country is one of the state's greatest tourist attractions.  This tour will take you through Hershey, PA and the heart of Amish Country and you will see these simple people and get a feel for their daily lives. It also includes a snack & dinner in an Amish home. Step back in time and join friends and family on this charming and scrumptious tour that celebrates the simpler pleasures in life!

 

Early Bird Discount:  Book & Pay in Full by April 14, 2017 and receive $25 off per person!

 

Departure Points:

Yankee Trails, Rensselaer - 6:30am
Walmart, Latham Farms - 7:00am
Walmart, Catskill Commons - 8:00am
Kingston Plaza, Kingston - 8:20am

Friday, July 14

When you board the coach this morning you are on your way to indulge in the best of what Pennsylvania has to offer. Upon arrival delight in shopping on your own at the Kitchen Kettle Village, where you'll find over 40 shops jammed full of Lancaster's simple pleasures. A horse and buggy ride is included this afternoon as well. Next we are off to savor dinner (included) at Miller's Smorgasbord. Their tried & true recipes are prepared with the freshest ingredients and they are still served up with a smile. After dinner we'll go to our accommodations for the next two nights at the Country Inn of Lancaster (717-393-3413). This evening we will head to see the Sight and Sound presentation of Jonah. Using innovative dream sequences, lavish Egyptian staging, colorful characters, live animals and memorable songs, this energy-packed show will leave you laughing, crying and uplifted.

Saturday, July 15

A buffet breakfast is included at the hotel this morning. A local guide will then join us for a 3 hour tour which includes a visit with the Lapp family inside of their home where Anna and her girls will make some snacks and drinks for you while you sit and talk and get to know the family. Once our snack visit is over, our guide will continue into the countryside and talk about the Amish customs and traditions. We will visit an Amish Quilt and Bake Shop. Lunch will be on your own at the Bird In Hand Farmer's Market before we will depart for the Turkey Hill Experience in York. Learn how ice cream is made, sit in a milk truck, milk mechanical cows, and learn about the people and culture of Turkey Hill Dairy. Create your own virtual ice cream flavor, ice cream package and a commercial. In the Turkey Hill Taste Lab, you will bring your virtual ice cream creation to life as you make (and eat) your own pint of ice cream! Of course, there are plenty of free samples of their ice cream and iced tea products. Later we will return to the hotel to freshen up for dinner (included) in an Amish home. Look forward to a family style meal of two meats, three vegetables, homemade bread, and delicious homemade desserts. We will dine with Sam Lapp and his sons while Ruth and the girls serve us the family style meal. Yes, the family will be dining with us! We will return to the hotel after dinner.

Sunday, July 16

A buffet breakfast is included at the hotel this morning. We will then depart for Chocolate Town USA, Hershey PA, where upon arrival we will embark on a 1 hour tour Trolley Tour with a local guide. Visit Founders Hall, the hub of Milton Hershey School, and learn the history of the town. Next take a ride through the Chocolate World simulated factory. Then join chocolate experts at Hershey University and learn the origins of chocolate. See artifacts from the world's best cacao growing regions. And, of course, experience the sweet, delicious art of chocolate tasting. Lunch today will be on your own after the chocolate tasting experience, and there will be time for shopping in the gift shop to buy Hershey snacks. We will depart 2pm with an approximate arrival in the Capital District at 8pm. One stop each way.

Tour Includes:

  • Round-Trip Motor coach Transportation

  • Hotel Accommodations

  • Baggage Handling & Taxes

  • Kitchen Kettle Village

  • Buggy Ride

  • Sight & Sound Theatre "Jonah" Show

  • 3 Hour Amish Farmlands Tour

  • Snack in Amish Home

  • Turkey Hill Experience (includes Taste Lab)

  • Dinner in an Amish Home

  • Hershey’s Chocolate World

  • Hershey Trolley Tour w/local guide

  • Chocolate Tasting Experience

  • 2 Breakfasts

  • 2 Dinners (including 1 in Amish Home)

  • 600 Travel Points

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Catskill - Overnight Wal-Mart - Catskill Commons- Wal-Mart Tire Center
Catskill, NY 12414
Kingston Kingston Plaza - Physical Therapy Lot
340 Plaza Rd, Kingston, NY 12401
Latham Farms Dick's/Field & Stream, Latham Farms
579 Troy-Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110
Yankee Trails Yankee Trails World Travel
569 Third Ave. Ext, Rensselaer, NY

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