Duration
12-Hour
Type
Group
Language
Mobile Voucher Accepted
yes
Cancellation
Free up to 3 days in advance of the experience

Overview

 

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Explore one of the most important cities in American History: Philadelphia, home to Benjamin Franklin, Washington & the Founding Fathers and before leaving you will pass by the famous “Rocky Steps”, the 72 stone steps that take you to the Philadelphia Museum of Art - Explore the Amish Culture by visiting the famous area of Lancaster - You will also ride the authentic Buggy (Amish Carriage).

DESCRIPTION

Philadelphia & Amish Country Day Trip will take you exploring one of the most important cities in American History: Philadelphia, home to Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and the Founding Fathers, and you will get to know the Amish Culture.

Free Cancellation until 72 hours before your reservation starts.

HIGHLIGHTS

Discover Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin Parkway & Constitution Square
Professional Tour Guide in English
Luxury Motor-Coach - Panoramic Views
Visit Lancaster County: Home to the Amish people + Buggy Ride

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Additional Description

In the morning, you will leave New York and head south to reach Philadelphia. Upon arrival, you will embark on a panoramic tour that includes: Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Elfert Alley, the oldest inhabited street in America, and much more. You will arrive at the famous and historic Constitution Square where you will visit some of the oldest monuments in America including Constitution Hall and the famous Liberty Bell. Leaving Philadelphia you will pass by the famous “Rocky Steps”, the 72 stone steps that take you to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

You will proceed towards Lancaster County home of the Amish people. After a break for lunch at the characteristic Amish marketplace where you could find extraordinary handmade arts crafts and typical products, you will embark on an authentic Amish Buggy (the traditional Amish Carriage) for a ride through the Amish country farm, and you will learn how this community still lives without the use of modern technology such as electricity, running water, telephone service or general appliances. Late afternoon departure to New York for an early evening arrival.

Available:  Monday, Wednesday & Saturday, Year Round 

Inclusions

    • Excursion to Philadelphia and Amish country
    • Motor-coach or Van
    • Professional Tour Guide in English
    • City tour of Philadelphia
    • Amish Buggy Ride

Exclusions

    • Food and Beverages
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities: Recommended $5 for the Guide and $5 for the Driver per person

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: 330W 42nd St. In front of Port Authority Bus Terminal 42nd St. (btw. 8th & 9th Ave.) New York, New York 10036
Schedule: Departure Time: 06:30am - Meeting Time: 06:15 am
Departure Dates: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday, Year Round 

Additional Info & FAQ

  • Please note that all venues included in the tour description, including, but not limited to, restaurants, attractions, and museums may change without prior notice.
  • The Tour is escorted by a professional Tour Guide; please note the Guide might narrate in more than one language.
  • No meals or beverages included unless explicitly stated otherwise.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required. 

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
Please Note:
How to
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Map & Directions

This tour conveniently departs from Midtown West in Manhattan by the Port Authority Bus Terminal on 42nd Street. You can easily reach the departure point by walking or utilizing public transportation. The closest Subway Stop is "42nd Street - Times Square" (1, 2, 3 red line + 7 purple line + A, C, E blue line + N, Q , R & W yellow line and S shuttle from/to Grand Central.)
The departure point is within walking distance from/to many hotels located around the Theater District, Midtown West and Hudson Yards. If you opt for a car service (i.e. Yellow Cab, Uber, Lyft etc.) the complete address is – 330 W 42nd Street New York, New York 10036.

Please note that once you have arrived by Port Authority, you will have to head to the south-side of 42nd Street (outside the bus terminal) between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue towards the middle of the block. The buses will be lined up on the south-side of 42nd street. 
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Giuseppe M. | Google
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Excellent guide, excellent organisation, Irene always ready to respond, available in every topic with competence, you can feel the passion for her work. Her voice accompanied our tour, we will miss you!

From Google - January 2024
Antonella G. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
I am the owner of a Travel Agency. We are Italian in Erba, Eolo travel, I brought a small group and I entrusted myself to Tony. We received great service from start to finish. Punctuality and excellent guides.Thank you for the wonderful experience!!!

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Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

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I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

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Carmine S. | Google
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An extraordinary experience: I had the pleasure of having Irene as my guide for two days and thanks to the passion she puts into guiding you through the streets of NYC, the anecdotes, the trivia she lets you discover, and the facets she shows during the tour you can't help but fall even more in love with this wonderful city.

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[...] unique, very professional, courteous, friendly we can only write positive adjectives, you made us feel at home and have the desire to return. Super recommended. Erica, Marco, Annalisa and Giuseppe.

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The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

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Amber M. | Google
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Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

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We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

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Irene? as I have already said elsewhere, she truly deserves all the compliments that are paid to her. Available, friendly, prepared, in short, if you need an Italian speaking guide in New York, she is the right person. You deserve 5 stars and more!

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