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Amish Country

#29 of 222 things to do in Lancaster County Features Animals
PA 17505
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Amish countryside and farmsteads are really well kept with no fences to spoil the view. It's worth a drive through or take a horse and trap.Visit the Amish Farm and House tourist attraction to get a real insight into the Amish way of life.

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the Amish museum which has a farm, school room and Amish house. It was fun to visit and the house tour informative and interesting. You'll find Amish buggies on the local roads with reflector lights and stopped at the traffic lights! They live...More

Thank SydneyFamily2011
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My nan and I really enjoyed the buggy ride and talking to Levi. We also loved the Amish shop were you could try all the different salsa and jams that they make. Although I was disappointed that we didn't see more of the Amish community...More

Thank J976
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Amish View is a wonderful place, many of the rooms face the Amish farmlands. It is wonderful watching the fields being plowed and seeing the young children going to their school house right across the fields. The staff is wonderful in offering suggestions on where...More

Thank amk114
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Very good place to visit Loved the buggy ride and kitchen kettle village where they have variety of homemade jams and relishes.

Thank anudave85
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Sadly we visited during there down season. The best time to go is May-Sept. But we did come across a few horse and buggies which were fun to see and we had a chance to stop at a boot store that just happened to be...More

Thank nheffner2017
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We visited the Amish country side twice so far; each time, something new. The culture and lifestyle of the old country, preserved to this day. And the PRETZEL ... the MOST DELICIOUS one I have eaten in my entire life. The authenticity of the ingredients...More

Thank Tamy M
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visited amish village with my family in August 11, 2016. It was amazing to see how they live in their own environment and how they survive. They don't use modern technologies like iphone, laptop or any kind of device which we do. Amish men works...More

Thank Sadaf2013
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I have been visiting the Amish Country for over twenty years, and visit multiple times each year! I look forward to my visits as this area is peaceful and the countryside is beautiful. While in the area, there are numerous Amish run quilt and craft...More

3  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to take a drive through Amish country, during our Thanksgiving vacation to PA. It was a little more congested and crowded (with standard homes/people) than we expected, but overall, was beautiful and a great drive. We saw many from the...More

2  Thank Tonya L
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Can you drive there on your own and tour on your own as well? Is there a general parking area or maybe an information place where you have the option to purchase tours?
11 June 2017|
Response from Christine C | Reviewed this property |
This is definitely an area where you will want to drive on your own at least part of the time you are there. There are many sites, restaurants and hotels in the Amish Country are located all throughout Lancaster County which... More
Hi, family of 6, four kids aged 10-16,would love to come for an over night stay in the area. Is there a recommended place as to where should we stay and how we can see/experience the amish life?
1 May 2017|
Response from perfecttraveler | Reviewed this property |
The Amish View Inn & Suites is a very nice, roomy and excellent place to stay. A full breakfast is included which starts your day off right. The rooms are very roomy and I would suggest the 2 room suite. The Kettle... More
Hi Tamy, how did you get there? Did you take a tour?
16 February 2017|
Response from abdallah m | Reviewed this property |
We used our private car to reach there, I am not quite sure about transportation and how you can arrive.