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VIP Private Wine Tour with Lunch in Hershey from Lancaster
"Your personal chauffeur will arrive at 11:00 am at a pick up you choose in Lancaster PA with your souvenir glasses souvenir wine bags a bottle of wine souvenir corkscrew and Panera Signature bagged lunches.The wineries and tasting rooms we visit will vary based on the day of week and time of year. We guarantee visiting at least 3 locations but if time allows 4 locations will be visited.All of the locations you will visit are within a 30-minute drive of each other and you will spend between 45 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes at each location. Your chauffeur will walk into each location with you and intro
From $117.00
 
Private New York Day Trip to Amish Country with Amish Mennonite Guides
"Your private driver-guide will meet your group at the New York City location of your choice at whatever time is best for you.  You will then travel approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes to Amish Country in Lancaster Pennsylvania. There you will meet up with your Amish or Mennonite guide and head out on a 6-hour adventure roaming and exploring the beautiful Amish countryside for the day.Early in the visit stop at an all-you-can-eat family-style restaurant where Amish food is prepared and served (not included in the cost of the tour). You will visit at least one of each of the following during the day: an Amish quilt shop; farm; farmers' market; water powe schools cemeteries and businesses along way. See the Amish working in their fields driving their horses and buggies and living a lifestyle more like the 1800s than today. It should be noted that each of these experiences is a real-life experience and encounter -- these are not staged tourist attractions. Your guide living in that community
From $799.00
 
Private Driving Tour of Lancaster and Amish Country
"Lancaster County is located approximately 90 minutes outside of Philadelphia and has been home to Amish and Mennonite communities for generations. Every tour includes a drive along many of the country roads that crisscross the area while you hear about the history philosophies and culture of the Amish and Mennonite people from your guide. Depending upon the length of your tour activities for your day may include taking a Amish buggy ride visiting a local bakery touring a museum to see how the Amish have lived for more than two centuries eating lunch at a classic Pennsylvania Dutch Smorgasbord or market
From $445.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Lancaster

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Speeds on the back roads

At least where I live when driving through a residential area with a double yellow line in the middle is a good sign you should be doing 30mph. Not so on most of the back farm roads. Speeds were...
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Road Apples

Road Apples is what us locals call them. Otherwise known as horse droppings, manure, poop, and other things. Anyway, with those buggies going to and fro, the horses are bound to get the urge every so...
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White Tail Deer on Roads

White tail deer bed down during the day and come out in the early evening. You will want to watch for them when driving near creeks, wooded areas, and meadows from early evening to just after dawn....
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Buggies...especially at certain times

When driving around the county, especially in certain areas (generally east and north of the city), beware of Amish and Mennonite horse-drawn buggies. Horses can be unpredictable, and every once in a...
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only one is safe

Of all the zipcoded areas that are included in Lancaster listings of crime reports, only one is considered really safe (ZIPCODE 17601). That area is listed among the top 10% of safe Pennsylvania towns...
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Downtown Lancaster is not the same as the suburbs

We visit the Lancaster area two or three times a year. Since it is not very far from Philadelphia or our home, it is usually a day trip for us; however, we do occasionally stay overnight so we can...
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Lancaster stores and eateries close on Sundays!

Saturdays you will see the families working outside preparing for their Lord's Day of rest - sometimes baling hay into the dark of the night so they will be able to rest on Sunday; Sundays you will...
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Never Ever walk across Route 30/Lincoln Hwy

If you're spending time on the Route 30 strip (aka Lincoln Highway), never, ever walk across the road. I don't care how attractive it is on the other side of the road....use your car!!! There have...
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No Room At the Inn

Do not go to Lancaster in the summer time without planning ahead and booking a hotel. We drove around for close to two hours before we finally found something, and then ended up paying too much for...
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Respect the Amish

The Amish people share the same highways and byways as those who drive cars. It is important to give leeway, not tail gate or honk your horn as you do not want to spook the horses. There have been...
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Driving Around Lancaster

There are warnings for auto drivers to beware when they encounter a slow moving horse and buggy which may pull out into the traffic. You either need to wait for passing lane or wait until they pull...
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Respect the locals

The reason you don't see pictures of Amish folks on this page is because they don't really like being photographed. I saw plenty of Amish selling their wares, driving their horse drawn carriages and...
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While Lancaster appears quaint...

While Lancaster appears quaint and terrifically safe, it is a populated area. ANd like any popular area, we do have crime, so be careful like you would anywhere else.Watch out for the traffic. Locals...
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Top Hotels in Lancaster

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222 Eden Road, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17601, United States
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3063 Lincoln Highway (US 30), PO Box 336, Paradise, Pennsylvania, 17562, United States
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545 Greenfield Rd., Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17601, United States
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480 New Holland Avenue, Suite 3000, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602, United States
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2100 US Hwy 30 East, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602, United States
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2307 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602, United States
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Top Things to Do in Lancaster

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Amish Farm and Home

We arrived at the farmhouse about 9 am and our group were allocated a guide to take us through each room of the farmhouse. The guide was excellent and explained the detail of each room. The bedrooms...
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Intercourse

Walking through the town I passed this Notice and thought it worth a photo. We were in town on 7th June a little early for the celebration. Keep in mind that the 250th Anniversary celebration will...
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Central Market

Back in the 70s we toured this area on Spring Break and one of the things we did was visit this iconic marketplace. So I rearranged my schedule to be able to go again and this time to take some...
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Bird In Hand

Bird in Hand - follow Route 340 for an exploration through Amish countryside - also visited the Bird in Hand on Route 340 on the corner of Maple Ave for local dishes such as Shoo Fly Pie! Intercourse...
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Soldiers and Sailors Monument

In Lancaster there is a big civil war monument. At least it was originally a monument to the Union soldiers that were killed in the Civil War, but it now includes other wars. The 1744 Treaty of...
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Trinity Lutheran Church

Very historic, old church, more than 200 years old. Presents free concert series from time to time, including jazz, organ concerts, local orchestras, choirs, chamber ensembles, and more. Free parking...
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Top 5 Lancaster Writers

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Knight_Kadosh

"Pennsylvania Dutch Country"
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Pawtuxet

"LANCASTER COUNTY"
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acemj

"Lancaster County"
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Mikebb

"Land Of The Amish"
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keida84

"Lancaster, Pennsylvania The Amish Country"
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