Fall Harvest Amish Tour
September 15-21, 2018: (7 Days)
Staying 4 nights in Lancaster, the Heart of the “Amish Country” with a day visit to Hershey Chocolate World & Gettysburg PA. We will also take in the Biblical Production of Jesus at the Sight & Sound Theatre, American Music Theatre & much more!!
Treat yourself to a Tour that will be filled with wonderful memories. Come along with us as we travel to the State of Pennsylvania which in itself is full of beautiful countryside
Saturday September 15: Today we will depart from Moncton with pickups in Petitcodiac, Sussex, Saint John, Fredericton and points along the way. We will travel to Tewksbury, Mass. where we will make our first night’s stay at the Fairfield Inn.
Prior to checking in we will have Supper at the famous Cracker Barrel Restaurant (not included).Once we are settled into our Hotel we will enjoy a Meet & Greet with tea, coffee & dessert.
Sunday September 16: After breakfast this morning we will depart for the beautiful State of Pennsylvania. Arriving late afternoon we will check into the Comfort Suites Amish Country where we will make our home for the next 4 nights. Group Dinner Included tonight at the Golden Corral.
Monday September 17: After breakfast at the Hotel this morning we will travel to Gettysburg (1 hour drive) to the Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center (Included). Here you will view the Cyclorama – a colossal circular oil painting longer than a Football field which will immerse guests in one of history’s most pivotal moments: Pickett’s charge on the last of the Battle of Gettysburg and take in the film “A New Birth of Freedom” You will also have time to visit the Museum & Library.
To top off the morning we will have a delicious noon Meal @ General Pickett’s Buffet (Included). Early afternoon you will have time on your own to explore the unique town of Gettysburg and walk in the footsteps of these courageous soldiers and leaders and come to understand Gettysburg important place in the American heritage. 51,000 Americans became casualties here as they fought for their beliefs. Also visit the Monument representing the place where President Lincoln gave his address.
Once we finish up we will make our way to Hershey known as America’s sweetest Town. Here we will visit Hershey Chocolate World where you will enjoy the Great American Chocolate Tour Ride and experience firsthand how Chocolate is really made (Included). You will have ample time to shop for unique Hershey brands of merchandise as well as your favorite Chocolate. Top it off with a snack or visit the awesome Ice Cream Shop before we depart and make our way back to the Amish Country. Tonight you can enjoy a leisurely evening on your own.
Tuesday September 18: Today after breakfast you are in for a real treat as we explore this beautiful Amish Countryside. I have arranged a wonderful Tour Guide for you who is very familiar with the Amish Faith and their way of life. We will visit several Amish Farms where they display and sell beautiful Quilts, Furniture, Crafts and much more. A stop along the way for an Amish homemade hot pretzel & root beer is a must!! We will finish up our tour with a visit to the Kitchen Kettle Village where you will have ample time to visit this unique little place – do some shopping and have lunch.
After lunch we will leave for the Sight and Sound Theatre where you will see the new Biblical Production of “Jesus”. A visit to Sight & Sound Theatre is truly a unique experience. Story, song and spectacular staging bring the Bible to life on stage. With professional actors, elaborate costumes, trained animals, unmatched special effects and memorable music Sight & Sound Shows inspire more than 800,000 Guests every year. Following the production to top off the day I have arranged a Group Meal for you in a young couple’s “Amish Home”. Their names are Daniel & Liz Fisher who have 5 children. This will be an experience you will always remember! The Cost will be $17.00 per person U.S. Cash only please.
Wednesday September 19th: After a good night’s sleep and a hardy breakfast we are off to the Amish Farmers Market in Bird in Hand. You are in for a real treat as you get to see all the Amish produce, crafts, furniture etc. as well as mingle with the Amish. Later in the morning we will visit a must see Amish Furniture Shop where there is something for everyone. See something you like - we can put it under the Coach.
For lunch we will visit the Kitchen Kettle Village and have time for some last minute shopping. Mid – Afternoon we will make our way to the American Music Theatre to enjoy their new production “Songs of the Silver Screen”. Movie buffs of all ages will delight in this new, original production. Enjoy live performances from the AMT cast and band as they pay tribute to the biggest hits from movies past and present. You won’t want to miss the toe-tapping tribute of movie songs spanning decades of film making. “Classic Songs” made famous from Elvis Presley, Julie Andrews, Bette Midler, Rosemary Clooney, Barbara Streisand, John Williams and many more!! Grab your Popcorn and get ready for a Harmonious, Cinematic show! Following the theatre we will enjoy a delicious Amish Family Style Meal at the Good & Plenty Restaurant!! (Theatre & Meal Included)
Thursday September 20th: This morning after Breakfast (included) we will say good – bye to the beautiful State of Pennsylvania and make our way back to Saco, Maine to overnight at the Ramada Plaza. I have arranged a delicious Group Dinner for you this evening at the Hotel (included).
Friday September 21st: After Breakfast this morning we will make our way to Bangor for some last minute shopping at the Super Walmart for those who would like to pick up a few grocery items. We will then make our way to the Canadian Border with a stop at Duty Free prior to Crossing.
Please make sure you do not pack your Passports in your suitcase as they are needed for the Canadian Customs and have all shopping receipts available. We will arrive home early evening taking with us some wonderful memories filled with lots of fun and adventure.
Price per person includes: Motor Coach Transportation, 6 Night’s Accommodations, All Attractions listed, 4 Groups Meals, 6 Breakfasts, & all Taxes.
$300.00 required when booking and balance is due August 1, 2018. No refunds after August 1, 2018. Cancellation & Travel Insurance is available upon request & highly recommended.