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“A True Amish Experience and AMISH MAFIA TOUR!”

The Amish Experience
Ranked #1 of 3 Tours in Bird in Hand
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Amish Country Tours is the oldest operating tour company in Amish Country, and the only operator with certified guides. Far from the commercial clutter of Route 30, the Amish Experience at Plain & Fancy Farm sits on Route 340 between Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse, a non-commercial AAA designated Scenic Cultural Byway, surrounded by Amish farms. Our exclusive Amish Visit-in-Person Tour is the only opportunity of its kind to allow for close interaction with the Amish at work, at milking time, and in the home, and the only tour designated by the County of Lancaster as an official Heritage Tour. It is limited to 14 guests on our mini-shuttles.
Reviewed March 17, 2013

After growing up in Lancaster Co., we went to the Amish Experience Theater to see if they told the true story of the Amish.
Surprisingly, it was not only true to life, it was interesting and fun as well!

The workers were very helpful in answering any questions and the gift shop was exquisite!

The Amish Experience just started a "AMISH MAFIA" tour, where they will take folks to the site where The Amish Mafia was filmed, and they give the TRUE story of the Amish as a rebuttal....great idea!

7  Thank terrykeithsmom
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

I asked the Amish guy who took us on a tour what he got paid and it was startling. These people clearly are taking advantage of the local Amish. It's very sad. Don't contribute to this kind of discrimination.

6  Thank Ediggity
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

Unique and very rewarding! It is good to see a business allow visitors access to the Amish and yet have such respect for their lifestyle.

3  Thank TMastro1616
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

The Amish Experience tour was a wonderful three part tour which included a bus tour of the Amish countryside, a background experiential movie about customs, a peek at modes of transportation, and a look inside an Amish homestead. As part of the tour we had the opportunity to visit both a general country store and a small dairy farm where we interacted with three calves and saw many dairy cows. After the small bus tour, we had a wonderful lunch that included some traditional Amish foods and American fare. Then, we got to tour a recreated Amish one room classroom and homestead. Every part was decorated and designed by the Amish and had original furnishings. The last part of our tour consisted of watching a movie in a interactive theatre that made you feel like you were part of the action. This was a great tour that took about 2.5 hours plus 45 minutes for lunch. If you only have one morning or afternoon in the Lancaster area then this is definitely the way to go.

2  Thank Teeplepeople
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

2.5 hour tour through the Amish country with a guide who is a native of the area, what's not to like? Well worth the price.

3  Thank eric622
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