Tips for Planning Your Visit

For the complete Amish Experience, you need travel no further than Plain & Fancy Farm on Route 340, halfway between the villages of Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse.  (GPS: 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505).

Ticket purchase, tour check-in, and departure all take place from the theater box office in the east parking lot in front of Amish View Inn & Suites. Along with buggy rides, great shopping, and incomparable dining at Smokehouse BBQ restaurant, here you’ll find many ways to discover the world of the Amish…

  • What It Means to Be Amish: “Jacob’s Choice” at the Amish Experience Theater (35 minutes)
  • How The Amish Live and Learn: The Fisher Homestead & One-Room School (45 minutes)
  • Where the Amish Work and Play: The Amish Farmlands Tour (90 minutes) and/or Visit-in-Person Tour (3 hours)

1. The SuperSaver Tour Package is your best value, and includes a voucher for a FREE “Cookie Run” Buggy Ride with Aaron & Jessica’s Buggy Rides. (Vouchers expire November 30, 2019.)  Guarantee your seat and purchase non-refundable tickets at least an hour in advance online to receive $3 off the adult and $2 off child walk-up price (with no service fees).…

SuperSaver Tour: 3½ hours. Combines the Amish Experience Theater, the Amish Country Homestead (House & One-Room School) and the Amish Farmlands mini-bus Tour. Adults $47.95. Children (4-12) $24.95. Children 3 and under $16.95. (You must provide a car seat for small children and babies.) Please arrive at least 15 minutes before tour time. (Buy online: $44.95 for ages 13+, $22.95 for children 4-12, and $16.95 for children 3 and under.)

2. The exclusive Amish Visit-in-Person Tour provides the rare opportunity to meet and talk to the Amish as you make three stops. Visit a farm at milking time, meet with an Amish craftsman behind-the-scenes, and sit and talk with Amish right in their home. Limited to 14 guests. Guarantee your seat and purchase non-refundable tickets at least an hour in advance online to receive $3 off the adult and $2 off the child walk-up price (with no service fees).…

Visit-in-Person Tour: 3 hours. Adults $61.95. Children (6-12) $41.95 (no children under 6 on this tour). Please arrive at least 15 minutes before tour time. Tour must leave on time, and we will leave without you if you are late.  Tickets are non-refundable. (Buy online: $58.95 for ages 13+, $39.95 for children 6-12. No children under 6 on this tour.)

Sundays are a special time.

For the Amish, it is a day of rest, worship, and visiting. Deep in the Amish Farmlands on our tours, we often see a gathering of buggies at a home for church, families traveling to and fro in their carriages, and sometimes even an afternoon game of volleyball.

What activities are open on Sunday?

Although Amish visits cannot be made on Sundays, we’ll substitute another stop featuring local crafts or foods. In addition to the Farmlands Tours, the Theater, Homestead & School and buggy rides are open Sundays in season, as is Smokehouse BBQ & Brews.

 

 

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