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Pennsylvania Amish Lands Trip

Pennsylvania Amish Lands Trip featuring Sight & Sounds "Jesus"

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CCE Amish Lands July 2019 Trip Collage


July 21-25, 2019

5 Days, 4 Nights - $659/person, double occupancy

*Add $179 for single occupancy*

Package includes:

  • Overnight lodging to and from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
  • 2 nights lodging in Lancaster
  • 4 breakfast meals
  • 2 dinner meals, including a family-style dinner and shady maple smorgasbord
  • Performance of "Jesus" at the Millennium Theatre
  • Guided tour of the Amish Countryside, including stops at an Amish Craft Farm and Bake Shop
  • Kitchen Kettle Village
  • Lil' Country Store & Miniature Horse Farm
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Shipshewana, IN
  • Souvenir gift
  • Luggage handling in Lancaster
  • Taxes and meal gratuities
  • Motor coach transportation


The sample itinerary below is the proposed itinerary. However, the exact times, days, and destinations may vary for your group.

Day 1 – Depart from Rockford and travel to your overnight stop where lodging has been arranged for you this evening (pack an overnight bag). On your way, stop in South Bend, IN for a visit to the University of Notre Dame. Dinner is on your own this evening.

Day 2 – Following breakfast, check out and continue traveling to the Amishlands of Pennsylvania, stopping for rest and lunch on your own along the way. Check into your lodging for the next two nights in Lancaster, PA area – then depart for Lancaster County’s largest smorgasbord, Shady Maple, where you’ll find great tasting, Pennsylvania Dutch food sure to tempt your taste buds! After diner, head downstairs to brose in their huge gift shop, filled with over 40,000 square feet of unique gifts.

Day 3 – After breakfast at the motel, board your bus for a guided tour of the Amish Countryside, including stops at an Amish Craft Farm and a bake shop. Lunch is on your own at Kitchen Kettle Village in the town of Intercourse where you’ll have time to browse in the unique specialty shops displaying everything from local art to fine leather coats, quilts, accessories, and pottery. Arrive in the mid-afternoon at Sight & Sound’s Millennium Theatre to see a live performance of Jesus, a musical stage adventure about the most famous person to ever walk the earth, and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever. You will see Jesus’ birth, his death, and his resurrection, and so much more! Jesus is a show about love, both whimsical and adventurous, with technology never before used in the theatre. Plus, animals galore! A family-style dinner awaits you at a nearby restaurant after the show.

Day 4 – Following breakfast, check out and depart for a visit to the Lil’ Country Store and Miniature Horse Farm, a place of discovery and fun for every age. Pet the friendly miniature horses; try some homemade root beer; and browse in the country store filled with delicious treats and captivating gifts. After your visit, depart for your last night of lodging. Check into your room for the evening (pack an overnight bag). Dinner is on your own this evening.

Day 5 – Enjoy breakfast, then check out and depart for home. On your way, visit Amish Country in Shipshewana, IN. Continue home later today, taking with you enriching memories of your vacation in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country and Indiana.

Cancellation insurance available upon request. For information and reservations, please contact Gary Gullett at (815) 222-2824.

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Pennsylvania Amish Lands Trip 2019