Located in central Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Dutch Country was settled by early Amish immigrants.
Students gain an in-depth look at a working Amish farm, and can take a ride aboard common Amish transportation: a horse and buggy. Just a short trip away lays Gettysburg. Here, students will learn about the pivotal roll this small town played in the Civil War, and more importantly view the ground where thousands of men lost their lives. Reminiscent to Arlington National Cemetery, a visit to Gettysburg is a moving experience for visitors.
Known for their simple, farming lifestyle, the Amish settled in Pennsylvania in the early 18th century. Today, over 200 years later, visitors can tour their farmsteads and non-motorized lifestyle and see time stand still.
Amish Country Style Dinner
From farm to table, an Amish meal consists of hearty, locally grown foods served family style. Join your friends for an unforgettable and delicious meal.
Horse Drawn Buggy Ride
The Amish means of transportation, hop aboard a horse-drawn buggy for a ride around town. No ride in Pennsylvania Dutch country is more authentic than a horse and buggy.
Gettysburg National Military Park
Highly symbolic and solemn, Gettysburg National Military Park encompasses the Gettysburg battlefield, as well as all land used as support during the battle. The park also houses the Gettysburg National Cemetery.
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Hallowed ground for those who fell during the deadly Battle of Gettysburg, the Gettysburg National Cemetery is located within the national Military Park and features the Soldiers National Monument in the center of the cemetery.
Painted by French artist Paul Dominique Philippoteaux in 1883, the cyclorama surrounds visitors in a 360 degree painting that depicts Pickett’s charge during the battle of Gettysburg.