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If you’ve never been to the heart of Amish country in Pennsylvania, consider a sweet student trip to Lancaster and Hershey.

The Amish Experience

Immerse your students in the simple Amish lifestyle at the Amish Experience in Lancaster, PA.  Tour the farmlands, visit a typical Amish home and hear stories of the people who live here.  Keep your eyes open for the horse and buggies!

Hersheypark

Hersheypark is a beautiful theme park built on a chocolate legacy.  Originally intended for Milton Hershey’s employees to enjoy, Hersheypark is now a world-class amusement park with more than 50 thrilling rides, a water park and zoo.

Hershey’s Chocolate World

Just a short drive from Lancaster is Hershey’s Chocolate World in Hershey, PA.  It’s is a fun look at the Hershey’s chocolate making process from bean to bar.  See, hear, feel and smell as you ride through the chocolate making tour in comfort. Cows will sing, and kids will love it!

Turkey Hill Experience

The Turkey Hill Experience in Lancaster, PA will make everyone ‘scream’ for ice cream!  This bright, spacious facility in the middle of Amish country is tons of fun.  Students can learn how ice cream is made, milk mechanical cows or sit in an old-fashioned milk truck.  The Turkey Hill Taste Lab allows them to virtually create their own ice cream flavor and then eat it – yum!

Itinerary

Our itineraries are just a starting point for your adventure.  We work directly with you to create a student trip that’s perfect for your group.  If you want a unique performance or learning experience, we make it happen. Do you need to change days or add an attraction? Consider it done! If you just need a trip planner that gives you great options, we have you covered. Our promise is always travel beyond expectations!

 

Day 1:     

Arrive in Gettysburg and meet your “full-scope” tour director, a seasoned pro who will handle the details of your trip. Begin at the Gettysburg National Military Park where the Battle of Gettysburg is depicted in the Cyclorama, a massive, 1883 painting by Paul Philippoteaux.

Explore war relics and artifacts at Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War.  Next, walk on hallowed ground during a 2-hour guided Battlefield Tour.  Finally, feed the troops a hearty, home-cooked meal at General Pickett’s Buffet before checking in to the Country Inn & Suites.

 

Day 2:     

Begin the day with breakfast (included) before departing for the Soldiers’ National Cemetery Tour where President Lincoln delivered the famous Gettysburg Address.  Continue with a tour of the David Wills House where Lincoln stayed during his time in Gettysburg.  Lunch is on your own, but dinner at the charming Dobbin House Tavern is included.  Finally, take a “spirited” guided ghost tour of the famously haunted spots in Gettysburg.

 

Day 3:     

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel (included) and then a short ride to the sweetest place on earth!  Tour Hershey’s Chocolate World to see how your favorite candy is made then spend a day at Hersheypark, the theme park founded by Milton Hershey in 1906.

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I have been traveling with Kaleidoscope for 19 years and still continue to be impressed by their expertise and willingness to go the extra mile to make my trip a success!

Christy Hauert

Our trip was a great success! Everything was well throughout and organized. I am very pleased with the level of care that went in to our trip becoming a success. Thank you!

Darcie Bishop

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