No problem showing up to these places without tickets in hand.
Buggy rides will get cancelled in bad weather.
The Amish Farm and House is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Choo Choo Barn is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., make sure you get your timing right to see both.
Great place to visit anytime of year.
Take your kids before they turn 12 for discounted rates. Kids in the younger age range might appreciate these activities more. Admission was free for our 1-year-old, and us adults enjoyed all of these experiences.
Take the kids to Amish Country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to visit the Amish Farm and House, plus more! It is about an hour and a half drive from Baltimore or Philadelphia (two and a half hours from Washington DC). This makes it an easy day trip for those looking for a unique experience outside of the city. Locals have capitalized on the roughly 35,000 Amish people living in Lancaster County, setting up many tourist attractions showcasing Amish traditions. Start the day off with a big Amish breakfast at Dienner’s Country Restaurant. Then, spend the day walking off the calories while touring the various stops in Amish Country. Begin with a guided tour at the Amish Farm and House. Here, learn about the lifestyle and culture of the Amish. Next, train enthusiasts will certainly relish a stop at the Choo Choo Barn. This stop is full of motorized miniature trains and fun for all. Then, all aboard to the Kitchen Kettle Village. Enjoy the Amish crafts and goodies to purchase, and bring something home. Lastly, grab a healthier option for lunch or early dinner at Root of Lancaster. Parents will enjoy the fact that Lancaster County offers lots of family-friendly activities for kids of all ages.