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So Much To See, So Much To Do

Every sunrise over the gentle hills of the surrounding farmlands brings a day full of possibility. If you’re looking for events and things to do in Lancaster County, our Bird-in-Hand family of properties offer the perfect place to stay close to everything you want to do. As our Guest, you’re invited to get to know the side of Amish Country we call home, with a complimentary tour of back roads and farmlands. Enjoy a memorable ice cream social with the Smucker family. Test your stamina or cheer on the runners in the Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon. Take a hot air balloon ride or tour The Amish Village. Nearby, you’ll find farmers markets, quilt shops and boutiques, as well as outlet stores, Sight & Sound Theatres, Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, the Strasburg Railroad, and more. If you want to know more about events and attractions, explore our website or ask our knowledgeable staff for recommendations.

For a list of places to dine, shop and stay, plus special events and things to do during your visit, check out the Bird-in-Hand Village Map & Guide

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Harvest Tour

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Tour the farms • Taste the harvest

OCTOBER 19, 2022

Feed your mind and delight your palate as you visit local Lancaster County farms, learn about their unique operations and sample the fruits of their labors. John Smucker is your host for this tour, which includes a flavorful luncheon featuring fresh, locally grown foods. It’s the ultimate farm-to-fork experience!

Tour Stops:

5:30 am  Rise, Shine & Dine:  Wake up with the roosters and see cows being milked at our neighbor Aaron Lantz’s organic farm. Then savor a delicious farm-fresh breakfast with the Lantz family in their kitchen.

7:30 am  The Time is Ripe: Take an orchard tour of Kauffman’s Fruit & Farm Market and learn how they produce their apple butter and apple cider.

9:15 am  Goats on the Farm: Amish farmer Amos Miller at Misty Creek Goat Dairy will demonstrate how to make goat cheese. Shop for goat’s milk soaps and lotions before you leave.

11:00 am  Dairy with a Difference: At Oasis Farm Cooperative, we’ll learn about the benefits of milk from grass-fed cows and hear from Leroy Miller, an Amish farmer and Co-op Manager. Get insights into grass-fed meats and organic dairy products, then observe milk processing and cheese production.

12:00 pm  Grown Local Luncheon: You’ve seen where it’s grown. Now taste the farm-fresh difference. Receive a market basket of local foods after lunch.

1:00 pm   Perfectly Pumpkin: Our last stop after lunch will be a visit to Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe. See how we make our famous pies with home-grown pumpkins. You can even try our handcrafted Pumpkin Gingersnap artisan ice cream.

Includes:

Space is limited so reserve early. Enjoy this package for $540 (plus tax). Extend your stay for only $99 a night (plus tax).*

Call (800) 914-2473 to reserve your stay. For more information on the Village Inn & Suites, click here. Walking is required for these tours.

 

*Requires $200 deposit to reserve your tour (refundable up to two weeks prior to event).$99 extra night includes stay in a standard room (ask about upgrades). Taxes not included.

 

Details

Date:
October 19
Website:
https://bird-in-hand.com/experiences/harvest-tour/

Venue

Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites
2695 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 United States
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Phone:
(717) 768-1535
Website:
https://bird-in-hand.com/bird-in-hand-village-inn-suites/