Comfort Inn Amish Country
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Sunday here in Lancaster is a pretty quiet day. We knew that none of the Amish attractions/businesses would be open, so we planned to have a bit of a quiet day as the last two weeks of the trip are the busiest.
After a day in the car yesterday, I got in an early morning run this morning before breakfast. We decided that it would be a good idea to do a bit of a self guided tour among the farming communities. So ...
... br> Found a motel in Lancaster that is right on the edge of town, away from the busy roads, and we keep seeing the Amish ride by in their horse and buggies. Very nice to watch. We wanted to have an Amish experience for dinner, so we found out where the local Amish restaurants were and went to one. Such a good meal, and when other Amish are eating there, then I'd say it's got to be pretty good. Home cooking at it's finest.
Another thing about Lancaster, ...
... and browsed the many shops, including a wonderful quilt shop. The town changed its name only recently. I think it was previously known as Crossed Keys. I am not sure why the change. We then set off again and again got lost but ended up at an Amish farm and shop, where they served freshly made ice creams and soft pretzels that were very tasty. We eventually found our way back to Lancaster and our hotel, exhausted after a very enjoyable and informative ...
The way out of DC was a nightmare due to road blocks and heavy storms. Late in the evening we finally arrived in our B & B in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The reward for the tiring ride was a very warm welcome by the friendly host family and a spacious, lovely room. After an amazing home-made breakfast the weather got friendlier at last and we explored the thriving Amish community in the area. The traditional lifestyle is ...
Saturday was delightfully warm and sunny. We headed to downtown Lancaster's famous central markets. It was so nice to see the fresh produce from the area including some of the wares of local Amish folk. The kids enjoyed an authentic peanut butter or shoofly whoopie pie (two 'muffin tops' joined with creamy frosting). In the afternoon we visited with Tim & Heidi Hodge and 3 of their children. ...
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