Comfort Inn Amish Country
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... facility. By late 1920's there was discord over selling land that they ended up selling to the state for preservation purposes (only 28 acres). A few buildings have been reconstructed but the Sisters building and Worship building were renovated and they take you on tours. This reminded us of the Quakers facility we toured in KY that only had celebrate members. How can you keep members or grow if you are celebrate. At least this group allowed ...
Not wanting to be in a hurry today we took it easy this morning. We headed out of Philadelphia around 10 and decided we had time to drive through Lancaster to see some of the Amish farms. The kids had a blast at Amish Village. They learned about how the Amish live, work and go to school. We visited a school house and an original 1800s Amish farm house. They also got to sit in one of ...
... Modern stuff: They don't have electricity in their homes, but he pointed out an electric fence run on a 12 volt battery. He has hydraulic brakes on the buggy. He said the government makes them have lights, tail lights, turn signals and reflectors on the buggys. He said when the government makes rules that make sense to them, they try to comply.
After our buggy ride we went down ...
... is molasses, brown sugar, cinnamon, and spices topped with crumble and served with vanilla icecream. A true Lancaster County tradition. After dinner we did a little walk through the restaurant's huge vegetable garden and horse stables.
Ending our perfect day with our first night in a walmart carpark. In America its legal for campers and RVs to park up for the night in walmart carparks. Which is perfect, free and we get access to their restrooms.
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. ...