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Below is some helpful information about planning a group visit to the Turkey Hill Experience. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Turkey Hill Ice Cream
Taste Lab

Scheduling a Visit

To begin the scheduling process, please complete our Group Sales Information Request Form. One of our representatives will contact you within 48 business hours to discuss the details of your visit and answer any questions you may have. For your convenience, a confirmation letter is emailed to you as soon as you submit the request.

Visit Availability

Self-guided visits may be scheduled any day of the week. Taste Labs and Tea Discovery are conducted at specific times each day and vary seasonally. The group sales representative who contacts you can help you coordinate your visit so that we accommodate your group's schedule as best we can!

Group Size

The minimum number for a group is 20.

Groups

Accessibility

We are happy to accommodate all individuals in your group. All of our exhibits, restrooms, Taste Lab, and Tea Discovery are accessible by wheelchair and all public floors can be reached by elevator.

Lunch at the Experience

We have several options available for lunch while you are here. Ask your group sales representative to discuss the options with you!

Groups

Arrival Procedure

Please keep all guests on the motorcoach/bus upon arrival. Do not disembark the group until directed to do so by our representative who will greet your motorcoach/bus in the parking lot. The group leader only, however, may come into the main lobby as soon as the group arrives to provide a final count and make payment. There is a green sign indicating the location where motorcoach/bus groups can disembark. The motorcoach/bus can park freely on the north side of Linden Street along the indented curb. There are signs indicating "bus parking only" to help direct you. To pick up your group at the end of the visit, return to the drop off point.

Bus Parking

Parking is free and located on the North side of Linden Street along the indented curb.

Guided Tour of Columbia Borough

Did you know that Columbia, PA was in line to be the Capital of the United States at one point? Or that it played a critical role in the Civil War, specifically in relation to Gettysburg? Let one of our experienced step-on guides take your motorcoach on this informative 45 minute tour of Columbia and neighboring Wrightsville. $2.00 per person (minimum of 15 people) and a maximum cost of $100 per Group. This is available to motorcoach groups only.

Signature Tours featuring the Turkey Hill Experience

Sweet & Salty, Creamy & Crunchy Tour

provided by Landmark Tours - www.landmarktouring.com - 800-326-8443

  • Get a Salty Start to your day at Martin's Potato Chip Factory
  • Crunch your way to Stauffer's Cookie Outlet, home of the Original Animal Cracker
  • Visit Revonah Pretzel for a salty treat.
  • Enjoy your Creamy Dessert at the Turkey Hill Experience and Taste Lab.

PA Ice Cream Extravaganza Tour - 3-Day Tour

provided by Alternative Tours - www.alternativetours.com - 800-783-5605

  • Visit one of Philadelphia's oldest Ice Cream Parlors, experience a City tour and visit Valley Forge. Enjoy a special treat at the Swiss Chalet - ice cream that's made every two hours!
  • Drive through the middle of a 1200 cow dairy barn. Lunch and tour at Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum. Immerse yourself in a world of Ice Cream at the Turkey Hill Experience.
  • Meet an old-order Amish family. Enjoy lunch at an authentic Amish restaurant followed by Elva's Chalk Talk. This unusual artist tells her story though music and art using chalk.

Extreme Lancaster - A Dine Around Tour

provided by Lowee's Group Tours - www.lowees.com - 717-657-9658

  • Arrive at the Intercourse Pretzel Factory for a tour and samples.
  • Witness Jacob's struggles in "Jacob's Choice" Film at the Amish Experience.
  • Relish in "Amish Bizarre Foods" and a chicken luncheon at Plain & Fancy Farm.
  • End your special day with creamy ice cream at the Turkey Hill Experience

Ice Cream, Art & Buggies

provided by Brunswick Tours, Inc - www.brunswicktours.com - 800-979-8687

  • Visit Chalk Talk at Elva's Studio to enjoy a presentation reviving the old art of chalk talk.
  • Venture out for an Amish Farmland Tour and visit the Amish Carriage Shop.
  • Enjoy a PA Dutch Family Style Dinner at the Lil Country Store & Miniature Farm.
  • Finish your special day with a sweet ending at the Turkey Hill Experience and Taste Lab.

Do The Twist - Backward Progressive Luncheon Tour

provided by Landmark Tours - www.landmarktouring.com - 800-326-8443

  • Start with Dessert at the Turkey Hill Experience. Make you own flavor in the Taste Lab.
  • Enjoy a 50's themed main course at The Hop at San Carlo's Restaurant.
  • Top off the day with a visit to Naylor's Winery for a tour and tasting with appetizer

A Lancaster County Locovore Progressive Meal & Farm Tour

provided by All-In-One Tours & Cruises - www.all-in-one-tours.com - 717-201-4381

  • Start with a sticky bun at Mr. Stickys while you head to Miesse's Candy for a tour.
  • Enjoy shopping at Central Market before you head to Oregon Dairy for a wagon ride.
  • End your tour with all things Ice Cream at the Turkey Hill Experience.

Indians, Immigrants and Ice Cream

provided by Bob Neff Tours - www.bobnefftours.com - 800-848-1492

  • Go back in time as you visit a Multi-Family Long House and the 1919 Hans Herr House Museum.
  • After lunch visit the First National Bank Museum and learn about the local Underground Railroad.
  • Enjoy a sweet ending to your day at the Turkey Hill Experience and Taste Lab.

Holiday Sweets - One Day or Overnight Getaway

provided by Lowee's Group Tours - www.lowees.com - 717-657-9658

  • Tour Hershey on a guided tour. Additonally, overnight guests will visit Founders Hall and Deardon House.
  • Eat lunch, ride the the Great American Chocolate Ride & create your own Candy Bar at Chocolate World.
  • Induldge your sweet tooth at the Turkey Hill Experience and the Turkey Hill Taste Lab.
  • Overnight guests will enjoy dinner in a historic mansion before a drive through Hershey's Sweet Lights.
  • Overnighters will also visit the Nissley Vineyards and Winery Estate to taste and learn about winemaking

Schedule a visit for your group of 20+.

To begin the scheduling process, please complete our Group Sales Information Request Form. One of our representatives will contact you within 48 business hours to discuss the details of your visit and answer any questions you may have. For your convenience, a confirmation letter is emailed to you as soon as you submit the request.

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