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Amish Country of Northern Indiana

Amish Country of Northern Indiana

Amish Country of Northern Indiana offers authentic experiences, one-of-a-kind- events, singular attractions, lively Main Streets, scenic backroads and unique culture, complemented by fun activities, hand-crafts and memorable foods groups crave.

Visit the Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail

  An American Bus Association Top 100 Event for seven consecutive years
  Showcasing 19 supersized, quilt-themed gardens and 21 hand painted quilt-art murals
  Master Gardener step-on guides available for groups
  Quilt inspired gardens and murals blanket seven welcoming communities
  On view free of charge May 30 to October 1
  The only event of its kind in the world!

Experience the best of Amish Country of Northern Indiana

Learn about the Amish way of life on the Amish Acres guided House & Farm walking tour or inside Menno-Hof the Amish/Mennonite Interpretive Center
Experience the Amish mode of transportation with horse drawn buggy rides or carriage rides at various locations
Learn from experts with baking and cooking demonstrations in Amish homes; Amish quilting bees and quilt trunk shows; and hands-on crafts in Amish shops
Appreciate animal husbandry touring a working dairy farm or camel farm; visiting a buffalo ranch or duck hatchery; or learning the secret life of bees
See it made visiting bustling workshops from furniture crafters to coffin builders and buggy makers
Step-on guides provide groups scenic drives, cultural insights and backroads experiences along one of LIFE magazine’s Top 40 Scenic Drives in America
Shop till you drop stopping at quaint country shops on the “Brown Bag Tour” or piece it all together hopping to fabulous quilt and fabric stores on the “Pieces, Pies & Posies Tour”
Enjoy fresh-baked pies and breads, hearty homemade fare and just picked produce dining in an Amish home or passing platters of favorites at famous family-style eateries

Take in the Arts & Culture

Enjoy sparkling live performances at Amish Acres Round Barn Theatre, downtown Elkhart’s Lerner Theatre or Heritage Hall at Das Dutchman Essenhaus
Glimpse the early 1900s lifestyle of a wealthy family at Ruthmere house museum or view works by American notables including Indiana’s largest collection of Norman Rockwell prints at the Midwest Museum of American Art
Meet potters, a fiber artist, sculptor and other working artisans at Goshen’s Old Bag Factory
Combine the beauty of nature with stunning sculpture at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

The Amish Country/Elkhart County (IN) CVB offers FREE expert advice, creative itineraries and over 27 years of customized group travel planning experience. Contact Sonya Nash, CTP, at 1-800-517-9657, sonya@amishcountry.org, www.AmishCountryTours.org

 

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