Winter Cure in “March” for Cabin Fever

March 21st, 2013

Let us pamper you with our 2008 winter rates of $65 per night. Our historic Inn offers a comfortable retreat from your daily schedule. Enjoy our Homespun Hospitality and let us help you plan your stay in Northern Indiana’s Amish Country.

We can arrange a dinner with an Amish family in their home during your visit with us… ask Dianne for details.

Our non-smoking guest rooms feature private baths, cable TV and a full breakfast by candlelight in the dining room each morning. We are located a brisk one block walk to Nappanee’s downtown square. Be Our Guest… we look forward to hearing from you.

“Stay on Route 6” writer visits Homespun

June 17th, 2011
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Malerie Yolen-Cohen, author of Stay on Route 6, visited Nappanee last week.

Our Inn was home to writer Malerie Yolen-Cohen last week as she traveled west from her Connecticut home along The Grand Army Highway, US 6.  Her travels and stops along this historic road are being detailed for her travel guide “Stay on Route 6.”  By mid July she will have completed her trip.  Her stay with us and her visit to Amish Acres, The Round Barn Theater and the Coppes Commons were among her US 6 stops in Nappanee.  You can follow her blog posts as well at…..Thanks Malerie, it was a joy to meet you….Safe Travels!!

Amish Acres Arts and Craft Festival

July 30th, 2010

Enjoy the music of the dolcimers, the aroma of the freshly made foods and the creative and artistic craft vendors in the heart of Amish Country.  Don’t miss out on this annual four-day festival, August 5 – 8.   Guest rooms are still available at local inns located just a mile from the festival.

Amish Carriage. Photo courtesy of Ridgway on Flickr.

Indiana Amish Country

March 31st, 2010

The Round Barn at Amish Acres

There are lots of ways to explore the Amish and their fascinating, historic way of life. One of the most popular attractions is Amish Acres, a 80-acre farmstead listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This is a great place for families to visit and partake in guided tours and documentary films. Enjoy farm wagon ride, view broom making and quilting. Of course there is a family style dinner available, and the large and well-known Round Barn theater is a destination for live Broadway-quality musicals. If you are planning a summer trip, the 46th annual Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival is August 5 – 8, 2010.

There is nice shopping available there, or visit another favorite for our Nappanee Inn guests, the Borkholder Dutch Village. Much more than a flea market, this is a collection of vendors, over 300, in an air-conditioned hall. Find everything from crafts, furniture, antiques, collectibles and more. Borkholder also hosts weekly indoor antique auctions and flea markets. They also have a Dutch kitchen / Village Restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch, as well as delectable apple dumplings. Borkholder Village is less than 2 miles from our Hotel in Nappanee.
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Nappanee in Bloom: Tour the Quilt Gardens

July 13th, 2009

Take a grand tour of sixteen gardens overflowing with color. Patterned plantings, inspired by traditional quilt patterns, are in bloom throughout the summer.

From quilt design to garden splendor.

From quilt design to garden splendor.

Start your tour in Nappanee by wending your way along the Heritage Trail to tour the entire Quilt Gardens show. 80,000 blooms, 16 gardens, 32 juried designs and seven communities await you. Quilt Gardens sites in Nappanee include McCormick Creek Golf Course and Amish Acres.

In conjunction with the Quilt Gardens Tour, our Nappanee Inn is offering a hot deal. Call us and your reservation will include an overnight stay with an Inn room welcome tray of sweet treats and beverages, a full breakfast by candlelight and a $10 gas card to get you home safely. Ask for the “Quilt Gardens Tour Package.” You’ll save 20 percent.

The Quilts Garden Tour runs through September, 2009.

Nappanee Hotels for Electric Trucks

June 2nd, 2009
Electric Trucks are going to be manufactured in Nappanee

Electric Trucks are going to be manufactured in Nappanee

We just read some exciting news that could have a great effect on our Nappnee Inn: Governor Mitch Daniels aligned with executives from Electric Motors Corporation (EMC) and Gulf Stream Coach to announce the companies’ partnership and plans to begin electric vehicle production in Wakarusa and Nappanee. EMC, “which develops and manufactures electric power drive systems for electric and hybrid vehicles, will partner with RV manufacturer Gulf Stream Coach to produce the first light-duty electric pickup truck. Together, the companies plan to invest more than $80 million on building renovations, machinery and equipment to site manufacturing facilities in Wakarusa and Nappanee and potentially create more than 1,600 jobs by 2012.” (source).
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Hotels in Nappanee Indiana: Homespun Country Inn

February 25th, 2009

So, you are looking to visit Nappanee? Well, look no further for your lodging than Homespun Country Inn!

Our Nappanee Inn was built in 1902, and the historic charm and ambiance of the house will become apparent as soon as you walk in! Much of the house has the original stained and leaded glass windows from over 100 years ago.The historic nature of the inn continues in your room, where you will find antiques, rich wood furnishings and handmade quilts. All of our rooms have private bathrooms, a TV with cable & VCR/DVD and wi-fi.

Come join us for Breakfast!

Come join us for Breakfast!

What other Nappanee Hotels can offer all this?

Of course every morning you stay at our Nappanee Lodging, you will enjoy a full breakfast by candlelight in our dining room. And although we are a romantic place, we also have a room with two twin beds, for those who have business travel in Nappanee.

We hope to see you soon!

Valentine’s Day Country Package ~ $145 couple

January 16th, 2009

Make this a Valentine Day to remember!

Bring your Sweetheart to the Heart of Amish Country.  Come and Embrace the Pace of Nappanee, Indiana where you can avoid the city crowds and enjoy a simpler and quieter time.   Enjoy Homespun Hospitality at our Inn with an overnight stay with private bath, cable tv and Wi-Fi.  Upon arrival at the Inn, enjoy an Inn Room Welcome Tray of prepared confections.
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The Unique Community of Nappanee

December 5th, 2008

So, you don’t know much about our little town? Well, then you just don’t know what you are missing!

Nappanee, located in Northern Indiana, is the center of one of the largest Amish settlements in the United States. Nearly 2,500 Old Order Amish live and work in this area. Their lifestyle has a huge impact on the look and feel of our community. When you come to visit us at our Nappanee Lodging, we hope you will take the time to explore the Amish culture, which impacts our modern life in ways that will amaze you.

Amish Carriage. Photo courtesy of Ridgway on Flickr.

Amish Carriage. Photo courtesy of Ridgway on Flickr.

Our community was built on a heritage of woodworking, the railroad industry and the Amish work ethic. When you come to Nappanee, you will meet people who have grown up understanding the value of a hard days work and just how good relaxation and rejuvenation feels when it is deserved. We hope you will choose one of our unique and lovely rooms when looking for Hotels in Nappanee Indiana.

What can you expect when you visit Nappanee? Look forward to being embraced by a community that is committed to loving thy neighbor and values your unique company.

Explore the Amish Community while in Nappanee at the Amish Acres Historic Farm and Heritage Resort. This is an 80-acre farm where time essentially stopped over a century ago. Expose yourself to the Amish community. At Amish Acres Historic Farm visitors can explore the Amish way of life and American heritage through this 125-year-old farm. Come explore the historic 80-acre farm and experience the lifestyle of the Amish through guided tours, farm animals, restaurants, musical theater, craft demonstrations, and quaint shops.
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Autumn Celebrations

October 9th, 2008

Just up from us on Route 19 is Wakarusa. They have a real fun autumn energy. It always makes me feel good to visit there as the weather turns colder.

The Wakarusans (if that’s what they’re called!) make this amazing pumpkin tree every year in the middle of their town! It is about 20 to 30 feet tall and they use over 200 pumpkins to build it!

The Pumpkin Tree in Wakarusa

The Pumpkin Tree in Wakarusa

The town shows great fall form by adorning light poles and sidewalks with autumn decor. The shops are full of fun autumn and Halloween goodies to ease us into the winter months again.

It is a nice day trip and another example of the wholesome communities in our area and their great spirit!