Posts Tagged ‘Amish Acres’

Amish Acres Arts and Craft Festival

Friday, 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

Wednesday, 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.

Nappanee in Bloom: Tour the Quilt Gardens

Monday, 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.

The Unique Community of Nappanee

Friday, 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.