AMISH COUNTRY FLAVOUR – 12 Days | September 24, 2017
- Double $2,349
- Single $3,199
Print Tour – Amish Country Flavour
Indiana and Ohio
Deposit: $200.00 per person, plus optional travel insurance.
Final payment due 45 days prior to departure date.
Day 1 Winnipeg – Minneapolis Today you enter the United States and travel through North Dakota into Minnesota.
Day 2 Minneapolis – Chicago Area Your travels take you southeast today as we enter Wisconsin, America’s dairy land. You’ll pass green pastures and rolling meadows along the edge of the Wisconsin Dells as we head to the Chicago area for the night.
Day 3 Chicago – Nappanee (2 NIGHTS)Indiana’s Amish countryside is a colourful combination of fertile farms and villages. You will be introduced to the ways of the Amish during your two night stay at the Amish Acres. This evening, enjoy dinner and the warm melodies and romantic story of Plain & Fancy, a musical comedy portraying the story of Amish life and love.
Day 4 Nappanee Area Take a step back in time as you spend the day in this Amish County. Visiting the world-famous Shipshewana Flea Market & Auction with hundreds of vendors selling everything from fresh fruit to handcrafted furniture. This small community comes alive with a truly one of a kind atmosphere. It’s hard not to find a friendly face on these streets! Tour Menno-Hof this afternoon and discover the simple pleasures of the Mennonite and Amish ways of life. Menno-Hof’s multi-image presentations, historical environments and colourful displays take you on a fascinating journey.
Day 5 Nappanee – New Philadelphia (4 nights) Today you will arrive for a four night stay in the region containing the largest settlement of Amish people in North America.
Day 6 – 8 New Philadelphia During your stay in the area a local guide will provide an informative tour through Ohio’s Amish Country. You’ll learn about the religious beliefs, work ethics and traditional practices of the Amish people.
While in the area, take in the sights at places like Miller Dry Goods, Homestead Furniture, Pioneer Farm Equipment, Coblentz Chocolate Factory, Millersburg Victorian Mansion and the Guggisberg Cheese Factory. We’ll make a special visit to Warther’s Carvings. World Master Carver, Mr. Warther, has spent a lifetime re-creating the history of the steam engine in ebony and ivory. Mrs. Warther’s amazing collection of 73,000 buttons are on display, arranged in beautiful designs and view her lovely Swiss flower garden.
Make a stop at Lehman’s General Store – the store that time forgot. When you step into the 1840s era barn, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back 100 years in time. Museum-quality antiques line the walls. Products you’re sure were discontinued years ago, are still available here for sale.
While in the area, one of the highlights will be a traditional family style meal at an Amish home.
Day 9 New Philadelphia – Champaign Today you’ll travel west through Ohio and Indiana to arrive in Illinois for the night.
Day 10 Champaign – Waterloo Departing Champaign in the morning, you travel through central Illinois before arriving in Iowa for your overnight stop.
Day 11 Waterloo – Minneapolis Arrive in Minneapolis early this afternoon and enjoy some time shopping in one of North America’s great shopping cities.
Day 12 Minneapolis – Winnipeg Today you head north to Winnipeg on the final leg of our journey.
- Luxury Motorcoach
- Quality Accommodations
- Passport Required