Fall is the perfect time for a fun family trip or a cozy, romantic country getaway in the heart of Indiana Amish country and right now there is a great package deal being offered by Amish Acres in Nappanee, Indiana. It is approximately a 4 hour from Cleveland to Nappanee.
Amish Acres Situated on 80 acres, Amish Acres is a historic farm and heritage resort that offers visitors a chance to experience the lifestyle of the Amish through the heritage of a family who lived there for three generations. Amish Acres is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Among some of the activities at Amish Acres are guided farm tours along with wagon rides and the chance to meet and greet lots of barnyard animals. There are also plenty of craft demonstrations including rug weaving, broom making, lye soap making, quilting and cider mill operations. By the way, the Amish Acres cider mill has been named one of the Top 10 Historical Mills in the Country by Forbes Magazine.
Amish Acres is a working farm and they produce items like maple syrup, sorghum molasses, apple butter and dried fruits.
A special attraction at Amish Acres is The Round Barn Theatre, the only resident musical repertory theatre in Indiana. The theatre presents Broadway musicals rotating with the musical comedy, "Plain and Fancy" (about the customs, dress and morals of the Amish people) during its 10 month season.
The property's Barn Restaurant (built in 1876) offers a family-style Amish country feast called the "Threshers Dinner" that has been named Indiana's Best Meal by Home & Away Magazine. Be sure to check out the bakery.
You don't want to miss the Amish Acres shops including a Soda Shop & Fudgery, a meat and cheese shop and shops where you can purchase homemade Amish merchandise.
Special Package Deal Amish Acres is offering an all inclusive overnight package for $99 per person. The package for each person includes one night's lodging at the property's The Inn at Amish Acres (rocking chairs on the porch!) or the nearby Nappanee Inn (1/2 mile from Amish Acres), complimentary wine tasting, the Threshers dinner at the Barn Restaurant, a ticket to a musical production at the theatre and breakfast (featuring Belgian waffles) at the hotel.
With the package, you also will get a guided tour of the Amish house and farm, a farm wagon ride, a chance to see documentary films about the Amish, a visit to the Blue Ribbon Art Museum, craft demonstrations and shopping coupons worth $50 in savings.
Children stay free and get the Amish Acres portion of the package for $25.
To make reservations call 800-800-4942, Option 3 or 574-773-4188. You can also get online at www.amishacres.com where you can make reservations by choosing your date and then selecting "All Inclusive Overnight Getaway Package". Use promo code GAW8736. Be sure to check dates and times for the theatre production while making reservations. The package deal is being offered through December 1.
Amish Acres is located at 1600 Market Street in Nappanee, Indiana. Nappanee is 257 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 4 hour drive.