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Brown Bag Backroads Tour of Amish Country

Brown Bag provided for all participants; $52.00 per person inclusive for step on guide and 4 gifts, a meal at an Amish home

 

Optional Authentic Experience stops include a visit to an Amish Coffin/Casket Maker, Amish Buggy Shop, Amish School. $3.00 per person or $9.00 for all three.

 

Get to know local Amish entrepreneurs and see first-hand how they operate their unique enterprises. Hear the stories of friendly, hardworking people who use their special talents to create products and build businesses that serve the local community and beyond. Get a behind the scenes look at how horse blankets and horse collars are made and gain a new understanding of their uses. Peek inside an Amish coffin, empty of course, handmade by LaVern Miller of Spring Valley Woodcraft and and learn the differences between coffins and caskets.

These stops are fun, authentic, appealing to every age and gender and sure to be a hit with your group.

Real Indiana Housewives Tour of Amish Country

 

$50 pp for full 8 hour day tour including guide, meals, demos

Forget reality TV instead meet the real housewives of Amish Country. Get a first-hand look at a day in the life of a real Amish woman and the cottage industries they’ve created.

 

Visit with an authentic Amish housewife to learn how household chores are done without electrical appliances. Learn how the families make a living without modern technology ruling everyday life!

 

We have many options to personalize your day in the life of our Amish counterparts. You may enjoy a cinnamon roll demo with Elaine or Mary Lou, and visit Carolyn’s home for a haystack lunch and a peanut butter crumb pie making demo in her Amish banquet hall. We’ll see a basket weaver and the thriving business she manages. No tour would be complete without a chat with an Amish school teacher and an after school treat-a whoopie pie to take home with you.

 

With more than 20 options to choose from we’re sure to make your day in Amish Country unforgettable.

Tour available in the Nappanee area or in the Middlebury/ Shipshewana area

 

Recap of Itinerary stops include:

Basket weaver demo

 

Cinnamon Roll demo

 

Soap making at Bender’s Dairy Farm

 

Soup and Salad lunch with cooking demo

 

Amish Resale Shop

Amish one-room School teacher