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Exclusive Quilt Garden Tour Package

Quilt Garden

 

Amish Acres is host to the exclusive Quilt Garden Tour Package


More than a million vibrant blooms • 19 gigantic gardens and 20 hand-painted super-sized murals in seven welcoming communities in Amish Country, May 30 - October 1.

The Quilt Gardens... along the Heritage Trail joins quilting, gardening and art into a one-of-a-kind event. A colorful patchwork of quilt inspired gardens and quilt-themed murals linked by the roads that form the Heritage Trail.

Every quilt garden and quilt mural has its own intricate pattern, many are original designs, and each has its own unique story. Each of the seven unique communities that host quilt gardens & murals has its own special character and fun finds you’ll want to explore.

Suggested Itinerary

3 Days / 2 Night Tour Package

 

Day One (Tuesday)


Noon arrival in Northern Indiana
Noon - 3:30 p.m.
Lunch & shopping at the Shipshewana Flea Market & Auction - no
admission fee
Experience first-hand why thousands flock to “the trading place of America” every Tuesday and
Wednesday, May thru October. Shipshewana is home to the Midwest’s largest outdoor flea
market with over 900 booths covering 60 acres. The weekly Wednesday antique auction barn
has up to 10 rings going at once selling quality antiques and collectibles. There’s excitement
and special finds at every turn. A shopper’s paradise! Lunch on your own in the Flea Market
Carryouts or at the Auction Restaurant.

3:30 p.m. Depart Shipshewana for Nappanee

4:15 p.m. Check-in at The Inn at Amish Acres
Freshen up, rest, relax

5:45 p.m. Depart hotel for the evening

6-6:30 p.m. Wine Tasting in the Barn Loft Grill - $5 pp incl
Discover the fruits of Indiana and Lake Michigan shore wines with 20 varieties of wine in The
Barn Loft Wine Tasting Room.

6:30-10:30 p.m. Amish Acres Threshers Dinner & Round Barn Theatre
Production $18.75 pp incl for Threshers Dinner PLUS $23 pp incl for
theatre production

Enjoy Amish Acres famous family style Threshers Dinner in the century old barn
restaurant. Top off the evening with live musical Theatre in the majestic 1911
Round Barn Theatre offering a repertoire of Broadway style musical productions
through the nine month season.

 

Day Two (Wednesday)


6:30-8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast at The Inn at Amish Acres

8:15-8:45 a.m. Visit the Quilt Gardens & Murals of Nappanee 2 brief stops & photo ops,
escort notes provided

9-12:30 p.m. Amish Acres guided historic house and farm tour, documentary films, farm
wagon ride tour and Haystack Lunch $11.95 for haystack lunch PLUS $5.95 pp for farm
tour, film, wagon ride
The 80-acre restored Amish farmstead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the
focal point of Amish Acres. This heritage resort echoes the simple life of Amish society through
historic interpretation, dining, lodging, theatre, countryside tours, baked goods and 8 quaint
shops. A sixteen foot covered farm wagon with padded seats is pulled by an International
Harvester H tractor and gives guests an overview of the historic farm as it travels down the
gravel lanes, around the pond, past the historic buildings, and through the woods. Enjoy a fun
Amish traditional Haystack lunch. Enjoy the Quilt Garden at Amish Acres during your visit.

12:45-6 p.m. Quilt Gardens Tour Step-on Guide (tip optional for guide) $10 pp incl gift for
each person
Join your local expert gardener on a guided tour of the 19 unique official quilt
gardens and 19 official murals…or as many sites as time and distance
allows.

6:30-10:30 p.m. Salisbury Steak Hearty Supper at Amish Acres
followed by a second musical production in The Round Barn Theatre
$14.50 pp incl for Supper PLUS $15 pp incl for second theatre
performance.

Enjoy an Amish favorite served plate style tonight featuring the Hearty
Salisbury Steak Supper complete with all the trimmings. Followed by a
second theatrical musical production in the Round Barn Theatre.

 

Day Three (Thursday)


7-9 a.m. Continental Breakfast at The Inn at Amish Acres
Check-out

9-10:30 a.m. Kathy Miller’s Countryside Tour through the Nappanee Amish Backroads
with a stop at Kuhn’s Dairy Farm $9 pp incl

Embrace the Pace of Nappanee with a long and leisurely ride out to the countryside with Kathy
Miller as your guide. Watch Amish farms drift by your window as Kathy explains the daily life of
these simple folk. Meet Lamar Kuhns and his family as you observe a working Amish dairy farm.
Step into their cider mill and learn how to make apple cider the old fashioned way.

Depart for home

Total based on double occupancy ‐ $206.25 per person
Total based on single occupancy ‐  $295.85 per person
Total based on triple occupancy ‐  $183.85 per person
Total based on quad occupancy ‐  $172.65 per person

Price inclusive of alltaxes and gratuities.Driversroomrate is $50 plus 12% tax.One comp room
with 15 paid rooms plus driversroom.One comp with 20 and 2 with 30 on activities portion ofthe package. Deposits due within 30 days ofreceipt ofthe contract. Cancelling with 30 days notice will allow for a refund of your depositsminus a $20 administration fee. Cancelling with lessthan 30 days will forfeit your deposit. Final rooming list due 30 days priorto arrival. Payment due in full upon arrival.