50 years of Arts & Crafts, and I remember them all!

50 years of Arts & Crafts, and I remember them all!
Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival 50th Anniversary August 2 -5, 2012 Visit AmishAcres.com for details Richard Pletcher’s Remembrances Three seemingly unrelated events occurred in 1955 that foretold the beginnings of what has become Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival that is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Walt Disney opened Disneyland in Los Angeles, The Amish... Read more »

Mary's Visit

Mary's Visit
Mary Burtch arrived at The Inn at Amish Acres last Tuesday. She was likely the most excited guest we have ever registered. Her story began to unfold. Mary is from Houston, Texas, originally from Bowling Green, Ohio.  She taught first grade at Almeda Elementary for 38 years and just retired–you could read that fact on... Read more »

Chicago's Backyard

I begin this blog to introduce you to the hidden treasures that await Chicagoans just across the border in Northern Indiana. I am the founder of Amish Acres in Nappanee and have spent the last five decades of my life as a self proclaimed booster of the simplicity, beauty and peacefulness of this place. My... Read more »
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Amish Acres Celebrates the Harvest with a Bounty of Fall Activities

Amish Acres Celebrates the Harvest with a Bounty of Fall Activities
Fall Harvest Days Experience fall down on the farm at Amish Acres in Nappanee, Ind. We’ll be hosting a full slate of activities during Fall Harvest Days, Sept. 17-Oct. 31.  Our 80-acre historic farm and courtyard will be decked out with corn shocks, pumpkins and scarecrows galore! The Harvest Market will feature crisp fall apples,... Read more »

Labor Day Getaway

Labor Day Getaway
All Inclusive Labor Day Getaway Package for only $99 Labor Day Weekend Specials Picnic Buffet Free Wine Tasting Live Music Last Weekend to see Ring of Fire: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash  Kids Labor Day Coloring Contest at The Inn at Amish Acres and The Nappanee Inn $99 per person (based on double occupancy)... Read more »

Heart of Summer

Heart of Summer
Embrace the Heart of Summer at Amish Acres in Nappanee, Ind. The corn is high; the tomatoes and green beans are ripe for pickin’; fresh mint tea is brewing in the kitchen; and soon the fall harvest will begin.  Don’t let summer slip by without a visit to Amish Acres in Nappanee, Indiana.  Our All-Inclusive... Read more »
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Amish Acres $99 All Inclusive Getaway

All Inclusive Overnight Getaway Package for only $99 $99 per person (based on double occupancy) 2 day, 1 night Savings of 20%! A Midwest Getaway close to home (two hours from Chicago’s Loop) for two under $200 per couple without restrictions other than lodging and theatre availability. You save over 20%, $25 per person, $50... Read more »

Old Fashioned Independence Day

Old Fashioned Independence Day
Come celebrate an Old Fashioned Independence Day Weekend  as an Honorary Small Town Citizen For A Day. Mayor Thompson welcomes you to Nappanee’s 4th of July parade and fireworks. Amish Acres welcomes you to a weekend of special events to honor our nation’s freedoms. If you’ve never stood on the sidewalk on Main Street and watched... Read more »