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One Destination, Endless Possibilities… Downtowns | Scenic Drives | Signature Foods | Quilt Gardens | Historic Sites | Unique Shops

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Drive The Heritage Trail

Voted a USA Today Readers Choice and named one of America’s “Most Scenic Drives” This scenic winding loop explores welcoming communities, area attractions and Amish life. It’s easy to follow, packed with fun facts, and best of all, you set the pace. Start with a Free audio driving tour (available in CD or digital download)

Quilt Gardens

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s fantastic!

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Quilt Gardens

Downtowns

friendly hometown hospitality

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Downtowns

Only in Amish Country

“As seen in the Chicago Tribune” Slow your pace and simply enjoy the “simple.” A free Heritage Trail audio driving tour is a great place to start.

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Only in Amish Country

Pumpkinvine

Experience vacation variety with activities galore.

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Pumpkinvine

Gateway Mile

A set-your-own-pace walking tour.

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Gateway Mile

Itins & Top Tens

Find the best of everything here.

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Itins & Top Tens

Josiah for President: a Musical

Multiple Dates 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

When former Congressman Mark Stedman throws in the towel on his presidential campaign, his only choice is to return to his home state and decide how to spend the rest of his life ... until he meets Josiah Stoltzfus, an Amish farmer from Pennsylvania. Stedman learns more from Josiah in a few hours than in his many years in office. He comes to the conclusion that someone like Josiah should be running the country. Not a career politician, but someone with a little old-fashioned common sense, someone who’s not afraid of rolling up his sleeves and getting his hands dirty. Someone like Josiah Stoltzfus. Using his old campaign headquarters for a base, Mark Stedman determines to introduce a new candidate to America. Without Josiah’s consent or knowledge, he becomes a write-in candidate for the Presidency. Mark pledges to do everything in his power to make sure Josiah gets elected. But can a plain man of faith turn the tide of politics and become the leader of America, and what w

Grease at Amish Acres' Round Barn Theatre

Multiple Dates 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Featuring “Summer Nights” “Grease Lightning” “It’s Raining on Prom Night,” and all of the unforgettable songs made popular by the film adaptation, Grease tells the story of “Bad Boy” Danny Zuko and his unlikely love affair with “Girl Next Door” Sandy Dumbrowski. As they navigate the complexities of love in 1958, the Burger Palace Boys and Pink Ladies tackle many other social issues including friendship, gang violence and teenage pregnancy. So throw your mittens around your kittens and hand-jive the night away with the show that will make you want to stand up and shout, “A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop, A-wop-bam-boom!”

Bicycle Stunt Artist Special Event at Shipshewana Flea Market

Jun 30th - Jul 1st, 2015 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

3 Shows Daily June 30 at 11 am; 1:30 pm, and 4 pm July 1 at 9:30 am, 12 pm and 2:30 pm Over the past decade professional stunt cyclist Chris Clark has competed around the world and entertained thousands at events like the Gravity Games, the Vans Warped Tour, New York’s Times Square Parade and even the Olympic Games! Each 30 minute show is a breathtaking display of balance and agility as Chris maneuvers his bike and body over his custom built ramps and obstacles, displaying the skills he has acquired in his years of national and international competitive experience. Chris even gets the audience involved by including volunteers from the crowd as part of the show. Each demonstration is followed by an autograph session and give-away of free merchandise. Attendees will also have the chance to enter to win Chris’ personal ride, valued at over $3000!

Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail

Multiple Dates 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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.

July Military Special

Multiple Dates 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Free Time Kids Playcare is giving you Freedom for the entire month of July (we are closed on July 4th). Come in and Buy One Hour of Drop-In Care and Get One Hour of Drop-In Care Free. Also save 50% off our Memberships during the month of July. Proof of military service (current or former) is required. Max of one hour free, per child, per day. Cannot be combined with any other offer, coupon or discount.

Infant Time at Free Time Kids Playcare

Multiple Dates 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Do you have an infant and no longer find time to yourself? FTKP understands and is here to help! Free Time Kids Playcare is an hourly drop-in childcare facility. We are offering Infant Time for children ages 6 weeks to 1 year. This will run from Monday, June 29, 2015 through Friday, July 3, 2015. You can choose from the 9-11 am session, the 1-3 pm session or the 4-6 pm session. The cost for the week is $70 per session. Must be a member to take advantage of Infant Time week & RSVP by June 26th at 9:30pm.

Along the Heritage Trail

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    @SonjaMidtune July birthdays are the best!

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    RT @RSIceCream: the 4th of july is all most here :) who all is going to see some fireworks and have fun.

  • Most RV factories will be closed during the 1st two weeks of July. Make sure that you call before coming to the area if you want to check out RV manufacturer tours. ~Mindy

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  • July is National Hotdog Month. You can try any of these great places for a great hotdog. ~Mindy

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    Visit @AmishAcres #INAmishCountry for their Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration for a unique experience. http://t.co/ZCdD1nMgtp.

  • Bristol Homecoming Festival is July 9-11.Spread the word about this great small town festival! There is lots to do and see. The schedule is posted on their facebook page.~Mindy

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    @jackwyo57 Thanks for the RT!

  • Hope you get out and enjoy all the great summer fun #INAmishCountry has to offer. ~Mindy