Experience the restoration of the Stahly-Nissley-Kuhns farmstead, the only Amish farm listed in The National Register of Historic Places. Widow Barbara Stahly and her five sons migrated from Germany to the southwest corner of Elkhart County, in 1839, making them, according to University of Chicago historian James Landing, likely the first Amish settlers in Indiana.
Many handmade crafts and locally produced products are featured in Amish Acres’ unique shops. In addition you will find a bakery full of old fashioned breads and cakes, a meat and cheese shop with souse, headcheese and buffalo meat, and a candy shop as sweet as it gets along with an antique marble soda fountain.
Sit down under the hand-hewn timbers of the Restaurant Barn and enjoy Amish Acres nationally famous Threshers Dinner, a family style feast of Amish country favorites. In tribute to the generations of Amish threshers who band together each harvest season to cut and thresh, thus separating the grain from the chaff, each other’s crops in friendship, mutual aid and neighborliness.
Located on the fence line of Amish Acres, overlooking The Round Barn Theatre, Historic farmstead, and courtyard, the inn has 62 non-smoking guest rooms and three meeting rooms, the Lilac Room, the Fulmer Room, and the Geranium Room. The outdoor pool and perennial gardens are featured in the inn's courtyard, complete with rocking chairs on the porch.
The 66 room Nappanee Inn complements The Inn at Amish Acres, the host hotel for the historic site. Many take advantage of the combined 128 room capacity to be near the Round Barn Theatre following evening performances. It is located one half mile west of Amish Acres.
Legally Blonde tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner. She discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others, and successfully defends exercise queen Brooke Wyndham in a murder trial. It received seven Tony nominations, ten Drama Desk nominations, and won three Laurence Olivier Awards, including the Best New Musical award. “Omigod You Guys,” “Legally Blonde,” and “Daughter of Delta Nu” introduce new songs that are the spirit of the “can do show.”
A New Yorker and his sophisticated girlfriend drive down around Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to sell a piece of property. Here they meet Amish folk, whose convoluted English speech, clothes and habits haven't changed for centuries. The clash of cultures educates and entertains at the same time in this quaint musical comedy. It was the first Broadway show for both composer Albert Hague and author Joseph Stein who each went on, respectively, to win Tony awards for Redhead and Fiddler On The Roof.
One of the Midwest's most popular Getaway Packages is available Only IN Indiana and close to home. You will go back in time and unwind at our country inns. You'll then set out to explore and enjoy the sights and sounds of Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort. You'll be enlightened, educated, and entertained!
Imagine, the peaceful serenity of picturesque Amish Acres, as your group explores the historic eighty acre farm and experiences the lifestyle of the Amish through guided tours, musical theatre, craft demonstrations, farm animals, restaurants, charming shops, and the surrounding countryside. Escape to Amish Acres and share the heritage of these intriguing people in quiet celebration.
The perfect day. The perfect wedding. You can have it all here. Our beautifully manicured lawns and historical surroundings make Amish Acres a unique wedding destination. We’re sure you’ll be enchanted and make plans to return again and again to relive your special day.