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Time Zone, Schedule, and Directions

Amish Acres

Time Zone
Indiana is in the Eastern Time Zone and observes Daylight Saving Time, springing forward for six months of the year and falling back for six months of the year.

Amish Acres and Nappanee, Indiana, are on the same time as Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky and all states to the east year round and one hour ahead of Chicago and Illinois and all states west of Indiana.When it is 1:00 p.m. at Amish Acres, it will be noon in Chicago year round. Seventeen Indiana Counties in the northwest and southwest portion of the state observe Central Time.

Schedule
January & February:
Closed.

March: Seasonal Hours Vary. Call for details.

April through October: Amish Acres is open in April on a limited schedule (Wednesday - Sunday). Amish Acres is open Monday - Sunday, beginning in June (call for exact schedule). Theatre curtain times are matinees at 2 p.m. and evening shows at 8 p.m. Musical Theatre 2013 Schedule

November, December: Amish Acres is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Address: 1600 West Market Street, Nappanee IN 46550.

Directions to Amish Acres
Chicago Skyway Official Site
Link between Chicago and Indiana I80/90

From Chicago: Indiana Toll Road (I-80/90) east to exit 72, south on U.S. 31 (U.S. 20 Bypass) disregard the U.S. 20 east/west exit and proceed approximately 20 miles on bypass to Nappanee exit (S.R. 19). Take S.R. 19 south to U.S. 6, west 1 mile to Amish Acres. (Approx. 2 hrs.)

From Detroit: I94 west to I69 south, I69 south to U.S. 6 west to Amish Acres (Approx. 4 hrs.)

From Indianapolis: U.S. 31 north to U.S. 6 east 16 miles to Amish Acres. (Approx. 2.5 hrs.)

From Grand Rapids: U.S. 131 south to U.S. 6.

From Toledo: Indiana Toll Road (I80-90) west to I69. I69 south to U.S. 6. U.S. 6 west to Amish Acres (Approx. 2.5 hrs.)

From Columbus, Ohio:  Go West on I-70 to I-75 (63.1 miles), go North on I-75 to US 33 (49.0 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to Indiana (40.0 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to Sherman Street (28.5 miles), go Northwest on Sherman Street to Goshen Avenue (1.6 miles), go Northwest on Goshen Avenue to US 30 (2.3 miles), go Northwest on US 30 to US 33 (1.2 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to US 6 (37.7 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee (16.3 miles)  Total Distance:  242.4 miles

From Cleveland, Ohio:  Go South on US 42 to I-71 (2.3 miles), go West on I-71 to I-480 (6.9 miles), go West on I-480 to I-80 (9.6 miles), go West on I-80 (portions toll) to Indiana (156.3 miles), go West on I-80 (portions toll) to State Rte 15 (55.2 miles), go South on State Rte 15 to US 6 (19.9 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee (8.3 miles)  Total Distance:  258.5 miles

From Dayton, Ohio: Go North on I-75 to US 33 (57.3 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to Indiana (40.0 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to Sherman Street (28.5 miles), go Northwest on Sherman Street to Goshen Avenue (1.6 miles), go Northwest on Goshen Avenue to US 30 (2.3 miles), go Northwest on US 30 to US 33 (1.2 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to US 6 (37.7 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee (16.3 miles)   Total Distance: 184.9 miles

From Cincinnati, Ohio: Go West on State Rte 562 to Springfield Road (0.5 miles), go North on Springfield Rd to I-75 (1.2 miles), go North on I-75 to US 33 (99.9 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to Indiana (40.0 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to Sherman Street (28.5 miles), go Northwest on Sherman Street to Goshen Avenue (1.6 miles), go Northwest on Goshen Avenue to US 30 ( 2.3 miles), go Northwest on US 30 to US 33 (1.2 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to US 6 (37.7 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee (16.3 miles).  Total Distance: 229.2 miles

From Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Go South on I-94 to Illinois (37.7 miles), go South on I-94 (portions toll) to I-294 (23.3 miles), go South on I-294 (portions toll) to I-80 (53.4 miles), go East on I-80 to Indiana (3.1 miles), go East on I-80 (portions toll) to US 421 (34.0 miles), go South on US 421 to US 6 (5.1 miles), go East on US 6 to Nappanee (48.3 miles).  Total Distance:  204.9 miles.

From St. Louis, Missouri:  Go East on I-55 to Illinois (0.5 miles), go Northeast on I-55 to I-80 (248.8 miles), go East on I-80 (portions toll) to Indiana (37.4 miles), go East on I-80 (portions toll) to US 421 (34.0 miles), go South on US 421 to US 6 (5.1 miles), go East on US 6 to Nappanee.(48.3 miles)  Total distance:   374.1 miles

From Louisville, Kentucky:  Go North on US 31 to Indiana (1.6 miles), go Northeast on US 31 to I-65 (0.5 miles), go North on I-65 to I-465 (104.7 miles), go North on I-465 to State Rte 431 (21.0 miles), go North on State Rte 431 to US 31 (6.7 miles), go North on US 31 to US 6 (103.6 miles), go East on US 6 to Nappanee (15.7 miles)  Total Distance:  253.8 miles.

From Jackson, Michigan:  Go West on I-94 to State Rte 60 (4 miles), go West on State Rte 60 to I-69 (30 miles), go South on I-69 to Indiana (25 miles), go Southwest on I-69 to I-80 (1.8 miles), go West on I-80 (portions toll) to State Rte 15 (41.9 miles), go South on State Rte 15 to US 6 (19.9 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee (8.3 miles)  Total Distance:  130.9 miles.

From Battle Creek, Michigan:  Go West on I-94 to US 131 (25.2 miles), go South on US 131 to Indiana (35.9 miles), go South on US 131 to I-80 (0.5 miles), go West on I-80 (portions toll) to State Road 15 (6 miles), go South on State Rte 15 to US 6 (19.9 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee. Total Distance:  95.8 miles

From Grand Rapids, Michigan:  Go South on US 131 to I-94 (50.8 miles), go Southeast on I-94 to US 131 (2.0 miles), go South on US 131 to Indiana (35.9 miles), go South on US 131 to I-80 (0.5 miles), go West on I-80 (portions toll) to State Rte 15 (6 miles), go South on State Rte 15 to US 6 (19.9 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee. Total Distance: 123.4 miles

From Merrillville, Indiana:  Go East on US 30 to State Rte 2 (15.1 miles), go Northeast on State Rte 2 to US 6 (7.9 miles), go East on US 6 to Nappanee (50.7 miles). Total Distance:  73.7 miles

From South Bend, Indiana/Notre Dame, Indiana:  From Notre Dame main entry, West (right) on Angela Blvd. to US 31.  South (left) on US 31 to US 6.   US 6 East (left) to Amish Acres.  (45 minutes)

From Ft. Wayne, Indiana:  Go West on Northrop Street to I-69 (1.1 miles), go West on I-69 to US 30 (1.8 miles), go Northwest on US 30 to US 33 (1.2 miles), go Northwest on US 33 to US 6 (37.7 miles), go West on US 6 to Nappanee (16.3 miles)   Total Distance:  58.1 miles.

From Lafayette, Indiana:  Take 25 North to Rochester, take US 31 North to US 6, take US 6 east to Amish Acres.  (2 hours)

From La Porte, Indiana:  Go South on US 35 to US 6 (11.7 miles), go East on US 6 to Nappanee (33.3 miles)  Total Distance:  45.0 miles

From Michigan City, Indiana:  Go Southwest on US 35 to US 6 (23.6 miles), go East on US 6 to Nappanee (33.3 miles)  Total Distance:  56.9 miles

From Gary, Indiana:  Go East on US 12 to I-90 (1.7 miles), go East on I-90 (portions toll) to US 421 (21.9 miles), go South on US 421 to US 6 (5.1 miles), go East on US 6 to Nappanee.  (48.3 miles)  Total Distance:  77 miles

From Hammond, Indiana:  Go East on I-80 (portions toll) to US 421 (31.3 miles), go South on US 421 to US 6 (5.1 miles),  go East on US 6 to Nappanee (48.3 miles)  Total Distance:  84.7 miles

Amish Acres Helicopter FieldNappanee Municipal Airport (Pickup service provided)
South Bend Regional Airport (www.sbnair.com)
South Shore Railroad (Intercity electric train between South Bend and Chicago)
Buggy hitching racks at McDonalds, Martin's Supermarket, Rite Choice
Buggy sheds at Depot Plaza and two downtown parking lots

Amish Acres map

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