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.
From the first date to marriage and beyond in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change to Elle Woods turning blonde into a legal eagle in Legally Blonde ,to Katie and Peter long sought love in Plain and Fancy.Throw in Sister Deloris finding her voice in Sister Act, and Sarah Brown attempting to save sinners in Guys and Dolls, and you have a recipe for magic! The Mousetrap came of age when it opened in the West End of London in 1952, and has been running continuously ever since. And for the holidays, Disney's The Little Mermaid's arises from the sea to find her true love on land.
The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres is a professional Repertory musical theatre located in Nappanee, Indiana. It produces six major musicals and one play each season over nine months as well as two Second Stage Productions and several Theater for Young Audience performances. The 2017 season will include Plain and Fancy, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Legally Blonde, Guys and Dolls, Sister Act, The Mousetrap, and The Little Mermaid.
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.