Our most popular One Day Amish Country Itinerary
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This is our most popular offering for a one day Amish Country visit. All of the times can be adjusted to meet your schedule.
10:00 a.m. - Arrive in Arthur/Amish Country. Pull your coach right up to out office where your group will have a chance to refresh.
Let your guests stretch their legs a bit. Shopping the adjacent Vine Street merchants for 30 minutes to an hour will be a treat for your group as several of the stores have fine wood products from the local Amish craftsmen. They will be able to browse the antiques at Yoder’s Lamp Shop or at Dicks Pharmacy shakes are still hand dipped, and you can get a real cherry coke. There are also quilts, crafts, collectibles, a music store, and women and men’s fine clothing stores. An hour is never enough but we’ll start here.
11:00 a.m. - Meet your Step-On Guide at The Wood Loft in downtown Arthur. The guide will begin your scenic tour through the countryside, and will explain the history of Arthur and the Amish to your group. The tour will include stops at Amish country shops along the tour.
Noon - Enjoy home cooking at an Amish home nestled in the Arthur countryside or at Yoder’s Kitchen located in Arthur. The meal includes; homemade bread, salad, fried chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, noodles or dressing, vegetable, pie, and a drink. After the meal your Amish host will give you a tour of her farm, and barns and discuss Amish country life, buggy travel, and a bit about her day to day activities.
2:00 p.m - Re-board your coach to continue your guided tour of the Amish area with a few more stops at country businesses operated by our Amish neighbors. Your guests will enjoy the unique product selections, the gas lamp lit shops and rubbing elbows with the locals. Return to Arthur sometime after 3pm to drop off your guide, let your group stretch and maybe shop some more or head off towards home or your evening destination.
3-5:00 p.m. - Depending on your schedule, an evening meal can be added at
Yoder’s Restaurant or other choices here in Arthur .
This makes an easy to plan day in Illinois Amish Country!
Sample Multi Day Group Itineraries
Remember, these are just samples! We can easily combine any of our itinerary details from our one or multi day suggestions into a custom package for your group. Drop us an email today for more information on Illinois Amish Country activities to add to your tour offerings.