Amish Country Along the Heritage Trail

We’ve grouped the BEST of Amish Country and Elkhart County in FAMs that pack in the fun! Plus, these FAMs help you experience this destination YOUR way to meet YOUR clients needs. You’ll want to get signed up right now – they fill up quickly!

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Contact Sonya Nash, CTIS / CTP with questions. | 574-903-1148
Mail your form to: Elkhart County CVB
3421 Cassopolis St. Elkhart, IN 46514 (ATTN: Sonya Nash)

Customized One-on-One Girls Fun in Northern Indiana FAM Tour

Do you offer girlfriend tours or sisters/moms/daughter tours? Then this FAM is for you! You’ll have miles of smiles on this distinctly feminine flair FAM. Come with your girlfriend and enjoy what your trip will include in the future such as the Annie Oakely customized perfume making and factory tour, wine tasting, soap making demos, Amish home meals complete with cooking demos and hands-on offerings plus backroad shop hops and plenty of time to enjoy retail therapy. This FAM is offered as your own date / schedule allows and you will be given guidance, direction, and admissions but has plenty of time for you to relax and enjoy the area on your own.

Customized One-on-One Amish Country Experiences FAM Tour 

Want to see for yourself what the Amish Country Group Tour Experience is all about? This customized FAM fits your schedule to include opportunities to travel scenic backroads on the Heritage Trail. You’ll meet our local crafters and business owners who welcome groups as the Basket Maker while learning all about the popular Brown Bag and Meet the Amish Makers Tour. You’ll get a chance to meet Amish people in their homes and businesses, just as your groups would so you can see what the overall experience is like. This FAM is perfect for planners wanting to figure out the best elements to include for their clients interests and needs.

Group FAM Experiencing Quilt Gardens & Midwest Quilt Fest Extravaganza

Two states, two destinations, three nights equal ONE AMAZING group tour itinerary! Start in Amish Country with the ABA “Best of the Best” Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail featuring 17 giant gardens planted in the shape of quilt patterns and over 1 million blooms. Delight in Amish quilting bees, quilt shop hops, garden center tours, hands-on classes, demos, Amish in-home meals and theatre. Then travel a short 2.5 hour drive north to Grand Rapids, Michigan for the annual American Quilters Society AQS QuiltWeek showcasing a series of workshops from some of the top talents in the quilt industry PLUS a giant Merchandise Mall. Enjoy the history found inside the Grand Rapids Public Museum and then delight in the lively Grand Rapids Downtown Market. Experience the beauty of nature in the impressive Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in the
morning before departing after lunch for home.

For more information contact

Director of Group and Experiential Sales & Promotions

Sonya Nash, CTIS, CTP

Director of Group and Experiential Sales & Promotions