Middlebury Walking Tours

Sponsored by 1st Source Bank

Explore on foot the quirky backstories of history in downtown Middlebury. Experienced local guides lead you to the landmarks and share amazing stories of rivalry, bravery and intrigue.

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Gangsters, Saloons & Buggies on Roofs (Downtown Middlebury)

Historic Middlebury is full of surprises. John Dillinger was the most famous criminal in the U.S. in the 1930s and it is rumored he passed through Middlebury and even spent the night in a boarding house.

In Amish Country, it’s not unusual to see buggies everywhere; on the roads, at banks and grocery stores, even at Walmart, but on the roof! Hear these inside stories and secrets and more from a local with this tour of the Town Center.

Tour Information

Tours will run August 14 & September 11 at 1 p.m.

Meet at the Middlebury Public Library, 101 E. Winslow St  Learn More

Trip Tip: Spend some extra time in Middlebury’s Town Center exploring the unique shops and restaurants.

Groups: Have a group of 9 or more people?
Reservations are required and can be made by downloading this agreement found here 

Cost: $5 per person

Helpful Hints:
These are walking tours. Please wear comfortable shoes.
You might want to bring a bottle of water
Tours go rain or shine. If it is calling for rain, you might want to bring an umbrella or wear rain gear
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour’s starting time.

 

Krider

Giant Toadstools and the World’s Fair (Krider World's Fair Garden)

Take a guided tour through living history! The Krider family of Middlebury once captured the imagination of the world. This tour of the park that bears their name opens a window to the family’s nursery at the height of its creative powers. The natural beauty will take your breath away. You may even spot a giant toadstool. This tour is great for kids so grab the family and the camera or camera phone. There are plenty of opportunities for fun selfies.

Tour Information

Tours: August 14th & September 11 at 10 a.m.

Meet at the Middlebury Community Historical Museum 301 Bristol Ave Learn More

Trip Tip: Take some time and explore the Middlebury Community Historical Museum and learn more about Middlebury’s historic past.

Groups: Have a group of 9 or more people?
Reservations are required and can be made by downloading this agreement found here 

Cost: $5 per person

Helpful Hints:
These are walking tours. Please wear comfortable shoes.
You might want to bring a bottle of water
Tours go rain or shine. If it is calling for rain, you might want to bring an umbrella or wear rain gear
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour’s starting time.