Day 1


Morning

Start off the day with your group visiting the charming
Whetstone Woodenware workshop.

Here you will see the finest in handcrafted wooden kitchen utensils and accessories being made.
Located in the quaint town of Silver Lake, this small artisan shop contains
maple woodenware that will add a unique touch to your kitchen décor.

Visitors will collect a wooden spoon for their treasure.

Your group will then make their way over to Kerry and Kim Goshert’s sixth generation farm in Mentone to learn about the process of soy production and the benefits of using their soy products.

With K & K Soy Products, you are guaranteed to receive 100% soy wax candles
that burn 99% soot-free and contain high-quality fragrance oils.

Your group will make and take home a soy candle for your gem!

Lunch

After leaving the farm, head into downtown Mentone and have lunch at Teel’s Restaurant.
Enjoy Old fashion dining by sampling the ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT buffet made from long forgotten treasured family recipes.

The taste of the food will make you want to peek in the kitchen to see if your grandmother is there preparing your meals!

Afternoon

After lunch, only two blocks away from the restaurant, your group can walk or load back on the bus to
Robert Hudson Art Gallery.

Take a special tour of the Hudson Gallery and meet artist Robert Hudson. Robert will entertain your group with a stories of his adventures and paintings and can even be persuaded to play his cello upon request!
Guests will take home a package of 7 postcards which contain prints of Robert’s original paintings.

Head back into Warsaw and stop at the Kosciusko County Old Jail Museum
and learn how our ancestors united to build this great land we call home.

Located in downtown Warsaw, Indiana, this Gothic Revival Building was designed by George Garnsey and built by Richard Epperson in 1870. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978
and currently serves as the headquarters for the Kosciusko County Historical Society.

The Old Jail Museum & Genealogy Library are also housed here. Your group will get to tour the old sheriff’s home attached to the jail along with the actual cells and bullpens of the criminals from the early 1900’s to 1980.

Everyone will leave with a John Dillinger headline newspaper.

There’s no better way to end the day than relaxing in a salt cave!

The Cave on the Square is a unique experience in relaxation and healing. Located in the Latte Lounge and Gallery in downtown Warsaw, they focus on making your whole visit relaxing and comfortable. Sit in the Himalayan Salt Cave that offers your group to be surrounded with holistic healing powers for arthritis, lupus, sinus problems and allergies. Himalayan salt is also edible as a gourmet salt for cooking. You will receive some culinary salts samples during your visit!

The Cave on the Square, Warsaw, Ind.

Evening

After your adventurous first day, your group will be ready to have a nice entertaining dinner at the Old Train Depot in Pierceton. This 1860’s restored train station with beautiful interior including lots of brick and wood. There are two fireplaces at this must see facility. You can also chose to be entertained by “Rik” Lovelady on stage. Mr. Lovelady plays jazz banjos, guitars, mandolin, Greek Bouzouki and Harmonica. Rik is also accompanied by his wife on an electronic horn. Your group is sure to be entertained and will enjoy this unique dining experience.

Day 2


Morning

Your group will make your first discovery enjoying a guided tour of the Warsaw Biblical Gardens as they walk through biblical times among the plants, flowers, trees, and herbs. This garden of biblical plants was started in 1986 and has since grown to be the third largest of its kind in the United States, offering more species of plants than any other with the exception of the Holy Lands.

Your group will then make there next discovery enjoying a guided tour of the Warsaw Biblical Gardens
as they walk through biblical times among the plants, flowers, trees, and herbs.

This garden of was started in 1986 and has since grown to be the third largest of its kind in the United States, offering more species of plants than any other with the exception of the Holy Lands.

The gardens are comprised of six microclimates which represent the main environments of which the Bible speaks.

Adjacent to the Warsaw Biblical Gardens is a second gardens called the Gardens of Central Park. This gardens is open to the public for self-guided tours. Signage at each bedding area details information about the plants.
Your group can walk along the paths of flowering plants and enjoy the wonderful colors and seasons.
At the end of your tour, each person will be given a unique treasure with a book of all the plants they have viewed and references to where they are mentioned in the Bible.

For the last stop of the day, your group will head north and travel to see camels in Milford, Indiana. That’s right, CAMELS!
The farm’s name, River Jordan Camel Dairy, is named after the Jordan River, a reminder of God’s promised land.
The farm is a statement of faith and a way to learn how God brings you out of the wilderness.

From the moment visitors arrive at River Jordan Camel Dairy Farm,
your group will see the hairy, one-humped wonders up-close and personal.
Inside the barn, they will see young calves, the milking process and learn how products are made
from camel’s milk such as ice cream, lotions, soaps and even dog shampoo!
Your group will leave with a small sample of camel ice cream.

To view a current Kosciusko County Group Planner with a complete listing of attractions, entertainment, dining prices/options and lodging options, please click here.
Contact Tina to discuss this tour and to customize a tour for your group!

Lunch

Enjoy a nice sit-down lunch meal at American Table, a hometown favorite restaurant known for our variety of
130 made-to-order quality menu items. The American Table Restaurant is celebrating over 20 years of serving our valued guests in a clean, comfortable, and relaxing atmosphere.
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, where quality and value is the most important ingredients.

Afternoon

After lunch your group will head next to Blue Barn Berry Farm. Located just west of Dewart Lake, Blue Barn Berry Farm is a You-Pick farm with blueberries, fresh produce country store and event venue.

Your group will hear about their all-natural 100% pure honey, hand-spun by beekeeper, Peggy Bucher.

There’s always something farm-fresh and delicious at the Blue Barn Market. From their blueberries and blackberries (when in season), to a great assortment of fresh vegetables including: corn, potatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, squash, beans and sweet corn from the field, the Blue Barn Market is a MUST-STOP for amazing produce at great prices!

Blue Barn is much more than just a berry farm. They have rows of fresh tomatoes to pick, live chickens working
hard to lay farm-fresh eggs (for sale – and delicious!) and they pop fresh kettle corn every single week.
Dozens of free-range chickens are running around
that produce fantastic eggs and delight visitors.

Also, while you are there, be sure to check out over 20 varieties of jellies, jam and salsas (you gotta try the peach habenero!). Blue Barn Berry Farm is a family business, built on love and a lot of hard work.

After you leave the farm, your group will head a mile over to a nearby winery.
Kosciusko County’s First and ONLY farm winery!

Only minutes away from Blue Barn Berry Farm is Tippy Creek Winery.
They are literally just down the road from Blue Barn Berry Farm.

At Tippy Creek Winery, your group will get to see how they bottle the wine behind the scenes and experience multiple flavors in one trip as they enjoy wine tastings, wine flights, wine slushies and hard cider.

Everyone will leave with a wine glass.

Evening

Afterwards your group will head to downtown Warsaw and sit down to a delightful dinner at Mad Anthony’s Tap House.

This branch of Fort Wayne’s Mad Anthony’s microbrewery offers upscale American fare with a separate bar.
Along with their hand-crafted ales, Mad Anthony’s is also famous for their deep dish Chicago-style pizzas,
“unwraps,” and traditional pub fare. And no treasure hunt is complete without a little ale and brew to end your journey!

After your meal, enjoy a Gangster History Storyteller, Greg Steffe with Spirits of Warsaw Ghost Tours.

Mad Anthony’s Tap House was formerly Senger’s Department store.
This historic building was purchased in 2005 and a complete renovation was done
in February of 2006 and opened for business in March.

Historical pictures of Warsaw history line the walls including stories of gangster, John Dillinger, who once terrorized the citizens of Warsaw. Greg will retell tales of hauntings, history and murders most foul inside and outside of the building,
the Old Jail and surrounding buildings in the downtown area.

Day 3

Morning

Your group will spend their third day exploring the Village at Winona.
This is a thriving arts community nestled on the shores of beautiful Winona Lake.
Come for a day of shopping, dining and fun.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, you’ll find a delightful array of original artwork and handmade gifts along with a variety of dining options. This truly is your hidden jewel to discover.

There are over 20 Victorian homes that have been converted into quaint shops to keep you browsing for hours.
You won’t have to hunt long to uncover a wealth of treasure in this little village.

Lunch

Your group will have lunch lakeside at the upscale-casual Boathouse Restaurant.

The BoatHouse Restaurant, Winona Lake, Ind.

Located on the shores of Winona Lake, this fine dining establishment offers an extensive menu ranging from soups and sandwiches to Italian and steak entrees. After lunch, be sure to browse the Winona Mercantile, the gift shop connected to the Boathouse, where you can find charming home decor items and small gifts and affordable prices.

Afternoon

After your group has seen all there is to see in the Village, your group will then tour the
Winona History Center which is located in Westminster Hall on the campus of Grace College.

This building was originally the Westminster Hotel, which served as one of several hotels built in the early 1900’s to lodge the many guests that flocked to Winona Lake through the years. The west wing of the first floor, which houses the museum’s displays, was the location of the recording and business offices of gospel music pioneer Homer Rodeheaver.

In addition to highlighting Rodeheaver’s legacy, the museum includes exhibits on the Chautauqua movement in Winona,
its legendary Bible conferences, and evangelist Billy Sunday.
Your group will see thousands of documents, recordings, and letters from Winona’s rich past.

Next the group will travel 2 blocks away to see the Billy Sunday Home
As a former professional baseball player for the Chicago White Stockings (now the Chicago Cubs),
Billy Sunday inspired millions with a captivating mixture of theatrics, humor, and hellfire.

Billy Sunday Home Museum, Winona History Center, Winona Lake, Ind.

His widow, “Ma” Sunday, continued to live in the family home until her death in 1957. You will be able to visit their well-preserved home and hear heartwarming tales about this special family.

Evening

End your treasure hunt by letting us spoil you with dinner and a show!
For dinner, your guests will enjoy the beautiful atmosphere at the Palette, an American Eatery. Serving everything from steaks, pastas, sandwiches, soups, salads, appetizers and main entrees.

Palette, An American Eatery, Warsaw, Ind.

And then, what better way to live with art then to see art live with a performance at Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts!

Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts is one of Indiana’s oldest and largest theaters that is known for high quality theatrical productions in-the-round. The Wagon Wheel has championed leadership in the arts since transitioning from
a simple tent to an innovative theatre-in-the-round in 1956.

This theatre has been entertaining families and groups for over 52 years and provides a unique experience by being a theater in-the-round where you will never be more than ten rows from center stage!

To view a current Kosciusko County Group Planner with a complete listing of attractions, entertainment, dining prices/options and lodging options, please click here.
Contact Tina to discuss this tour and to customize a tour for your group!