Amana Colonies Amana Colonies

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730 47th Ave, amana, ia 52203

A wonderful collection of vintage and repurposed items.  Our collection is always changing.


621 45th Ave, Amana, IA 52203

While visiting the Amana Colonies, enjoy staying in our historic home built in 1895. Just steps from main street Amana, you can easily walk to all of the attractions – restaurants, theater, general store, wineries, museum, art galleries, antique stores, quilting store, furniture store, woolen mill, meat market, brewery and much more!

Our bed and breakfast, which originally served as a boarding house, is set up as two separate units with spacious common areas in each, which includes a living room, kitchen, dining area and laundry room. Accommodations consist of four bedrooms, two in each unit, each with their own private bathroom. Each bedroom contains a comfortable queen bed. Two guests per room occupancy receive our standard rate of $95.00 per night plus tax. A queen sleeper sofa is also available in each of three of the bedrooms and a twin sleeper sofa is available in the fourth bedroom. The queen sleeper sofas can accommodate up to two additional guests in each of the three bedrooms and the twin sleeper sofa can accommodate one additional guest in the fourth bedroom. Any additional guest adds $35.00 per person per night plus tax to the evening’s rate.

Festivals are a great time to visit the Amanas. We require a two day occupancy for festivals. Cancellation of a room requires a three day notice prior to day of arrival. A credit card is required to secure rooms. Upon check-in, cash, check and all major credit cards are accepted. Gift certificates are also available.

Dogs are welcome, up to 30 pounds, at an additional one time charge per stay of $20.00 plus tax. All service dogs are welcome.

Both of our units are located on the main floor with two of the bedrooms and common area located in the historical portion of the home and the other two bedrooms and common area located in our newly built addition which opened in August 2013. Private entrances are available for both units.

You will find us very accommodating! Amenities included in each of the bedrooms are: private bathroom, sofa for relaxing, large flat screen TV, blu-ray/DVD player, cable TV, free WiFi and air conditioning. Amenities included in each of the common areas are: large flat screen TV, blu-ray/DVD player, extensive DVD collection, cable TV, free WiFi, air conditioning, washer and dryer, full refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster and kitchen stocked with dishware, cookware and utensils.

Brochures, maps and guidebooks are available to plan out your stay while in the Amanas. Restaurant menus are also provided to browse through prior to eating at any of the restaurants. A listing of hours to the stores and attractions is also available to help make the most of your time in Amana.

If you are planning a family reunion, gathering, workshop or friend’s get-together, we can accommodate your family or group and can sleep up to nineteen guests in both units combined. Smaller groups can use either of the two units. The historical portion of the house can sleep up to nine people and has one additional bathroom as well as the bathrooms in each bedroom. The new addition can sleep up to ten people and has two bathrooms, one in each of the bedrooms.

A full breakfast is included with your stay each morning and is served in one of the two dining rooms. A variety of items are served such as German potato pancakes, roast beef hash, specialty french toast, fruit pancakes, waffles, sausage gravy and biscuits, Amana ham, bacon, sausage, hash brown / egg casseroles, fresh fruit, tea, coffee, pastries and more. We can accommodate special diets, such as gluten-free, lactose intolerant and vegetarian. If possible, we ask that you let us know prior to your stay if you have special food needs.

A Touch of Home Bed & Breakfast offers unique amenities that are not always available to bed and breakfast visitors. Relax in the dining area while visiting with friends and family or enjoy the living room and watch a movie from our extensive DVD collection. We also have a variety of board games and cards if you want to stay in, have some fun and relax.

A kitchen is available in each of the two units for our guests to use if you prefer to cook a meal and eat in. Grab an ice cream bar from the freezer for dessert after eating at one of Amana’s fine restaurants. Have a cup of hot tea from our more than twelve flavors of tea we provide. Enjoy some popcorn or a glass of wine while watching a movie on the flat screen TV in the living room.

Enjoy a peaceful afternoon while relaxing on the patio on a beautiful spring, summer or fall day. Cozy up to the gas fire pit on a chilly evening. Cook Amana steaks on the gas grill we provide for our guests, after visiting the famous Amana Meat Shop which is located only a block away.

For the more adventurous, we have bicycles available to explore the town, the bike trail, the Lily Lake and the other Colonies.

Reserve rooms now for a stay in Amana and enjoy a “touch of home” away from home. For more information or to reserve a room, contact us at 319 333-4025 or email us Visit us on Facebook at


4406 220th Trail, Amana, IA 52203

Mon-Thurs 10-5pm; Fri and Sat 10-6pm; Sun 10-5pm

Ackerman Winery is proud to have the distinct honor of being the oldest operating winery in the state of Iowa. The Winery started in 1956 by Harry and Louisa Ackerman.   In 1974, their son Les Ackerman along with his wife Linda took over operations and carried on the family wine-making tradition for over 40 years.  In 2015, the Ackerman family handed down their long history of wine making tradition to another local family, The Wyants.  Bill and Rona Wyant, of Marengo, Iowa (just a few miles outside of Amana) have a long family history of agriculture in the area and started another local winery outside of Marengo in 2007.  The Wyant family is proud to continue the tradition of making high quality fruit wines.

Ackerman Winery produces close to 2 dozen varieties of fruit and grape wines ranging from traditional dinner wines to exotic specialty wines such as Dandelion, Rhubarb, Mango and Pomegranate. Discounts are available when you buy Six (5%) or Twelve bottles (10%). When you purchase a case of 12, you also get a FREE WINE GLASS!

From California to New York state, Ackerman wines are entered yearly in several prestigious National and International Wine Competitions, where they regularly earn top honors and gold medals. They invite you to visit the tasting bar, where complimentary samples are offered daily. Enjoy shopping in the bright spacious store, where you will find unique wine gift items and home decor.


3146 Hwy 6, Homestead, IA 52236

AJ’s Copper Garden & Metal Art Gallery is a sales outlet for the artists studio located next door. 10 artists build metal art sculptures of Copper, Brass & Stainless Steel. These sculptures are simply amazing creations from a team of award winning artists. Come in and see the huge assortment of metal sculptures for the home and the garden. Watch the artists working next door in their studio.


1210 G Street, PO Box 114, High Amana, IA 52203


The Amana Arts Guild Center offers a unique attic art gallery and sales shop experience. We specialize in all kinds of “Handmade in Amana” items and we feature rotating exhibits throughout the season. We have baskets, quilts, tinware, blacksmithing, woodwork, toys, pottery, rag rugs, door locks, needlework, brooms, cookbooks and more. We are open May 2 through September 30; weekends only in October, other times by appointment.

Special events for the gallery exhibits for 2018 include the World War I Project, a collaboration with the Amana Heritage Museum, the Greater Amana Area Art Show July 5-September 3 and Susanne Sudmeier “Recent Works” exhibit September 6 through November 5th.

We are open daily 10:30am-4:30pm, Sunday from 11am-4pm, closed Tuesdays

319-622-7651 or 800-418-8318

4423 220th Trail, Amana, Ia 52203

Purchase delicious flavored coffee and loose leaf tea in the heart of Amana. Convieniently located in the lower level of Amana General Store and is sure to knock your socks off. Look out big brand coffee houses! Make your own fabulous coffee every morning…no need to leave home.

Join our coffee club, check out our seasonal specialty coffees and shop our darling housewares while you sip samples.

Whole Been Coffee flavors, 8 oz. Whole Bean Bags – regular or decaf, loose leaf, we’ve got what you’re looking for.


4535 220th Trail, Amana, IA , 52203

Amana Colonies Antiques is located on Main Street in the village of Amana–across from Lehm Books and The Visitors Center, next to The Chocolate Haus. It is housed in an original Amana communal kitchen. There are seven areas; totally filled with quality antiques and featuring old toys, advertisement, vintage paper, primitives, quilts, paintings, kitchen and household.


622 46th Avenue, Amana, IA 52203

9:00-5:00 pm

The Amana Colonies Visitors Center also serves as the offices of the Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB). Founded in 1965, the ACCVB is the oldest organized Convention & Visitors Bureau in Iowa. The ACCVB is a membership organization representing the many businesses and entities making up the tourism industry in the Colonies. The ACCVB operates the Amana Colonies Visitors Center, publishes the annual Visitors Guide and maps, and maintains this website.

Our Visitors’ Center is open Daily from 10am-4pm.

Village Voyage History Tour-Join us Monday -Saturday from May thru October we as we lead a guided tour of the Amana Colonies we call our Village Voyage.  This 2 hour tour includes stops at most of the key Amana Colonies historical sites where you will learn about our unique history.  The tour includes a 20 minute video presentation along with stops at the only surviving Communal Kitchen, the Church Museum, and a century old General Store.  The cost is only $20/adult and $18/ child.  The tour departs from the Visitor Center at 11 a.m. and seats are limited.  We suggest you call 319-622-7622 to reserve your seat.

Village Voyage Arts and Crafts Tour-Monday-Friday from May thru October we offer an afternoon tour of four different arts or crafts businesses in the Amana Colonies.  This 2 hour tour begins at 2pm and includes a variety of traditional and modern art and crafts of the Colonies.  Each day features something different, one may see a tinsmith, artist, furniture makers or another traditional crafts.  The cost is $15/adult and $13/child.  The tour departs from the Visitor Center and seating is limited.  Please call 319-622-7622 to reserve your seat.

Village Stroll Walking Tour-Take an hour long walk with an expert guide through the streets of Amana.  The tour illustrates the historical aspects of communal life, architecture, and more.  The Village Stroll tour is available most Wednesdays and Thursdays from May thru October.  The price is $7 per person.  Call 319-622-7622 to reserve your spot.

Guten Appetit – A three to four hour walking tour offered twice a month (the second and fourth Thursday) by Visitors Center staff and takes you on a sampling tour of the many restaurants, specialty food shops, wineries and brewery located in the Colonies. Cost is $25 per person, reservations required, please call 319-622-7622 to reserve your spot.

622 46th St, Amana, Ia 52203

Join us for one of our many festivals in the Amana Colonies.  January brings Winterfest and a celebration of winter. We mark the beginning of warmer weather with Maifest the first weekend in May.  June 20th is the date for our first Wurstfest and August 15th is Model A day in the Village of Amana.  Of course, Iowa’s longest running Oktoberfest takes place here in the Amana Colonies the first weekend in October and it’s followed by our Christmas in the Colonies events of Tannenbaum Forest and Prelude to Christmas during the holiday season.

There is something special happening almost every week so be sure to check our schedule of events on this website or go to our Festivals in Amana website.



451 27th Ave, Amana, IA 52203

Sunrise to Sunset

The new Amana Colonies Golf Club is located in historic Amana, Iowa. The golf course is consistently ranked as one of the top public courses in the state of Iowa by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine.

The distinctive setting provides the perfect golf experience. Rolling hills and dense forests with dramatic elevation changes, creates striking views on every hole.

Amana Colonies Golf Club opened for play in 1989, and has been masterfully designed to preserve the natural features of the land. Our 18-hole championship golf course winds through 500 acres of stately white oak trees and forest.

The golf course features meandering streams, shining ponds, and striking scenery that add to the aesthetic beauty and enjoyment of the game. The golf course offers five sets of tees, ranging from 5,228 to 6,284 yards, designed to accommodate players of all skill levels. Many of our guests describe the course as “beautiful, breathtaking, charming, enjoyable, playable, tough and intimidating.

Now under new ownership and management, along with a newly constructed clubhouse. Come see what all the excitement is about!