History & Nature

1/2 Day Itinerary

1/2 Day

1/2 Day


Spring, Summer, Fall


6 Stops


Additional stops depending on how many Amish businesses you'd like to stop at!

What to Bring

  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Quarters to Feed the Fish
  • Camera
  • Checks or Cash for Amish Businesses

9 a.m.

Arrive in Manchester and have a sit down breakfast at Sunset Family Restaurant.

10 a.m.

Jump in your car and head to Manchester Fish Hatchery for a self-guided tour. Since 1976, it has functioned as Iowa's trout brook stock station to produce over 600,000 fish for stocking Iowa waters. Be sure to feed the fish!

10:30 p.m.

Take a short drive to Hopkinton and tour the Delaware County Historical Museum Campus. Call in advance for a private tour. Take a short drive around Lake Delhi to visit the award winning dam and beautiful lake scenery!

12 p.m.

Head to downtown Delhi to have a delicious lunch at the Delhi Landing, and stop next door to pick up an afternoon coffee from Roast & Toast.

1 p.m.

Next, drive out to the Hartwick area and experience the Amish community! Greenhouses, general store, hardware store, and bakery - it's a must!