Spend the holidays in the Amana Colonies! Shops for everyone on your list, then visit Tannenbaum Forest which is open Nov. 29th-Dec.22nd. Our wonderful holiday event, Prelude to Christmas, is Dec. 6th-8th. Enjoy live music, beautifully decorated trees, Santa and his reindeer and much more. 'Tis the season!
60 plus shops…none of which are coming to a mall near you! If you are looking for a unique shopping experience, the Amana Colonies are the place for you. From home décor to woman’s apparel to specialty gifts and unique children’s toys, you’re sure to find it in the Amana Colonies.
The villages of the Amana Colonies are surrounded by 26,000 acres of farmland, timber and river bottom. Our beautiful spot of Iowa offers nature and walking/biking trails, championship golf and birding.
The Amana Colonies have long been known for great food. Taste the flavors of the Colonies in our restaurants, where you can enjoy German specialties or American favorites…all served family-style. Sample handmade chocolates, savory meats and cheeses or fresh baked breads. You’ll never go away hungry!
The Amana Colonies provide a beautiful backdrop for the many artists and crafters who call the Colonies home. You will find copper sculptors, watercolorists, artists working in glass, pastels and more. Traditional crafts include basket and broom making, tin and blacksmithing, rug weaving and tatting. Be sure to visit our many studios and galleries during you visit.