The Amana Colonies Visitors Center is located in the village of Amana, in a restored corn crib. Make it your first stop for information about the Amana Colonies. Pick up a visitors guide, map or brochures for area businesses. Menus for Amana Colonies restaurants are also available. The Visitors Center also houses 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 Visitors Center can assist you in planning your overnight accommodations. Information for local bed & breakfasts, inns, motels, and hotels is available and Visitors Center staff are happy to assist you.
The Visitors Center rents wheelchairs and strollers for your convenience. Contact the Visitors Center for availability and pricing.
Village Voyage History Tour-Join us May thru October we as we lead a guided tour of the Amana Colonies we call our Village Voyage. This 2.5-hour tour includes stops at most several Amana Colonies historical sites where you will learn about our unique history. The tour includes a 20-minute video presentation, and stops at the only surviving Communal Kitchen, the Church Museum, and a century-old General Store. The cost is only $25/adult and $18/ child. The tour departs from the Visitor Center at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m. and seats are limited. Call 319-622-7622 to reserve your seat.
From Interstate 80, take Exit 225, turning north on Hwy 151. Travel along Hwy 151 for five miles until you reach the intersection of Hwy 151 and Hwy 6. Turn left on Hwy 6 to go to South Amana, West Amana and High Amana. Turn right to go to Homestead, Amana or Middle Amana. The Amana Colonies Trail, Hwy 220, is a 17-mile loop that connects all seven villages.