Ways to Play in the Root River Valley
Tours of Amish country
Harmony is home to the largest Amish community in Minnesota. Van, car or bus tours organized by Amish Tours of Harmony offer stops at about a half-dozen Amish farms (800/752-6474; amish-tours.com). Or see Amish countryside on your own by renting CDs with driving tours from The Village Depot (877/886-2409; village-depot.com). The driving tour points visitors to 11 Amish farms and homesteads within a 30-mile radius. Shop for Amish products and watch the Amish work their magic with woodworking, basketry, baking and hand stitching. Keep the CDs for up to five days for continued exploration.