Visit Planning

The area around Arthur is a very delightful and enjoyable place to visit. It is a very unique region that, as a result of its large Amish population, still retains much of the culture, customs, language and the ambiance of 150 years ago.

An Amish benefit auction.

An Amish benefit auction.

Some of the many things to enjoy while you are in the Arthur Amish area include sightseeing, specialty shopping, cultural enlightenment, good food, and many special events.

Many visitors first think of our area for the Amish the reside around Arthur and for many of their specialty products available in our area. While here you can learn more about their Amish lifestyle while driving around the countryside (sightseeing), possibly listening to an educational CD or live tour guide, or visiting the countryside shops. For a more in depth cultural experience you may wish to join a traditional meal on an Amish farm.

Arthur maintains an information center downtown where you can pick up area maps and get information to help you fill your visit. Many of Arthur’s downtown shops also welcome questions and will gladly offer suggestions of more things to do while you are here.

Arthur has one full time, receptive tour service:

ACM Tours of Arthur Il. is a full service, Receptive Tour Guide Service Company for individuals, small families and large groups, with many special services available at no additional cost. They literally open the door to this fabulous Illinois Amish Country!  ACM Tours is ready to assist you with itinerary planning, meals, attractions, lodging and self guiding or step on guide service for any sized group.

ACM Tours have available trained, professional, local step-on guides who are well versed in the history, customs and folklore of this most unique part of Illinois. ACM Tours knows this are

A family enjoys a meal on an Amish farm.

A family enjoys a meal on an Amish farm.

a better than

anyone else. We have lived here all our lives. ACM Tours has been in business on Vine Street in Arthur for three generations. ACM Tours also works closely with the Arthur Amish community in their custom Anish furniture store… The Woodloft, also located in downtown Arthur.

ACM Tours offers self-guiding audio tours, step-on-guides, or full service trip planning assistance to individuals, family and larger groups, or motor coach tours.  They will help you locate transportation if necessary. ACM Tours can help plan every minute of your visit if you wish, or assist with filling in some extra time on your stay in the area with detailed services that will make your time here in Illinois and Amish country a more complete, enjoyable and FUN experience. PH 217-543-2766>

Visit the ACM Tours website for additional trip planning details