The Old National Road passes right through Richmond and Wayne County, ushering visitors through a stretch of Indiana history that dates back to the 1800s. Just retracing the steps of the early pioneers with a drive across U.S. 40 from the Ohio State Line west to Cambridge City is an adventure in and of itself, with plenty to stop and appreciate along the way.
Got a sweet tooth? Richmond & Wayne County has the cure! Get your taste buds ready for a self-guided journey down the Chocolate Trail. This tasty tour takes you to a one-of-a-kind ice cream parlor, Amish market, candy factory, gift shops, bakeries and more. Chocolate is featured at each stop and is presented in many different forms - all FREE to sample! Satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth by visiting all 15 businesses located on the passport.
The visual arts are thriving in Richmond and Wayne County, and between local galleries, studios, museums, murals and public art installations, there’s always something to feast your eyes on. Spend a day or a weekend exploring the art and culture of east central Indiana at these creative destinations.
As summer shifts into fall, Richmond and Wayne County roll out the welcome mat to visitors with cooler temperatures, crisp foliage and a cozy collection of seasonal activities the whole family is sure to enjoy.
You are getting hungry…. you are getting very hungry….
Fortunately, you’re in luck! Richmond and Wayne County have everything it takes — and then some — to satisfy any culinary craving. Whether your tastes run toward traditional comfort food, chocolates and sweet treats, barbecue or spicy ethnic cuisines, you’ll find something yummy in this east-central Indiana region that’s sure to fit the bill.
Here are just a few tempting menu options to sample and savor:
Keep your camera & smartphone handy — Richmond and Wayne County offer some fantastic scenery to capture in selfies and pics you’ll definitely want to show off on social media.
Summer’s the perfect time of year to go outside and play, and Wayne County certainly offers plenty of options to consider for al fresco exercise, recreation and fun. This year, why not try something new by checking out some of these fresh-air adventures?
Looking for a fun family adventure to enjoy with the kids this summer? Head east to Richmond and Wayne County, Indiana, where you’ll find a great seasonal slate of attractions, recreation and artsy activities to fill up a day or a weekend!
To help you make the most of a 3 day weekend, this inspiration guide features top spots for food, fun, and a good night's rest.
Shopping for antiques is like going on a treasure hunt, you never know what hidden gems you may stumble upon. From vintage glasswares, rare mid-century collectibles, to furniture, signs and more, you can find a little bit of everything along Indiana’s famous Antique Alley.
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