The Tiny Amish Town In Illinois That’s The Perfect Day Trip Destination
By Melissa Mahoney
Only In Illinois
Have you ever wanted to see and explore Illinois’ Amish country? The perfect day trip destination, Arthur is located in “The Heart of Illinois Amish Country” where life is simpler and seeing a horse and buggy travel along the street is the norm. Take a step back in time and spend the day exploring the village of Arthur, Illinois.
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As you can see, Arthur has a lot to offer and is the perfect day trip destination. Have you been to Illinois’ Amish country? If so, what did you think? Let us know in the comments! For more information on the village of Arthur, visit the website and Facebook page.
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