Top 5 Reasons to visit Richmond-Wayne County this Season

Teeming with vibrant local art, here you’ll find historic buildings blanketed with colorful murals beaming with artistic expression created by passionate mural artists. From hidden alleyways to busy streets, more than 70 murals throughout Wayne County define and capture the beauty, history and culture of the community.

Wayne County’s rich Quaker history played an integral role in the efforts of abolitionists. At the Levi & Catharine Coffin House, Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad, you’ll uncover why escaping slavery was complicated and why the Coffins’ were passionate about assisting freedom seekers.

For chocolate lovers, there’s no better way to see Wayne County than through the tantalizing tastes and smells of locally-made chocolate delights on the year-round FREE Chocolate Trail. With about a dozen stops, the self- guided trail leads you to a historic candy factory, ice cream parlors, unique gift shops, Amish market and wineries.

Antique Alley is a hotbed of vintage finds and is one of Indiana’s most diverse antique destinations. Two different trails will guide you to more than 1,200 antique dealers offering a plethora of fun finds. Don’t miss historic Cambridge City, the hub of Antique Alley, with more than ten distinctive shops and malls within a two-block area.

Gather the girls for a relaxing girlfriend getaway. Treat yourself to a decadent weekend of divine chocolate, savory wine, boutique shoppes, visual arts, specialty coffee, and cozy dining options. Plus, each lady receives a perk pack full of surprises.

Need even more reasons to visit Richmond-Wayne County? Go to www.VisitRichmondIN.org and learn about mummies, dinosaurs, and a great culinary scene!