The Amish have their shops in their homes or in a building next to their houses. They usually do not have phones in their business.
Amish Country Shops
The Illinois Amish country surrounding the town of Arthur is full of shops located on the Amish farmsteads. They range from homemade potholders to full size custom kitchens. The Amish country is sure to have anything you need to complete any room of your house. There are also numerous shops that will cater to your sweet tooth with homemade candies, cakes, and pies and well as a warm fresh baked loaf of bread.
Below are just a sample of the shops that you can find in the Amish area around Arthur, IL. We recommend if you are making a trip here that you contact one of the receptive operators in Arthur such as ACM Tours and they will be more than happy to set up a tour of the Arthur Amish country. They can arrange step-on guided tours, CD tours, accommodations, and even a meal in a Amish home for you and your friends and family.
Schlabach's Bike Shop and Discount Store
They sell NEW FUJI and HARO bikes. Also, a wide selection of used bikes, recumbent and 3 wheelers, tricycles, and repairs on all brands. Parts and accessories available for all types of bikes. They also offer bike rental if you and your friends want to take a leisurely ride around the Amish country.
Otto's Canvas Shop
A family owned business celebrating over 35 years of business making boat convertible tops and covers, truck covers, wagon tarps, and any other custom made canvas and vinyl product.
Stop in and talk to the Otto family about having your unique item built.
Stocks a large variety of raplacement handles for shovels, picks, rakes, and sledges, Also carries walking plow handles and a wide variety of tools for around the house or garage. Now carrying large 12-volt variable speed pedestal fans for your summer cabin, camper RV, or boat. Retail and Wholesale
Country Shoe Shop
The areas Largest Red Wing Show dealer with over 50 styles to choose from. The even stock some A's and 3E's, but it doesn't stop there. They also sell other name brands like New Balance, Soft Spots, Irish Setter of La Crosse, and Hi Tech. You will also find a nice selection of straw and felt hats like many of the area men wear.
Miller Storage Buildings
Stop bya nd see their many styles of storage sheds. They have Barn styles, mini garages,playhouses,
salt box styles, cape styles, and 1 car garages.
Stutzman's Feed Mill and Fence Systems
Established in 1940, Stutzman's offers livestock feed and animal health products, livestock equipment, fence supplies, horse care products, Muck & Tingley boots, Amish hats, and Heritage vinyl fences, decks, and handrails. Also a growing selection of vinyl gazebos. Stutzman's boasts the largest selection of farm gates and treated wood posts in Central Illinois.
The Great Pumpkin Patch
Open from Sept. 15th - Oct. 31, The Great Pumpkin Patch is a working farm that has pumpkins, decorative qourds, Indian corn, garden mums, gift shop, straw maze, edible winter squash, farm animals, haunted barn, and much much more family fun.
Central Illinois Poultry Processing
Supplying fryer chickens, baking hens, chicken parts, fryer rabbits, and cured smoked turkey. Great place to complete you holiday meal located in the heart of Illinois Amish country.
Quilts are something to enjoy and treasure from generation to generation. Melrose Quilts offer hand stitched quilts made locally in the Illinois Amish country. Choose your quilt from a wide array of patterns and colors. Quilt styles available in king, queen, full, and twin sizes in addition to baby and crib sizes. Custom made quilts are also available. Melrose Quilts also offers home decorations, jams and jellies, and many other homespun accessories.
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