1. A minimum of 10 people is required to use our van.
2. Gratuity for guide and cook is not included in the price of the tour, unless requested. We can pro-rate gratuity.
3. Payment for reservations is required two weeks in advance, payable to Kalona Historical Tours.
4. In the event of a cancellation(s), an advance notice of five days must be given for a full refund.
Byways Mini Van Tour & Meal $30.00/person
(gratuity not included)
Tour generally lasts 2 hours and can be
customized to fit your interests
Available Monday-Saturday year round
Van leaves at 3:00 pm from Historical Village
Kalona Historical Tours
Kalona, Iowa 52247
Iowa Group Travel Assn
Eastern Iowa Tourism Assn
Iowa Museum Association
(*Demonstrations available exclusively for Countryside Tours.)
Kalona Quilt & Textile Museum - Amish and English Quilt exhibits, spool cabinets, and antiques.
Kalona Historical Village - Relive the 1800’s when you visit the 13 authentically restored buildings.
Kalona Bakery - *Egg noodles demonstration
Kalona Chocolates - *Chocolate making demonstration
Kalona Cheese Factory (Twin County Dairy) - View Actual cheese-making process & sample delicious fresh cheese curds.
Max Cast Sculpture & Foundry - Learn about the steps in the metal casting process.
Woodin Wheel Quilts, Antiques & Gifts - *Quilt presentation. Enjoy the Christmas room year‘round.
Community Country Store - Amish country store specializing in kitchenware & groceries. Closed Tuesdays. No buses or photos please.
Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite Church - *A church member explains the basic beliefs of the faith, and the changes it has undergone since its origin in 16th Century Europe. Questions accepted.
JK Creative Wood & Gifts - Unique handcrafted wooden items made in a countryside shop as well as quilts and jellies made by Amish neighbors. *Woodworking demonstrations.
Pink Begonia - Antique and gift boutique. *Woven “market” reed basket demonstration.
Village Shoppe Art and Gift Gallery - P. Buckley Moss Gallery, Hear an informative talk on Moss and her inspiration.
Kalona Microbrewery- Learn about the methodology behind the creation of Kalona's newest libation
Downtown Kalona Shopping - Discover an exceptional array of antiques, handmade crafts, gifts, fabrics, weavings, art, and apparel.