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Metamora, Indiana Winter Shops

Metamora is a great place to visit during the winter months.  Even though the Grist Mill and the Canal Boat are not in service, you'll still find some shops that are open and the ducks are always waiting to greet you.  This historical town and it's beauty makes a relaxing wintertime outing.  You can wander around this peaceful village and explore the fascinating buildings full of history, feed the ducks, see the waterwheel, and visit some great shops.  You don't have to fight the crowds and search for a parking place. Below you'll find a list of shops that plan to be open during the winter.  Other shops may open on the weekends when the weather is nice.

Smelly Gourmet

 

WE ARE MOVING TO THE BANES HOUSE RIGHT NEXT DOOR. WE WILL BE CLOSED JAN AND FEB TO MOVE. WE HOPE TO BE OPEN BY APRIL.

You can't miss the "Smelly Gourmet" located on Main Street in the only 3 story building in town.  The Smelly Gourmet is Metamora's only European Coffee Bar, hand crafted Bath and Body, custom designed sterling and gemstone jewelry Gift Shop. Steve and Brenda's creative imagination provides you with a fun filled atmosphere full of hand made  items never seen before such as their Metamora souvenirs, computer clocks, stain glass candle boxes, personalized photo gifts, and their own brand of hand made Crema Fiore Bath and Body products along with their outstanding European Coffee Bar where you can get the best cappuccino this side of the Atlantic Ocean!  Designer Catrina Campbell bring to life beautifully jewelry using her imagination and bare hands.  No two pieces are alike. She prides herself in the highest quality pieces made of only sterling silver, copper and gemstones.   You won't find any base metals or glass bead in her pieces. More about the Smelly Gourmet

Winter Hours: Tue - Sun 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; The only reason we'd be closed would be if something unexpected happens.

     
Words and Images/Train Place
 

Located on Main Street at the intersection of the Whitewater Canal and Bridge Street. You'll experience a unique array of books, railroad memorabilia, toy trains, kitchen items, lamps and lanterns, and more. This is truly a unique shop.  Some of George's collections are extremely rare finds and Gail's paintings have been on exhibit at The Cincinnati Museum Center, Minnetrista Cultural Center, the Newcastle Art Association, The Anderson Art Association, The Community Gallery in Vevay, Art at the Hermitage, The Whitewater Valley Annual Show and the Pendleton Art Center in Rising Sun. More information about Words and Images/The Train Place

Winter Hours: Sat - Sun 12 a.m. to 5 p.m.

     
Metamora Inn   Open year round, the Metamora Inn is a wonderful place to stay for a get-a-way.  You'll be greeted by Gi and Jo, the extremely friendly owners who will make you stay a pleasure. Jo makes the best pie ever to touch your lips!  Order a gift basket to be waiting in your room. Built in the 1850’s, this lovely bed and breakfast inn offers a delightful blend of yesterday’s charm and hospitality with today’s comforts and conveniences. More information about Metamora Inn.
     
Grapevine Inn   Looking for a place to stay?  The Grapevine Inn is open 365 Days a year!  Come and stay at the Grapevine Inn where you'll enjoy a comfortable stay in one of our beautiful rooms with a Queen Bed, Private Bath, A/C and Direct TV. Private Parking Available. More information about Grapevine Inn.
     
Grannies Ice Cream and Cookie Jars   Located on Columbia Street, Grannie's Cookie Jars & Ice Cream Parlor is loaded down with every type of cookie jar imaginable along with salt and pepper shakers and above all else "Ice Cream".  Stop in and get a dip of ice cream in one of their homemade waffle cones. Usually open 7 Days a Week!! More information about Grannies Cookie Jars & Ice Cream.

Other shops may be open but these are the typical ones you'll find in the winter.