Historic Metamora, Indiana 1838 Canal Town

  • Metamora, Indiana


  • Metamora, Indiana


  • Metamora, Indiana

    Canal Boat

  • Metamora, Indiana

    Memorial Day

  • Metamora, Indiana

    Canal Boat with Horses

  • Metamora, Indiana

    Canal Days

Metamora, Indiana is Indiana's only functioning Canal Town! Visit Metamora to enjoy a wonderfully quaint town full of history and scenic beauty. You won't find another place anywhere, that has what can be found in Metamora.... Read more about Metamora Historic Metamora Indiana At historic Metamora you'll escape to the past and experience what it was like in the 1800's. Wednesday through Sunday you can visit the gristmill and pick up a bag of their freshly stone-ground cornmeal or flour. Take a ride in the canal boat through the only existing wooden aqueduct in the United States. On the weekends you can Board the train for a short trip on the Whitewater Railroad. 365 days a year you can take in the lush scenery of the Whitewater River Valley on the 2.6 mile rustic hiking & biking trail along the historic Whitewater Canal. Along with all the historical features and attractions in Metamora, you will find around 40 businesses consisting of shops, eateries and lodging. Each business owner sets their own hours of operation. A few are open during the week while most are only open on the weekends.  For most businesses the season runs from June to December. A few stay open year round like Grannies Ice Cream and Cookie Jars, Words and Images/The Train Place and the Lodging businesses. For more information about shops and hours read Visitors Information.

The Canal Boat will not be in operation until further notice.






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