Category Archives: Zuber Specials

Bike and Hike poster

On July 14 and 15, the Colonies are hosting Bike and Hike Weekend.  You can bring your bike or choose to ‘hike’ to enjoy the sites and sounds around the Amana Colonies.       On Saturday you can register to be a part of Millstream Brewery’s Tour de Brew.  This is a 38 mile bike […]

Wurstfest

This Saturday, June 16th, is Wurstfest in Amana!    What is “Wurst Festival”?   It’s a sausage festival!  Food and fun related to sausage! From 11a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Market Barn – near the Visitor Center in Amana. From 11:30 – 3:00 Nick Stika is performing acoustic rock favorites and from 4:00 – 7:00 […]

May 5 – 6 is Maifest in the Amana Colonies!  Saturday is a busy day starting with a parade at 10:00.  The theme this year is Fairy Tales and Flowers.  Throughout the day you can see the Maipole Dancers, the UNI International Dance troupe, and Irish dancers.  The Festhalle barn has music and dancing going on […]

Take a Bite poster

Back again for another year of food and fun!  April 20 – 22nd are the dates for “Take A Bite” – a 3 day food festival!  There are many opportunities to ‘wet your whistle’ or ‘tickle your tongue’!  Each day there are 2 different dinner events – all require reservations.  Here are some titles of […]

Romance poster

February as we all know is the time of year where we tend to make limited plans due to the season and changing weather. Be adventurous, take the chance to get out for a weekend and come to the Amana Colonies for Romance Weekend!  It is  February 16 – 18.   There are a variety of things […]

Zuber's tree decorated with blue lights

Here is a sneak preview of some of the beautiful trees in the Tannenbaum Forest in the Festhalle Barn in Amana. I did not count all the trees, but I’d say there are at least 40 – all are decorated differently – all are beautiful!  The Tannenbaum Forest opens this Friday at 10:00 am. and […]

White hat with red flower

During Girls Get Away Weekend, we will be hosting another Tea and Tales event.  New with this tea is the opportunity to purchase a “Tea Hat”.  You can wear it as is or bring something(s) to personalize it with. Teas began as a private social gathering for ladies.  In the beginning, tea was taken in […]

lady serving tea

Girls Get Away Weekend ~ Tea and Tales Our next tea will be on Saturday, November 4, 2017.   Details of all the activities for Girls Get Away Weekend will soon be published on the Amana Colonies website and we’ll also post on our site. As always, there will be shopping, there will be a […]

Plein Aire information

  This weekend is a wonderful event called, Catiri’s Fresh Paint.  Hosted by Catiri’s Art Oasis, this is the 10th year for the weekend of artists painting all around the Amana Colonies.  We have attended the last 3 years and there are ALWAYS wonderful paintings and the decision on which to purchase is a difficult […]

Welcome to Our Blog

Thank you for checking out our blog at Zuber’s Homestead Hotel! As owners we have the daily pleasure of visiting with our guests. Often we are sitting in our Wagon Wheel Room and have our conversation over a cup of coffee (or tea)!

Our blog will be a reflection of those conversations. We often share stories about Zuber’s Homestead Hotel and the history of this wonderful place! We also share information about events and happenings in the Amana Colonies.

We invite you to enjoy these stories by reading our blog. Feel free to ask us questions and we’ll do our best to give you an answer. So sit down, grab your cup of coffee (or tea) relax, and share in our stories.

We look forward to the day that you’ll come and experience Zuber’s Homestead Hotel, and the Amana Colonies for yourself!

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2206 44TH AVENUE
HOMESTEAD, IA 52236

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