Zuber Specials

green teaset with pink flowers

  Tea and Tales At Zuber’s Homestead Hotel November 5, 2016 1:00 – 2:30 p.m   Relax and enjoy a 3 course afternoon tea with tales! We’ll begin with some history and etiquette of the “event” of having tea. Next a local storyteller will share stories about life for women in Amana. All the while we’ll keep … Read more

barn on shelf

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Come to Woodfest! This event is held at the Amana Colonies RV Park and Event Center.  There are many woodcrafters and all kinds of things made out of wood.  You can watch some of the craftsmen at work and (in the past – hopefully again this year) there … Read more

Lily pond in winter

Winter in the Amana Colonies I think, many would agree that for the most part….winter is a peaceful, quiet, and beautiful time of the year.  As with many statements, there is of course the exception to this sentiment…when the temperature drops to negative 27 with the wind chill, when we have an ice storm, a blizzard, … Read more

green and pink teapot, cup, saucer, creamer and sugar

Enjoying “Old” — Excited for “New” This is a busy time of year in the Amanas.  Oktoberfest begins the month.  This year we celebrated the 50th Oktoberfest.  It was a wonderful weekend – great weather, fantastic food and lots of people came to the Amana Colonies to celebrate.  Now as the leaves are turning colors, … Read more

amana map

I am excited to share about a new event we’re having at Zuber’s!  As we are in the midst of a week of WINTER weather – in a few weeks hopefully you’ll be looking for something to go do to “get away from it all”.  We have just the thing to do for a weekend!  … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

side front of Zubers with fall decor

Of all the fun parts of owning a Bed and Breakfast, probably the most rewarding part is meeting all the guests who come to stay with us and having the chance to visit and get to know them. We have been fortunate to get to know and develop friendships with a wonderful group of couples … Read more