The Hub of Tourism: the Welcome Center

By: Biz Bishop & Daisy Sparks

In honor of National Tourism Week we are highlighting the tourism hub of Wabash County, the Visit Wabash County Welcome Center. The Welcome Center is located in the heart of downtown Wabash on Miami Street. Featuring nearly 50 different local merchants and artists, the Welcome Center offers the perfect sampling of what to expect while in the area. Wabash County is fortunate enough to have some wonderful communities that each bring a unique merchant and/or artisan. Listed below is only a small portion of the amazing things Wabash County has to offer. Happy Tourism Week! 😃



Spring Hill Farm Dried Flower Bouquet

Spring Hill Farm features the most beautiful dried floral bouquets that are grown right in Lagro and dried to be kept for many years! Visit the farm on the weekends in the summer for self serve fresh flower bouquets that are picked and ready to be enjoyed. 


Pictured is a framed photograph of the Tremont Hotel in Downtown Wabash.

Eclectic Shoppe is full of an eclectic mix or vintage, new, antique and thrifty finds. The shoppe is located in downtown LaFontaine after being in downtown Wabash for years. Check them out today!

Only a handful of the styles available

The Rodeo Sisters are two teen entrepreneurs and best friends from LaFontaine who are selling handmade pairs of earrings to save money to buy a horse! They sell all kinds of earrings from simple studs to multi-colored dangly earrings.

North Manchester

A beautiful floral tumbler!


Rhinestones & Roses is a boutique with a full service florist shop, and they have a wide variety of sizes from small to 3X. They have the cutest gifts, jewelry, candles, accessories and so much more.

Handmade mug by Manchester Pottery

Manchester Soap Company & Manchester Pottery offer a wide variety of handmade goodies. Manchester Soap Company offers a wide variety of handmade soaps, scrubs, bath bombs, lip balms and so much more! Manchester Pottery offers hand built one-of-a-kind mugs and other cool trinkets!


Maple Syrup comes in different size jars.

Caleb Flick offers incredible maple syrup made right in Roann at an affordable price! Come grab some today to enjoy on a fresh stack of pancakes!


Chris Kugler is a local artist who turns broken glass into incredible works of art. Her speciality is mixed media and working with all kinds of pieces to create some unique and one-of-a-kind pieces.

American Flag on canvas!

Denny Creative is a company in the heart of Downtown Wabash that specializes in screen printing on t-shirts, totes and so much more!

Tote bag with the City of Wabash seal
The Welcome Center offers a variety of colors and sizes for the pictured shirt.

David Doud’s Countyline Orchard is a locally owned and operated orchard that grows a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. In the Welcome Center you can purchase their yummy apple butter year round, and trust us, it’s incredible.

Doud’s Apple Butter