If you’re traveling along the Historic National Road or Interstate 70 through Indiana, be sure to check out the Old National Road Welcome Center, located at 5701 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374 . Inside, you’ll find helpful information about Richmond, Wayne County and the entire state of Indiana! Here are a few reasons why you should visit during your trip!
1. Hoosier Hospitality from our knowledgeable volunteers
The volunteers inside the Old National Road Welcome Center are a traveler’s best friend! They’re specialists on places to stay, places to eat, exciting events and fun facts about the area. Ask them questions and you’ll get trustworthy, dependable answers.
2. Shop our impressive gift shop
No trip is complete without collecting a souvenir from unique places you visit. The Old National Road Welcome Center features an array of Indiana merchandise, locally made products, artisan wares and more. You’ll be pleased to find items big or small to take home with you. Be sure to text VISITRICHMOND to 22828 for 25% off one non-consignment item!
3. Fun Photo-Op
After sitting in a car for hours, get out and stretch you legs while making lasting memories. Our interactive Fairy Wing wall turns you into a whimsical fairy with the snap of a button. Be sure to ask our volunteers for your free printable photo keepsake! Don’t forget to upload your photos and share them using the #VisitRichmondIN.
4. Whimsical Memories
After transforming yourself into a fairy, you may wonder what they have to do with Wayne County. You won’t have to look far for an answer! Located next to the interactive fairy wall hides an Enchanted Fairy garden and door! Children can leave a note with their address and a letter will arrive at home from one of our local fairies. Ask our volunteers about the Enchanted Fairy Trail and take a magical journey through Wayne County while you’re here!
5. Maps, Brochures and More!
Sometimes, technology fails us and we are left without our GPS or phone. Our knowledgeable volunteers can provide maps and travel tips to help you get through the state stress free. In addition to maps, we have hundreds of brochures and guides on attractions, restaurants, and sights to see throughout the entire state! Don’t miss the opportunity to see everything you can during your stay in Indiana. Might we add, we also have very convenient, fresh and modern bathroom facilities equipped with changing tables for even the smallest of travelers.
6. Free Chocolate
Need to unwind and satisfy a sweet tooth? The self-guided journey down the Chocolate Trail takes you to ice cream shops, a candy factory, Amish market, intriguing gift shops and more! The Chocolate Trail Passport is available only at the Welcome Center and features free samples at each stop!
Whatever the reason, we would love to have you at the Old National Road Welcome Center! Located at 5701 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374, we make the perfect stop for all your travel needs!