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Warsaw, Indiana is known as the Orthopaedic Capital of the World. Tour one of the Orthopaedic manufacturers and learn why and how Warsaw became the Orthopaedic Capital of the World and calls Warsaw their home. As the population gets older, those knees and hips aren’t what they use to be. Your group will hear firsthand the unique history of the Orthopaedic industry. Discover how a hips and knees are replaced and learn about the products that bring a new spring into your step.


Enjoy a nice sit-down lunch meal at American Table, a hometown favorite restaurant known for our variety of 130 made-to-order quality menu items. The American Table Restaurant is celebrating over 20 years of serving our valued guests in a clean, comfortable, and relaxing atmosphere. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, where quality and value is the most important ingredients.


Your first stop after lunch will be spent at the Northern Indiana National Weather Service Forecast Office in Syracuse. Your group will learn how the National Weather Service (NWS) provides watch and warnings for Northern Indiana, Southern Michigan and several counties in Ohio. You will get to see what goes on behind the scenes during a weather emergency and during their day-to-day activities. The NWS provides weather, water and climate data as well as forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. A weather-ready nation is a society that is prepared for and responds to weather-dependent events.

The second stop of the day will be at Pilcher’s Shoes in downtown North Webster. Your group will discover a shoe shopper’s paradise! This mini shopping trip offers shoes for the hard to fit and shoe lovers of every kind. Pilcher’s carries every size shoe known to man from AAA to GG. Bob Pilcher and his staff will be more than happy to size your feet and give you advice on the type of shoes you should be wearing. After all, they should know because Pilcher’s has been helping people find the perfect fit since 1947!

There’s no better way to end the day than relaxing in a salt cave! The Cave on the Square is a unique experience in relaxation and healing.  Located in the Latte Lounge  and Gallery in downtown Warsaw, they focus on making your whole visit relaxing and comfortable. Sit in the Himalayan Salt Cave that offers your group to be surrounded with holistic healing powers for arthritis, lupus, sinus problems and allergies. Himalayan salt is also edible as a gourmet salt for cooking. You will receive some culinary salts samples during your visit!


End your treasure hunt by letting us spoil you with dinner and a show. Be entertained with a fabulous musical or theatrical production at the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts. This theatre has been entertaining families and groups for over 50 years and provides a unique experience by being a theater in-the-round where you will never be more than ten rows from center stage!