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Old 11-29-2015, 07:39 PM   #1
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Driving to Nappanee

For those of you who have driven to Nappanee from the south central part of the U.S. where did you go from Indianapolis? Up I-69 or highway 31, which looks like a good multilane road? Is Nappanee right on the intersection of highway 6 & 19?
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Old 11-29-2015, 08:04 PM   #2
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Just drove 31 from Indy 3 weeks ago. Road is fine - don't sweat it. The road to Napanpanee was fine too. I had heard bad things about the roads, but compared to Chicago - they were like glass.
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Old 11-29-2015, 08:16 PM   #3
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Rt. 31 North to Indiana 6 east is the way to go. Rt. 31 is 4 lane divided highway in good shape- I've made the trip ~ 15 times over the past 16 years. Newmar Service Center is on the west edge of Nappanee on the north side of Rt. 6. You can turn on Delaware St. & go north 1/4 mile & turn back east (right) down to service center & 'Camp Newmar' or you can come straight north at Amish Acres.
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Old 11-29-2015, 08:29 PM   #4
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From north side of Indy your about two and half to three hours from factory. Factory is easy to find and its right before you get in the town of Nappanee on route 6. In the winter they get a lot snow in that area so be sure to monitor weather reports.
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31 has just been improved and repaved. Do update your GPS program as they made some nice changes to 31 a year or so ago. It was not on my old GPS program, but is on the update.
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From north side of Indy your about two and half to three hours from factory. Factory is easy to find and its right before you get in the town of Nappanee on route 6. In the winter they get a lot snow in that area so be sure to monitor weather reports.
That "lot of snow" is what has me concerned. Trying to figure out when to make a spring appointment as early as possible and still avoid the snow like we got caught in Forest City, Iowa 2 years ago (14"). And if you can't make your appointment I guess you're SOL until you can work in another appointment way down the line.

Appreciate the road information.
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Old 11-30-2015, 06:49 AM   #7
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There is a saying here in Indiana, "If you don't like the weather, wait 15 minutes!"

I take my coach up in March, by that time, the snow season is starting to slow down, and if it does snow, it may not be long on the ground as March can come in as a lion and leave like a lamb.

But - Nappannee is up north and is subject to "Lake Efect Snow".

I would say mid March and beyond you will be fine. And 31 is the way to go.............

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