Departing from Grand Central Station in Connersville, Indiana, is the scenic Whitewater Valley Railroad. It travels along the Whitewater River and Canals to a town called Metamora, Indiana and it only does this once on Saturday and once on Sunday, so the trip is sure to be special. Once in Metamora, there is plenty to see and do. One place to stop and eat is called, The Smelly Gourmet, where samples of family grown popcorn is given to patrons while they wait for one of many homemade Panini sandwiches and pita chips. They are also known for their coffee bar. Tasty dessert places can also be found around town like Mr. Fudge’s Confectionary that features an antique soda fountain and Grannie’s Cookie Jars and Ice Cream Parlor where over 2400 different cookie jars are on display and ice cream is scooped into homemade waffle cones. Throughout the year, Metamora also has food related festivals. The first weekend of June, they have the Strawberry Daze festival. In October, they have the ever-popular Canal Days event where vendors of all kinds come to celebrate the town with the canal. Finally, in November, they have a Chili cook-off. Metamora, Indiana is a town for people who love antiques, trains, history, haunted houses, and most importantly, great homemade food.