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The Village Shops at Down A Country Road

12651 Highway 33, Cashton, WI 54619-6205
+1 608-654-5318
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A Delightful stop

This is a must stop for anyone on the self guided Amish tour. Wonderful crafts and fare by locals... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
bennyjenks
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decatur,Tx.
Very touristy, cute but nothing exceptional

They do a great job of advertising and are right on the highway so easy to find. The layout of the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Lee G
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Yankton
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The Village Shops at Down A Country Road feature 6 unique gift shops on the farm of Chuck and Kathy Kuderer of rural Cashton, WI. The six gift shops set in a village like setting on the Kuderer's farm is located in the heart of Wisconsin's largest Amish community. The gift shops feature products made by the local Amish as well as other local Artisans and general gift ware. Open May through October Monday through Saturday 9-5 and in Nov and Dec 10-4 Fridays and Saturdays until Christmas.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
Oct 1, 2017
“Very touristy, cute but nothing exceptional”
Sep 19, 2017
“Buying Amish”
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12651 Highway 33, Cashton, WI 54619-6205
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

This is a must stop for anyone on the self guided Amish tour. Wonderful crafts and fare by locals. Each building is unique. There is the main blue building of beautifully crafted wooden items,photography, jams,soaps,etc. The other buildings are children's items, seasonal items to which...More

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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

Thanks! So glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

They do a great job of advertising and are right on the highway so easy to find. The layout of the buildings is nice and they are quaint little shops. Expected more Amish items but quite a few tourist focused goods that were not Amish-related....More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This shop is near La Crosse. WI, in the Amish County, and they sell products form the local Amish community. It’s a really cute place, looks like a tiny village, with six different shops: soaps and housewares, beauty stuff, men’s accessories, food, ice cream ,...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

The highlight of our visit to Down a Country Road was the personalized 2 hour tour Kathy gave us. She rode in the car with us and took us through this beautiful countryside, advising us how to interact respectfully with the community such as which...More

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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thanks so much! I truly enjoyed my time with you as well! I am so glad you enjoyed learning about my Amish friends and neighbors! Thanks again! Kathy

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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

I appreciated the variety and colorful nature of the shops. I was a little disappointed with the price of the Amish made items. I purchased several small items (carved basket/ rug) and found that the Amish are selling the exact same items for 5-10$ less...More

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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thanks for visiting the village shops at Down A Country Road. I wanted to take a moment to respond to your comments. When our business was started 24 years ago with the encouragement of the Amish people ( husband and I both grew up in...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

I liked the variety of gift items on display in separate buildings. Some of the items are Amish and others aren't. Total time took about 45 min.

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Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The stop is what I was expecting, a kitchy, commercialized tourist stop. Cute shops with variety, but I personally found stopping at the individual Amish farms far more interesting, much better prices and knowing any food items were directly "fresh off the farm" and homemade....More

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Reviewed April 23, 2016

Amish are people, who live without electricity and don't work on Sundays all connected to religion. They use electricity for business, however, and make the best furniture and organic food. The shops here are cute, but there is no Amish stuff sold here. Sorry, I...More

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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2016

Hmmm...Our website and the sign at the end of our driveway advertise our business as " The Village Shops at Down A Country Road ... In the heart of Amish Country"... So we do not advertise that we even sell any Amish products. However the...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2016

Whilst driving through Cashton we came across this attraction. The main shop is fantastic and full of handmade items from the Amish. The remainder of the shops are good too. They are the typical gift shops you would find in any town or attraction but...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2015

We drove around vising the Amish homes who had signs out then we stopped here, The buildings are very colorful and the small grounds area are well kept and worth walking around. There was a tour bus there when we arrived so it was a...More

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