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“GREAT for Ohio visitors!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Amish Country

Ranked #278 of 1,897 things to do in Ohio
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Owner description: Regions located through Holmes, Tuscarawas and Wayne Counties that offer visitors a glimpse of the unique culture and traditional values of the Amish.
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“GREAT for Ohio visitors!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2008

We are local and go here often. The baked goods are excellent at Miller's Bakery - hard to find but so worth it. The experience at Yoder's Amish Home on Route 515 is more authentic than you'll get anywhere else in that part of Ohio. Which is near Berlin. They have a barn there that always is bursting with animals. They also have a tour of their authentic Amish homes and offer buggy rides. You can also sit in an Amish classroom. Best tip I can offer in this part of Amish Country is to take back roads anywhere to see how the Amish actually live. We always take our foreign visitors here and they are astonished people still live like this. Be respectful of the Amish though. They are kind people and welcome you there. Lehaman's hardware store is amazing and often you'll find many Amish there on certain days for a live auction.

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“Wonderful hosts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2005

The Hidden View Bed and Breakfast near Mount Hope, OH, in the heart of the Ohio Amish country, is a wonderful place to stay. It is run by Noah and Nancy Troyer who are members of the Beachy Amish, who dress plain but have mains electricity and drive cars.
We have stayed there several times and fully recommend it. The B&B is a building separate from the farm and comprises two double bedrooms, one with a bathroom en suite and the other has its own bathroom, too. Noah will come across in the evenings and entertain you with puzzles of various kinds, which are fascinating. If you are there on Sunday, they will probably invite you to go to church with them: they also entertained us to Sunday lunch. Brilliant!
There is a large living room/kitchen in the B&B building. Each day, Nancy brings over something home baked for breakfast but the cupboards are well stocked with everything you would want, too. Don't expect radio or TV, though! Just five minutes drive awway is Mrs Yoder's Restaurant, a great place to eat and very popular.
We are from England but we just love going to Hidden View. Nancy and Noah are friends, now.

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“Amish/Mennonite community”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2004

I have spent a lot of time in the northeastern Amish/Mennonite Community. Some of the area that should be on the list of anyone that visits this area is Lehman's Hardware, where the primitive meets today. Heini's cheese factory of Walnut Creek and most definitely Trail. A unique blend of meat and spices that gives Trail bologna it's qualities to go with Heini's many varieties of cheeses.

Good food needed? Go to "The Barn" on route 585 on the outskirts of Smithville. Smithville is approximately 5 miles east of Wooster and just a few miles west of Orrville. Authentic cooking in an actual Barn. Has been a dairy, potato and hay barn in its farming years. Enjoy a salad bar that is housed on hay wagons, enjoy the geese around the pond and some shopping in the house and some other buildings throughout the property. If you have a large group, there is a family style caterer outside of Sugar Creek that serves delicious cuisine.

Do you need bulk foods such as flour, sugar and spices? Check out Ashery Bulk Food Store just a little ways from Apple Creek. While in this area there is a neat little restaurant in Mt. Hope. You can always find room for a piece of pie, etc. Want to see how horse harness is made, check out one of the many harness shops in the area.

There are several furniture stores throughout the area.

Interested in the history of the Amish and Mennonite? Check out Berlin and please don't pronounce it like the town in Germany. It is Ber lin with the emphasis on the Ber.... Just driving through the country will give you a taste of yesteryear, but please be careful, there are bicycles, pedestrians along with the house and buggy/wagons. The roads are narrow and it is quite hilly, so can be a danger to all involved especially the non motorized person.

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