Stretched across multiple counties and small rural towns you’ll find one of the most heartwarming attractions Ohio has to offer. If you’ve yet to take a weekend (or week) to explore Ohio’s Amish Country, you need to make a point to do so. From working Amish farms to one-of-a-kind hardware stores, there’s always something to explore in Ohio’s Amish Country. Here are 12 of our favorite destinations in Ohio Amish Country:
1. End of the Commons General Store
Ohio's oldest general store appropriately sits in the heart of Amish country. You'll find this truly charming general store at the center of Mesopotamia Township, the fourth largest Amish settlement in the country and the second largest settlement in Ohio. End of the Commons General Store has been in operation since the 1840s and is located at 4366 Kinsman Rd., Mesopotamia, OH 44439.
2. Schrock's Heritage Village
Take an buggy ride around the village, tour an Amish home, visit the craft mall and so much more at this unique Ohio Amish Country attraction, which is located at 4363 State Route 39
Berlin, OH 44610.
3. Amish Heartland Tours
Amish Heartland Tours in Millersburg offers some great tour options, including bus tours and back road tours. For more information click
4. Lehman's Hardware
This unique store in Ohio Amish Country specializes in antique style appliances, retro home furnishings, non-electric kitchenware, old-time toys and a lot more items that will take you back to yesteryear. It is located at 4779 Kidron Rd., Dalton, OH 44618.
5. Amish Door Restaurant
Set in an oversized Amish style home that has a seating capacity of 450, this restaurant is located in Wilmont. Guests can also choose to have a full family sized Amish style meal prepared instead of individual orders. Amish Door is located at 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot, OH 44689.
"The Little Switzerland of Ohio" covers a total area of a little more than three and a half square miles. This village is a popular tourist destination for anyone looking to explore Ohio's Amish Country, and it takes pride in its Swiss and German heritage.
7. The Inn at Honey Run
Spend your days exploring Ohio's Amish Country and your nights at this truly charming getaway, where relaxation and upscale casual dining abound. The Inn at Honey Run features unique suite options, such as the earth-sheltered Club Level Honeycombs. It is located at 6920 County Rd. 203, Millersburg, OH 44654.
8. The Farm at Walnut Creek
This interactive farm features more than 500 animals, including a beautiful herd of giraffes. The Farm at Walnut Creek is open Monday-Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is located at 4147 Co. Rd. 114, Sugarcreek, OH 44681.
9. Yoder's Amish Home
This gorgeous 116-acre Amish home and farm is open to the public from April 23 - October 22. Guided tours of the barn and houses will temporarily take you back to a simpler time. You'll also learn all about the history and customs of the Amish faith. Yoder's Amish Home is located at 6050 SR 515
Millersburg, OH 44654.
10. Walnut Creek Cheese
This massive fresh food market features delicious meats and cheeses, bakery items, produce and much more. It's a must-stop before you leave Ohio Amish Country. Walnut Creek Cheese is located at 2641 State Route 39,
Walnut Creek, OH 44687 and 4727 US 62,
Berlin, OH 44610.
11. Mrs. Yoder's Kitchen
For some of the best old-fashioned cooking in Ohio, be sure to check out this Amish Country gem. Mrs. Yoder's Kitchen features a hearty buffet, delicious homemade pies and an at-home atmosphere we know you'll love. It is located at 8101 State Route 241, Mt. Hope, OH 44660.
12. The Barn Inn
This charming bed and breakfast is another picture perfect place to stay while you're exploring the area. (As an added bonus, the formerly Amish inn-keepers can give you firsthand insight into the culture and Amish faith.) The Barn Inn is located at 6838 County Road 203 Millersburg, OH 44654.
Have you been to any of these places? What are some of your favorite places to explore in Ohio’s Amish Country?