(2 trips - Spring/Fall)
May 14, 2020
October 15, 2020
Enjoy a day-trip to Amish Country in Ohio! Many different areas of Northeast Ohio are well known for its Amish community and their many farms that populate the countryside. Let us take you away from the hustle and bustle of city life and allow you to enjoy a day full of good old fun on our Amish Country Tour.
Amish people and their traditions attract tourists who are curious to see for themselves what being Amish is all about. Our Amish Country tour, is arranged to fit into a one-day time schedule and allow your to experience and interact with the Ohio Amish community. You’ll see the Amish farms and the farmers working in the fields using teams of horses to get their work done. Enjoy dining on delicious Amish cuisine and enjoy shopping in their unique shops.
We strive for authenticity and want to share expert knowledge of the Amish heritage with you. Step into their communities by visiting locations such as cheese shops, Amish bakeries, restaurants, quilt maker, candle maker, furniture maker and hardware stores. The history and customs of the Amish faith will also be explained. The Amish Country Tour includes an Amish country tour guide that is an expert in the Amish culture and way of life. We want your visit to Amish Country to be educational, enjoyable and tranquil. Step back in time and enjoy a quiet and simple lifestyle. All while still enjoying the personal service and years of travel experience you come to expect with All About Destinations!
Day 1 (Lunch)
Morning motorcoach departure from Elkins, WV (5:30am) (additional pick-up locations are possible) to begin a wonderful one-day tour that offers a unique experience in Amish Country, Ohio. Upon arrival in Dover, we will visit the Breitenbach Wine Cellars. Nestled among the rolling, picturesque hills of Ohio’s Amish country is Der Marktplatz. This is the home of Breitenbach Wine Cellars, exclusive producer of an extensive array of award-winning grape, fresh fruit, and berry wines and dandelion wine. Following our visit to the winery, we will visit the Walnut Creek Amish Market. The Walnut Creek Amish Market is a the most fabulous market to shop in Ohio’s Amish area! Their list of vendors is extensive, so whatever it is that you are searching for, you’ll likely find it here. Lunch follows at the Dutch Valley Restaurant smorgasbord in Sugarcreek. The tour continues with a stop at Hershberger Farm and Bakery. Known for its expansive bakery and aisles of fresh produce, from seasonal fruits and vegetables to mountains of fresh fry pies, savory bread and doughnuts, Hershberger’s is a destination for many who travel to Amish Country for the atmosphere and the edible pleasures. In addition, relax and enjoy the horse drawn buggy rides or get up close and person with a variety of different animals. A stop in Millerburg would not be complete with visiting/touring Heini's Cheese Chalet. John (Hans) Dauwaulder trained as a master cheese-maker in Switzerland and came to the States in the 1920's to display his Artisan talents in a growing cheese market. Through the years the Dauwalder family has partnered with local farmers to produce their cheese and that commitment remains strong. Today up to twelve tons of cheese can be made in a day and they make over 25 varieties of cheese averaging 50,000 pounds of cheese a week. The day ends with dinner on your own in wonderful downtown Millersburg.
Your return trip aboard the motorcoach takes in the beautiful scenery along the way, while you reminisce on the wonderful day of tour and travel to Ohio Amish Country! Estimated time of return is 11pm.
Includes round-trip transportation from the Elkins, WV (other pick-up locations possible) Breitenbach Wine Cellars Tour, Walnut Creek Amish Market, Hershberger Farms and Bakery, Heini’s Cheese Chalet Tour, free time in Millersburg, OH, 1 lunch at Dutch Valley Restaurant and all taxes and fees. Dinner en-route is not included.
Trip cost based on a minimum of 45 participants. All About Destinations reserves the right to cancel trip (with a full refund) if the minimum number of participants has not been reached within 10-5 days of the trip date. Travel Insurance is not available for day-trips.
Activity Level for this tour:
$50.00 per person
Round-trip Motorcoach Transportation
All Listed Attractions
1 Dinner (OYO)
AAD Tour Manager
All Touring Venues
Elkins Wal-Mart Parking Lot
TRAVEL DISTANCE (ONE-WAY)
243 Miles from Elkins to Millersburg, OH
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