10 Must See Attractions in Amish Country

There are literally hundreds of places to see and go when you come to Amish Country. With so many places to visit, it's hard to know where to start so I put together a list of 10 unique must-see attractions in the area. 

  1. Ashery Country Store | "The grandma of bulk food stores" The Ashery started back in 1979 when life was simpler. Cecil Yoder opened
    Heini's Cheese
    Making cheese at Heini's Cheese Chalet
    the Ashery out of an Amish neighbor's basement with the goal of providing quality products at reasonable prices. It is with this same goal and with the values of honesty and integrity that they continue on today. Their line of products includes - deli meats, cheeses, pastas, candy, baked goods, dip mixes, snack mixes, cookie mixes, soup mixes, a complete line of baking ingredients, spices, dried fruits, nuts, jams, peanut butters (ground fresh daily) and much more. Take a scenic trip through Amish country and give them a visit!
  2. Berlin Escape Room | Do you like puzzles and solving mysteries? Have you ever wished you could hop thru the TV and into a video game? If so, an escape room may be right up your alley. We are excited to have our very own escape room right here in the heart of Amish Country and literally right next door to Donna’s! Whether you are local to the area and are looking for something fun and out of the ordinary to do in the evening or need an idea for a great team building activity, look no further. These rooms are growing in popularity worldwide and it is not hard to see why. They are suited for anyone of any age and background and require no specific knowledge or skill set to participate. As a matter of fact, the more diverse of a group of people you have, the better. 
  3. Coblentz Chocolate Company | Did someone say chocolate?! There's something for everyone at Coblentz Chocolates. Buckeyes, creamfills, truffles, caramels & snappers--you're sure to find your favorites. Take a stroll through their viewing gallery where you can watch chocolates being made.
  4. Guggisberg Cheese Company & Heini's Cheese Chalet | One of our guests favorite things to do when they visit Amish Country is visit one of our local cheese houses. Enjoy free factory tours and sample all sorts of cheeses! 
  5. Hershberger's Farm & Bakery Ltd | A one-of-a-kind destination in Amish Country! Featuring housebaked Amish goods, crafts, seasonal produce and a petting zoo! See Big Ben, Holmes County's biggest Belgian horse! Buggy rides and pony rides. 
  6. Holmes County Flea Market & Walnut Creek Amish Flea Market  | Both flea markets offer a fantastic shopping experience right here in the heart of Ohio's Amish Country. Lots of unique vendors!
  7. Madhrikan's Theater of Magic & Catalpa Trading Co. | A world of excitement awaits at Madhrikan's Theater of Magic, an Amish Country's  Must-See attraction. Located in the heart of downtown Berlin, Madhrikan, a world-class Magician, presents full stage spectacular illusions! Delightful close-up magic with audience participation! A colorful fast-paced show in a stunningly beautiful theater! This 1-1/2 hour show presents Las Vegas quality entertainment but always fitting for the whole family. Madhrikan's Theater of Magic is the latest addition to the Feel-Good Shop, Catalpa Trading Company. Catalpa is one of the oldest shops in Berlin, being in business for over 20 years! They are a premier gift store offering unusual and fun gifts sure to bring a smile to you and your family!
  8. The Farm at Walnut Creek | Get an old-fashioned farming experience touring a working farm and animal park. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride or drive-through tour to see and hand-feed over 600 domestic and exotic animals, including giraffes. Visit their non electric Amish farmhouse as staff demonstrates baking, canning, and sewing. A truly unique experience!
    Tis the Season
    Tis the Season

  9. Tis the Season| Do you love Christmas?! If you answered yes, you absolutely must visit this local attraction. It's Ohio's largest year 'round Christmas shop and features three floors of Christmas wonderland, thousands of ornaments, lights, trees, and novelties, and lots of collectibles!!
  10. Yoder's Amish Home | Yoder’s Amish Home is the perfect place to begin any visit to Amish Country. This 116-acre farm provides visitors a close-up view of a way of life they may only glimpse as they drive past the homes and farms dotting the hills of Holmes and surrounding counties. Tour two homes, local guides explain culture and lifestyle, barn with animal petting area, buggy rides, school house tours, gift shop, covered picnic area. Locally owned since 1983.

Do you have a must-see attraction for Amish Country that's not on the list? Share below!

Published: May 12, 2021