When you make your vacation home at the Country Inn & Suites, Dover, OH, you are near the center of Amish Country. Filled with quaint shops, old-fashioned farms and restaurants serving traditional Pennsylvania Dutch cooking, the area offers numerous Amish-related attractions. Learn about the Amish and Mennonite communities at the Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center. Explore a working Amish farm at Yoder’s Amish Home, or tuck into a Swiss meal at Chalet in the Valley. Make sure to pick up some Swiss-style truffles at Coblentz Chocolate Company to take home.
Amish Country includes these things to do:
- Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center (18.6 miles)
Discover the history of the Amish and Mennonite people from their earliest beginnings in Zurich to their life in contemporary America at this comprehensive museum.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-3192
- Coblentz Chocolate Company (14.3 miles)
A family-owned candy company in the heart of Amish Country, Coblentz offers Swiss-style truffles, hard candy and many other goodies. Watch delectable confectionary being made on site.
Phone: +1 (800) 338-9341
- Guggisberg Cheese (19.9 miles)
Savor a Swiss meal in Chalet in the Valley, the on-site restaurant, and watch cheese being made.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2500
- Heini's Cheese Chalet (18.4 miles)
You can watch as Swiss cheese is crafted from milk delivered in traditional milk cans by local Amish farmers. Take home a selection of tangy cheeses from the store.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2131
- Keim Lumber Co. / Amish Hardware Store (17.7 miles)
An independent home improvement store, Keim Lumber Co. is an intriguing place to browse through building materials.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2251
- Walnut Creek Cheese (13.3 miles)
Have lunch at the charming café on the second floor, and then search for cheeses, jams, fudge and other groceries on the first floor of this beloved local attraction.
Phone: +1 (330) 852-2888
- World's Largest Cuckoo Clock (8.8 miles)
The Guinness Book of World Records confirms that this timepiece, constructed in 1972, is the world’s largest cuckoo clock. A three-foot-tall couple emerges from the clock to dance the polka every 30 minutes.
- Yoder's Amish Home (15.2 miles)
Take a guided tour of this working Amish farm and barn, enjoy a buggy ride and visit the one-room schoolhouse to learn how Amish parochial schools are run.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2541