Stay near the center of Amish Country at the Country Inn & Suites, Dover, OH. Our hotel’s convenient location just off I-77 gives you easy access to quaint shops, old-fashioned farms and restaurants serving traditional dishes like Trail bologna, whoopie pies and pot roast. Learn about the Amish, Hutterite and Mennonite communities at the Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center. You can also 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.
Tours and Sights:
- 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 and information center. You can also sign up for a 30-minute guided tour and view the Behalt Cyclorama.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-3192
- Amish Heartland Tours (19 miles)
For an unforgettable experience of Amish culture, complete with a farm-to-table dinner and a visit to a working farm, contact Amish Heartland Tours.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-3248
- Keim Lumber Company (18.1 miles)
An independent home-improvement store, Keim Lumber Company offers the chance to browse building materials used by the Amish community.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2251
- World's Largest Cuckoo Clock (8.8 miles)
Constructed in 1972, this impressive timepiece 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
- Bunker Hill Cheese (18.4 miles)
You can watch as this shop crafts Swiss cheese from milk stored in traditional milk cans and delivered by local Amish farmers. Don’t forget to take home a selection of tangy cheeses from the store.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2131
- Chalet in the Valley (19.8 miles)
Located across the street from the Guggisberg Cheese factory, Chalet in the Valley serves authentic Swiss dishes.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2550
- 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 confectionery being made on site.
Phone: +1 (800) 338-9341
- Guggisberg Cheese (19.9 miles)
Visit this factory and cheese shop to sample the famous Swiss cheese that has won national awards.
Phone: +1 (330) 893-2500
- 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 (877) 852-2888