Ohio's Amish Country

Amish weddings are traditionally held on Tuesdays or Thursdays in later fall after the harvest. Amish wedding tradition has had to give way to practicality. Weddings are now held year round and on other days to accommodate the number of couples getting married.


Courtship among the Amish is more secretive. A couple won't announce their engagement until just a few weeks before their wedding. They keep it a secret (as long as they can). It is always an occasion for a new dress for the bride. They typically don't wear white but one of the more acceptable colors of their ...
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By: Jennifer Yoder

 

Growing up in Holmes County, Ohio’s Amish Country, I never fully appreciated just how lucky I was. Looking back, one of my favorite things to do was go to my grandma’s house on Saturday afternoon. The afternoons that I loved the most were the ones when we got in her jeep and traveled the few miles from Farmerstown to Charm, getting excited and pointing out all the horses along the way.

We would end up at a quaint little country shop called Millers Dry Goods. As a kid, I thought the store was a magical place. There were fabric ...
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Beth Newcomb

People tell us all of the time how affordable we are,” said Donna Marie Golden, owner of Donna’s Premier Lodging — one of the area’s finest bed and breakfasts and a wildly popular Amish Country destination for couples yearning to reconnect without planning a full-blown destination vacation.
“We are certainly a destination,” she said. “But because we’re located so close to Cleveland and Columbus, it’s easy to make the trip to our lovely Berlin-based accommodations and still feel like you’re getting away from it all.”

Donna’s Premier Lodging is comprised of 17 well-appointed chalets, cabins, cottages and villas, some ...
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