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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"How do the Amish live?"

Read our comprehensive guide to why the Amish live the way they do. We offer a list of informative articles to help you understand their culture, and way of life.





There is something surreal about an early morning fog in the valleys of southeast Ohio.  Hill tops look like tiny islands surrounded by mysterious white fluff.  As the sun slowly burns off the low-lying haze, one notices small clusters of Amish homes nestled within the edges of woodlands & harvested fields. Dairymen, already finished with their early morning milking, have given leave to the cows who now slowly choose a place in the pasture to enjoy another fall day. A breeze blows through the low-lands & chases off the final wisps of any lingering haze.  A new beauty emerges for ...
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Jan West

OhiosAmishCountry.com will be at the AAA Great Vacations Expo Jan. 16-18 in downtown Columbus Ohio spearheading an exhibit involving multiple businesses from Holmes Co., the Village of Sugarcreek and Historic Downtown Millersburg.

Visit our booth and register to win a framed Billy Jacobs painting, tickets to the Amish Country Theater, an overnight stay in Amish Country, and more.  While at our booth, sample delicious treats from Main Street Fudge and Popcorn and Heini's Cheese. Also, don't forget to pickup your self-guided tour booklet H.I.T.C.H, author LaVonne DeBois will be on hand to sign it for you!

Dutchman Hospitality Group is ...
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