Rural roads are not city streets. They are often narrower or may vary in width. You may have less room to maneuver or a loose gravel and grass berms to contend with. Don't forget about sharp dips or unexpected turns.


Normal speeds for horse drawn buggies range from 5 to 8 mph. When pulling large farm equipment or loads they may be slower.
Drivers of these vehicles may have low or blocked visibility. Always anticipate left hand turns.


Watch "closure time," the time you have to recognize and respond when coming to a vehicle. Also remember a buggy may back ...
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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.





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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Presenting bloggers from area businesses to keep you informed regarding events and more at their businesses and throughout Amish Country.





Beth Newcomb

A honeymoon doesn’t have to be expensive, insisted Donna Marie Golden, owner of the 17-unit collection of chalets, cabins, cottages and villas that comprise her wildly popular Donna’s Premier Lodging — one of the area’s finest bed and breakfasts and a popular destination for couples.
   
“With the exquisite, snow-covered rolling hills of the Amish countryside as a backdrop, couples who want to rekindle their relationship by planning a honeymoon, or just a romantic getaway, can stay in one of our cabins or chalets for the ultimate in seclusion, or one of our well-appointed suites or villas to be ...
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