June 15, 2016
She continues to offer her insights and guidance in special ways. Her own backroads tour departs twice a day, Tuesday through Saturday, from the Berlin Grande Hotel. The cost is $45 per person, and each couple or individual traveler receives a Amish recipe cookbook.
She can also put together a private car tour for you. These are tours by one of the preeminent designers of cultural and educational tours in Ohio’s Amish region. For reservations or information, call 330-340-7343 or 330-893-3248.
Want to do it on your own? You can tour at your own pace, guided by A Taste of the Backroads. LaVonne has distilled her locals-only knowledge into a set of three 27-mile scenic backroad routes with which you can navigate this fascinating area on your own, using the scenic tour routes she has used for 24 years. The packet includes her written narration and photos that help you know what you are seeing and understand its place in the culture. A local directory to complement the tour is included. The entire packet is available online, as well as at selected locations.
Get ready for something special. Plan like an expert!