Welcome to the great outdoors.
Do you find your joy by filling your lungs with fresh air? There’s an endless supply of air and natural wonder around our area. The rolling hills and woodlands dip into wide valleys with creeks and critters rambling around. Your favorite view from a day of tripping about the countryside might be a splendid sunrise or a trail of baby turkeys following mom into the brush. The adventures are for you to choose, whether you like active opportunities or simply being in the peace of this place. The Amish Country-area offers so many exciting outdoors adventures. Here are just a few to consider.
Holmes County Rails-to-Trails is a paved recreation trail through scenic countryside. It accommodates bicyclists, pedestrians, horseback riders, and buggies. Fredericksburg to Killbuck is 15 miles of paved trail, and another 7.5 miles is paved from Glenmont to Brinkhaven. BYOB-it’s suggested that you bring your own bike.
Airport Ridge Sporting Clays is a leading facility with two courses featuring a variety of challenges for both novice and experienced shooters. Take in the rolling grasslands and woods of this beautiful location as you put your skills to the test at up to 30 different stations.
Nestled in the hills of Holmes County, Fire Ridge Golf Course is a scenic, 18-hole course featuring well-maintained greens and fairways, as well as the clubhouse. It is designed for golfers of all skill-levels to enjoy.
Our Rails-to-Trails follows the Killbuck Marsh area. Did you know that this marsh is the second largest in Ohio, after the Lake Erie region? You can see herons, muskrats, or bald eagles near the marsh on any given day
Enjoy the countryside on horseback with a guided trail ride from Amish Country Riding Stables. Located on the breathtaking grounds of the Guggisberg Swiss Inn, the facility welcomes riders of all experience levels.
Take your RV, tent or both to the quiet setting at Timbercrest Camp and RV Park. White there, enjoy nature trails and activities for the whole family, or venture out to explore the many nearby attractions.
Evergreen RV Park Resort is in the heart of Amish Country and is open year-round. The Park has 87 full hook-ups, 20-30-50 amp electric, sewer, water, cable TV, Wi-Fi internet, indoor pool, spa, game room, playgrounds, snack bar, cabins, tent camping, dog wash, and a deluxe inn on premises You’ll have plenty of activities to fill your day.
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Mohican State Park borders the Amish Country area to the west. In addition to fun hikes and small waterfalls, it also offers fishing areas, bridle and bike trails, canoeing, tubing, and camping.
Beer and Bites
Did you know that Millersburg Brewing Company has awesome food? Sample one of their 20 brews on tap and sit down for a snack or meal. The Brewery has a relaxed atmosphere where you can rest and regroup. They often feature live music on weekends as well as current sporting events.
Fox’s Pizza Den makes the freshest, most delicious pizza, specialty hoagies, and mouth-watering sides every day for their customers. They are conveniently located next to the Rails-to-Trails in Millersburg, and serve hand-dipped ice cream if your family just needs a tasty treat. Delivery is available in the Millersburg area.
Amish Door Restaurant and Village is located away from the hustle and bustle. They feature an excellent restaurant with traditional Amish fare, bakery, shops, and inn. Amish Door also features events and dinner shows, so check their schedule. Try their popular broasted chicken, and stay for a show.
Hit The Open Road
Breathe the fresh country air and take in the natural beauty of rural Ohio as you travel along the Amish Country Byway. Whether you’re heading to your next outdoor destination or simply enjoying the bucolic landscape, there’s something for everyone along this 160-mile stretch.