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Serene view of a farm in Amish Country with a barn in the distance

Sunday Stops

 

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There’s still fun to be had on a day of rest.

It’s true; we slow down on Sunday. But you can still find plenty of adventures if you’re planning a Sunday stay. From sightseeing on a country drive to shopping around, the day can stay slow-paced as you relax your way back into the week. We have some suggestions for your adventures. Many of these stops are focused around Millersburg but are only a handful of the options for your trip. 

Sunday ScamperMake a Day of It

Adventure

Morning Drive

A Sunday morning drive will display the unique experience of Amish folks heading to church. Almost any country road you choose will yield a farmyard full of black buggies as families unite at a community member’s home for church. If you prefer to stay on the State Routes, consider driving OH-241 from Mt. Eaton to Millersburg.You’ll enjoy the beauty of this country as you glimpse the authentic routine of many residents.

Allow as long as you like for this trip.

Cheese-making Visit

Driving through the Doughty Valley, you can’t miss this Swiss-style cheese-maker. Guggisberg Cheese  pioneered Baby Swiss and continues their tradition of craftsmanship, having won many awards for premium quality. Stop into the shop on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to try samples and shop for more delectables than amazing cheeses. Their cheese curds make an excellent gift for the cheese lover in your life.
 

Guggisberg Cheese
5060 State Route 557, Millersburg. Located just north of Charm.
Allow 1 hour for this stop.
History Tour

Get to know Holmes County through its history. Victorian House Museum  offers self-guided tours through a restored 28-room Victorian mansion. The mansion is filled with memorabilia that highlights county history. The house itself is a part of local lore, with neighbors claiming ghost sightings at the windows. Victorian House is open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays March-December. 

Victorian House Museum
484 Wooster Road, Millersburg. Located north of downtown Millersburg.
Allow 1-2 hours for this stop.

Amish Co Pro Tip

If you’re staying the night in an Amish Country lodging, ask your hosts for advice on opportunities and adventures. Locals know the ins and outs of the area. They’ll be happy to share some knowledge.

Discover the SavoryWake up Your Tastebuds

Discover the Savory

Sunday Buffet 

After your visit to Guggisberg Cheese, head across the street to Chalet in the Valley for a delicious Sunday buffet. Chalet in the Valley features German, Austrian, and Swiss cuisine, so you’ll have a chance to enjoy new flavors and some of Amish Country’s traditional treats. Chalet in the Valley is open for buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.

Chalet in the Valley
5060 State Route 557, Millersburg. Located just north of Charm.
Allow 1-2 hours for this stop.

Sit Down to Serene Views 

Pine Tree Barn  creates the tastiest luncheon items using the freshest ingredients. Their menu includes a delicious assortment of soup, quiche, salad, and sandwiches, as well as house-made desserts. They can offer vegetarian and gluten-free options for those with specialized diets. The dining room features lovely views of the Christmas tree farm and the beautiful Killbuck Valley, so it’s no wonder this restaurant stays busy. They accept reservations, though this is not required. Pine Tree Barn is open for Sunday lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Pine Tree Barn
4374 Shreve Road, Wooster. Located just north of Shreve.
Allow 1-2 hours for this stop.

Catch Your Sunday Games 

Bags Sports Pub, located in Historic Downtown Millersburg, creates a friendly, neighborhood pub atmosphere where you can watch your favorite Sunday football. They feature daily specials, tasty burgers, and savory steaks. Find a full menu on their website. With longer hours in the evening, this is a great dinner stop. Bags is open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bags Sports Pub
88 East Jackson Street, Millersburg. Located in downtown Millersburg.
Allow 1-2 hours for this stop.

Trip trivia

Holmes County became an official Ohio county in 1824, with Millersburg as the county seat. However, the first Amish settlers arrived as early as 1809. 

Shop AroundUncover Troves of Treasure

Shop Around

Unique Antique Treasures 
This family-run shop is located in the heart of downtown Millersburg. Jackson Street Antiques offers a variety of interesting vintage and antique items. They showcase unique treasures that you won't find in other stores. These items have a story to tell. The shop includes many small, quality vendors and will almost certainly provide you with a one-of-a-kind memento from your visit. They are open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Jackson Street Antiques
80 W. Jackson Street, Millersburg. Located downtown.
Allow 30 minutes to 1 hour for this stop.

Gifts, Primitives, and Antiques 
This family-owned shop is filled with antiques, collectibles, furniture, glassware, and kitchen & farm primitives. Starlight Antiques also features a folk art gift shop supplying Billy Jacobs canvas prints. Their many vendors ensure a wide selection of antiques and decor items. Make sure you head down to the “Rough Room” in the basement. It feels like you’re finding old barn-stored treasures. Starlight Antiques is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.
 

Starlight Antiques
66 W. Jackson Street, Millerburg. Located downtown.
Allow 30 minutes to 1 hour for this stop.

An Emporium of Goodies
Village Antique Emporium is housed in a structure built in 1873, so it has that genuine vintage vibe.The shop features two floors of antiques, handmade items, books, paper, vintage goods, rocks and minerals, and so much more. You never know what kind of treasure you’ll find. Village Antique Emporium is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Village Antique Emporium
113 W. Jackson Street, Millersburg. Located downtown.
Allow 30 minutes to 1 hour for this stop.

Trip trivia

Amish church is held every other Sunday in a community member’s home, and services can last for about 3 hours. Sometimes you can see a large wagon parked outside of an Amish home or farm building. That’s the church wagon used to transport benches. 

Sleep OverMake it a Double-day Getaway

Sleep Over

Living History
In 1847, historic Hotel Millersburg welcomed its first guest. It is believed to be the third oldest continuously operating hotel in Ohio. Hotel Millersburg offers 32 distinctively decorated guest rooms and three private banquet rooms. Their full-service restaurant and bar offers breakfast Tuesday-Saturday, lunch and dinner, and often features live bands on weekends. It is located on Jackson Street, and provides walking access to shops and restaurants, as well as the Rails-to-Trails.

Hotel Millersburg
35 W. Jackson St., Millersburg. Located downtown.

Rest in Comfort
Comfort Inn Millersburg was a 2019 Choice Hotels Award Winner 2019, and it provides excellent access to Amish Country and the conveniences of Millersburg. All interior guest and public spaces have been recently renovated. The lodging provides 100% non-smoking hotel space, free hot breakfast, free wireless internet, indoor pool, and whirlpool. All guest rooms have a microwave, fridge, and individual coffee maker. You’ll need a fridge for your Amish Country delicacies. Several first floor rooms also allow pets.

Comfort Inn Millersburg 
Comfort Inn Millersburg 

Homestyle B&B
Barn Inn Bed & Breakfast is often recognized for its excellence in hospitality, luxury accommodations, hot country breakfasts, Wi-Fi, and satellite TV. The country setting between Millersburg and Berlin provides a romantic feeling for visiting couples. Resident innkeepers provide customized service and insider ideas for visiting the best spots in the area.
 

Barn Inn Bed & Breakfast
6838 County Road 203, Millerburg. Located between Millersburg and Berlin.

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