The Best Time to Visit Amish Country, Ohio

Ohio offers a charming atmosphere that visitors can experience first-hand at any time of year. Whether you’re planning a trip in the heat of June or the frosty cold of winter, there are plenty of reasons to stay. Here are our favorite seasonal activities to help you find the best time to visit Amish Country, Ohio

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Find the Best Time to Visit Amish Country, Ohio

Spring

There’s nothing quite like a warm spring day in Ohio. Though the season can be chilly in March, the weather climbs into the 70s in May. This comfortable weather provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and take advantage of some of the area’s most popular activities. One unique attraction that you won’t want to miss is Yoder’s Amish Home. You’ll be able to tour two authentic Amish homes and soak up the sun on a horse-drawn buggy ride. Spring is also a great time to visit one of the nearby flea markets. You’re sure to find something that catches your eye at the Walnut Creek Flea Market or the Holmes County Flea Market

If you’re planning a spring visit, consider booking your stay in May to attend the Dandelion May Festival at Breitenbach Vineyards. Come enjoy wine tastings, tours, and live entertainment during this two-day event.

Summer

While summer temperatures in Ohio can sometimes be quite warm, it’s usually safe to expect weather in the mid-80s. This is a great time to experience both indoor and outdoor activities that Amish Country, Ohio has to offer. Stay cool by venturing inside some of the shops in Downtown Millersburg. The historic downtown area has plenty to do and see to keep you entertained for an afternoon. If you need a break from the heat, head over to Der Dutchman in Walnut Creek for lunch to try authentic Amish cuisine. 

Plan your trip around the Walnut Creek Vintage Fair! This is one of the area’s most anticipated events each year. Sift through the repurposed items and find something special to call your own. You never know what you’ll find here.

Fall 

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year in Ohio. The air begins to turn crisp in late September and dips into the 50s by November. You’ll want to be here to enjoy the many fall festivities. The Fall Festival at The Farm at Walnut Creek is a community favorite. Take a wagon ride through the farm, witness the pumpkin slingshot, and make your own apple butter. It’s the best way to welcome the new season. While you’re in Walnut Creek, be sure to visit Walnut Creek Cheese. Browse the store and shop produce, grown only by Amish and Mennonite farmers in Amish Country, Ohio. You can’t beat the fresh taste you’ll find here. 

Winter

Winter is a chilly time of year in Ohio with temperatures usually peaking in the 30s each day. Luckily, there are plenty of things to do indoors that will keep you warm and allow you to celebrate Christmas in Amish Country. You can’t go wrong spending a cozy evening at the Amish Country Theater. There’s a variety of entertaining shows to choose from each year. 

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Stay at the White Oak Inn Any Time of Year

The interior of The Willow Room at The White Oak Inn.Stay in the heart of Amish Country at the White Oak Inn. You’ll find yourself in the best location to experience all the best parts of our area. Whether planning a relaxing weekend away or looking for a weekend adventure through Ohio, the White Oak Inn is the best place to rest your head in the evening. Choose your favorite cozy accommodation and book a stay with us today. We look forward to hosting your stay.