Ohio offers a charming atmosphere that visitors can experience first-hand any time of year. Unlike other destinations in the U.S., our beautiful state enjoys four distinct seasons: rainy springs, warm summers, crisp autumns, and snowy winters. Whether you’re planning a trip in the heat of June or the frosty cold of February, there are plenty of things to do and places to explore. Below, you’ll find information on the weather as well as our favorite seasonal activities to help you choose the best time to visit Amish Country, Ohio. Start planning your next getaway today.
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Find the Best Time to Visit Amish Country, Ohio
There’s nothing quite like a warm spring day in Ohio. Though the weather can be chilly in March, the temperature climbs into the 70s in April and May. We recommend dressing in layers and packing a light jacket for cooler evenings. An umbrella can also come in handy during this time of year.
Spring’s comfortable climate provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and take advantage of our 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. This 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.
Consider attending the Dandelion May Festival at Breitenbach Vineyards during your spring visit. You’ll enjoy wine tastings, tours, and live entertainment during this two-day event.
Summer weather in northern Ohio can be quite warm; expect daily temperatures in the mid-80s. This is a great time to experience the many indoor and outdoor activities that Amish Country has to offer. Stay cool by venturing inside some of the shops in Downtown Millersburg. The historic downtown area has plenty to keep you entertained for an afternoon. Or, head to the Kokosing Gap Trail for a leisurely walk or bike ride. You can take a break from the heat at lunchtime and visit Der Dutchman in Walnut Creek for 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 is one of the most scenic 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 natural beauty and 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 by Amish and Mennonite farmers in Amish Country, Ohio. You can’t beat the fresh taste you’ll find here.
Don’t forget to pack your hiking boots! One of the most popular fall activities in Ohio is hiking. It’s a great way to admire the scenery and changing colors. Honey Run Park has an excellent hiking trail with views of sandstone cliffs, boulders, and a spectacular 25-foot waterfall.
Winter is a chilly time of year in Ohio with temperatures usually peaking in the 30s each day. If you’re visiting during this season, you’ll want to bundle up!
Luckily, there are plenty of things to do indoors that will keep you warm and allow you to celebrate Christmas in Amish Country. Attend the annual candle lighting ceremony at Roscoe Village or tour the area’s finest inns and shops during the Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns. You can’t go wrong spending a cozy evening at the Amish Country Theater, either. 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
Now that you know about the activities and weather in northern Ohio, it’s time to decide when you’d like to visit. Stay in the heart of Amish Country at the White Oak Inn. You’ll find yourself in an ideal location to experience all the best parts of our area. Whether it’s a quiet, relaxing weekend away or a fun adventure through Ohio, the White Oak Inn is the perfect 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 you soon!