One of our favorite things about Amish Country, Ohio, is how strong the local community is. Guests always comment on the hospitality of local business owners and artisans! It’s a breath of fresh air for many visitors coming from big cities. We always try our best and encourage our guests to shop local near Danville, Ohio! From tucked-away bakeries to handmade home décor, there are plenty of reasons to shop local in Amish Country, Ohio. Read on to discover a few of our favorite places to purchase Ohio-made treasures.
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Top 5 Places to Shop Local Near Danville, Ohio
1. Friendly Meadows Country Store
Friendly Meadows Country Store is one of our favorite places to shop local for almost anything. This quiet shop in Amish Country, Ohio, features everything from handmade furniture to deli-fresh cold-cut sandwiches. We even have a handmade basket at The White Oak Inn from this country store! Be sure to stop by to browse the selection of Ohio-made treasures, then enjoy a sandwich from the deli counter. Or, stop by on Friday or Saturday morning to grab a donut from the bakery!
2. Holmes County Pottery
Searching for the perfect statement piece for your home? Look no further than Holmes County Pottery! This pottery shop carries a variety of ceramic goods from local artisans. Each piece is as unique as it is beautiful. You’re sure to find that one-of-a-kind piece you’ve been on the hunt for!
3. Helping Hands Quilt Shop
Whether you’re looking to purchase a handmade quilt or make your own, Helping Hands Quilt Shop has what you need! The shop prides itself on stocking only the highest quality quilting supplies so you can create something to last a lifetime. The friendly staff is also more than happy to answer any of your quilting-related questions!
4. Weaver’s Farm and Furniture
Weaver’s Farm and Furniture is one of our favorite places to shop local in Danville, Ohio. This Amish furniture store is located just a 15-minute drive from us, so it’s the perfect place to spend an afternoon near the Inn! Weaver’s Farm and Furniture is a wonderful place to get high-quality Amish-built wood furniture, POLYWOOD ® outdoor furniture, and Amish-made quilts and accessories. This Amish shop also has a bakery, deli, and a petting zoo. On Wednesdays, all customers are welcome to enjoy a free homemade pretzel — warm and delicious!
5. Book A Stay at The White Oak Inn
Finally, a stay at The White Oak Inn is a great way to shop local in Danville, Ohio. When you stay at our Amish Country B&B, you help us continue to do what we love — host guests! We’ve owned The White Oak Inn for more than 27 years thanks to our loyal guests. In that time, we’ve become deeply passionate about supporting other local businesses and artisans in Amish Country, Ohio. We hope you will see the same value that we do in their hard work and dedication to the craft, whatever it might be.
Make yourself at home in one of our Log Cabins! The Acorn and Pinecone log cabins are tucked away behind the Inn for ultimate privacy. Enjoy a king-size bed, private bathroom with whirlpool tub and shower, kitchenette, living room with queen-size sleeper sofa, and a private deck.
Check our availability to start planning your trip to Amish Country, Ohio. We can’t wait to welcome you!