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Explore Holmes County Ohio

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Leather shop
Experience Holmes County, Ohio, where old-world traditions and fine craftsmanship transcend time. The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast serves as a perfect base for exploring museums, attractions, historic sites, hamlets, cheese, leather, quilt, and wood working shops, farmer's markets, Amish homes, bakeries; and, along the way, view incredible vistas of Amish farmers behind teams of draft horses, fields of wheat shocks, and horse and buggy travel. The innkeeper's share their "Amish life experiences" at breakfast time, brief you on special events taking place that day, will direct you to significant places to visit and help you plan your itinerary. This is a year around destination. View our Events Calendar to learn about unique cultural events, dramas and musicals, village festivals, and Amish school auctions that may be taking place during you stay. Following is a limited listing of many local and regional authentic cultural points of interest and mileages from The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast. With so many things to do and see, as well as places to go, there's sure to be something fun for everyone. Let us be your tourism guide so you know all the hot spots in the area.

Every State highway throughout Holmes County has received the distinctive State and Federal scenic designation of Amish Country Byway.

Check our other page, Amish Business Directory, for a partial listing of Amish-owned businesses conveniently located near the inn that do not have websites. Businesses listed below that are Amish owned are marked ABD and their information is on the Amish Business Directory page.

Attractions, Shops, & Artisans

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Guggiberg Cheese Guggisberg Cheese
Antique Mall Hershberger Antique Mall
 John Yoder Amish HomeJohn Yoder Amish Home
  • Amish Country Essentials, 3.3 mi., Natural skin care products available.
  • Amish Country Peddler, 8.8 mi., Largest Crocs footwear dealer in Ohio! Carry large selection of county home decor items, rugs, candles, curtains, and pine furniture.
  • Amish Home at Yoders, 11.9 mi., Tour a preserved Amish homestead, enjoy a buggy, take lecture tour through two authentic Amish homes. Open mid April - October.
  • Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center/Behalt, 6.8 mi., 265' circular mural depicting European history of the Amish and Mennonites; schoolhouse and bookstore.
  • Antique Emporium, 3.5 mi., Antique store that buys, sells, and trades,
  • Berlin Chile Traders, 5.4 mi., A delightful culinary shop featuring "hot" tastes
  • Berlin Creek Gallery, 5 mi., Gallery features outstanding selection of Amish scene art, frames; custom framing.
  • Berlin Village Gift Barn, 5.6 mi., Amazing & fun, 15,000 sq. ft. home decor, jewelry, and boutique shop - the innkeeper's favorite.
  • Blue River Gallery, 5 mi., Exceptional works of art by more than 200 fine American artists.
  • Bowden Bells & Garden Art, 13.8 mi., Mr. & Mrs. Bowden make creative art by using recycled metals and glass for gardens and outside decor.
  • Breitenbach Wine Cellars, 19.3 mi., Visit an Amish Country winery with over 40 different selections of wine, a gift shop, and tours as well as a cafe for lunch.
  • Broad Run Cheesehouse & Swiss Heritage Winery, 19.3 mi., Sample cheese and wine while exploring their Victorian Shop.
  • Charm Harness & Boot, 8.2 mi., Mens', ladies', kids' shoes and apparel available for sale.
  • Coblentz Chocolate Co., 9.6 mi., Chocolates, candy, fruit, nuts, and coffee all available for sale.
  • Country Craft Cupboard, 5.4 mi., Craft supplies featuring patterns, samples, fabrics, wool, rug-hooking, scrapbooking, stitching, and the list goes on and on.
  • Country Gatherings, 5.6 mi., Vintage Country furnishings for the home and garden.
  • Creative Outlet Indian Store, 21.5 mi., Famous Native American Store featuring jewelry, crafts, and art.
  • David Warther Carvings Gift Shop, 11.5 mi., A large and unique gift shop that has become an attraction in itsself. Can be visited seperately from the carving exhibit.
  • Erb's Stove Center, 7 mi., Offer fireplaces, grills, stoves, outdoor furniture, etc.
  • The Farm at Walnut Creek, 11.3 mi., Unique and exotic animals. Take tours from a horse drawn wagon or your own vehicle.
  • Gateway Place Wine, 14.5 mi., Carries the most extensive selection of wines from Ohio wineries in the country.
  • Gospel Book Store, 5.2 mi., Christian book store with the latest books, Bibles, gifts, and music.
  • Gramma Fannie's Quilt Barn, 6.6 mi., Great selection of quilts and fabric.
  • Guggisberg Cheese, 8.3 mi., Home of the original Baby Swiss Cheese. Features 60 varieties of cheese.
  • Heini's Cheese Chalet, 6.6 mi., See where cheese is made with a tour through the factory and sample cheeses.
  • Heini's Gourmet Market, 14.6 mi., Features Ohio's best wines, cheeses and cooking classes.
  • Helping Hands Quilt Shop, 5.4 mi., Quilts, fabric, notions, stencils, quilt frames, and embroidery.
  • Hershberger's Bakery & Farm, 4.7 mi., Bakery, home-grown produce, petting area, gift shop, this place has it all.
  • Hillcrest Orchard, ABD, 10.5 mi., 50 acres of apples, peaches, pumpkins, corn and more!
  • Historic Baltic Mill, 17 mi., See the old grinding equipment and check out their gift shop
  • Holmes County Flea Market, 5.6 mi., A unique shopping experience with more than 80 vendors.
  • Holmes County Pottery, 18 mi., Handmade pottery from functional dishware to garden planters.
  • Holmes Power Equipment, 5.9 mi., local Stihl dealer.
  • Homespun Treasures, 8.9 mi., Primitive Home decor featuring lighting, florals, bedding, tableware, curtains and much more.
  • Jackson Street Gallery, 3.4 mi., A wonderful selection of gifts, home furnishings, flooring and interior designs.
  • John Yoder Amish Home in Sugarcreek, 16.3 mi., Recognized as the oldest home in Sugarcreek, open Friday and Saturday 12-5 p.m.
  • Kaufman's Kountry Accents, 5.5 mi., Primitive decor, lanterns, valances, bags, candles, etc.
  • Keim Lumber Company, 8.1 mi., This store has anything you could ever need when it comes to remodeling or building a new home.
  • L & E Star Candles, 11 mi., An Amish candle maker that specializes in star-shaped candles. Watch her make them right in her home from morning until dark. Lehman's, 23.3 mi., An old fashioned hardware store with unique items to be found.
  • Little Cottage Company, 5.2 mi., Play houses, storage sheds, dog kennels, greenhouses and much more!
  • Lone Star Quilt Shop, 7.7 mi., Amish-made quilts and fabric
  • Longaberger Basket, 60.5 mi., The home office located in Newark sells handcrafted wood baskets and more.
  • Malabar Farm, 31.8 mi., A variety of activities including tours and hiking.
  • Maysville Harness Shop, ABD, 12.3 mi., a complete line of horse supplies and family footwear.
  • Miller's Dry Goods, 8mi., fabric, patterns, handmade quilts and more.
  • Moxie, 5.3 mi., A ladies clothing boutique that just opened in Berlin. Offers something for everyone!
  • Ms. Gadgets, 6.6 mi., Hundreds of kitchen utensils, supplies and much more.
  • Mt. Hope Fence, 8.9 mi., Maintenance free fences, railings, decks and pergolas.
  • Mt. Hope Livestock Auction, Flea Market, & Produce Auction, 7.2 mi., A variety of sales throughout the year.
  • NFL Hall of Fame, 30.1 mi., Come visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame!
  • Pine Tree Barn, 19.7 mi., gift shops, boutique, home furnishings, restaurant and Christmas Tree farm.
  • Pioneer Loft, 3.4 mi., Antique, vintage, and handmade creations.
  • P. Graham Dunn, 21.5 mi., Inspirational art, gifts, and home decor.
  • The Pottery Niche, 7.9 mi., the largest selection of Polish pottery in North Ohio.
  • Raber's Bike Shop, 4.5 mi., Rent bikes to ride on the Holmes County Trail by the hour.
  • Raven's Glenn Winery, 36 mi., Winery and restaurant. Sample wine, take a tour, or eat their tasty cuisine. Rolling Ridge Ranch, 7.5 mi., Animal park with over 500 different kinds from around the world. Feed the animals and check out the gift shop.
  • Ruth's Amish Dolls, 12.3 mi., They make authentic, collectible Amish dolls, clothes and patterns.
  • School House Winery, 29.1 mi., Winery located in a 123-year old, one room schoolhouse.
  • Schrock's Amish Farm and Village, 6.6 mi., Many activities offered at this unique location including a tour of an Amish house and many shops to visit.
  • Shaker Antiques, 3.4 mi., Antiques and collectibles!
  • Sharp Run Market, Corn maze, concession stand, barnyard activities and more!
  • Silver Moon Winery, 21 mi., Casual bistro setting with wines made from the finest grapes in Ohio.
  • Sol's in Berlin, 5.2 mi., Ohio's largest arts and crafts mall. They have anything you could ever imagine.
  • Somewhere Sewing, 10.3 mi., Fabric, notions, books and more!
  • Starlight Antiques, 3.4 mi., A variety of treasures with furniture, collectibles and other gifts.
  • Swartzentruber Quilts, Quilts, wall hangings, pillow covers, etc.
  • The Trading Post Thrift Store, 5.9 mi., A combined effort of Christian Churches and individuals from Ohio and surrounding areas, to provide monetary assistance to the Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp.
  • Tis the Season, 6.6 mi., Ohio's largest year-round Christmas shop.
  • Trumpet in the Land Outdoor Drama, 32.7 mi., This performance is an unforgettable experience that brings to life the Ohio frontier during the Revolutionary War.
  • Vogt General Store, 13.3 mi., Primitive antique and collectibles shop.
  • Walnut Creek Amish Flea Market, 17.6 mi., weekly entertainment, indoor shopping, eateries, a miniature farm and more.
  • Walnut Creek Cheese, 10.5 mi., number 1 income-producing business in Holmes County with a deli, bakery, spices, meats, produce, etc.
  • Wendell August Forge, 9.5 mi., Handmade gifts that are so unique! Something for everyone!
  • The Wilderness Center, 18.4 mi., A nature center with 967 acres dedicated to wildlife preservation.
  • Wilson's Country Creations, 19.6 mi., Concrete statues for the yard or home.
  • Winery at Perennial Vineyards, 24.2 mi., Wine tastings daily with appetizers to compliment your wine.
  • Yellow Butterfly Winery, 29.7 mi., 30 acre vineyard, wine making facility, and restaurant.
  • Yoder Bargain Store, ABD, 10.3 mi., An Amish variety shop that features glassware, toys, and novelty items.
  • Zinck's Fabric Outlet, 5.1 mi., Fabric, clothing, books crafts and more
  • 61 Surplus, 3.4 mi., Sells name brand liquidation items as well as customer return items at a discounted price. All proceeds go to orphans.
Antique Mall Miller's Dry Goods
Zinck's FabricZinck's Fabric

Museums and Historical Sites

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Victorian HouseVictorian House
  • Behalt Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center, 6.8 mi., 265' circular mural depicting European history of the Amish and Mennonites; schoolhouse and bookstore.
  • David Warther Carvings & Gift Shop, 11.5 mi., See the carvings and meet the carver as he works daily in his on-site workshop.
  • Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, 38.6 mi., Explore the history at this train station where kids can ride on the trains!
  • German Culture Museum, 9.8 mi., Hundreds of displays that can answer questions you may have about the Amish history and culture. Tours available by reservation.
  • Gnadenhutten Historical Park & Museum, 42.5 mi., Check out the artifacts and history of the first settlement in Ohio back in 1772.
  • J. E. Reeves Victorian House, 25.8 mi., Carefully restored Victorian home and museum in Dover.
  • Millersburg Glass Museum, 3.4 mi., Featuring exhibits of glass produced in the early 1900's.
  • Roscoe Village, 27 mi., A 19th century canal town restored with shopping and dining.
  • Schoenbrunn Village, 32.6 mi., Where Ohio's first settlement began.
  • Victorian House Museum, 3.7 mi., Victorian Mansion featuring 28 rooms with self-guided tours and special holiday events.
  • Warther Museum, 24.2 mi., carving, button collecting, and more! Come see the family legacy.
  • Zoar Historic Village, 31.1 mi., A village settled by the German religious dissenters is, today, an island of old country charm.


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  • Amish Country Riding Stables, 6.5 mi., Horseback riding and sleigh rides in the winter time
  • Black Diamond Golf Course, 9 mi., 18 holes, driving range, located in the rolling hills of Holmes County.
  • Cabin Creek Golf, 15.6 mi., two-18 hole miniature golf courses, batting cages, driving range, sand volleyball.
  • Fire Ridge Golf Course, 2.7 mi., 18-hole course featuring well-maintained greens and fairways suited to golfers of all levels. Check with The Barn Inn for a discount coupon.
  • Flying Ridge Hunt Club, 6.9 mi., Guided and non-guided hunting, memberships, clay pigeon shooting available.
  • Holmes County Trail Coalition, 4.5 mi., A walking trail that extends 15 miles through Holmes County.
  • Loudonville Canoe Livery, 21.7 mi., Canoeing and so much more! Take a ride down the Mohican River then relax in the River Room Lounge.
  • Tree Frog Canopy Tours, 23.1 mi., Fly through the Mohican forests on ziplines!


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Furniture store
  • Alpine Cabinets of Holmes County, 13.5 mi., Custom cabinetry in all styles and finishes.
  • Amish Oak Furniture Company, 21.6 mi., Ohio's original Amish furniture store. Hardwood, sofas, mattresses and more.
  • Amish Traditions Distributing, 13.5 mi., Any kind of furniture you can think of and more.
  • Farmerstown Furniture, 10.9 mi., Custom styles and designs welcome.
  • Four Corners Furniture, 8.7 mi., Oak, cherry, hickory, and maple furniture.
  • Green Acres Furniture, 14.9 mi., Custom made hardwood furniture.
  • Homestead Furniture, 7.6 mi., Hardwood, leather and upholstered furniture, rugs and accessories.
  • Jake's Handcrafted Oak, 11.4 mi., Hardwood, heirloom furniture built by Amish craftsmen.
  • Kauffman Lawn Furniture, 6.2 mi., Outdoor Furniture.
  • Mullet Cabinet Design Center, 5.3 mi., Family owned, handcrafted, custom furniture.
  • Ole Mill Furniture, 8.2 mi., Hardwood, upholstered, and leather furniture and accessories.
  • Pleasant View Furniture, 8.8 mi., Locally made dining sets, bedroom furniture, entertainment centers, and more.
  • Schrock's Heritage Furniture, 5.5 mi., Amish made furniture.
  • Stone Barn Furnishings, 9.4 mi., Handcrafted home furnishings.
  • Swiss Valley Furniture, 5.4 mi., Two locations, one in Walnut Creek and one in Berlin.
  • Troyer Furniture, 14.6 mi., Free delivery in Ohio.
  • Walnut Creek Furniture, 11.2 mi., Ohio Amish Craftsmen.
  • Weaver's Furniture, 18.2 mi., Customized furniture, upholstery, and patio collections.

Food Stores

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Food store.Troyer's Country Market
  • Amish Wedding Foods, 3.8 mi., Only the very best recipes used here. Their products are available at Troyer's Market.
  • Ashery Country Store, 9.9 mi., Bulk foods, meats, cheeses baking supplies, and more!
  • Miller's Bakery/ Countryside Campers Paradise, 5.9 mi., Homemade breads, pies, noodles, and other wonderful things.
  • Rodhe's IGA Marketplace, 4.3 mi., A family owned supermarket with fresh foods, a deli, floral shop, and pharmacy.
  • Troyer's Country Market, mi., Fresh produce, deli cheeses and meats, and a bulk food selection.
  • Troyer's Trail Bologna, 5.5 mi., Home of "Genuine Trail Bologna" with an old fashioned general store.
  • Wholesome Valley Farm, 12 mi., offering pesticide and chemical free meats, fruits, and vegetables.
  • Winesburg Meats, mi., Family owned where they smoke their own line of meats.


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Boyd and Wurthmann RestaurantBoyd and Wurthmann Restaurant
Mrs. Yoder's KitchenMrs. Yoder's Kitchen