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Come visit our 1840's era barn, where you will feel like you've stepped back 100 years in time. That's why our massive, 32,000-square-foot retail store contains four pre-Civil War era buildings where you can learn about organic gardening, oil lamp restoration or wood stove maintenance. Museum-quality antiques line the walls and thousands of products you thought they quit making years ago fill the shelves.
Walnut Creek seems to have sprung up within the folds of its rolling farmlands as naturally as the weeping willows that line the creek banks. Just as the trees instinctively situate themselves to take advantage of sun and water, the Carlisle Inn is planted in the perfect spot. It stretches out atop the sloping ridge that leads into the village of Walnut Creek, providing a remarkable view of the countryside.
See why our people live the way they do! Half-hour interpretive tour of stunning 265' mural-in-the-round depicting Amish/Mennonite history, plus video presentation, area's best selection of Amish/Mennonite books, art gallery, unique gift shop. We welcome you to the largest Amish settlement in the world. Beautiful scenery, combined with old-fashioned hospitality will provide an unforgettable experience.
With more than 50 merchants offering many benefits and savings of up to 20%, you will have a wide variety to select from for dining, sleeping, and touring. Local residents are also enjoying the benefits of their membership when buying groceries, hunting supplies, golf accessories and many more everyday necessities. Call us to receive personalized advice based on your travel plans.
This local edition of TravelHost of Ohio's Amish Country invites you to see why over "3 Million Visitors" choose to stay and play in the world's largest Amish community every year. You'll find that our restaurants serve the best food and plenty of it. We highly recommend Amish Door, Der Dutchman, Dutch Valley and Mrs. Yoders's Kitchen. Be sure to visit their bakeries. Or see what the chef has prepared at the Inn and Spa at Honey Run if you enjoy fine dining.
But I came to shop, you say? Then don't miss the Amish made furniture at Stone Barn Furnishings, Four Corners, Green Acres, Wooden Leaf, Kauffman's Lawn Furniture and Miller Hickory Rockers. Why not take home an heirloom? You will discover that unique shops line the streets and side roads of Holmes, Wayne, Tuscarawas, and southern Stark Counties. We even have Troll Beads, Vera Bradley and home decor galore. Come experience the Walnut Creek Flea Amish Flea Market or the original Holmes County Flea Market at it's new location. Be sure to pick up a calendar of one of the many beautiful pictures taken in Amish Country by Mr. Doyle Yoder. Or a little further south, visit the shops Historic Roscoe Village in Coshocton. How did they fit that many shops on one street?
You can discover the Heritage of Amish Country and see why the Amish live the way that they do, at Behalt. Don't miss the 265-ft. Mural-in-the-Round depicting Amish and Mennonite heritage and learn why the Amish live the way they do. Did you know that you can visit Yoder's Amish Home, a true Amish home. You can even take a buggy ride while you're there. A trip to FAWC (the Farm at Walnut Creek) is something you will find yourself doing every time you revisit Amish County. Imagine having 2 big Percheron horses (breed originally imported from France in 1839) pulling a large wagon with you and your friends and family around 60 plus acres. Then imagine seeing up to 400 different animals coming up to the wagon for you to feed them. Kids young and old will equally enjoy this experience.
If you enjoy football, then travel about 45 minutes to the north, where you will find a very famous Hall of Fame. I-77 North will lead you to the front door of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, America's Premier Sports Museum & Showplace in Canton Ohio. Some of our merchants may offer tickets for purchase so be sure to inquire.
Then once you dined, shopped and played, know that you will find that Ohio's Amish Country has some of the best lodging Ohio has to offer. Be sure to visit our website to see all Travelhost "preferred hotels".
Enjoy your time with us and stay a while longer if you can. We're very glad to have you with us. Be sure to let our advertisers know that you saw their ad in TravelHost magazine, as they truly appreciate your business.
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