Last week, my daughter and I had a chance to re-visit one of our favorite vacation destinations – Holmes County Amish Country (Ohio). We’ve been visiting this area for 17 years and always stay in a cottage situated on a Mennonite farm.
Although the cottage looks rustic, it’s very comfortable with two bedrooms and an equipped kitchen. My favorite spot is on the porch with a good book in my hand and surrounded by the most gorgeous scenery. I count it among the three most beautiful places I’ve ever visited along with Vermont and Switzerland.
There are lots of cornfields ….
and lots of horses …
and lots of cattle.
Of course, the most interesting and charming sights are the Amish people going about their daily chores on their perfect farms and traveling in their black horse-drawn buggies. I respect their wish that they not be photographed.
For a peaceful, quiet place to stay, we highly recommend Mel and Mary’s in Baltic, Ohio, and the nearby shopping in Charm, Walnut Creek, Millersburg and Sugar Creek. I hope we get to go back again next year.