Amish and Mennonite Country
Remember that Amish stores are not open on Sundays.
Lawrence County: Amish Countryside
Located one hour north of Pittsburgh, the Old Order Amish community of approximately 1,500 people lives in farms that surround the quaint villages of New Wilmington and Volant in the northern section of the county. This site from the Lawrence County Tourist Promotion Agency offers a self-guided driving tour from their tourist guide.
Meyersdale Local Tourism
Information on Meyersdale, located 85 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in Somerset County, from the Meyersdale Library, including "Amish Country: A Guide to Sites and Shopping".
Smicksburg and Dayton
These two communities, located 60 miles northeast of Pittsburgh in Indiana County, are home to 289 Old Order Amish families. As you drive through the area, you will see some small Amish-owned shops that offer things such as shoe repair, bulk foods, home-baked goods, wood crafts, etc.
Lancaster County: Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Loads of information about visiting Lancaster County from the Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau.
A small town east of Lancaster.
A small village east of Lancaster with over 100 shops, restaurants and galleries.
The Ohio Amish area west of New Philadelphia can be explored in a long day trip or more leisurely over a weekend. Very good for cheese and bulk food stores. Also for bricks.
Amish Heartland is a monthly tourist magazine for the Amish area of Northeastern Ohio. (You can view a digital copy online at ISSUU.)
ISUU Tourist Brochures: Amish Ohio
Browse through this publishers collection of travel brochures for the Amish counntry in Ohio.
Lehman's Hardware and Appliance Store
Offering a "non-electric" catalog of appliances for the Amish, Lehman's has a retail store in Kidron, Ohio, north of Sugarcreek and south of Akron.
Tuscarawas County: Amish Country
Tourist resources in Ohio’s Amish Country – Holmes, Tuscarawas and Wayne Counties from the Tuscarawas County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Visit Amish Country
Tourist resources from the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce
Amish Country - Northern Indiana
The official website of the Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau representing the communities of Elkhart, Bristol, Middlebury, Shipshewana, Goshen, Nappanee, and Wakarusa.
a four-year, liberal arts college owned by and operated as a ministry of the Mennonite Church
A nonprofit organization that offers a non-commercial setting for Shipshewana visitors to learn accurate information about the faith and life of Mennonites and Amish in north-central Indiana, one of the world's largest Anabaptist communities.
Shipshewana Amish Backroads
Tourism information for Shipshewana, Indiana from the Shipshewana/LaGrange County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Shipshewana Retail Merchant Association
Information on their flea market and auctions, places to eat and stay, shops.
Yoder Department Store
Offers fabric, shoes, hats, clothing, home and gardening goods in Shipshewana, Indiana.
This website by Erik Wesner will inundate you with ads but it does have interesting information on the various Amish communities in the United States and Canada.
Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia (GAMEO)
GAMEO provides reliable information on Anabaptist-related (Amish, Mennonite, Hutterite, Brethren in Christ) topics, including history, theology, biography, institutions and local congregations. GAMEO is a project of the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada, Mennonite Church USA Historical Committee, Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission, Mennonite Central Committee, Mennonite World Conference and the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism.