Amish In Cranberry County

From Itineraries MinnesotaSummer Issue 2008

This sample itinerary is best May through October by appointment.


10 – 12:00 pm
Visit Down A Country Road Amish Tour Service & Gift Shop, just two miles east of Cashton, WI, and see the simpler way of life where a buggy and colorful quilts airing on clothes lines are not uncommon sights. The Amish Shop was built by the Amish and is filled with handcrafted Amish treasures. Tours can be scheduled.

12 – 2:25 pm
Visit Burnstad’s European Village & Café for a European shopping and dining experience without leaving Wisconsin. Meander through a quaint collection of specialty clothing and unique gift shops on brick cobblestone-like walkways. For lunch enjoy home-style cooking, or cuisine with an international flair.

2:45 – 3:45 pm
Take a trip to the country and enjoy some handcrafted and homespun pleasure at This Old Barn. A rustic two-story structure filled with handmade gifts and handcrafts from local artisans. Take a wagon ride through the countryside on the Beldian Mares, Daisy & Dixie.

3:45 – 5:30 pm
Shop at Amish Country Corner. Experience the warm and homey feeling of hand crafted Amish oak and pine furniture in an unusual and unique country craft setting. Enjoy such items as Amish made quilts and rugs, intricate and lovely crocheted dollies, and much more!

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Enjoy dinner at one of our group friendly Tomah area dining spots.

6:30 pm
Check into the Cranberry Country Lodge. Let the kid in you out and enjoy their indoor waterpark, with a ride down the slides, or relax in the hot tub.


10 – 11:00 am
After breakfast, enter the Old Country Cheese Store for a sample of fresh Wisconsin goodness, from fresh cheese curds to four year old cheddar. They carry over 20 varieties of cheese made right here, as well as many Amish made crafts, candies, jams, and maple syrup.

11 – 1:00 pm
Experience bathing pleasures the way it was meant to be at Natural Scentsations Bath Emporium. Watch Dave, Jean and their staff hand make soap from scratch. They also offer shampoos, conditioners, hand and body lotions, hand gels, and bubble bath.

1 – 2:00 pm
Stop for lunch at an area restaurant.

2 – 3:30 pm
A magical experience awaits your group when they enter the Doll Museum. Hundreds of dolls are on display, from the German dolls of 1800’s, reproduction French dolls of yesteryear, to the contemporary “Barbie,” and more. Plus see the Railroad Museum, with walls covered in Railroad memorabilia, exhibits working trains, steam locomotives, and more.

For more information or to customize this sample itinerary call your tour operator or Tomah CVB, 800-94-TOMAH.

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