Scenic Route to Amish Country

Scenic Route to Amish Country

Scenic Route to Amish Country

The 30-mile gateway to Amish Country is worth it all when you take the scenic route. Traveling through the Knox-Licking county boundary on US Route 62 and onward through Brinkhaven, there is much to explore. The scenic route to Amish Country has lodging, shopping, and the Kokosing water trail. If you and your family have time, you can engage in horseback riding, bike riding, or check out the fully restored locomotive engine in Gambier. The Honey Run Waterfall is a beautiful place, as well as the Kokosing and Mohican Rivers. These are perfect places to relax and have a family picnic.

Convenience Store on Your Way

Be sure to stop and fill up on your way to Amish Country at Martinsburg Marathon. We are a convenient Amish Country gas stop with many things you’ll need on your trip to restock on such as:

Scenic Route to Amish Country

  • Propane Refills
  • Amish Baskets
  • Toys
  • Live Bait
  • Food & Drinks
  • Farm & Pet Feeds
  • And of course Gas, Diesel, and Kerosene

 
 

Grab a Bite to Eat

If you’d like to get some cash, we have an ATM inside. If you want a great meal on the go, we have our Hunt Brothers Pizza or you can grab delicious and fresh subs, salads, & wings. Your picnic is not complete without a cooler of ice to chill pops, beer, and wine. The kids will love our velvet ice cream and f’real milkshakes. So be sure on the Gateway to Amish Country to drop by Martinsburg Marathon. We’ll be more than happy to direct you to the exciting adventures that await you.

 

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Ohio Byways – Gateway to Amish Country

Ohio Byways – Gateway to Amish Country | Martinsburg Marathon – Martinsburg, OH
Gateway Amish Country Ohio Byway

Martinsburg Marathon is located on 1 of the 27 Ohio Byways. The Ohio Byways are a great way to get off the interstate and slow down to a more relaxed pace. What can be more relaxing than a nice drive along “The Gateway to Amish Country”? Holmes County has over 4 million visitors a year, and once you visit, you’ll understand why. The Amish lifestyle will take you back to a simpler time when telephones, computers, and modern conveniences of today did not exist.

What You’ll Find
Along this Ohio Byway, you’ll discover Amish buggies, farm markets full of baked goods, and plenty of Amish baskets and crafts. Travel to Millersburg and Berlin, which are both a the heart of Amish Country, and are great getaways to experience an old way of life. Area hotels and inns, along with bed and breakfasts, offer a wide range of overnight lodging. Amish Country offers a great selection of Amish cooking and plenty of historic sites to celebrate the history of the Amish and the German people. The Gateway to Amish Country is one Ohio Byway that you’ll want to travel again and again.

 

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Gateway to Amish Country

Martinsburg Marathon State route 62, 586 541 Gateway to Amish Country

Martinsburg Marathon is located on the famous Gateway to Amish Country. You can find us at the crossroads of Rt 62, 541, and 586. The Gateway to Amish Country is a 30-mile stretch through the Ohio countryside.

Go West Young Man
Along the way, enjoy rolling hills and beautiful scenery. The Kokosing Gap
& Mohican Valley trails both offer a unique experience as you walk or ride your bike along the old railroad paths. Take the Kokosing Gap Trail out of Danville and go west towards Gambier to view an old Alco 0-6-0 Locomotive and C & O Caboose.

…Or Go East
Go east out of Danville along the Mochican Valley Trail and ride over Ohio’s largest covered bridge, “The Bridge of Dreams.” This 370-foot long bridge is also reportedly the 2nd longest covered bridge in the nation. Enjoy the view of the Mochican River as you ride over “The Bridge of Dreams.” You can follow this trail all the way to Millersburg, Ohio, possibly the heart of Amish Country.

Visit The Gateway to Amish Country for more information from the Ohio Department of Transportation.

 

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