Tuscarawas County — Your “Happy Weekend” Destination
The weekend welcomes you to relax, recharge and refresh your soul with great food, hiking, tastings, shopping, scenic drives and happy moments.
Witness sunrise over the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in beautiful Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Afterward, enjoy a hike on one of our many trails and the serenity of a drive through our Swiss and Amish culture areas. Offering unique restaurants, wineries and breweries, thriving quaint downtowns, National Landmark historic attractions that share early history and a thriving arts culture, there’s plenty to experience while you are here! Come hungry; we’ve saved a seat for you at the table!
It always fun to immerse yourself into a community and to explore like a local. Whether it’s a stop on Ohio’s first pizza trail, a museum experience, a bold mural selfie, discovering your new favorite local brewery or finding the perfect olive oil for your cooking at home, Tuscarawas County is the answer to your relaxation needs.
Tour National Landmark District Historic Zoar Village and learn the stories of the German immigrants who settled the village for religious freedom. Then, stroll through the central garden, beautiful any season of the year. Afterward, enjoy Donnie’s Tavern, where the menu highlights small-farm ingredients, craft cooking and small-batch spirits.
Over the Rail Diner, located inside the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum serves “mom-and-pop food” with menu items named to reflect its train heritage. Order a “Pullman” (a slow-roasted beef plate with mashed potatoes and gravy) or try the “Locomotive” (a burger with grilled onions, mushrooms, wings sauce and provolone). The 1940s decor echoes the Museum heritage as a World War II Canteen, where 1.5 million troops were served free food, coffee and smiles. The museum exhibits are in actual train cars so train enthusiasts of all ages are certain to enjoy the experience.
You will enjoy the drive to Baltic with its picturesque Amish farms resplendent with flower gardens and agricultural crops. Your Baltic destination, East Main Kitchen, located in the heart of Amish country, serves up swoon-worthy baked goods and meals with a barbecue twist in its modern farmhouse-styled restaurant!
Spend time exploring Sugarcreek, the “Little Switzerland of Ohio” and home to the World’s Largest Cuckoo Clock and the Ohio Star Theater. Start your day at Dutch Valley Restaurant enjoying Amish Country-style cuisine; end your day savoring the “pie-losophy” of farm-fresh, locally sourced ingredients on your new favorite pie at Park Street Pizza and earn your first stamp on your Pizza Trail Passport.
Explore nine wineries and three breweries during your stay. Each pleases the palate with distinctive character and a unique environment with features such as live entertainment, fire pits, trivia nights and more. Create your own wine and brew trail and visit several throughout your stay.
The arts scene in New Philadelphia is vibrant with murals, galleries and your favorite: culinary arts! Find your favorite olive oil through a tasting at OV Harvest. Relax and dine like a local, enjoying the fine culinary experiences at Craft Bistro & Lounge and the Italian influences of the county at Venue and Uncle Primo’s.
Located on I-77 and a short 90 minute drive from Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh, Tuscarawas County offers you a wide variety of lodging options and is ready to welcome you for your weekend of fun!
For more information, visit TravelTusc.com or call 800-527-3387.