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Watch the Backroads Tour Video!

Jacki Chamberlain, Marketing Specialist
Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau, in the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country, has put together a great self drive tour highlighting some of the less traveled backroads of the county. The bureau suggests that you may want to grab your picnic basket and cooler before setting out to enjoy the gorgeous summer weather as this tour features stops at local farmers markets, bakeries, meat markets, wineries and breweries.
Come enjoy the backroads of charming Wayne County, Ohio while filling your picnic hamper with delicious, fresh from the farm, homemade and homegrown treats…the very best of backroads country cusine!

Enjoy our new Backroads Tour Video. Backroads of Wayne County Tour 

Marshallville Packing Co.
50 E. Market St.
Marshallville, OH 44645
A complete line of old-world sausages, smoked meats, and cheeses.

IXL Pioneer Farm
3719 Zuercher Rd.
Apple Creek, OH 44606
“Sustainable Agriculture with a Gourmet Flair”
Creating specialty artesian breads, cakes, cookies & pies. Free range Eggs.

Local Roots Market and Café
140 S. Walnut St.
Wooster, OH 44691
A year-round, indoor, local food co-op featuring baked goods, meats, eggs, produce, arts and crafts. All from Ohio producers. Fresh seasonal dishes.

Mint Brook Meadow Teas and Café
36 W. Main St.
Dalton, OH 44618
Locally grown and produced air-dried peppermint and spear mint herbal teas, mint chocolates and granola cereal and bars. Café serving fresh sandwiches, soups and ice teas. Boxed lunches to go!

Silver Run Vineyard and Winery
376 Eastern Rd.
Doylestown, OH 44230
Boutique winery featuring hand-crafted wines in a country setting. Relax by the coxy fireplace or on the covered back porch.

Troutman Vineyards and Winery
4243 Columbus Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691
Bring a picnic lunch and sample home-grown wine in the shade of their backyard. Feed the goats and take a stroll through the vineyard. Learn about the wine making process.

JAFB Wooster Brewery
120 Beall Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691
Fresh American handcrafted beer made in historic Downtown Wooster . They invite you to bring your picnic to their tap room as they only do beer. Growlers available to go.

Secrest Arboretum & Gardens/OARDC
2122 William Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
The perfect spot to enjoy a picnic. Open daily dawn to dusk. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and arboretum. Part of The Ohio State University’s Agricultural College.