Did you know Delaware is home to a thriving Amish community? Just west of Dover, you’ll find working farms, horse and buggies carriages, Amish owned- stores, greenhouses, furniture makers, farmer markets, and more. The Amish first settled in central Delaware 1915 and have called Delaware home for over a hundred years. Bike or drive these picturesque country roads as you step back into time and experience a slower, peaceful way of life.
Along the way, be sure to stop at some of Delaware’s Quaint Villages family farms, Amish-owned stores, greenhouses, Amish-made products, eateries and more!
Ready to hit the road and explore? View our map to find routes and roadways along the Amish Countryside.
Make plans to attend Kent County, Delaware's Annual Amish Country Bike Tour.
Every September, you can catch cyclists enjoying the annual Amish Country Bike Tour. This tour is suited for all ages and abilities and includes 15-,25-,50-, 62- and 100- mile loops through the flatlands of Delaware’s Amish countryside. The bike tour also includes several rest stops, including the famous “pie stop” at the Amish Schoolhouse. Following the tour, cyclists are treated to a catered picnic! For more information visit: www.AmishCountryBikeTour.com
Make your visit to Delaware’s Quaint Villages an overnight stay. Indulge in fun events. Enjoy friendly lodging options. Sip on a variety of craft beverage locations. Dine at local restaurants. Explore our open spaces and wooded trails. Or tour our museums and learn about Delaware’s history and culture.