Itineraries

Geauga County - A Gourmet Get-A-Way!

by Geauga County Tourism Council

‘In the know’ visitors to Geauga County arrive with a large empty cooler to take home their souvenirs.
In Chardon’s Historic downtown area, stop at Sage’s Apples for seasonal  berries, peaches, and of course apples! Looking for Maple BBQ sauce? Maple cotton candy? Maple coffee? Maple dog treats? Richards Maple Products is your stop! If it’s close to lunch time, gourmet pizza at Noce or tea at Rosepointe Cottage are excellent choices. Summer Friday nights offer an amazing Farm Market on Historic Chardon Square with an open air concert.

During the growing season Geauga Fresh Farmers Market in South Russell is a wonderful place to find locally grown/produced everything! From veggies to meat, flowers to herbs,

If healthy, fresh, local food, interests you than a stop at Sirna's Farm is in order.  Sirna's takes care of the environment by avoiding chemicals and show that farmers can work with the environment to get higher yields. PLUS their pickles are amazing!!!

In Burton you’ll have to personally decide on your favorite chocolate with stops at Buckeye Chocolate and White House Chocolate.  Either way you win! While Geauga Farms Country Meats will provide you with the freshest, tastiest meat you’ve ever had.  

Next stop Middlefield, the heart of the 4th largest Amish community in the world! And here you have two amazing stores to shop for your favorites! At Middlefield Cheese Co-op you can watch cheese production through their large window that overlooks the factory floor.  Middlefield Cheese offers a museum that showcases their history.

Of course no trip is complete without fresh bakery! Amish Home Craft & Bakery, Countryside Home Bakery, and Nauvoo Family Market  are brimming with home-baked goodness! Of course, no dessert until you have had dinner and Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen is a perfect choice.  Now that your cooler is full of take home treats and you are too full to move…you just may want to spend the night!  

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Tour Stops

  • Richards Maple Products

    Because of the ideal soil and climate conditions, the syrup made from the sugar maples in Geauga County is considered to be the very best and has become famous around the world. 

    Since 1910,  Richards Maple Products has been supplying the highest quality Maple Syrup and the very finest delectable Maple Products. Our Syrup and Candies have been awarded first prizes at  The Great Geauga County Fair and Geauga County Maple Festival.

    • Address: 545 Water Street
      Chardon, Ohio 44024
    • Phone: Local Number: 4402864160
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    • Website: http://www.richardsmapleproducts.com
  • Noce Gourmet Pizzeria

    Gourmet Pizzeria! 24 varieties on the menu, plus soups & salads.

    Check us out on beautiful, historic Chardon Square.  Enjoy unique shopping then stop by Noce for a delicious pizza and salad.

    • Address: 125 Main St.
      Chardon, Ohio 44024
    • Phone: Local Number: (440) 279-0303
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  • Rosepointe Cottage Tea Room and Gift Shop

    Not only can you enjoy the elegance of taking tea at Rosepointe Cottage, but they feature fine gifts and antiques as well.  Located in historic Chardon Square, this quaint tea room offers over 45 varieties of tea along with salads, quiche, sandwiches, scones and desserts. A 'must see.'

    • Address: 107 Center Street
      Chardon, Ohio 44024
    • Phone: Local Number: 4402858686
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  • Geauga Fresh Farmers' Market

    The area's only farmers market providing local vendor grown fresh produce, meat eggs and flowers. Also available are hand crafted soaps, jams, cheeses, honey, syrup and baked goods. 

    Come out to the country!

    • Address: SR 306 and Bell Street
      South Russell, Ohio 44023
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    • Website: www.geaugafarmersmarket.com
  • Sirna's Farm & Market

    Fresh home grown, seasonal produce & herbs.
    Amish cheese and specialty foods. 
    Maple syrup, honey, jams and unique gifts and gift baskets. 

    Customers love our award winning super-sweet, sweet corn and we are sure you will too.  Autumn brings squash, pumpkins, apples and cider . We open July 1st and close Oct. 31st.

    Enjoy two special Fall weekends with our Sirna's Fall Fest on October 1-2 & Oct 8-9. Hayrides, antique tractors, corn maze, food, games, kettle corn, Oxen Team Demos & much more!!! Admission $3 Adults & $2 Kids (Under 3 FREE)

    • Address: 19009 Ravenna Rd. (St.Rt. 44)
      Auburn, Ohio 44255
    • Phone: Local Number: 4408340696
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    • Website: http://www.sirnasfarm.com
  • Buckeye Chocolate Co.

    A family owned business with quality products and strong presence  in the chocolate confectionery industry.  Gourmet candies and unique treats.

    • Address: 14646 Ravenna Road
      Burton, Ohio 44021
    • Phone: Local Number: 4405648086
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    • Website: http://www.buckeyechocolate.com
  • White House Chocolates and Candy Kitchen

    Come out and enjoy an old-time candy and gift shop featuring premium chocolates, fresh fudge and unique gift items.  We make our candy using only the finest ingredients.  Ours is a must-see for any chocolate lover!

    We have weekly specials, too, as well as special holiday selections!

    We are located halfway between Burton & Middlefield on State Route 87.

    • Address: 14607 Kinsman Rd.
      Burton, Ohio 44021
    • Phone: Local Number: (440) 834-3133
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  • Middlefield Original Cheese Co-op

    This Farmer owned co-op started back in 1956. There are now 250 co-op members, ninety-eight percent are Amish.

    The cheese is natural, made from milk from cows that are not treated with BST hormones. The cheese is made in the traditional method, in vats.

    Some of the cheeses made are Mild Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Marble Pepper Jack, Farmer's, Brick and Marble Pepper Jack. Newest products consist of Colby, Co-Jack and Pepper Jack Longhorn.

    Watch cheese being made.

    • Address: 16942 Kinsman Rd.
      Middlefield, Ohio 44062
    • Phone: Local Number: 4406325567
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  • Middlefield Cheese

    At Middlefield Cheese you will not only get the best Swiss Cheese around, you can experience our Cheese House Museum, watch our video "Middlefield Cheese...Better than Ever," and shop at our Cheese Chalet Shop.

    In our shop you will find local and gourmet items, cheeses, meats, Geauga County Maple Syrup, pancake mixes, jams and imported items as well as other specialty food items. 

    We offer custom orders, gift boxes and sampler boxes and can ship UPS.  We are also located in the heart of the Geauga County Amish community. 

    Stop in and see all we have to offer.

    • Address: 15815 Nauvoo Road
      Middlefield, Ohio 44062
    • Phone: Local Number: 440-632-5228
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    • Website: http://www.middlefieldcheese.com
  • Amish Home Craft Shop & Bakery

    Beautifully located on an Amish farm in Geauga County.  Handmade quilts of all sizes, baby items, hickory rockers and much more.  Many out-of-the-ordinary pieces.  Friendly, peaceful location. Now featuring fresh baked goods.  We do special orders too!

    • Address: 16860 Kinsman Rd.
      Middlefield, Ohio 44062
    • Phone: Local Number: 4406321888
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  • Nauvoo Family Market

    General store supplying bulk foods, fresh bakery items, delicious deli foods,  Coleman camping items, hardware, wagons, and scooters.

    • Address: 15979 Nauvoo Rd
      Middlefield, Ohio 44062
    • Phone: Local Number: 440-632-5584
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  • Mary Yoder's Amish Kitchen, Bakery & Gift Shop

    Located in the quiet, picturesque Amish countryside where you can see horse and buggies travel the soft rolling hills as you sit on the front porch in our hickory rockers!  Enjoy our delicious and nutritious meals without you doing the cooking.  The gift shop has something for all ages with many handmade items.

    • Address: 14743 North State Street
      Middlefield, Ohio 44062
    • Phone: Local Number: 4406321939
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