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The Village Shops at Down A Country Road

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Very touristy, cute but nothing exceptional

They do a great job of advertising and are right on the highway so easy to find. The layout of the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Lee G
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Yankton
Buying Amish

This shop is near La Crosse. WI, in the Amish County, and they sell products form the local Amish... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Vale23
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Parabiago, Italy
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The Village Shops at Down A Country Road feature 6 unique gift shops on the farm of Chuck and Kathy Kuderer of rural Cashton, WI. The six gift shops set in a village like setting on the Kuderer's farm is located in the heart of Wisconsin's largest...more
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12651 Highway 33, Cashton, WI 54619-6205
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

After a pleasant drive in the countryside with many Amish farms, this lovely colllection of small houses filled with interesting items is a pleasure. The owner lives on the property and has the most gorgeous gardens surrounding the shops. Give yourself time to shop and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

There were definitely some Amish made treats and gifts but most of the merchandise was not Amish made. The majority would be what I would call “country cutsey”. After buying Amish goods in various communities in Minnesota, Indiana, and Ohio, I was very disappointed in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks for visiting us. First of all we do not advertise that we are all Amish made products . If you read the sign at the end of our driveway it says “ The Village Shops at Down A Country Road”, in the heart of...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a must stop for anyone on the self guided Amish tour. Wonderful crafts and fare by locals. Each building is unique. There is the main blue building of beautifully crafted wooden items,photography, jams,soaps,etc. The other buildings are children's items, seasonal items to which...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks! So glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 October 2017

They do a great job of advertising and are right on the highway so easy to find. The layout of the buildings is nice and they are quaint little shops. Expected more Amish items but quite a few tourist focused goods that were not Amish-related....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lee G
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This shop is near La Crosse. WI, in the Amish County, and they sell products form the local Amish community. It’s a really cute place, looks like a tiny village, with six different shops: soaps and housewares, beauty stuff, men’s accessories, food, ice cream ,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Vale23
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The highlight of our visit to Down a Country Road was the personalized 2 hour tour Kathy gave us. She rode in the car with us and took us through this beautiful countryside, advising us how to interact respectfully with the community such as which...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks so much! I truly enjoyed my time with you as well! I am so glad you enjoyed learning about my Amish friends and neighbors! Thanks again! Kathy

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I appreciated the variety and colorful nature of the shops. I was a little disappointed with the price of the Amish made items. I purchased several small items (carved basket/ rug) and found that the Amish are selling the exact same items for 5-10$ less...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks for visiting the village shops at Down A Country Road. I wanted to take a moment to respond to your comments. When our business was started 24 years ago with the encouragement of the Amish people ( husband and I both grew up in...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016

I liked the variety of gift items on display in separate buildings. Some of the items are Amish and others aren't. Total time took about 45 min.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The stop is what I was expecting, a kitchy, commercialized tourist stop. Cute shops with variety, but I personally found stopping at the individual Amish farms far more interesting, much better prices and knowing any food items were directly "fresh off the farm" and homemade....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

Amish are people, who live without electricity and don't work on Sundays all connected to religion. They use electricity for business, however, and make the best furniture and organic food. The shops here are cute, but there is no Amish stuff sold here. Sorry, I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Kathy K, Owner at The Village Shops at Down A Country Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Hmmm...Our website and the sign at the end of our driveway advertise our business as " The Village Shops at Down A Country Road ... In the heart of Amish Country"... So we do not advertise that we even sell any Amish products. However the...More

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