Horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides are a wonderful way to enjoy the holiday season with family and friends. This year why not take a carriage ride through Downtown Cleveland and see all the holiday lights. Or enjoy a sleigh ride through the countryside followed by a hot maple coffee and pastries at Ma and Pa’s in Burton.
The following is a list of upcoming carriage, buggy and sleigh rides.
AMISH BUGGY RIDES IN THE COUNTRY
Date: December 14, 2019
Location: The Dutch Country Restaurant and Banquet Room
15015 Kinsman, Middlefield, OH 44062
For tickets click here.
Looking for a short tour through Middlefield’s countryside? This 15-minute ride in an Amish Buggy will take you on an enjoyable ride while you sip on Hot Chocolate! Your ticket includes the ride, a complementary Hot Chocolate and a blanket to keep you warm! We will have 2 buggies departing every 15 minutes between 11am – 3pm that can seat up to 5 people. You will reserve your ride with your ticket purchase and pay the day of the event at the restaurant. Adults $8 Children 10 & under $6 Toddlers 2 & under Free. We will be accepting cash only.
HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH RIDES IN SPIEGEL GROVE
Dates: December 26-31, 2019
Location: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museum – Speigel Grove
Ride through the grounds of Spiegel Grove in a horse-drawn sleigh, as President Hayes did when he lived here. Rides are by South Creek Clydesdales. A horse-drawn trolley may be used in addition to or in place of the sleigh depending on demand and South Creek’s staffing levels. Rides are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and no reservations are taken. Cost is $3 per rider ages 3 and older. Kids age 2 and younger ride for free. If there are thunderstorms or extreme cold temperatures, the rides will be canceled. For updates, call 800-998-7737 or visit rbhayes.org.
DICKENS VICTORIAN VILLAGE
Carriage rides will be offered during our season. Saturdays are offered but Friday’s are tentative. Please call the Welcome Center 740.421.4956. You may purchase tickets at the site or at the Welcome Center. Cost are $10 per adult $8 per child (12 and under, toddlers 3 and under no charge) $34 Family (2 adults 2 children). Weather permitting, call 740.421.4956.
MA & PA’S SLEIGH & CARRIAGE RIDES
Location: 5161 Main Market Rd, Burton, OH 44021
440-548-5521 | maandpas.com
RESERVATIONS ONLY TAKEN A WEEK OUT BASED ON SNOW CONDITIONS.
12 Noon – 9:00 pm Saturdays
12 Noon – 5:00 pm Sundays
When the flakes start flying in the winter months Pa hitches up the horses again for a winter adventure Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides served with maple coffee and homemade bakery. Experience the simple life again, whether it’s a buggy ride at Ma and Pa’s or a hay or sleigh ride, you can make a memory every season at Ma and Pa’s.
CARRIAGES OF CLEVELAND
Friday & Saturday
Fares: $40 Cash | $50 Credit
216-218-2819 | carriagesofclevelandoh.com
Know of sleigh rides being offered in Ohio? Feel free to email us your suggestions.
Article and photos: Diane Rock
Rocky Hill | MyOhioFun.com
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