amish tourism


Do Amish pay taxes?-Explanation of taxes which Amish pay; Amish exemption from Social Security and workman’s compensation


Do Amish use technology?-Amish selective use of technology; the Ordnung and technology; usage vs. ownership; technologies used by Amish; how Amish regulate the pace of change

Do the Amish use computers and the internet?-Amish exposure to and usage of computers and the internet in non-Amish workplaces, through cell phones, etc; ownership vs. usage; third-party help for online advertising; the Plain word processor “Classic”


Do Amish use telephones?-Why Amish forbid telephones in the home; history of Amish and telephones; telephone shanty; telephones in businesses and barns; Amish and the cell phone


What do Amish think about tourism?-Benefits and drawbacks of Amish tourism; typical Amish tourist activities; Amish participation in tourism

How can I stay with an Amish family?-Ideas on how to experience a stay in an Amish home


Can Amish fly?-Reasons Amish object to air travel; which affiliation of Amish does allow flying; flying in emergencies

How do Amish travel?-Describes the various means of travel used by Amish, including the horse-and-buggy, automobile, bus, train, bicycle, and so forth

see also Buggies


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