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Experience Life With A Buggy Ride Through Geauga County!


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride in a buggy? Did you know that not all buggies are the same? Now you can experience the simple life in an authentic buggy at Ma and Pa’s Gift Shack.Harry and Karen Bontrager own the horse and buggy that will take you through scenic Geauga County at Ma and Pa’s.  Harry and Karen have lived on Geauga County for all of their lives and are raising their three children here.  Their horse’s name is Good n’ Free, she “Came from the race track.” says Harry, “She is always sticking her tongue out and making faces at the visitors she drives.”  Karen shares, “Not all buggies are alike; there are many different styles of buggies.  The buggies with the roll-up curtain windows are here in Geauga County. Some settlements have sliding doors, mirrors and fenders; each community or settlement has their own style.”Sit back and relax and enjoy the lazy days of summer still ahead, or book a beautiful Fall trip at Ma and Pa’s with a buggy ride.  Ma and Pa’s is located on US Route  422 in Troy Township. From the 1820’s log cabin you will board the buggy and ride a half hour (three miles) through the woods, fields, and backroads of Geauga County. Chat with your friends or feel free to ask Harry and Karen about their horse and buggy.Experience the simple life again!  Buggy rides run through October. Weekdays, Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Ma will be scooping up hand-dipped ice cream. What a refreshing way to spend a summer day!  For reservations call Ma at 440-548-5521 or visit their website at www.maandpas.com.