Attractions    

Black Hand Gorge Nature Preserve – Newark. Spectacular gorge within 956 wooded acres along the old Ohio and Erie Canal with hiking & biking trails.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – Powell. World-renowned zoological park featuring animals from around the globe in their natural habitat.

Dublin & Bridge Park – Dublin. Two districts filled with dining, entertainment, and shops connected by the world’s largest S-shaped suspension bridge.

Legoland Discovery Center – Columbus. Everything to do with Legos, with 36,000 square feet with games, challenges, rides, play areas, and a 4-D theatre.

Ohio Caverns – West Liberty. Explore beautiful colors and formations that include the largest stalactite in Ohio. 

Food & Beverage

Extreme Creamery – Lancaster. Gourmet ice cream treats with tons of toppings for cones and bowls, as well as crazy topped extreme shakes.  

Island House -Millersport. Overlooking scenic Buckeye Lake with casual bar & grill at dock level, and upstairs fine dining with a spectacular lake view.

Mad Dogs – Marysville. Large selection of gourmet hotdogs and appetizers, with 24 craft beers and signature cocktails.

Route 62 BBQ – Johnstown. Authentic smoked barbecued pork, chicken, turkey, & brisket with all the sides.

Rusted Nail – Ashley. Small town sports bar with full pub menu from burgers & wings to quesadillas, pizza, & wraps.

History

Historic Walking Tour – Mount Vernon. Walk the red brick streets of this 1805 city, guided by QR codes to learn about its historic homes and attractions.

Newark Earthworks – Heath. Sacred American Indian site featuring the largest set of geometric earthen enclosures in the world.

Ohio Glass Museum – Lancaster. Journey through the history of glass blowing from ancient Egyptians to modern day, with on-site artisans demonstrating their craft.

Ohio History Center – Columbus. The state’s premier historical museum exploring Ohio’s past from ancient times to the modern era.

Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek – West Liberty. Take a self-guided tour among the artifacts, photographs, and exhibits inside this stately house museum.

Recreation

Black Wing Shooting Center – Delaware.  Premier shooting facility with trap & skeet fields, indoor pistol & rifle ranges, archery ranges, gun training, gunsmithing, lounge, & more.

Chestnut Ridge Mountain Bike Trail – Canal Winchester. 9-mile dedicated trail with 2 loops through a moderate hilly forest, as well as an easier field and woods.

Knox Lake – Fredericktown. With 469 acres and a 10-HP limit, Knox is ideal for canoeing, kayaking, and great fishing from bass, crappie, and catfish.

Marion Tallgrass Trail – Marion. Multi-use recreational trail runs over 12 miles along a lake as well as through scenic woodlands and wildlife area.

Zoombezi Bay – Powell.  22-acre waterpark with state of the art slides, pools, rivers, and cabanas, including water fun for little tykes.

Shopping

Cabela’s – Columbus. The first Cabela’s store in Ohio featuring 80,000 square feet of camping, hunting, and fishing gear surrounded by spectacular wildlife displays.

Grand Prairie Farm Market and Flea Market– Marion. Filled with Ohio-made meats & cheeses and specialty foods, plus a weekend flea market with antiques and more.

Granville Milling Company – Granville. Unique country store filled with garden supplies, Muck boots, candles, flags & décor, Ohio State gear, and more.

The Greater Gouda – Delaware. Foodie paradise with gourmet food packages and wines, including specialty s’mores kits for camping. 

Olde Shoe Factory Antique Mall – Lancaster. Take home treasures from two floors stocked with antiques and collectibles from over 90 vendors.

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