Southwest Ohio


Festivals & Events
IceFest Ice Festival (January)
Cabin Fever Arts Festival (February)
Old Town Trade Fair (Mar)
Southern Ohio Music Festival (Mar)
Bellbrook Sugar Maple Fest (April)
Easter Egg Hunt at Young’s (Easter) Alumapalooza (May)
Ballroom Mothers Day Buffet (May)
Bear’s Mill Spring Open House (May)
Feast of the Flowering Moon (May)
Garden Mothers Day Weekend (May)
Oxford Wine Festival (May)
Sculptures on the Square (May)
Velvet Ice Cream Festival (May)
Covered Bridges (May-June)
Frontier Days (May-June)
A Gathering of Four Directions (June)
Banana Split Festival (June)
Butterfly Show (May – June)
Chuck Wagon Dinner Rides (June)
Civil War Train Battle (June)
Fairborn’s Heritage Days (June)
GoodSeed Nursery Garden Expo
Historic Home & Garden Tour (June)
Lavender Earthship Fest (June)
Railroad Festival & Train Meet (June)
Strawberry Festival (June)
An Old-fashioned 4th (July)
Americana Festival (July)
Art & Pottery Festival (July)
Country Concert (July)
County Fairs (July)
Crazy Cardboard Regatta (July)
Criterium Races (July)
Girls Basketball Championships (July)
Great Train Robbery (July)
Mardi-Gras Festival (July)
Old-Fashioned 4th of July (July)
Shelby County Fair (July)
The Ohio Challenge (July)
Art on the Harbor (Aug)
Clifton Gorge Music & Arts (Aug)
County Fairs (Aug)
Doggie Dash & Splash Fest (Aug)
Fairborn Jazz Festival (Aug)
Festival of Nations (Aug)
Lebanon Blues Festival (Aug)
RiverDays (Aug/Sept)
Sunflower Festival (Aug/Sept)
County Fairs (Sept)
Cyclops Fest (Sept)
Day Out With Thomas (Sept)
Germantown Pretzel Festival (Sept)
Harvest of Happenings (Sept)
Heritage Days (Sept)
KidsSpeak KidsFest (Sept)
Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival (Sept)
Ohio Gourd Show (Sept)
Ohio Renaissance Festival (Sept)
Oktoberfest Zincinnati (Sept)
Old West Festival (Sept)
Popcorn Festival (Sept)
Preble County Pork Festival (Sept)
Taste of Troy (Sept)
WACO Fly-In (Sept)
Woodcarver Show (Sept)
Middfest International (Sept/Oct)
Niederman Corn Maze (Sep/Oct)
Autumn in the Ohio Country (Oct)
Fall Gathering (Oct)
Fort Rowdy Gathering (Oct)
HallZooween (Oct)
Harvest Moon & Balloon Fest (Oct)
Haunted Hayride & Black Bog (Oct)
Lantern Light Wagon Rides (Oct)
Ohio Renaissance Festival (Oct)
Sauerkraut Festival (Oct)
Tall Stacks – Cincinnati Riverboats (Oct)
Appalachian Mountain Christmas (Nov)
Holidazzle Illuminated Parade/Fest (Nov)
Hometown Holiday Horse Parade (Nov)
PNC Festival of Lights (Nov/Dec)
A Winter’s Gathering (Dec)
Christmas in the Village (Dec)
Christmas Village Home Tour (Dec)
Christmas Ranch (Dec)
Christmas Train Displays (Dec)
Dayton Holiday Festival (Dec)
Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade & Christmas Festival (Dec)
Christmas Trains (Dec)
Light Up Middletown (Dec)
Lights at Clifton Mill (Dec)
Niederman Christmas Farm (Dec)
Twelve Days of Christmas (Dec)
Victorian Christmas House (Dec)
Woodland Lights (Dec)

Performing Arts & Theater
Covedale Center for Performing Arts
Fairborn Summer Park Series
Murphy’s Theatre
Shadowbox Cabaret
Showboat Majestic

Tours & Demonstrations
Appalachian Discovery Birding Trail
Bamboo Tour
Barn Quilt Tour – Adams County
Barn Quilt Tour – Miami County
Bear’s Mill
Clifton Mill & Gorge
Harveysburg Free Black School
Jungle Jim’s International Market
KitchenAid™ Experience
Lafferty Funeral Collection
Ohio Caverns

Wineries & Vineyards
Bardwell Winery
Harmony Hill Vineyards & Winery
Kinkead Ridge Estate Winery
Meier’s Wine Cellars
Woodstone Creek Winery
The Winery at Versailles

Unique Ohio Shopping
Grandpa’s Pottery
Jungle Jim’s International Market
IKEA
Keim Family Market
KitchenAid™ Experience
Miami County Girls Day Out
Miller’s Amish Bakery & Furniture
Waynesville

Museums & Halls of Fame
American Sign Museum
American Classical Music Hall of Fame
American Watchmakers History of Time
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Children’s Museum
Cincinnati Natural History Museum
Cincinnati History Museum
Cincinnati Police Museum
Freedom Center (Underground RR)
James M. Thomas Telephone Museum
Ntl. Afro-American Museum
Ye Olde Mill

Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Bradford, Ohio RR Museum
Christmas Trains
EnterTRAINment Junction
Huffman Prairie Flying Field & Center
Lebanon Mason Monroe Railway
The Wright “B” Flyer
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
WACO Museum & Aviation Center
Wright Brothers Aviation Center
Wright Cycle Company

Art Museums & Botanical Gardens
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center
Civic Garden Center of Cincinnati
Cox Arboretum Metropark
Dayton Art Institute
Gallery for Young People
Krohn Conservatory
Miami University Art Museum
Mount Airy Forest & Arboretum
Museum of Ancient Sculpture
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum
Southern Ohio Home & Garden Show
Springfield Art Museum
Taft Museum of Art
Wegerzyn Gardens

Historical Museums & Sites
Bear’s Mill
Clinton County Historical Society
Fort Jefferson
Garst Museum
Heritage Hall – Hamilton
Old Courthouse Museum
Warren County Historical Museum

Historic Homes, Villages & Farms
Amish Country
Carriage Hill Farm & Museum
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Freshwater Farms of Ohio
Grant’s Boyhood Home & Schoolhouse
Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Johnston Farm & Indian Agency
John T. Wilson Homestead
Land of the Cross Tipped Churches
Lane Hooven House
Lavender Farm, Peaceful Acres
Lavender Farm, Springbrook
Loveland Castle
McGuffey Museum
Niederman Family Farm
Piatt Castles
SunWatch Indian Village
The 1810 House
Westcott House
Young’s Jersey Dairy

Great Indoor & Outdoor Adventures
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm
Beach Waterpark
Brukner Nature Center
Cincinnati Observatory
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Eldora Speedway
Hilltop Event Center
Kings Island Amusement Park
Lazer Kraze
Logan Elm
Monster Mini Golf
Newport Aquarium
Octagonal Earthworks
Paintball
Rowe Woods – Cincinnati Nature Center
Serpent Mound
Story Mound
Underground Cincinnati Breweries
Wake Nation Cincinnati
Ziplining Adventures
Ohio State Parks

Famous Birthplaces & Memorials
William H Taft National Historic Site

Lodging & Getaways
Effie’s Place B&B
First Farm Inn
Golden Lamb
Great Wolf Lodge
Gregory Creek Inn
Hearthstone Inn & Suites
John T. Wilson Homestead
Murphin Ridge Inn
Sidney, Ohio
Unity Woods

Restaurants & Eateries
Frieda’s Desserts (Madiera)
Golden Lamb
Maid Rite
Miami County – Tastefully Delicious
Millrace Restaurant (Clifton Mill)
Susie’s Big Dipper (Piqua)
La Piazza (Troy)
Young’s Jersey Dairy
Village Ice Cream Parlor (Lebanon)

Great Ohio Towns
Greenville
Lebanon
Moscow
Piqua
Tipp City
Waynesville
Wilmington

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