Central Ohio

Festivals & Events
Cinema Revival (February)
Arnold Sports Festival (March)
Dublin, OH St. Patrick’s Day (March)
Scrapbooking Expo (March)
Adena Spring Awakening (April)
Arbor Day Festival (April)
Asian Festival (May)
Moonshine Festival (May)
Ohio Camera Show (May)
Old-fashioned Ice Cream Fest (May)
Strawberry Festival (May/June)
Bexley House/Garden Tour (June)
Columbus Arts Festival (June)
Coshocton Dulcimer Days (June)
Earth Angel Super Cruise In (June)
Festival Latino (June)
Grove City Wine & Art Fest (June)
Hot Air Balloon Festival (June)
Jeni’s Strawberry Jam (June)
Lancaster Old Car Show (June)
London Strawberry Fest (June)
Toast to Summer & Balloon Glow (June)
Ashville 4th of July Celebration (July)
County Fairs (July)
Jazz & Rib Festival (July)
Canal Winchester Blues & Ribfest (Aug)
County Fairs (Aug)
Dan Emmett Music Arts Fest (Aug)
Dublin Irish Festival (Aug)
Grove City Bourbon Tasting (Aug)
Lincoln Highway Yard Sale (Aug)
Pioneer Days (Aug)
Y Bridge Arts Festival (Aug)
Zucchini Festival (Aug)
All Horse Parade (Sept)
Appalachian Bacon Nation Fest (Sept)
Arts in the Alley (Sept)
Columbus Oktoberfest (Sept)
County Fairs (Sept)
Covered Bridge Festival (Sept)
Fredericktown Tomato Show (Sept)
Lawrence Orchards Applefest (Sep)
Lithopolis Honeyfest (Sept)
Short North Tour of Homes (Sept)
Pumpkin Fest (Sept/Oct)
Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival (Oct)
Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (Oct)
Fall Fun Days Harvest Festival (Oct)
Mohican Fall Foliage Tour (Oct)
Ohio Gourd Show (Oct)
Pumpkin Show in Circleville (Oct)
Christmas Candlelighting (Dec)
Christmas Train (Dec)
Jefferson Depot Village (Dec)
Ohio Statehouse Hol Celeb (Dec)
Santa in the Caboose (Dec)

Tours & Demonstrations
American Whistle Corporation
Anthony Thomas Candy Company
Cooper’s Cider Mill
Bucyrus Copper Kettle Works
Irish Fairy Door Trail
Longaberger Homestead 
Ohio Caverns
Perkins Observatory
Phoenix Bat Company
Ross County Barn Quilt Tour

Performing Arts & Theater
Actors’ Theatre of Columbus
BalletMet – Columbus
Columbus Children’s Theatre
Columbus Symphony
Midland Theatre
Pump House Center for the Arts
Shadowbox Live
Woodward Opera House

Miscellaneous Fun
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park
Hartman Rock Garden
Hopewell Culture Ntl. Hist. Park
Lockington Locks
Seip Mound
Shrum Mound
The Wright Earthworks
Ohio State Parks

Wineries & Vineyards
Brothers Drake Meadery
Camelot Cellars
Rainbow Hills Vineyards
Raven’s Glenn Winery & Restaurant
The Yellow Butterfly Winery
Three Rivers Wine Trail
Wyandotte Winery

Famous Birthplaces & Memorials
Big Bottom
Harrison’s Tomb

Museums & Halls of Fame
Barbers Hall of Fame
Buckeye Telephone Museum
Cartoon Library & Museum 
Central Ohio Fire Museum
COSI – Columbus Science Museum
Dental Museum
Knox County Agricultural Museum
Motts Military Museum
National Heisey Glass Museum
Ohio Craft Museum
Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame
Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame
Orton Geological Museum
The Works

Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Christmas Trains
Honda Heritage Center
Ohio Railway Museum
Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum

Art Museums & Botanical Gardens
Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio
Chadwick Arboretum
Chamberpot Gallery
Columbus Museum of Art
Dawes Arboretum
Franklin Park Conservatory
Inniswood Metro Gardens
Licking County Art Gallery
Park of Roses
Riffe Gallery
Topiary Garden
Wexner Center for the Arts

Historic Homes, Villages & Farms
Adena Mansion & Gardens
Divine Farms
Ebenezer Buckingham Inn
Hanby House Museum
Historic Roscoe Village
Marmon Valley Farm
Ohio Statehouse
Ohio Village
Slate Run Historical Farm
Thurber House
Webb House Museum

Historical Museums & Sites
Gnadunhutten Monument & Museum
Knox County Historical Museum 
Leo Petroglyph
Mid-Ohio Historical (Doll) Museum
Museum at Buckeye Lake
Ohio Historical Center & Museum

Lodging & Getaways
Bobbi’s Bungalow Guest House
Buxton Inn
Cherry Valley Lodge 
Granville Inn
Heartland Country Resort
Hyatt Regency Columbus
Newark Metropolitan Hotel
Pine Lakes Lodge
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
Sleep Inn & Suites 
WillowBrooke Bed ‘n Breakfast

Indoor Water Parks
Coco Key
Splash Harbor

Restaurants & Eateries
Columbus Food Adventures
Granville Inn
Nutcracker Family Restaurant
Unusual Junction
Velvet Ice Cream & Ye Olde Mill

Unique Ohio Shopping
Carmazzi’s Candy & General Store
Cooper’s Cider Mill
German Village
North Market

Great Ohio Towns
Coshocton + Roscoe Village
German Village


Travel Videos

Lost in Ohio Video Series