Adventure Awaits you in
Zanesville-Muskingum County!

Take a Safari Tour and go zip-lining and horseback riding at the Wilds, one of North America’s largest wildlife conservation centers. View animals from all over the world living in mixed-species groups and roaming expansive habitats. Enhance your experience at The Wilds by enjoying an exclusive overnight stay in a well-appointed private yurt at Nomad Ridge or in a cabin at Straker Lake.

Take a relaxing cruise along the Muskingum River aboard the Lorena Sternwheeler, featuring lunch and dinner cruises, themed rides, twilight cruises and special events. Visit area wineries and breweries or experience the history of the area at one of the many historic sites and museums such as John and Annie Glenn Museum, Dr. Increase Mathews House and Stone Academy featuring the Putnam Underground Railroad Interpretive Center which includes a new exhibit, resource library and an on-going research component.

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John Glenn Centennial Celebration
July 16-18, 2021

Guernsey County, Ohio’s most notable entity is none other than former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn. From hometown boy to space cowboy, John Glenn (astronaut and senator) is Guernsey County, Ohio’s most recognizable former citizen. Join Cambridge and New Concord, Ohio as these communities commemorate Glenn’s life and accomplishments during the John Glenn Centennial Celebration July 16-18, 2021.

Special events and activities will take place during the weekend. A visit to the John & Annie Glenn Museum in New Concord, Ohio is the perfect place to start. The museum tells the tale of the couple’s childhood roots and will offer free tours July 16-18. On Sunday, July 18, the museum will serve birthday cake in honor of what would have been John Glenn’s 100th birthday.

A 7-mile race will take place on Saturday, July 17 starting at Pritchard Laughlin Civic [...]

Welcome to Gallia County, Ohio
on the Banks of the Ohio River

We are honored to have you as our guest and wish for you to have the most pleasurable experiences while visiting the Gallia County area. We are sure that you will soon feel the sense of pride we share in belonging to this community and hope you will take advantage of the many attractions, events and other opportunities during your stay.

Quaint neighborhoods with tailored manicured lawns and gardens, a city park and arbors of mature trees weave colorful patterns into landscape contributing to the charm and beauty of Gallia County. Community organizations such as Gallipolis in Bloom are designed to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting beautification programs through the use of flowers, plants, trees and other environmental and lifestyle enhancements. Recognized as a “4 Bloom City,” in the America In Bloom Competition, [...]

Vinton County Southeastern OH Area
Offers Natural Beauty and Charm

The Vinton County OH Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to explore our country roads, scenic lakes and expansive forests. A part of the Hocking Hills region, our county is home to the second largest state forest in Ohio, in addition to multiple state parks and wildlife areas. You’ll encounter abandoned historical sites and relics dating back to the early 1800s, hidden away among the wooded hills of Ohio’s least populated county. Whether you’re interested in hiking our secluded trail systems, visiting our small-town festivals, or simply relaxing at one of our unique lodging facilities, there’s something for everyone in Vinton County.

Discover for yourself why Vinton County is Ohio’s last frontier.

Vinton County Visitor Center
104 West Main Street
McArthur, Ohio 45651

If you forgot It, Grandma Faye’s in
Hocking Hills OH, Probably has It!

Grandma Faye’s in Hocking Hills – a full service convenience store – carries groceries, Hocking Hill’s souvenirs, gifts and more. The store has most of the camping supplies you might need for your trip into Hocking Hills including firewood at the area’s lowest prices, bait and a propane exchange. Lottery, ATM and a money station are also available.

Grandma Faye’s serves the locals as well as the hungry hikers on a daily basis. While visiting the area, it’s the perfect place to stop to eat and shop. We offer delicious sandwiches and homemade pizza, deli items, daily lunch specials, fresh cut steaks, fresh ground chuck, homemade fudge, hand-dipped ice cream and shakes. The Giant Texas Tenderloin is one of the favorites at Grandma Faye’s. Beer and wine carry-out are available, too.

Be sure to visit [...]

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