Visit Ohio ATV World and Quench Your Thirst for Outdoor Adventure 

Ohio ATV World

Ohio ATV World

If you or your family craves a little outdoor activity, why not be one of the first to ride our exciting ZipRail, the only ride of its kind in the world. With your harness attached, you will fly, float, soar, and glide through the trees, swing up, down and sideways! The thrill will take your breath away!

Here at Ohio ATV World, choose between the Alpine ZipRail and the ATV’S rides, each with their own unique thrills. The Alpine ZipRail winds its way through Hocking Hills natural beauty, through trees, over streams, past large rock formations, finally arriving at our Chalet. Over 3000’ of ZipRail excitement! From the deck of our Chalet, you can then ride our ATV’s through 14 miles of beautiful wooded trails.

Ohio ATV World is located at 15155 Sauerkraut Rd, Logan, Ohio 43138 Reservations are suggested, call 740-592-2500 or visit us at www.ohioatvworld.com  We provide customized packages for your group.

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Find Out Why Donna’s Premier Lodging Was Awarded “Most Romantic Hideaway”

Donna's Premier Lodging

Donna's Premier Lodging in the Heart of Amish Country, Berlin, Ohio.

Welcome to Donna’s Premier Lodging, located in the Heart of Amish Country, Berlin, Ohio. Awarded “Most Romantic Hideaway,” Donna’s seventeen exquisite log cabins provide an oasis of relaxation and romance for a remarkable and memorable experience. Bask in the splendor of a heart shaped Jacuzzi, or cuddle in front of a crackling fire. This is a place you will return to time and time again. Our gracious staff will delight in assisting to make your next getaway a special memory to cherish for a lifetime.

Donna’s also specializes in beautiful weddings and elopements. Choose to pledge your vows beside an indoor or outdoor waterfall or in front of a cozy fireplace, in the company of friends and family or in a private, intimate ceremony. We provide everything you need for a memorable wedding and honeymoon.

Donna’s Premier Lodging

5523 TWP 358 (East Street)

PO Box 307

Berlin, OH 44610

800-320-3338

www.donnasofberlin.com 

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Why fight for a parking spot at the mall, walk miles through wall to wall people and indoor noise, only to buy the same things everyone is buying for everyone else? Why not spend your holiday shopping weekends in a boutique town in search of something unique and interesting from a locally-owned shop or gallery?

You may find just what you never knew you were looking for…And perhaps along the way, you may find a little slice of life in Miami County, Ohio… Cool finds, festive neighborhoods and cozy cafés are all right here! Avoid the holiday shopping masses to find unique places and specialty stores all around Miami County Ohio!

During the weekend of November 12th and 13th, the shopkeepers of historic downtown Tipp City warmly invite you to their open house. Don’t miss this “Yuletide Winter’s Gathering” or the visit by Santa, strolling carolers, musicians and carriage rides.  This is indeed, one of the best communities to visit before the holidays to shop for wonderfully unique gifts and collectibles!

The Specialty Shoppes of West Milton have a long tradition of holiday spirit with their annual open house. The 22nd Annual Holiday Open House is November 17th -20th where you’ll find uncommon gifts from traditional to modern and everything in between.

Stroll down Main and Market Streets in downtown Troy for some holiday shopping before seeing thousands of lights switched on for Troy’s Grand Illumination on November 25th. With roaming carolers, local merchants and everyone filled with holiday cheer, this is the perfect kick off to the holiday season!

If it’s Christmas-themed shopping in a charming small town you’re looking for, be sure to check out downtown Piqua. Browse along Main Street where you’ll find antique shops, art galleries, and a local baked goods shop in this charming step into the past.  Piqua’s Christmas on the Green event is held on December 3rd and features caroling, horse-drawn carriage rides, children’s activities and live entertainment.  It’s certainly a “must do” on many area calendars.

Miami County, Ohio will always embrace the festive spirit during the holidays in each of its art, antique, gift and jewelry shops with a historical flair and local charm. Each of our downtowns sparkle during this time of year which adds that “something special” to your shopping experience.  And why not make it a weekend shopping excursion and stay at any one of our affordable hotels found in Tipp city, Troy or Piqua.

You can find these wonderful communities along I-75, just minutes north of downtown Dayton. From town to farm, experience country charm without the noise and crowds you find at those big box stores. Leave all of that behind and take a memorable holiday shopping trip to Miami County, Ohio.

Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau

VisitMiamiCounty.org – 800.348.8993   ¤

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Just off the Northern coast of Ohio on Lake Erie, you’ll find Kelleys Island, which is the largest fresh water American island in Lake Erie. Yet at 4 square miles, it has the feel of a small community, surrounded by forests and beaches. This popular Ohio vacation spot has something for everyone, from outdoor enthusiast, to history buff, to the late-night party-goer. During the day, you can take a stroll along sandy beaches and on the winding boardwalk through woods filled with wild grapes and butterflies. At night, head into town for live music and drinks at the many bars and taverns, each with its own atmosphere and specialties.

The Island is full of history, with sites like the Glacial Grooves State Memorial, where you can see where glaciers cut through the rock, carving channels and grooves over 30,000 years ago. Aside from natural wonders, there are also other historic sites and buildings you can see and tour, like Kelleys Mansion, a 3-story mansion built in 1860′s. Walk through town and see historic and quaint shops.

If you enjoy fishing, Kelleys Island is great place to catch perch, catfish, smallmouth and white bass, as well as the fish they are most well-known for – walleye. Bring your boat, or take a trip on a fishing charter.

Other attractions at Kelleys Island include Kelleys Island Brewery. Taste beer made right here on the island while enjoying live music outside, overlooking Lake Erie. The island also features a winery, Kelleys Island Wine Co., which is known for its relaxed atmosphere and award-winning wines.

So if you’re looking for a fun and relaxing Island getaway, there’s no need to head south. Instead, take a ferry to Ohio’s northern islands for a great vacation on Kelleys Island.

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Travel in Ohio's Amish Country to experience a glimpse into a different culture.

Travel in Ohio's Amish Country to experience a glimpse into a different culture.

A drive-worthy destination. European connections. A step into the past. Perfect for the entire family. That’s Holmes County, aka Ohio’s Amish Country. Travel in Ohio’s Amish Country to experience a home to the Amish for almost 200 years. This region is only an hour or two from most locations in the state. The Amish settled here because they liked its similarities to the rolling hills of Pennsylvania and before that, their Swiss homeland.

Along with offering a glimpse into a different culture—including a foreign language, the Pennsylvania Dutch spoken by most Amish—travel to Holmes County is a remarkable value. Food, lodging, activities, and shopping prices are very reasonable, and if you plan ahead you can reserve a night or two at one of the many nationally ranked bed and breakfasts for a quite agreeable price.

The region’s scenic beauty and its peace and quiet, often broken only by the clip-clop of horse and buggy, are free for the taking. Just being there is a favorite activity for many, especially photographers. In every season, Amish Country offers rustic landscapes, quaint scenes of work in the fields with horses and chance meetings with Amish families.

Amish Country has always been known for the hearty, homestyle food found throughout the county. Broasted chicken. Noodles on mashed potatoes. Apple dumplings. Several restaurants and food stores have reinterpreted this culinary history with a focus on gourmet and organic fare, which, with so many local farmers, is only natural. As well as eating at local restaurants, visitors have been known to bring coolers in order to bring fresh meats, cheeses and produce back home.

From town to town, there are plenty of unique stores offering items not found anywhere else. Amish Country is a haven for quilters with quilt workshops and supplies. The many furniture stores sell genuine hardwood sets, manufactured locally and built to last several generations. Much of the furniture has handcrafted characteristics, just like the work created by the area’s artisans. Pottery, woodwork, metalwork and stone sculptures are some of the specialties from the region.

For those with children or who just want to experience the culture, there are plenty of options. Kids often enjoy visiting one of the several Amish homesteads designed to show what life is like on a farm, taking care of animals daily and living without electricity. New visitors to the area will want to stop at Behalt, the Amish and Mennonite Heritage Center, a one-of-a-kind museum that tells the history of these two groups.

On the western edge of Holmes County is Mohican State Park, a favorite location for camping, canoeing, hiking and other outdoor activities. Or bring your clubs and enjoy a round of golf at Fire Ridge or at the renowned Black Diamond, recognized by Golf Week Magazine as one of the Top 100 Golf Courses in the country.

Ohio’s Amish Country has something for all tastes. Call 877-643-7874 for free, customized information packets for couples, families and groups. Or see us on the web at www.visitamishcountry.com.

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In the summer, Cleveland, Ohio comes out of hibernation and the streets are full of people enjoying the beautiful weather. It’s the perfect vacation destination in the summer because there are so many great festivals that promise a good time. Enjoy the company of your family and friends while dining on delicious meals, enjoying the beauty of art or listening to the unique music at these 5 Cleveland events this summer (provided by Cleveland.com).

The Tall Ships Festival: This event is taking place on July 7-11 at the Port of Cleveland dock just north of the Cleveland Browns Stadium. Climb aboard ships to learn all about them and explore the maritime market place and other special events during this educational Cleveland festival. The festivities start on Wednesday with the Parade of Sail at 4:00pm and continue until 6:00pm on Sunday. For more information, call 216-236-8467

The Cain Park Arts Festival: The festival, July-9-11 will be at Cain Park, 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights. There’s an art exhibit that attracts about 150 exhibitors that show drawings, paintings, jewelry, sculptures and more. There’s also musical acts that attract many listeners such as No Money Down, the FlipSide and the Lenny Russo Band. Also enjoy the gourmet food offerings from the area’s finest restaurants. For more information call 216-371-3000.

The Painesville Party in the Park: The party is taking place on July 16-18 in Veteran’s Park, 7 Richmond Street. There will be three stages that will have reggae, jazz, folk, soul and funk bands playing continuously throughout the day and night. The beer garden offers domestic and micro brews and there’s plenty of shopping, demonstrations and activities for the kids. This is a free event that starts at noon on Friday and ends at 11:00pm on Sunday.

The Cuyahoga County Fair: The fair runs August 9-15 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 164 Eastland Road, Berea. Attendees can expect 20 midway rides, 100 food stands, animals, exhibits, bull riding, country music, arts and crafts, a beer garden, shops, a demolition derby and fireworks. Don’t miss out on the variety of activities this event has to offer for the whole family on your Ohio summer vacation.

The Feast of the Assumption: This special event will be taking place in Little Italy August 12-15. There will be entertainment, rides and games and don’t forget to come hungry because you won’t want to miss the delicious food provided by the area’s best restaurants.

These summer festivals will make your Ohio vacation even more special than you expected. Don’t forget to explore Cleveland’s downtown area complete with museums, restaurants and nightlife while you’re in town. For more information on any of the summer events, read the full Cleveland.com article.

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Geneva on the Lake has been a popular Ohio vacation destination since the early 1900′s. Located on the shores of Lake Erie, it has seen such visitors as John D. Rockerfeller, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford. In addition to lake activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing, Geneva is known for its wineries. There are eight different wineries in Geneva, each with its own atmosphere and flair.

Chalet Debonne Vineyards – This family-run winery has been around since 1971. Their wines have gained recognition from competitions across the country. Tours of the winery are free, and tastings are available. Try a Chardonnay or Chambourcin while listening to live music at this Euopean-style chalet.

Ferrante Winery & Ristorante – Whether you come for the wine, or to dine on their Italian menu, you won’t be disappointed. During the summer, you can enjoy live music while sitting on their outdoor terrace, looking out over 65 acres of vineyards. If you like sweet wines, try one of their ice wines, made from Vidal Blanc or Cabernet Franc grapes.

The Lakehouse Inn Winery – This bed and breakfast has its own winery and is located right on the lake for spectacular views. Tastings are available, and there is also a lunch and dinner menu.

Grand River Cellars – Located in the heart of the Grand River Valley Wine Region, this winery was established in 1976. Enjoy the warm and inviting atmosphere while sampling a Pinot Grigio or Reisling.

Virant Family Winery – The Virant family has been making wines for three generations now. Visit the relaxed setting of this winery, just south of Geneva. They pride themselves on making wine the old-fashioned way, and currently have 11 varieties available.

Old Firehouse Winery – For something unique, visit this winery located in an old firehouse with historic charm. In addition to traditional grape wines, they also offer a host of fruit wines, including Spiced Apple, Blackberry, and Frosty Peach.

The Winery at Spring Hill – If you’re looking for an upscale winery, this is the place. They have several different wine collections, including the Premium Wine Collection, Covered Bridge Collection, and a Fruit Wine Collection.

Old Mill Winery – This family-run winery is located in an old mill, giving it charm of days long ago. There is live music, lunch and dinner menus as well. Join them for a host of special events throughout the year, including their 5 year celebration in November!

No matter what your taste in wines, you’ll find something you’ll love in Geneva. For more information on this Ohio vacation, wine tours, or the annual Lake Erie Wine Fest, visit the Geneva on the Lake Tourist Bureau.

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