March 16, 2020 - Sticking close to home and looking for ways to stay entertained this spring? Check out some of our ideas on how to experience our area in Southeast Ohio while abiding by the recommendations of public health authorities.
As the developments in Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to unfold please follow the direction from our public health authorities including the CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and the Guernsey County Health Department to protect the community and visitors.
UPDATE: On May 19, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine lifted Ohio’s state's stay-at-home order including travel restrictions. Instead, the governor issued an urgent health advisory which he called Ohioans Protecting Ohioans. Our local shops and boutiques were allowed to open on May 12th. Our restaurants with outdoor dining opened on May 15 and seated dining will open on May 21. Campgrounds will also open on May 21. Golf courses and swimming pools will open on May 26. We encourage you to contact individual businesses directly regarding the latest information on their operating hours and safety protocols.
Enjoy the Great Outdoors
Fresh air, open space, and UV rays, hooray! Get outside and explore the abundant options for outdoor recreation in Guernsey County.
Change of Scenery
Enjoy getting away close to home. Take advantage of some of these great overnight packages offered by our area properties.
Many local restaurants offer delicious carry-out and delivery options. Check-out local restaurant options.
Enjoy a Good Book or Movie
The Guernsey County Public Library has online services available 24/7 for library cardholders, including the our library card gives you access to e-books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, and TV shows via the Ohio Digital Library and Hoopla that you can get from the comfort of your home. And the best part about this program, it is all FREE for you to utilize. See what is available from the Guernsey County Public Library now.
Keep up to date on Events.
For your convenience, check out the 2020 Ohio Festival and Events Calendar for cancelations and postponements.
It’s summertime, and that means family vacations, and outdoor activities. Families often search for a great place where kids are constantly entertained and happy, but having a destination that meets everyone’s needs can be hard to find, especially if you want to stay on budget. Guernsey County offers a little piece of yesteryear, with family and budget friendly activities, giving a chance to slow down and take advantage of family life from its lakes, lodges, and charming small towns.
THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA AFTER YOUR VISIT TO THE WILDS
I’m sharing more about what to expect during your visit and reasons to stay and explore the area around Cambridge, Ohio while you are in the area.
Our visit was sponsored by Tourism Ohio. All opinions are my own.
TAKE AN OPEN AIR SAFARI AT THE WILDS
14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH
The Wilds gives visitors a taste of an African safari with the affordability of midwest prices.