There is something unique about escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life to enjoy the slower pace and local flavor of a rural community. Grab your special someone and enjoy a getaway to the rolling hills and friendly people of Cambridge.
Explore the antique shops, boutiques and specialty stores, feed your sweet tooth at Nothing But Chocolate, tap into your inter foodie at McKenna’s Market, and take a lunch break at Guernsey Kitchen before you head to Georgetown Vineyards to sample and savor the wine, craft beer and the view.
The following local properties will each offer a complete packages and special overnight rate:
If you're looking for a great getaway on a budget here are 7 ideas that will keep your family entertained and busy in Guernsey County!
Hit The Road Jack!
Designated in 1827 by President Thomas Jefferson, the National Road (Rt. 40) became the nation's first interstate highway. This ribbon of road runs through the heart of the county and features several interesting sites, including a unique "S" shaped bridge. (Great photo op!)
Fun in the Sun
Ohio's largest state park, Salt Fork, is located here. This summer, let your feet sink into the warm, soft sand at one of the largest inland beaches in Ohio.
Great American Steam Locomotive Museum
Master craftsman Brian C. Gray has crafted massive steam locomotives from walnut for more than 40 years. His display room/museum includes an operating model train system and more!
What a View!
Perched high atop a scenic ridge, the Georgetown Vineyard offers a bird's-eye view of Cambridge. Stop by to sample wines, purchase your favorite, or just enjoy the view!
A Glass Act
Mosser Glass offers free guided factory tours for visitors to learn about the glass making process up close. (Martha Stewart is a Mosser fan!)
It doesn't cost a nickel to window shop! Downtown Cambridge offers many eclectic shops along Wheeling Avenue that are reminiscent of the early 20th Century!
Finally, you don't want to miss a stroll through one of the last remaining covered bridges in the county. The Armstrong/Clio Covered Bridge built in 1849 is located along the Cambridge City Park walking trail.
Begin your family adventure at VisitGuernseyCounty.com or call 800.933.5480 for a free travel guide!
A new school year is about to begin. Are you in a mad dash to plan and enjoy a vacation? We have just the right combination of events for every member of the family to enjoy.
Sharpen those axes and snap those suspenders! The Official Paul Bunyan Show, one of the nation's largest and oldest forest industry trade shows, takes place each October at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds in Old Washington, Ohio. Visitors to the show find more than 130 exhibitors who represent all facets of the forest industry throughout North America. Representatives are on site to showcase equipment, manpower and the dedication that has made the industry what it is today.