Bulls-eye!

Have a good time throwing down with your crew at The Axe Barn near Salt Fork State Park. This family-friendly axe-throwing establishment is ideal for a date night or family night! Guernsey County native Tyler Stillion opened The Axe Barn inside the Stillion Center Market after an evening throwing axes with some friends in another …

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Just Down the Road

The scenic and historic villages sprinkled throughout beautiful Guernsey County are warm, welcoming slices of small town America. Whether following the National Road or enjoying some leaf peeping, let our leisurely back roads guide you to charming places and friendly faces. In Byesville, browse a wide selection of antiques, vintage goods and crafts at DealBusters …

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Fork in the Road

Cambridge’s food scene has always prided itself on showcasing our region’s flavors and farmers, growing almost faster than one can sample all the offerings. Whether trying out some new tastes or revisiting an old fave, Cambridge and Guernsey County’s locally owned dining options have it all. The folks at 360 Burger in Cambridge serve up …

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Just Add Water

Having a hard time deciding between a beach vacation, boating adventure or just a cabin nestled against wooded trails and lakeside views? Great news: here in Guernsey County, Ohio, you don’t have to choose. Home to the state’s largest park and third-largest inland lake, both are conveniently located at the crossroads of two major interstates …

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Bigfoot Night Hikes & More

Are you fascinated by the legend of Bigfoot, the yeti or Sasquatch? If so, you’ll be intrigued to learn that this elusive creature has been reportedly sighted in Ohio since the 1700s. In fact, there have been over 40 sightings in Guernsey County’s Salt Fork State Park alone since the mid-1980s. This spring or summer, …

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Arts for All

Our vibrant communities have long been bastions of arts, craftsmanship and culture. From the fine to the folk, our art scene reaches across genres to captivate and inspire audiences and to unite and serve the region in creating and celebrating art. As the oldest, continuously operating community band in the state, Cambridge City Band has …

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Only in Guernsey County, Ohio

From safaris to water skiing, Guernsey County offers endless attractions that you might never have imagined in Ohio; but some local lore feels (almost) too exotic to believe. Frequent reports of Bigfoot sightings have popped up throughout this forested region for decades. Sightings tend to cluster in and around Salt Fork State Park, so keep …

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See Ohio’s First World Heritage Site

Discover the wonders of Cambridge, Ohio, located just under an hour away from one of the newly designated World Heritage Site, Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks in Newark, Ohio. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience such a remarkable piece of history! Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks is the only World Heritage Site in Ohio and just …

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Vintage Adventures Near Columbus, Ohio

From hand-pressed glass to quirky furniture finds to indulgent delights, treat yourself to local finds galore inside the charming vintage shops and antique boutiques around downtown Cambridge’s Wheeling Avenue. Our region has a proud legacy of craftsmanship passed down through generations. For more than 50 years, family-owned Mosser Glass has hand-pressed classic and contemporary glass …

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Indoor Winter Fun in Cambridge, Ohio

You don’t have to go stir crazy this winter. Guernsey County, Ohio had several new and exciting indoor spaces perfect for burning up some energy – at any age. Check-out our top three indoor winter spaces and places for fun! Batters UpImprove your swing (baseball or golf) at Batter’s Up in Byesville, Ohio. This indoor …

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Fun on the Ice

Looking for fun things to do nearby this winter? Cambridge/Guernsey County, Ohio is the place to be for everyone. Glide toward family-friendly adventure at the seasonal Cambridge Ice Rink, a 40 x 80 foot ice skating rink located in Cambridge City Park (new location this year!). While the surface is synthetic, the joy you’ll feel …

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Shop Downtown Cambridge for Everyone on Your “Nice” List

Here in Cambridge/Guernsey County, Ohio, we believe holiday shopping should be as fun and festive as the loved ones on your list. There’s no jollier time than December to browse our locally-owned, beautifully-bedecked boutiques and shops! Our Dickens Victorian Village (now through January 1) has transformed downtown Cambridge into a fabulously decorated winter wonderland. It’s …

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Trolley Rides & Tea

Cambridge, Ohio’s Dickens Victorian Village is already well underway, but not to worry – there’s still plenty of time to visit this unique holiday experience that’s been called “The Most Unique Holiday Experience in the Midwest!” The 18th edition of Dickens Victorian Village is happening now through December 31.                                                                                While it’s wonderful to stroll among …

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Our Holiday Lights Show Makes the Season Merry and Bright

For 18 years, Dickens Victorian Village in charming downtown Cambridge, Ohio has dazzled visitors with trolley rides, Victorian teas and immersive holiday scenes. From now until Jan.1 , join us for what’s been called “The Most Unique Holiday Experience in the Midwest!”                                                                                          One of our favorite parts of the Dickens Victorian Village experience is our …

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Into the Wood: Covered Bridges & Axe Throwing in Guernsey County

From lush green forests and parks to our area’s quaint covered bridges, wood has always been a vital part of Guernsey County, Ohio’s story. COVERED BRIDGES Covered bridges are iconic markers of America’s past, and there’s no better time to see them than autumn, when colorful foliage illuminates the perfect backdrop for that road trip …

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Sherlock Holmes Mystery Weekend

How do you follow the clues to the perfect way to kick off the holiday season? Elementary, my dear Watson. The Sherlock Holmes Mystery Weekend returns to downtown Cambridge, Ohio November 3-4, kicking off the Dickens Victorian Village celebrations in dramatic style. This year’s immersive experience, “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Candy Cane …

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Where to Eat & Sleep on Your Way to the World Heritage Site – Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks

Cambridge, Ohio is located less than an hour from the two of the newly named World Heritage Site – Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks in Newark, Ohio – and is the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat or an overnight stay before exploring the earthworks. Cambridge’s diverse food scene has long prided itself on …

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