Creature Weekend Blog

There are many reasons to visit Salt Fork State Park.  You can swim, boat, hike, all activities that I’ve experienced within the park, but did you know some visitors to this property have been rumored to have experienced an encounter with Bigfoot as well? Finding Bigfoot …

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Kid Friendly Activities in Cambridge/Guernsey County

National Museum Cambridge Glass, Cambridge. 136 S 9th Street 43725. 740-432-4245. Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday Noon-4pm (April-October). Closed Easter & July 4th. Admission: $5.00 general (age 12+), $4.00 senior. View a short vintage film that explains the handmade glassmaking process used by the Cambridge Glass Company (1902-1958). Dress up holding tools used many years …

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WV Travel Team: Into The Wilds — Ohio enclave home to rare, endangered animals

CUMBERLAND, Ohio — I’ve never been on an African safari. Or even to Africa, for that matter. The closest I ever got to what I imagine such an experience must be like came about in mid-July. That’s when I visited The Wilds, a nearly 10,000-acre enclave that’s a two-hour drive north from Charleston up Interstate-77. …

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Just 80 miles from Columbus, the small town of Cambridge, Ohio has an abundance of recreational activities and a calendar full of special events. Cambridge has a growing foodie scene with breweries, food trucks, vineyards and a variety of restaurants. Ten miles outside of town is Salt Fork State Park with beaches, boating, camping, golf, …

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A Kaleidoscope of Artistry & Color

Whether you are a glass collector, a history buff or are just looking for a unique road trip, then Guernsey County has just the ticket for you! Cambridge features a unique glass factory and a museum honoring our glass industry. In the early 1900s, Guernsey County, and particularly Cambridge, became known worldwide for its production …

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A Getaway for the Boys

It’s a primal call that harkens to a man’s soul. It is the call of the untamed, adventurous, great outdoors. Guernsey County’s plethora of woodlands, lakes, streams, and challenging golf courses make it the ideal spot for a manly man’s getaway. GREAT GRUB Any manly man’s retreat demands great grub. Before checking in to a …

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Story Starters

We offer timeless story starters and ready-made news stories through our online media room. Timeless Story Ideas: Dig In! Our sin-sational local bakeries & diners await! The All-American Road (Route 40) A Getaway for the Boys Paul Bunyan Show Top 10 Fabulous Freebies in Guernsey County The Guernsey County Story Summer Siestas & Fiestas A …

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Journey on the Road of Faith

Faith was of highest importance to the early settlers who streamed into the area’s frontier. Churches dotted the countryside, villages and hamlets. This tour offers your group a closer look at some of them. Day One 10am – Arrive in Cambridge and meet local guide for a city tour and a stop at one of …

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Tickle Your Taste Buds

Rolling vistas and hands-on classes make this group tour an engaging experience for all types of foodies! Day One Your group will be met by a local guide who will take them on a driving tour of Cambridge with history and highlights of the area. Enjoy lunch at Guernsey Kitchen, a hip spot for locals …

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Time Travelers

Experience what life was like for a Cambridge Glass House family in the early 1900s! This unique journey takes groups through the history of the Cambridge Glass Factory. Experience what life was like for a Cambridge Glass House family in the early 1900s! Meet the mother, Mrs. Yonek in her babushka, who “held down the …

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Couple Getaways

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 …

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Family Getaways

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 …

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Night time in the city!

Just in case you think this small town “rolls up its sidewalks” in the evening, as the old proverbial saying goes, Cambridge and the surrounding area can be a happening place at nighttime! First, you have all of our eclectic eateries with their cool bars which is a great way to spend an evening out …

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John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail

John Hunt Morgan and his Confederate Calvary entered Guernsey County on July 23, 1863. The uninvited guests raided and pillaged the area. Four interpretive signs throughout the county detail their journey. Learn if they escaped or were captured! In July of 1863, Union victories at both Gettysburg and Vicksburg, convinced the North that the war …

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