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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Hopalong Cassidy Trail

The trail recognizes the impact of William Boyd, Cambridge, Ohio’s beloved cowboy and TV/movie star. A collection of memorabilia is on display throughout downtown. A local boy who gained national recognition, William Boyd made quite a name for himself as the famed cowboy star Hopalong Cassidy, first on the big screen in the 1930s and …

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National Road

Often billed as “the road that built a nation,” the National Road (Route 40) stretches nearly 700 miles across six states-from Maryland’s seashore to Illinois’ farmland. Thirty-two miles of the road pass through Guernsey County, traveling down the heart of Cambridge along Wheeling Avenue. Before becoming the iconic road it is today, the National Road …

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Edible Adventures

Begin your foodie exploration of Guernsey County by strolling Wheeling Avenue for specialty chocolate, donuts and cakes, craft beers, artesian wines and cheeses and more! Mile-High Pies Theo’s Restaurant in downtown Cambridge dishes up its famous mile-high lemon and chocolate pies topped so high with a tasty homemade meringue – you may not see the …

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National Travel & Tourism Week 2021

The Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors & Convention Bureau invites area residents to join the excitement during National Travel & Tourism Week, May 2-8, 2021 and Be a Part of the Puzzle with the Power of Travel! Starting on May 3rd, stop by the Cambridge/Guernsey County Tourist Information Center (627 Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge, Ohio 43725) Monday – …

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Coloring Book

Have fun coloring some of the iconic places in Guernsey County. We would love to see you post your finished product on our social media pages Facebook and Instagram. Better yet, bring your family and visit us to see all of these places for yourself! Many thanks to a very talented Sydney Campbell, a junior at Muskingum University, …

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John Glenn Centennial Celebration

John Glenn Centennial Celebration  July 16-18, 2021 Join us as we commemorate Astronaut, Senator and native son, John H. Glenn Jr.’s life and accomplishments on July 16-18, 2021 in two Southeast Ohio communities, Cambridge and New Concord, Ohio. John Glenn was born in Cambridge and raised in New Concord.  Our two communities are collaborating in recognition …

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Safety Procedures

Safety Procedures The Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors & Convention Bureau practices the safety procedures provided by the State of Ohio. …

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Close to Home

Hope Video Sticking close to home and looking for ways to stay entertained this winter? Check out some of our ideas on how to experience our area in Southeast Ohio while abiding by the recommendations of public health authorities. Cambridge/Guernsey County Ohio is blessed with an abundance of outdoor recreation from our lakes, state parks, …

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Travel Guide Order Form

Help us circulate our 2022 Travel Guides throughout the area by completing the order form below and returning it to Karen Castello. We also have tear off County/City maps (50 to a pad) and Food Guides (25 in each pack). Let us know if you would like any of these helpful travel tools as well.   Click here for …

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Summer Sweepstakes Landing Page

Enter to Win a $500 Getaway to Cambridge/Guernsey County, OH! We’re celebrating summer! And EVERYONE* is invited to join in the fun. Simply enter your name and contact information to win a getaway to Cambridge/Guernsey County, Ohio valued at $500. The getaway package includes gift certificates to Salt Fork State Park Lodge & Conference Center, …

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Dealing with COVID19 as an Industry

March 19, 2020 Dear Team Tourism Partners, The Cambridge/Guernsey County VCB staff participated in the Roger Brooks, Destination Development Association (DDA)  webinar “Dealing With the Coronavirus: What to do immediately to help save your tourism industry, and downtown businesses.” If you were unable to watch it, we have attached his power point presentation.  In his …

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