Weekend Day Trips

Wild West Wanderlust
Explore the wild in Logan County
Marmon Valley Farms – Go horseback riding, play some putt putt or even just explore the Farm and see what animals are there! You might even find some hay mazes hidden in the barn!
Six-Hundred Downtown – Have a feast at this world-famous Logan County treasure – Six Hundred Downtown’s pizza.
Whit’s Frozen Custard – Savor a hand-made scoop (or two!) of Frozen Custard in Downtown Bellefontaine.
Republic Theatres – Curl up with your loved ones while enjoying a movie (at a reasonable price, too).

Cabin Fever
Does this winter have you feeling fever-ish? This Logan County adventure will have you feeling better in no time.
Madriver Mountain – Home of Ohio’s Best Winter Destination and Ohio’s largest tubing park. Ski or Snowboard your way to fun.
2 G’s Barbeque – Enjoy home-made brisket or try George’s famous catfish at this family-owned restaurant in Downtown Bellefontaine.
Putt and Play Golf Center – Get the whole family involved with 18 holes of putt putt, laser tag and virtual reality!
Native Coffee – Relax and unwind with a warm (or cold) cup of joe or hot chocolate at this Downtown coffee shop.

Indian Lake Skate
Channel your inner child (or bring your child along with you), and enjoy this day trip around Indian Lake.
Indian Lake Rollarena – Take the family to get their groove on and skate their hearts away. Up for a little competition? The Rollarena also has an arcade!
Cassano’s – A rad pizza stop that dishes out thin-crust square cut pizza plus pasta.
The Donut Shoppe & Bakery – This mom and pop shop makes the best donuts and sweets in Logan County, but if you’re planning on making a stop for donuts in the AM, make sure you’re ready to wait in line.

Deep Logan County Dive
Explore Logan County’s gems deep within the Earth’s crust.
Ohio Caverns – Channel your inner Indiana Jones by exploring over 2 miles of surveyed passageways ranging in depth from 30 to 103 feet.
Liberty Gathering Place – Enjoy a family-friendly restaurant in Downtown West Liberty where they prepare their daily specials, salads and desserts.
Marie’s Candies – Since 1956, Marie’s Candies has been making delicious chocolate and candy for local Ohioians and people around the country. Fun Fact: Marie’s is a part of the Buckeye Candy trail! You have to stop and taste the town of West Liberty.

Golfer’s Paradise
Enjoy your share of golf and tasty beer by traveling all over Logan County for your best day of golf.
Liberty Hills Golf Course – Pro tip: if you’re up for a challenging 9 holes, golf on the front nine. If you’re a beginner and are looking for a relaxing game, the back nine is for you.
Brewfontaine – Be sure to meet up with a few of your friends to throw back a couple of beers and enjoy a nice sandwich to improve your odds of winning the next nine holes.
Cherokee – Enjoy finishing up your 18 or 36 hole game at this spacious, green course.
Fion Wine Room – The 19th hole will be waiting for you in Huntsville when you’re finished. You can even work on that short game of yours at the driving range that is attached to the wine room.

Historic LoCo Bucket-List
Are you a self-proclaimed history buff? Enjoy brushing up on your Logan County History with this historic tour around Logan County.
Ohio Caverns – Channel your inner Indiana Jones by exploring over 2 miles of surveyed passageways ranging in depth from 30 to 103 feet.
Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek – Channel your inner royal self as you tour the Piatt Castles tucked away in the beautiful countryside of West Liberty, Ohio.
First Concrete Street in America – Experience what it’s like to go back in time and travel on the First Concrete Street in America. Court Avenue is a small street in Downtown Bellefontaine and is the first street in the United States that was paved with concrete in 1893.
Logan County History Center – Have you ever experienced time travel? Pay a visit to the Logan County History Center and travel back in time to experience Logan County’s past.
Highest Point of Ohio – Travel to Campbell Hill to explore the highest point in the State of Ohio, where the air is a little thinner than normal.
Myeerah Nature Preserve– You can enjoy hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, birding and fishing at the 450 acre Nature Preserve.
Sandy Beach Bridge – This unique bridge is a surviving remnant of the old Sandy Beach Amusement Park. This historic bridge has been brought back to life and is open to pedestrian traffic during the non-winter seasons.
Orchard Island Post Office – This post office was in service from 1912 to 1926 and has since been renovated and restored and brought back to life for people to experience a part of Indian Lake’s Past.

Romantic Day Date
When was the last time you had a romantic date without the kids? Get a sitter and unwind with this fabulous day-long date.
Sweet Aromas – Start the day off with a coffee and bakery item. Enjoy your coffee while strolling around the streets of Downtown Bellefontaine. Explore the local shops!
Peak Performance couples’ massage – Relax and treat yourself to a peaceful sixty minutes of massage.
Fion Wine Room – Hop on in the car and take a short drive over to the Fion Wine Room in Huntsville to experience any and all types of wine. Don’t worry guys, they have beer and whiskey for purchase too.
Republic Theatres – Sit back and relax a nice movie with a fun box of buttery popcorn.
Bobbi’s Bungalow – Unwind for the night in the small town of West Liberty at Bobbi’s Bungalow—a 1920s themed house with plenty of charm.

Russells Point Date Night
Treat that sweetie of yours nicely with this fun date night.
Gathering Grounds – A charming coffee shop located in Russells Point serving up delicious hot drinks and homemade bakery items.
Indian Lake Sports Park – Take your favorite honey to get ready for a fun day of putt-putt and go kart racing. This park offers many tracks for all day fun!
Cassano’s – A rad pizza stop that dishes out thin-crust square cut pizza plus pasta, fish, subs and more!
Donut Shop and Bakery on the Lake — Enjoy homemade donuts and pastries or even grab some ice cream.

Date Night in Huntsville
Experience all that Huntsville has to offer on your night away from the kids.
Desperados – Stop to enjoy some good eats on the patio along with great drinks and usually live music.
Town Trolley – A trolley cart located in the heart of Huntsville. Enjoy hand dipped ice cream on a warm summer day.
Fion Wine Room – Enjoy the nice cozy and cool atmosphere of the Fion Wine Room. You can even sip on wine while hitting balls out on the driving range.

Date Nights in Bellefontaine
Explore Downtown Bellefontaine with your favorite human.
Native Coffee – Relax and unwind with a warm (or cold) cup of joe or hot chocolate at this Downtown coffee shop.
Putt and Play – Get the whole family involved with 18 holes of putt putt, laser tag and virtual reality!
The Syndicate – This beautiful restaurant located in Downtown Bellefontaine is the place to take your honey on a date night. Enjoy live music and weekly specials that are out of this world.
Whit’s Frozen Custard – Home of the freshest frozen handmade custard. Enjoy custard sundaes, Whitzers and shakes at this quaint little custard shop.
Republic Theatres – Sit back and relax a nice movie with a fun box of buttery popcorn.

Sweet Tooth Trial
Experience what it’s like to truly go into a sugar coma.
Ice Cream Parlor – Enjoy home made ice cream made with local Woodruff Premium Milk in small town West Liberty.
Maries Candies – An award-winning homemade chocolate candy shop. Their story starts with an unexpected family hardship that lead to a flourishing business and family tradition.
 Shakes at the Lake – Nab a milkshake at Shakes at the lake They also have fun weekly flavors—stop by to check it out.
City Sweets and Creamery – Enjoy Donuts made from scratch, as well as scrumptious cupcakes, cakes, cookies, hand dipped Ice Cream and Candy!
Whit’s Frozen Custard – Home of the freshest frozen handmade custard. Enjoy custard sundaes, Whitzers and shakes at this quaint little custard shop.
Dairy Queen (Bellefontaine & Russells Point) – Looking for a classic DQ Blizzard? Cool down on a hot summer day with a piece of Dairy Queen.
DeGraff Creamery – A local Pizza shop that is known for their tasty hand dipped ice cream.
Town Trolley – A trolley cart located in the heart of Huntsville. Enjoy hand dipped ice cream on a warm summer day.
Donut Shop and Bakery on the Lake – Enjoy homemade donuts and pastries.

Girls Day
What’s a better way to ‘treat yoself’ than a girl’s day?
Homegrown Yoga – Get your zen on with your girls!

Sweet Aromas –  Stop in with your girls grab a coffee and enjoy some time to catch up. Hot, iced or frozen you can’t go wrong getting your coffee here.
Salon Expo – Girl, when was the last time you had your nails done? Treat yourself to a beautiful manicure and pedicure at Salon Expo.
Brewfontaine – Enjoy sipping a delicious craft beer at the #1 beer bar in the state of Ohio. They’re also known for the Instagram-able mural outside of the bar that is sure to get you all of the likes.
Shopping Dowtown Bellefontaine
– Just U’NeeQ – Walk into a treasure trove of handmade farmhouse décor, furniture and more.
– A Robbins Nest – Enjoy shopping for fine art, antiques and gifts inspired by a modern farmhouse look.
– The Hanger Boutique – Shop for trendy women’s clothing and accessories at glamorous and reasonable prices.
– The Poppy Seed – Enjoy being pampered with a new hair-do while shopping for a fabulous new outfit.
– PeachTree – This Boutique has a classy style with a little edge and carries apparel, gifts and accessories for men, women and children.
– Nest 1896 – Peruse this farmhouse-inspired boutique, housed in a renovated historic building. Enjoy exploring three floors of 50+ venders who specialize in making vintage, handmade and locally made items as well as architectural salvage and project pieces.

Get Out and Play Day
Let’s get active and experience the scenes of Logan County!
Myeerah Nature Preserve – You can enjoy hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, birding and fishing at the 450 acre Nature Preserve. They even have a play set for the kids to enjoy.

Firehouse Pizza – Enjoy eating a warm piece of pizza while the kids play in the play firetruck in the restaurant.
Marmon Valley Farm -For the rest of the afternoon take the family out to Marmon Valley Farm! With putt-putt, farm animals, horseback riding, rock climbing and more stop out and see what the farm has going on.

Bellefontaine Blast
Enjoy these eateries and a day filled with fun.
Sweet Aromas – A locally owned gourmet coffee shop, café and internet hotspot located in the heart of Downtown Bellefontaine.
TP Bowling Lanes – Challenge your friends or family to a bowling match.
Brewfontaine – Enjoy a nice craft beer at the number one beer bar in Ohio tucked away in Downtown Bellefontaine.
Putt and Play – Home to multiple Golf simulators, an indoor 18-hole putt putt course, HTC Powered Virtual Reality Booths and laser tag.
City Sweets and Creamery – Enjoy donuts made from scratch, as well as scrumptious cupcakes, cakes, cookies, hand dipped Ice Cream and Candy!

Downtown Dinner, Desert and a Movie
Not a night owl? Get to dinner early, then wrap up your evening snuggling with coffee (or your favorite person) and a movie.
2 G’s Barbeque – Stop in Downtown Bellefontaine to experience the best Barbecue in Bellefontaine.
Whit’s Frozen Custard – Enjoy fresh, homemade frozen custard in Downtown Bellefontaine.
Republic Theatres – Sit back and relax a nice movie with a fun box of buttery popcorn.

Bowling Day
Take a trip to the Lanes and enjoy some dinner and dessert afterwards!
TP Lanes – Challenge your friends or family to a bowling match. I would highly recommend eating at the bowling alley. When we go we always get popcorn with cheese and a pizza to enjoy!  The whole menu is delicious though!
City Sweet and Creamery – The loser of your bowling match pays for the ice cream! City Sweets has a wide variety of homemade treats and ice cream to try out! You can’t go wrong stopping in at this sweet location!

Mid-Summer Dream
Enjoy a summer day at the Lake with this day trip.
Old Field Beach – Looking for a get-away, but don’t want to leave Ohio? Enjoy those beach vibes at Indian Lake State Park’s Old Field Beach.
Bass Pro Shop – Looking for something to do other than lounge around at the beach? Enjoy challenging your family to some good old-fashioned putt-putt at the Bass Pro Shop. Winner buys dinner!
Indian Head Roadhouse – Enjoy one of their infamous Big Bloody Mary’s along with delicious American-style food.

The Iron Challenge
A day trip for the competitive couple.
Putt & Play –  With putt-putt, laser tag and VR this location is the right place to kick off the day!
Iron City Sports Bar – A full-service restaurant/sports bar featuring popular twists on the American Pub fare. Located in Bellefontaine.
TP Lanes – Challenge your friends to a bowling match. Loser pays for Dairy Queen.
Dairy Queen – Looking for a classic DQ Blizzard? Cool down on a hot summer day with a piece of Dairy Queen.

Shop-a-holic’s Dream
Is shopping your past-time? Enjoy all the Downtown Bellefontaine boutiques and artesian stores.
Nest 1896 – Peruse this farmhouse-inspired boutique, housed in a renovated historic building. Enjoy exploring three floors of 50+ venders who specialize in making vintage, handmade and locally made items as well as architectural salvage and project pieces.
Craft, Paper Scissors – Logan County’s art and craft supply destination.
PeachTree – This Boutique has a classy style with a little edge and carries apparel, gifts and accessories for men, women and children.
The Poppy Seed – Enjoy being pampered with a new hair-do while shopping for a fabulous new outfit.
The Hanger Boutique – Shop for trendy women’s clothing and accessories at glamorous and reasonable prices.
A Robbins Nest – Enjoy shopping for fine art, antiques and gifts inspired by a modern farmhouse look.
Just U’NeeQ – Walk into a treasure trove of handmade farmhouse decor, furniture and more.
The Fun Company – Out shopping with the little ones? Walk into this Toyland filled with games, gifts, books and more.
The Silver Elephant – Find vintage and antique furniture as well as gifts and accessories. They also offer Interior Design work and upholstery.
Freehold Revival – Walk into an eclectic world filled with upcycled furniture and recycled clothing.
The Potter’s Shed – Step back in time to the collectible years of precious moments, figurines and mounds of gift-able items.

Downtown Detox
Enjoy unwinding in Downtown Bellefontaine.
Peak Performance – Work out all the knots at Peak Performance in Downtown Bellefontaine.
Kiyomi Sushi and Steakhouse – Enjoy Japanese and Chinese cuisine and delicious, fresh Sushi in Downtown Bellefontaine.
PeachTree Boutique– Stop in at this award-winning boutique, made up of apparel, gifts and accessories for men, women and children. They constantly mix it up, change it out and are filled with surprises.
Native Coffee – Relax with a warm (or cold) cup of coffee before heading home for the night.