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Volume 1, Number 5 - August 2019

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Warren County

Ohio’s Largest Playground

Stay in Warren County because there's more to do here in a 30-mile radius than anywhere else in Ohio! Bus Tours Magazine - 9698 W. Judson Road - Polo, Illinois 61064 - 815-946-2341


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MIAMI VALLEY GAMING

6000 SR 63 Lebanon, OH 45036

Conveniently close to I-75 and just a short drive from both Cincinnati and Dayton, MVG boasts a gaming floor with more than 1,800 of today's most popular slot machines, a 5/8 mile track open seasonally for race season, and a simulcast center streaming all of the horse racing action from around the country each and every day.

Endless aisles of gaming machines, heart-pounding live harness racing, and an enticing array of classy and convenient bars and restaurants make this state-of-the-art gaming facility the perfect place for a grown-up getaway! With incredible food and drink selections from Cin City Sea & Steak, Acres Seasonal Buffet, Trifecta Eatery, 1803 Bar, MV Perks, and Center Bar also on the menu, there's no limit to the fun you'll find at this Lebanon, Ohio racino.


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KINGS ISLAND AMUSEMENT AND WATER PARK

6300 KINGS ISLAND DR. MASON, OH 45040

There's more than enough entertainment to keep the whole family busy with a visit to Kings Island, one of the largest theme parks in the Midwest. The eight-year award winner for "Best Kids Area in the World" is the home of an award-winning waterpark and more than 80 rides and attractions, including the world famous wooden roller coaster, The Beast™ and Diamondback, the tallest and fastest coaster in park history!Kings Island brings you even more family-friendly fun with Planet Snoopy. This family-focused area boasts an elaborate collection of PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions for every age, including more kids' roller coasters (four) than any other park in the world. Planet Snoopy also features a live stage show and daily meet and greet opportunities with the PEANUTS characters such as Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy and Linus. For ticket information, check out VisitKingsIsland.com


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HARMON MUSEUM

105 South Broadway Lebanon, Ohio

Phone: (513) 932-1817 Directions: I-71, exit 32 or I-75, exit 29

Acclaimed as one of the nation's most outstanding county museums, the Harmon Museum is home to the single largest display of Shaker artifacts in the United States, as well as numerous exhibits on paleontology, archaeology, genealogy and more.

The Harmon Museum & Art Gallery is housed in Harmon Hall, an historic, three story, 28,000-square-foot brick building located in downtown Lebanon. Harmon Museum & Art Gallery is both a history museum and an art museum. It contains paintings, decorative arts and historic collections from prehistoric eras to the mid-20th century. Harmon Museum & Art Gallery also includes the Warren County Historical Society Historical Research & Genealogy Library.


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Harmon Hall was built in 1913 as a recreation center and donated to the City of Lebanon by William Elmer Harmon, real estate mogul and philanthropist. Harmon was born and raised in Lebanon and complained there was no place to play when he was a child. He gave Lebanon Harmon Hall, Harmon Park, Harmon Golf Course and endowed the Harmon Civil Trust to maintain the properties. In 1961 Harmon Hall became the home of the Warren County Historical Society Museum. In 1979 the Harmon Civic Trust deeded the building to the Warren County Historical Society. The Historical Society changed the name to Harmon Museum & Art Gallery in 2017 to better reflect the museum’s collections and to honor Mr. Harmon.


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THE GOLDEN LAMB RESTAURANT & HOTEL

27 S. Broadway Lebanon, Ohio Phone: (513) 932-5065 Directions: I-71, exit 28 or I-71, exit 29 Miles from Kings Island: 7.8

The Golden Lamb Restaurant & Hotel opened in 1803 and is Ohio's oldest continuously operating business. The Golden Lamb offers 18 rooms, a gift shop and an onsite restaurant that serves modern American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This charming hotel and restaurant has hosted 12 U.S. Presidents, and features Shaker artifacts and dĂŠcor.


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FORT ANCIENT EARTHWORKS & NATURE PRESERVE

6123 STATE ROUTE 350 OREGONIA, Ohio Phone: 513–932–4421 Directions: I-71, exit 36 or I-75, exit 29

Get outdoors and explore the largest and best-preserved prehistoric hilltop enclosure in the United States at Fort Ancient Earthworks & Nature Preserve. Home to more than 2,000 years of Native American history and 2.5 miles of scenic hiking trails, it's a fantastic spot for education and exercise alike. A museum, a seasonal outdoor garden and a family picnic area complete the experience.


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BROADWAY BARREL HOUSE 402 N BROADWAY ST. LEBANON, OH Phone: (513) 934-7799

Located in historic Lebanon, Ohio, Broadway Barrel House offers flatbreads, wings, burgers, sandwiches, and more. And don't forget the Doughnut Holes for dessert!


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GOLDEN TURTLE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

120 S. BROADWAY ST. LEBANON, Ohio Phone: (513) 932-1990

Premium chocolates are prepared daily at the Golden Turtle Chocolate Factory. Signature creations include their Texas Tortoise, as well as creams, almond toffee, nut clusters, buckeyes, peanut butter delicacies, truffles, fudge, sugar free chocolates, and many other fine chocolates. You can buy individual pieces or purchase one of their beautiful gift boxes. They even ship throughout the continental United States.


LM&M RAILROAD

16 E. SOUTH STREET LEBANON, OH 45036 Phone: (513) 933-8022 Directions: I-71, exit 32 or I-75, exit 29

All aboard! The Lebanon, Mason & Monroe Railroad offers one-hour train rides along its scenic 6 mile track all year long, plus seasonal themed rides starring Thomas the Train, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Santa and more! Featuring cars originally built in 1930 by the Pullman Company, and said to have once carried Frank Sinatra along the Lackawanna Railroad in New Jersey, The LM&M plays an incredible role in the history of Downtown Lebanon that its conductors are happy to share with curious guests. Experience the beautiful Warren County countryside like never before, first departing from Downtown Lebanon's replica Victorian-style passenger station, before setting out for the rolling hills and farmland of Ohio's Largest Playground. Additional sights along the route include the Crossing Watchman's Tower, the Ice House and a semaphore signal in Lebanon. Stop by the gift shop for authentic LM&M Railroad apparel, conductor hats and train whistles after your ride, or head into town for great local dining and unique shopping.

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VALLEY VINEYARDS WINERY & BREWERY

2276 E. US 22&3 MORROW, OH 45152 Phone: (513) 899-2485 Hours: Fri-Sat: 5:30pm-8:30pm | Sun: 4pm-6pm | Reservations requested.

One of Warren County's unique gems, Valley Vineyards invites guests to a wide variety of local experiences all in one place-from a romantic date night for couples to a stylish getaway for an intimate gathering of friends. The Wine Tasting Room is open for enthusiasts every day, allowing guests to sample award-winning table and dessert wines and craft beer from the vineyards of the Ohio River Valley where the Schuchter family has been growing and bottling since 1970. This region of glaciated soils contains all the right elements for growing premium grapes, and the vineyard raises 28 varieties of them to use in their custom wines.The Cellar Dweller craft beers include a well-rounded catalog of creatively named brews such as Copperhead American Pale Ale, Hoppy Poppy India Pale Ale, Lookout Stout Irish Dry Stout and Shawesome Black IPA. Outdoor grilling areas for cookouts welcome visitors to relax in the scenic countryside on weekends, while indoor dining rooms offer a friendly atmosphere and old world decor including fireplaces and a dance floor. The Cabernet room seats up to 160 guests for parties or meetings.Whether you are looking for a private getaway as a couple or want to plan a party for groups large and small, Valley Vineyards invites you to share its passion for local wine, delicious food and great fun.


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BONNYBROOK FARMS

3779 STATE ROUTE 132 CLARKSVILLE, OH 45113 Phone: (937) 289-2500

Discover 370 acres of fun on the farm! Summer brings food, fun and plenty of camaraderie with Chuck Wagon Dinner Rides, picnics and special events, while Fall Farm Festivals feature hayrides, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, corn mazes, Clodhopper golf, giant slingshots, pony rides, animal petting, birthday parties, and great food and gifts at the Farm Kitchen CafĂŠ and Country Store.


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AMBASSADOR'S ANTIQUES 23 S. BROADWAY ST. LEBANON, OH 45036 Phone: (513) 934-5677

HERITAGE HOUSE GIFTS

36 SOUTH BROADWAY LEBANON, OH 45036 Phone: (513) 228-2888

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ANNA'S GOURMET POPCORN 2 S. BROADWAY LEBANON, OH 45036 Phone: (513) 480-1206

THE VILLAGE PARLOR

2 S. BROADWAY EBANON, OH 45036 hone: (513) 932-6918

THE JAM AND JELLY LADY 20 S BROADWAY ST LEBANON, OH 45036 Phone: (513) 932-8246


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OZONE ZIPLINE ADVENTUR

5291 STATE ROUTE 350 OREGONIA, OH 45054 Phone: (513) 932-3756

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LEBANON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PLAYS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS LEBANON, OH 45036 Phone: (513) 228-2226 Directions: I-71, exit 32 or I-75, exit 29

Experience the beauty of classical music in an exciting, educational and affordable setting at the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra. Founded in 1991 by Director David W. Donovan, the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra Chorus collaborates with professional artists to produce memorable performances, exploring a variety of musical styles, from The Beatles to Beethoven.


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GREAT WOLF LODGE

2501 GREAT WOLF DR. MASON, OH 45040 Phone: (513) 459-8885 Directions: I-71, exit 25 Miles from Kings Island: 1 Total Rooms: 401 Total Suites: 401

Weatherproof Your Fun with a Visit to Great Wolf Lodge in Southwest Ohio

If you're looking for exciting family fun, make your next vacation a memorable one at Great Wolf Lodge, Cincinnati/Mason.

Mason, Ohio provides a convenient location for a fantastic family getaway, with more to do in a 30-mile radius than anywhere else in the state. And Great Wolf Lodge is the perfect base. With more than 400 woodland-themed suites, Great Wolf Lodge is one of the largest indoor water parks and resorts in Ohio. A variety of suite options accommodate 4 to 8 people, so there's plenty of room for the whole family – and maybe a few friends! It boasts over 15 exciting water slides and family attractions.

If you're looking to take a break from the pool, challenge your imagination with Magi-Quest, an enchanting interactive adventure or enjoy Ten Paw Alley™, a bowling alley with a kid-friendly twist! And don't forget Northern Lights Arcade™, Great Wolf's 8,000 square foot arcade with more than 100 games. For a little pampering, relax at Elements Spa or the Scooops Kids Spa®. Great Wolf Lodge also features a variety of delicious restaurants, cafés, and snack shops.

With so many thrilling rides, games, and attractions -- as well as comfortable accommodations -- it's easy to see why the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio is a favorite family vacation destination!


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Warren County - Ohio's largest playground. Stay in Warren County because there's more to do here in a 30-mile radius then anywhere else in...

Tour Tips Newsletter  

Warren County - Ohio's largest playground. Stay in Warren County because there's more to do here in a 30-mile radius then anywhere else in...