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FUN Find it Here!

We’re glad you’re here and we can’t wait to share our home with you. Inside, you will find crazy fun experiences and view Logan County in its rawest form. We hope you’ll find yourself having so much fun that you decide you want to make it your home too! If you want to keep up-to-date with events and information on the newest places to check out, be sure to visit our website www.experiencelogancounty.com What are you waiting for? The FUN starts here!

Haley LaBatt

VISITORS BUREAU DIRECTOR

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Welcome to Logan County

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Events in Logan County

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Exploring Logan County

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Staying in Logan County

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Shopping in Logan County

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Eating in Logan County

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A Crazy Fun Weekend

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History is Alive and Well

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Loco Thrills

Logan County Visitors Bureau 100 South Main Street Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 937.599.5121 www.experiencelogancounty.com LoganCountyVisitorsBureau LoganCountyVisitorsBureau

Lima Dayton Columbus Cincinnati Cleveland

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Events in

Logan County

For more details on an individual event, please visit our community calendar at experiencelogancounty.com JA N UARY BARbell Crawl B E L L E F O N TA I N E

New year, new you, right? Enjoy running to and from each fitness studio in Downtown Bellefontaine to sample different types of workouts.

Ohio Ice Fishing Indian Lake Tournament INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy an Ice Fishing Tournament on Indian Lake.

F EB R UA RY Chocolate Walk B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Visit participating Downtown Bellefontaine businesses to collect chocolates from Marie’s Candies. Enjoy sales, specials, and more.

Legislative Luncheon INDIAN LAKE

Government, business and community leaders get together to listen to local, state, and federal representatives speak on topics of interest to the Indian Lake area. 4

Indian Lake Boat Show

Bellefontaine Brew Fest

Come to the Indian Lake Boat Show and enjoy the fun and excitement of seeing the new and used boats on display.

MARCH

The streets will be shut down for tons of home-brewed fun in Downtown Bellefontaine. Meander your way from store to store to sample a variety of different Ohio-made craft brews.

Winter Concert at Indian Lake High School

Annual Visitors Bureau Breakfast

Enjoy a concert at ILHS.

Munch on breakfast and enjoy an update on tourism in Logan County as well as a few additional guest speakers.

INDIAN LAKE

INDIAN LAKE

Hello Spring W E ST L I B E R T Y

Downtown West Liberty’s shops host their annual ​Spring Open Houses featuring sales and specials.

Maple Syrup Festival INDIAN LAKE

Sample and purchase maple syrup and more goodies at the Indian Lake State Park.

Polar Plunge Special Olympics INDIAN LAKE

A Special Olympics fundraiser at the lake.

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A P RIL Cabin Fever Steak Fry INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy a steak fry dinner knowing you’re helping to raise money for the Indian Lake Fireworks Fund.

Spring Shop Hop B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Grab a shopping passport in Downtown Bellefontaine and enter for your chance to win a basket full of local gifts.


MAY Spring Fling 5k INDIAN LAKE

You can feel even better running this 5k, because your entry fee goes to help the Indian Lake Firework Fund.

Logan Hills Festival ZANESFIELD

Experience what life was like in the 1800s by participating in the Logan Hills festival.

Art and Wine Walk B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Walk from store to store in Downtown Bellefontaine sipping on samples of Ohio-made wine and exploring different pieces of art from local artists.

Fire Sales

WEST LIBERT Y

Check out this community-wide garage sale in West Liberty.

Indian Lake Fireworks Golf Outing INDIAN LAKE

This scramble located at Cherokee Hills raises money for the Indian Lake Fireworks.

JUNE Summer Sizzler B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Enjoy bounce houses, food trucks and more in Downtown Bellefontaine.

Century Farm Tour WEST LIBERT Y

Enjoy going on a tour of historic farms in West Liberty.

St. Mary of the Woods Festival

Art on the Beach presented by the Logan County Art League INDIAN LAKE

Support local artisans out on Old Field Beach.

JR Memorial Cruise for a Cure Supporting Cancer Research INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy live music and drinks at Mimi’s at the Lake while also raising money for cancer.

JULY Fireworks/Car Show INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy a Car Show in Downtown Lakeview along with a large fireworks show out on the lake.

Putt Around the Lake

#LoCoFun Summer Street Market WEST LIBERT Y

INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy live music, vendors, and plenty of shopping experiences in Downtown West Liberty.

Boat around the lake to 18 different establishments and go putt-putting. Lowest score wins a prize.

DORA B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Antique Boat Show

INDIAN LAKE

INDIAN LAKE

A fun-filled family festival complete with Father’s Day fireworks.

Enjoy an antique boat show on Indian Lake.

This Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area in downtown Bellefontaine will be complete with live music.

Post Office Open House

Ice Cream Social

The Logan County Fair

Join the Indian Lake Historical Society for an Ice Cream Social at the Russells Point Harbor.

Our county fair is filled with rides, livestock, art, and fair food.

INDIAN LAKE

Check out the inside of the Orchard Island Post Office during this annual open house.

INDIAN LAKE

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AU G UST Rock the Lake presented by Shine FM INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy a free Christian Rock Concert on Old Field Beach.

Party at the Beach INDIAN LAKE

Come party at Old Field Beach on Indian Lake! There will be two concerts and alcohol for purchase. Tickets and ID required.

Nashville Hitmakers presented by the Indian Lake Watershed INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy Nashville songwriters at Indian Lake High School.

Spend-A-Day Raft-Off INDIAN LAKE

Enjoy live entertainment, food and drinks.

Automotive Month B E L L E F O N TA I N E

August has been deemed the automotive month in Downtown Bellefontaine. Enjoy a community event where we have food trucks, fire trucks, and more available to check out downtown.

Hot Summer Nights Car Show B E L L E F O N TA I N E

SE P TE MBE R Ring of Fire INDIAN LAKE

On Labor Day weekend, houses around the lake purchase flares to light up the lake. The Ring of Fire symbolizes the end of the summer at Indian Lake.

Labor Day Festival WEST LIBERT Y

Enjoy the county’s largest car show in Downtown Bellefontaine. This car show falls on the second Saturday in August.

Enjoy the Labor Day Festival at the Lions Park in West Liberty. Check out the vendors, food trucks, live music, and more.

Bellefontaine Hill Climb

Fall Open Houses

This annual event has sports cars speeding up Corkscrew Hill, completing a road rally, autocross race and a car show on the last weekend in August.

Enjoy shopping for all things fall during Downtown West Liberty’s open houses.

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WEST LIBERT Y

Indian Lake State Park Fall Festival INDIAN LAKE

Check out different fall vendors at Indian Lake State Park.

First Friday

B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Enjoy an event in Downtown Bellefontaine on the First Friday of the month.

The Oldest Street Race 5k B E L L E F O N TA I N E

This unique 5k starts on the Oldest Street in America in Downtown Bellefontaine, Court Avenue.

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OCTO B E R Pumpkin Walk B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Take a walk through Downtown Bellefontaine to check out all of the decorated pumpkins outside. Businesses will be passing out candy to kids trick-or-treating.

Halloween KidFest B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Enjoy a haunted trick-or-treat throughout the Logan County History Center with your kids. Prizes will be given for best Halloween costume and Halloween-themed activities will be available as well.

NOV EMB E R Christmas in the Village WEST LIBERT Y

Enjoy four weekends of Christmas fun in Downtown West Liberty.

Christmas in the Village Open House WEST LIBERT Y

Shops will have deals, contests and more happening in Downtown West Liberty.

Family Day in the Village WEST LIBERT Y

Bring the family down to see Santa at The Grove and get a photo taken.

Girls Day in the Village WEST LIBERT Y

The holidays can be hectic, so treat the special lady in your life to a girl’s day out.

West Liberty Christmas Parade WEST LIBERT Y

Enjoy a Christmas Parade in Downtown West Liberty on the night of Black Friday.

DECEM B ER

Christmas Tree Lighting

Bellefontaine Christmas Parade

Join Russells Point for their annual Christmas tree lighting.

INDIAN LAKE

B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Check out the largest themed Christmas Parade in Logan County.

Indian Lake Chamber Annual Dinner

Christmas Open House

The Indian Lake Chamber will recognize incoming and outgoing board members as well as their sponsors at their Annual Dinner.

INDIAN LAKE

B E L L E F O N TA I N E

The hallways of the Logan County History Center will be lined and lit up with tons of Christmas trees, which will all be decorated differently. While touring the History Center, you can also enjoy live music.

Christmas Tour of Homes W E ST L I B E R T Y

Tour a variety of homes in West Liberty to check out their beautiful Christmas decorations.

Lakeview Christmas Parade LAKEVIEW

Enjoy this Christmas parade in Downtown Lakeview.

Louie Vito Rail Jam ZANESFIELD

Olympic Snowboarder, Louie Vito will be at Mad River Mountain to kick off the snowboarding season. Louie will be giving out autographs, raffling off giveaways, and raising money for charity.

A Country Christmas ZANESFIELD

Discover the meaning of Christmas with a live Nativity at Marmon Valley Farm.

For more details on individual events visit

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Exploring

Logan County

Enjoy the natural land around Indian Lake exploring the trail at Pew Island. The one mile trail around the island gives you a view of Indian Lake in a way that you have never experienced before.

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Get Going!

Logan County is home to some amazing hidden gems that can only be seen on foot. Whether you want to hike for exercise, just want to get some fresh air, or want to sightsee, we have the perfect path for you. From paved paths to the natural Ohio terrain, we have the adventure you are looking for! Get out and get going today.

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BLUE JACKET PARK .75 MILES* Ludlow Road

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SOUTHVIEW PARK 1 MILE* 601 West Lake Avenue

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CAMP MYEERAH 4 MILES 7405 OH-540

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LIBERTY HILLS GOLF COURSE 665 Township Hwy 190 W.

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BIG DARBY HEADWATERS NATURE PRESERVE 2.6 MILES 5658 County Road 152

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INDIAN LAKE STATE PARK 5100 ACRES 13156 St. Rt. 235 N. Lakeview

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CHEROKEE HILLS GOLF COURSE 4622 Co. Rd. 49, Bellefontaine

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PEW ISLAND 1 MILE

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CHEROKEE TRAIL 3 MILES

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FOX ISLAND 1 MILE

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JOHN AND MARY RUDOLPH NATURE AREA 2 MILES Russells Point

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LIONS PARK 35 ACRES 576 Township Rd. 174

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VETERANS PARK Corner of Lake and Main Avenue

ZANESFIELD 14

KIRKMONT CENTER 12 MILES 6946 Co. Rd. 10

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SIMON-KENTON TRAIL 32 MILES* The trail runs from Bellefontaine to Springfield and can be accesed in West Liberty as well.

*Paved Path

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Historical

Marker Tour

The Logan County Historical Society first began erecting the markers that make up this tour in the 1940s.

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World War I Memorial

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Blue Jacket Homesite

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Blue Jacket Town

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First Concrete Street

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Kitty Hawk Pylon 

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Manary House

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Gunn’s Tavern/Trading Post

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First Church & School in Rushcreek Quaker Meeting Place Oldest Concrete Street

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Mills Brothers

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Campbell Hill: The Highest Point in Ohio

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The Honorable William Lawrence

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Free Serviceman’s Canteen

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Myeerah Trail/Historic Logan County

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Pigeon Town/Shawnee Village Site Shawnee Village Old Town Curry Blockhouse

EAST LIBERTY 19

Garwoods Mill Site Home of John Garwood

HUNTSVILLE 20

Solomon Town

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Lewis Council House

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Nancy Stewart Section Greenville Treaty Line

LOGANSVILLE 25

Vance Block House

MIDDLEBURG 26

Darby Creek

NORTHWOOD 27

Geneva College

PICKRELLTOWN 28

Pickrelltown War Memorial

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Underground Railroad

RUSSELLS POINT 30

Sandy Beach Amusement Park

SANTA FE 31 Seneca Council House/Indian Reservation

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Mackachack Town

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First Permanent Sunday School

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Hull’s Trace/MolunthaShawnee Nation in Logan County

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Flatwoods School

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Zane-Kenton Memorial

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Sloan Library

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Wapatomica

Zane Gravesite/Site of Fort Wapatomica 40 41

Second Church/First School House

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F IN D YO U R NEW H O METOWN

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Staying in

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B I G B EAR CAM PG R OU ND

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THE LO FT A B OV E

10 9 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E , O H I O

740-339-2427

WEST L I B E RTY BO B B I ’S BU N GALOW 211 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T W E S T L I B E R T Y, O H I O

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MA R K I N FAR MS COUN T RY H OME

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Shopping in

Logan County

You can check out Just U’Neeq in Downtown Bellefontaine. Their home decor changes with the seasons and they always have a lot to offer. Keep up-to-date with all the trends and stop in for something for your home or a gift. 16

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Whether you live here or are just visiting, make sure you check out all the unique shopping destinations you can find only in Logan County! We have shops for everything including toys, chocolate, apparel, home decor and many great local antique vendors. We hope you find something perfect to remember your time in Logan County!

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Bellefontaine A NEW L EA F F LOR I ST

FR EEHOL D REVIVA L

MUSIC C E NTE R USA

A New Leaf Florist is conveniently located in Downtown Bellefontaine. Their designers create the perfect arrangement for any occasion.

Antique Store in Downtown Bellefontaine specializing in vintage and antique home decor. A large selection of vintage clothing and lifestyle artwork.

For over 30 years, Music Center USA has been serving Logan County with all their music needs. They offer lessons on a wide range of instruments and have a full repair and service center for instruments ranging from school band to electronic needs.

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A ROB B I N S N EST 112 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T

Enjoy browsing through the high-quality art, fine antiques and gifts. Located next to Whit’s Frozen Custard in Downtown Bellefontaine.

C R A FT PA P E R SC IS S O R S

14 2 W E S T C O LU M B U S AV E N U E

A DIY craft studio that sells art and craft supplies, classes, retreats, parties, private events and more.

DOR C EY ’S F LOW E R S AND EVE N TS 3 0 0 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T

Stroll on down to explore this floral design studio featuring flower arrangements, gifts and memorable events. 18

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HOM EG R OW N YOG A B OUTIQUE 115 N O R T H M A I N ST R E E T

Shop the latest trends in yoga, gifts and more.

JUST U’NEEQ

134 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T

Hand crafted Farmhouse decor, gifts, along with our signature JUNQ & Co. candles, clothing, soaps and oil blends.

L EE’S COM FORT S HOES

109 N O R T H M A I N S T R E E T

At Lee’s Comfort Shoes, you can get footwear that delivers more comfort, safety, and improved function for your active lifestyle, while meeting your needs for style.

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2 0 4 W E S T C O LU M B U S AV E N U E

A farmhouse style boutique in a restored building built in 1896, featuring 30+ unique vendors selling vintage, handmade and locally made items on three floors.

P EAC HTRE E BOUTIQUE

13 6 W E S T C O LU M B U S AV E N U E

PeachTree Boutique is made up of apparel, gifts and accessories for men, women and children. They constantly mix it up and change it out.


ST E PHE N ’S F I N E JEW ELRY

14 0 W E S T C O LU M B U S AV E N U E

Stephen’s Fine Jewelry is a full service, privately owned jewelry store. In addition to their beautiful selection of diamond, colored stone, gold, silver and platinum jewelry, they offer excellent design consultation, repair and appraisal services.

TA N GE R ’S FU R N ITUR E 216 W E S T C O LU M B U S AV E N U E

Tanger’s Furniture, be confident that you will find only quality furniture and bedding from the nation’s leading brand names at terrific values with great people to provide the service you deserve. Tanger’s Furniture has been proudly serving Bellefontaine and surrounding areas for 70 years and plans to be here for many more.

THE POPPY SE E D

110 W E ST C O LU M B U S AV E N U E

Looking to freshen up your wardrobe or to walk through Downtown Bellefontaine with a new hair-do? Visit The Poppy Seed for your styling needs.

THE POT TER’S SHE D 137 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T

An FTD Premier Florist and 1-800 Flowers Florist, The Potter’s Shed is a full-service flower and gift shop offering delivery to all of Logan, Champaign, Hardin and Union Counties.

THE SILVE R E LE P HA NT

13 9 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T

The Silver Elephant offers vintage and antique treasures, unique re-purposed items, furniture refinishing, handmade gifts and interior design.

TWIG & FEATHE R 13 0 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T

Twig & Feather features locally made and boutique clothing, jewelry, decor and gifts as well as a special boutique for babies and little girls.

THE FUN COM PA N Y 13 6 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T

The Fun Company Home of the Education Station is a retail store specializing in teacher supplies and specialty toys and games since 1983.

THE HA N G E R BO UT I QU E

12 0 N O R T H M A I N ST R E E T

Trendy women’s clothing and accessories at glamorous prices. Featuring stylish dresses, jewelry, skirts, pants and tops.

THE OL D E MI N T ANT IQU ES

13 5 W E S T C O LU M B U S AV E N U E

A great antique mall with over 30 dealers in a historic venue. An amazing place with a large selection and good prices.

THE OL I V E T R E E

21 W E ST C H I L L I C OT H E AV E N U E

Shop olive oils, teas, spices, and more from their hand-picked vendors. Sip on a freshly brewed tea, specialty lemonade, or juice from Pulp Juice as you shop.

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Indian Lake C & A EN GR AV I N G AND GI FTS

MAI N ST REET EM POR I UM

C&A carries all kinds of Indian Lake souvenirs, tumbler cups, glassware, cutting boards, magnets, T-shirts, can coolers, window decals and more.

Visit to find antiques and repurposed items.

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F IS HE R ’S F LEA MAR K ET

1152 0 TO W N S H I P R OA D 87 LAKEVIEW

Flea Market Season will be April through September on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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15 0 E AS T L A K E ST R E E T LAKEVIEW

Salon and boutique offering nail and hair services, tanning and a wide selection of women’s fashion items.

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OL E COOT CROW TRADI N POST 8225 S TAT E R O U T E 3 6 6 R U SS E L L S P O I N T

Collectibles, antiques, vintage Indian Lake and amusement park memorabilia, lake shirts, books, records, plants, floral and more.

REN EE JAM ES J EWEL RY

9101 STAT E R O U T E 117 H U N TS V I L L E

Renee James focuses on engagement rings, wedding bands and redesigns. Renee James strives to provide their customer with one of a kind heirloom pieces.

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SUZY’S

10 9 W E S T L A K E S T R E E T R U SS E L L S P O I N T

Thrift store with name brand clothes for less.

THE D E P OT & INDIA N LA KE OUTFITTE RS 115 E AS T L A K E S T R E E T LAKEVIEW

The Depot, located in Downtown Lakeview, is an antiques, gifts and collectibles store offering vintage and primitive items, hand-made crafts, woodworking, jewelry and photography from local vendors and artisans.

THE INDIA N LA KE STORE 116 3 0 S TAT E R O U T E 23 5 LAKEVIEW

Shop Indian Lake branded gifts, apparel and more.

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J ONES COUNTRY STORE

Big Orange is a locally owned shoe shop. Stop by to find all your sporting shoe needs.

Enjoy perusing a selection of hand made items and home decor at Jones Country Store.

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13 0 W E S T B A I R D ST R E E T

216 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T

Step in this home-like atmosphere to find one-of-a-kind home decor.

HAM I LTON H AL L

12 5 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T

Shop fine antiques, museum quality artisan items, estate sale items and more.

HID D EN T R EASU RES 10 2 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T

Hidden Treasures is a unique shop located in West Liberty. They rent booth spaces to crafters and vendors to display their unique hand-crafted creations, collectibles and antiques. Visit to find your unique hidden treasure.

MCC THRIFT

10 6 N O R T H D E T R O I T S T R E E T

8712 U S 68

115 W E S T B A I R D ST R E E T

Boutique vintage and antique mall featuring multiple dealers in a wonderful small-town setting.

MAD RI VER FAR M MARKET Mad River Farm Market showcases a variety of wines, Amish meats and cheeses, crafts and a pub and grill. 311 Z A N E S F I E L D R OA D

Fine homemade chocolates and unique gifts since 1956.

NA NNY GOAT’S

10 8 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T

7538 U S 68

MARI ES CAND IES

MCC Thrift Shop supports the Mennonite Central Committee. Their ever-changing inventory is 100% donated. Clothing and shoes for all ages, linens, housewares, sewing/craft, small appliances, home decor, books, CD’s, DVD’s, toys, sporting goods, holiday items and more.

A used book and gift shop for adults and children. They have home and kitchen decor, candles, gifts and more.

THE GOLF SHOP P E 101 N O R T H D E T R O I T S T R E E T

The Golf Shoppe offers a good selection of new and quality pre-owned golf equipment delivered with excellent customer service. They also specialize in club repair and consignment of your used equipment.

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Eating in

Logan County The Berry Burger at Cranberry Resort Bar and Grill at Indian Lake. This delicious burger is the perfect way to end a day on the lake. It is topped with bacon, BBQ sauce, cheese sauce and an onion ring. 24

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We think the best part of every trip is enjoying new food and finding restaurants that surprise you. In Logan County we have so many hidden gems we know you won’t go home hungry. If you are craving pizza, breakfast, sushi, Mexican, BBQ or anything in between we have you covered! We also have many amazing local coffee shops and some of the best places in the state to get a beer, glass of wine, or cocktail!

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Bellefontaine 2 G’S BAR B ECU E

116 N O R T H M A I N ST R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Home to the best Barbecue in Downtown Bellefontaine.

B R EW FO N TA I N E 211 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

This Beer Bar has been voted Ohio’s #1 Beer Bar three years running. Visit today to experience award-winning service, beer and food.

CHINA GRILL BUF F ET

2 087 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Step in for a great Chinese buffet.

Six Hundred Downtown and its gourmet award-winning pizza is a must-taste after owner Brittany Saxton was featured on the Food Network.

K I YOM I SUSHI AN D STEAKHOUSE

SWE ET A ROMAS

120 W E ST C O LU M B U S AV E N U E B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Enjoy this Asian style sushi and steakhouse located in the belly of Downtown Bellefontaine.

L A PALMA

LOS CA B OS

Don’s is home to Ohio’s Best Burger. Check out this smalltown diner for award-winning food during your next visit to Bellefontaine.

FAT B OYS P I ZZ A 2 527 U S 68 B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Sink your teeth into pizza and ice cream.

HO N EY B E E

9 09 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Bellefontaine’s hidden secret is out. This is an authentic Mediterranean restaurant that will have you hooked at first bite.

Dessert

Check out this game day destination, offering an American Pub style atmosphere and full scale bar with cold domestic and craft beer on 15 taps.

1125 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

This sweet shop is located on the corner of Downtown Bellefontaine. All donuts are made from scratch along with cupcakes, cakes, and cookies. Looking for a cool treat? They have hand dipped ice cream as well.

2 08 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Drinks

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2201 U S 68 S O U T H B E L L E F O N TA I N E

2 22 S O U T H M A I N ST R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Breakfast Lunch

This brightly colored restaurant serves great Mexican food. 9 09 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Enjoy an extra-large margarita & fine Mexican cuisine at Los Cabos.

NATI VE CO FFE E CO. 200 W E ST C O LU M B U S AV E N U E B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Native Coffee Co. is committed to bringing you the highest quality beans brewed to perfection. You will find coffee, espresso, frozen drinks and more.

RI S E BAKE HOUSE 130 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Their breads are made with minimal, real ingredients-sourced from local producers whenever possible- and free of artificial preservatives and sweeteners.

ROUN DHO USE DE P OT B R EWI NG COMPA NY 217 W E ST C H I L L I C OT H E AV E N U E B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Logan County’s first and only brewery. Come in, relax and have a drink.

10 8 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

12 0 E AS T C O U R T AV E N U E B E L L E F O N TA I N E

Check out this locally owned and operated gourmet coffee shop and café located on the First Concrete Street in America.

THE HOMECOMING FAMILY RESTAU RA NT 13 3 0 U S 6 8 N O R T H B E L L E F O N TA I N E

A family style restaurant serving home style foods.

THE FLYING P E P P E R CA NTINA 137 W E ST C O LU M B U S B E L L E F O N TA I N E

They feature authentic Mexican cuisine, small plates and hand made mixed drinks from the bar & lounge.

V ICA RIO’S P IZZA 825 NORTH MAIN STREE T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

This pizza shop is a staple in Bellefontaine and people love them for their sweet sauce.

WHIT’S FROZE N CUSTA RD 112 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T B E L L E F O N TA I N E

This Bellefontaine favorite is made fresh daily using local dairy.

FIRE HOUSE P IZZA A ND SUBS 279 3 S A N D U S K Y S T R E E T ZANESFIELD

Firehouse Pizza is home to a delicious variety of appetizers, pizza, subs, salads and ice cream.


West Degraff Liberty BUCKEYE PIZZA

I C E C R EAM PA R LOR 100 S O U T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T WEST LIBERT Y

Visit West Liberty’s Ice Cream Parlor for a fun hand dipped treat.

MA D R I V E R FAR M MAR K ET 7538 U S 68 N O R T H WEST LIBERT Y

Explore a variety of wines, Amish meats and cheeses, crafts and a pub and grill.

102 N O R T H M A I N S T R E E T DEGRAFF

Pizza, subs, salads and more.

DEG R AFF CR EAM ERY

229 C R E TC H E R AV E N U E DEGRAFF

Hand dipped ice cream, treats, sandwiches and more.

ORPHAN ANNIE ’S 130 S O U T H M A I N S T R E E T DEGRAFF

Hand dipped ice cream, treats, sandwiches and more.

MA R I E ’S CAN D IES

THE PI NES

311 Z A N E S F I E L D R OA D WEST LIBERT Y

2516 C O U N T Y R OA D 2 5 5 DEGRAFF

Maries Candies is apart of the Ohio Buckeye Candy trail and is home to award-winning chocolate. They’ve been making delicious chocolate and candy for Ohioans since 1956.

Check out this gem hidden in Quincy, Ohio. The Pines serve lunch, dinner, and drinks.

SWEET I E P I E ’S BA K ED GOODS AND CO F F E E S HOP 129 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T WEST LIBERT Y

Located in Downtown West Liberty, Sweetie Pie’s Baked Goods and Coffee Shop is open for breakfast and lunch, coffee breaks and snack time.

Quincy C& J DAI RY ISLE AN D PI ZZA

200 S O U T H C A R L I S L E ST R E E T QUINCY

Pizzeria and family restaurant. Hand-dipped ice cream.

T HE L I B E RTY GAT H E R I N G P L ACE 111 N O R T H D E T R O I T ST R E E T WEST LIBERT Y

Liberty Gathering Place is a family-friendly restaurant. They prepare their daily specials, salads & desserts from scratch. They are well-known for their macaroni salad & delicious homemade pies.

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Indian Lake AC HES O N ’S R ES ORT 9050 ACHESON’S RESORT STREET LAKEVIEW

Acheson’s Resort is a waterfront bar and restaurant located on beautiful Indian Lake, Ohio.

B OB B E R S D R I V E THR U AN D D E L I 15 641 S TAT E R O U T E 235 LAKEVIEW

Bobber’s specializes in delicious deli sandwiches.

CJ ’S L A K ES I D E TAV ER N 10 5 E AS T L A K E ST R E E T LAKEVIEW

Enjoy live entertainment and a good drink or two.

CR A N B E R RY R ES ORT 9667 S TAT E R O U T E 368 H U N TS V I L L E

Enjoy a bite to eat and sip on a drink while taking in the best view of Indian Lake.

DON UT S H OP ON T H E L A K E

10 4 E AS T M A I N ST R E E T R U SS E L L S P O I N T

The Donut Shop’s specialty are handmade donuts. They’re open seven days a week during the summer months.

FI ON W I N E R O OM 74 86 S TAT E R O U T E 177 H U N TS V I L L E

Fion is more than just a wine room, experience the difference with a bucket of golf balls at the driving range.

FR OGGY ’S AT THE L AK E

110 65 C O U N T Y R OA D 293 LAKEVIEW

Enjoy lounging on the lake at a fun swim-up pool bar packed with live entertainment and good drinks.

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Breakfast Lunch

G ATHER I NG G ROUN DS

337 E AST M A I N S T R E E T · S U I T E 2 R U SS E L L S P O I N T

Cute little coffee house in the center of Indian Lake, Ohio! They have a full cafe menu along with homemade baked goods.

I NDI AN HEA D R OADHOUSE

509 W E ST M A I N S T R E E T R U SS E L L S P O I N T

Enjoy a Bloody Mary (an Indian Head staple) on the patio with a view of the fireplace and the beautiful lake.

JAC AN D D O’S PI ZZA OF I NDI AN L AKE

302 W E ST M A I N S T R E E T R U SS E L L S P O I N T

Enjoy Indian Lake style pizza at Jac & Do’s Pizza.

L A PI ZZERIA

74 39 S TAT E R O U T E 3 6 6 H U N TS V I L L E

At LaPizzeria Restaurant, you can find really outstanding pizza, but also choose steak or seafood for something different.

M I M I ’S AT THE LA KE 156 E AST M A I N S T R E E T R U SS E L L S P O I N T

Mimi’s at the Lake is the place to kick back and relax while enjoying cocktails and favorite foods in a casual lake atmosphere.

S HAKES AT THE L AKE

13305 S TAT E R O U T E 23 5 LAKEVIEW

Enjoy a wide variety of gourmet burgers and sandwiches as well as ice cream.

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Dinner

Drinks

Dessert

THE TOWN TROLLEY 670 0 L I M A S T R E E T H U N TS V I L L E

Enjoy hand-dipped ice cream and yogurt along with farm fresh beef from Curly’s and Miller’s Quality Meats.

TILTON HILTON

10 8 61 TO W N S H I P R OA D 29 3 LAKEVIEW

The Tilton Hilton is known for their massive burgers and tilted floors. They’re so old fashioned they only accept cash and don’t even have a phone.

WOODY’S DINE R 78 3 8 S TAT E R O U T E 3 6 6 R U SS E L L S P O I N T

Indian Lake’s best place for pizza, wings, subs and burgers. Oh, and don’t forget cold beer.

Belle Center BE LLE C E NTE R DA IRY CORNE R

101 B U C K E Y E S T R E E T W E S T BELLE CENTER

Locally owned and operated, the Belle Center Dairy Corner has been a tradition going back 50 years.

BE LLE C E NTE R DINE R A ND P IZZE RIA

10 2 W E S T B U C K E Y E S T R E E T BELLE CENTER

The Belle Center Diner and Pizzeria is a full functioning diner and pizzeria with carryout available seven days a week.

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A Crazy Fun

Weekend

Rent a boat from Spend-A-Day Marina at Indian Lake and experience the lake it was meant to be experienced. If you need speed, want a relaxing day, or want to try your luck at fishing you can get the right boat for your trip at Spend-A-Day.

BRINGING NATURAL HISTORY TO LIFE You’ll find yourself exploring every corner of the Earth’s crust with a trip to America’s Most Colorful Caverns, The Ohio Caverns in West Liberty.

LoCo Fun Fact:

The temperature stays a cool 54 degrees in the caverns year-round.

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For lunch, head to Downtown Bellefontaine and enjoy a pint of craft beer and a killer sandwich at Brewfontaine. Are you a self-proclaimed history buff? You have to check out the Logan County History Center, which features a Transportation Museum, History Museum and the Historic Orr Mansion.

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LoCo Fun Fact:

Brewfontaine has been voted the #1 Beer Bar in Ohio three years in a row! For dinner, head to the World-Famous Pizzeria, Six Hundred Downtown, where you can sink your teeth into the best specialty pizzas Logan County has to offer.


A DAY AT THE LAKE Start your day off with Homegrown Yoga’s Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga class on Indian Lake. You will launch your paddle board through Longview Cove and enjoy checking out the sights and sounds of nature until you reach a large open no-wake area to start your yoga.

LoCo Fun Fact:

Indian Lake State Park is the second most visited state park in Ohio!

For lunch check out Indian Head Roadhouse. We recommend digging into a burger and pairing it with one of their famous Bloody Mary’s! Grab a Pontoon from Spend-A-Day Marina in Russells Point and enjoy your day soaking up the rays on Indian Lake. For dinner, boat your way to Cranberry Resort, where you’re sure to enjoy the live music, fantastic food and a beautiful lakeside sunset.

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BOUTIQUE PARADISE Kick off your shopping trip at the Fashion Capital of Downtown Bellefontaine, PeachTree Boutique.

LoCo Fun Fact:

PeachTree Boutique was voted Ohio’s Best Independent Shop in 2020.

For lunch, enjoy award-winning BBQ at 2G’s Barbecue. Your shopping adventure in Downtown Bellefontaine doesn’t end with just one stop. Meander your way through our special antique malls, Nest 1896 and the Old Mint Antiques. You’ll be sure to find a one-of-a-kind souvenir to treasure.

Around the corner, visit Four Acre Clothing Company to stock up on all your Logan County apparel. For dinner, enjoy Sushi at Kiyomi Sushi, an authentic Japanese and Chinese restaurant. For dessert, walk on over to try a local favorite, Whit’s Frozen Custard.

LoCo Fun Fact:

We recommend the Buckeye Madness Sundae at Whit’s Frozen Custard!

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HISTORY IS

Alive and Well

Check out the Logan County Transportation Museum and their five bays. Each bay houses different eras of transportation. Exhibits in the atrium change and currently displays the pictured WA-6 that is hanging from the center ring of the atrium.

Logan County’s rich and diverse history continues to be in the forefront as part of the county’s culture and identity. From beautiful geological formations formed millions of years ago to the American Indians that called this place home, to the railroad that helped the county and the country grow, to the farm fields that still blanket the countryside – Logan County’s history is alive and well and worth visiting.

The exhibits include a variety of topics like the leadership of the Shawnee war chief Wey-yah-pih-her-sehn-wah (Blue Jacket), or a ladder used by runaway slaves at a local Underground Railroad stop, or a restored biplane built by a local aviator in 1920s. In many cases these not only tell Logan County’s history but also aspects of American history.

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Bellefontaine’s history is apparent throughout the town. The 1931 Holland Theatre has undergone a massive historical renovation bringing this unique Dutch-themed theater back to life and once again an entertainment and cultural center for Logan County and beyond. Bellefontaine boasts the Highest Point in Ohio


(Campbell Hill 1,549’ above sea level), as well as the Oldest Concrete Street in America (Court Avenue) and the country’s Shortest Street (McKinley St.). Over the last decade the downtown has seen a revitalization with new store fronts in restored historic buildings.

park no longer exists the newly restored Harbor Bridge that was and remains a landmark of the amusement park era. Indian Lake continues to be a popular destination for visitors and vacationers as a watersport and camping mecca. Written by: Todd McCormick

The village of West Liberty abounds with history that can be seen and experienced whether it is walking through “Ohio’s Most Colorful Caverns” (Ohio Caverns) or stepping back in time to the post-Civil War era and touring Civil War general and farmer Abram Piatt’s Castle Mac-A-Cheek. West Liberty’s downtown brings the past to the present with its brick sidewalks and the continuing restoration of the 1869 Town Hall. Once known as Ohio’s Million Dollar Playground, Indian Lake is a treasure trove of history. Created in the 1850’s as a reservoir for the canal system, the lake area soon became a hunting and fishing haven. Indian Lake became a vacation destination in the 1920s with an amusement park and several dance pavilions. From the 1930s-1950s the biggest names in the Big Band Era played at Indian Lake entertaining thousands of fans. Although, the amusement

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LoCo Thrills

Go horseback riding through some amazing trails at Marmon Valley Farm. They also offer pony rides for younger guests so the whole family can have fun. They have over 150 horses and ponies and are open year-round!

MARMON VALLEY FARM 937-593-8000

Marmon Valley Farm offers a farm experience to the public. Gentle farm animals and cuddly barn cats will gladly be your tour guides as you explore the grounds. It won’t take the kids long to discover the play barn, a oneof-a-kind playground styled after a classic big red barn. They’ll love the twisty silo slide and the climbable John Deere tractor.

With 150 gentle riding horses and ponies on hand, Marmon Valley Farm specializes in trail rides through the wooded hills and ravines surrounding their many barns and animal pens. Experienced trail guides take riders of all sizes (starting at age 6) and abilities out on the scenic trails for rides. For the youngest cowhands in your gang, they offer pony rides in the riding arena! The outdoor farm fun is endless.

OHIO CAVERNS 937-465-4017

Logan County is home to the largest and most colorful caverns in the state of Ohio, the Ohio Caverns. With over 2 miles of surveyed passageways ranging in depth from 30 feet to 103 feet, your exploration adventure will leave you feeling like a real-life Indiana Jones. At a constant 54 degrees underground the Ohio Caverns is an ideal allweather attraction where visitors can explore different cavern passages in the summer and winter months on guided 1-hour tours.

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SPEND-A-DAY ON THE LAKE 937-843-3036

Do you find yourself craving a day at the lake this summer? Seasoned and novice boaters alike for three generations have enjoyed their boating experience renting their boats from Spend-A-Day Marina. They seek out industry winners like Sea Ray boats, JC pontoons, Bennington pontoons, Yamaha Watercraft, and Honda, Yamaha, and Mercury Outboard motors to provide boaters with the best boating available. With 3 boat ramps and 100 boat slips, all you gotta do is Spend-A-Day out on the lake.

MAD RIVER MOUNTAIN

800-231-7669 Ohio’s Best Winter Destination, Mad River Mountain, is the state’s largest ski resort, featuring 144 acres of terrain! The Mountain is dedicated to having the best terrain the mid-west can offer. Not into skiing/riding? Don’t worry, the Mountain is also home to Ohio’s largest tubing park. The park offers a 1,000-footlong tubing hill and 10 lanes of sliding fun. Mad River Mountain also has deals on Friday nights for college students, where students can score lift tickets and rentals for huge discounts and ski until 2 a.m.

INDIAN LAKE SPORTS PARK 419-905-9032

Enjoy racing go-karts on three different tracks at the Indian Lake Sports Park. The Kiddie Karts are reserved for riders 40 inches and shorter, while the Big Karts are reserved for riders 54 inches and taller. Kids can also enjoy a game of 18-hole putt-putt.

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LOGAN COUNTY HISTORY CENTER

THE HOLLAND THEATRE

The Logan County History Center, located in Bellefontaine, is home to thousands of pieces of history. Start your tour off in the Logan County Transportation Museum, which has been uniquely built to represent a roundhouse. Then make your way through the History Museum, where you will step back in time to experience how Logan County came to be. Your last journey will take you through the historic Orr Mansion, which was built by Mr. William Orr in 1908.

The Holland Theatre is a National Landmark and is the only Dutch-style atmospheric theater in the United States. Orignially starting out as a movie theatre, the Holland Theater has been transformed into a performing arts destination in Downtown Bellefontaine. The Holland Theatre prides themselves on their diverse show schedule. The staff has brought in individuals on tour from the country of Mongolia to CeeLo Green.

937-593-7557

PIATT CASTLE MAC-A-CHEEK 937-465-2821

Are you finding yourself wanting to step back in time to experience what life was like in Logan County? Then the Piatt Castle in West Liberty is for you. The tour of this castle will bring you back in time, talk about the lives of the Piatt family and leave you wanting to do some of your own digging in your own family tree.

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937-599-1094 TP Lanes is located in Bellefontaine and is the only bowling alley in the county! TP Lanes is known for their “Rock-n-Bowl” which features a blacked out bowling alley and florescent lights!

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PUTT AND PLAY GOLF CENTER 937-404-1330

The kids are going to LOVE Putt and Play in Downtown Bellefontaine. Putt and Play Golf Center specializes in Virtual Reality, minigolf and they even have a laser tag fortress in their basement. Parents, if you’re looking for something to do too, you can crack open a cold one and enjoy pizza from Six-Hundred Downtown. The staff will deliver it to you when its ready!


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2020-2022 Logan County Visitor's Bureau Guide  

Logan County Ohio's 2020-2022 Visitor's Bureau Guide highlighting things to do, places to shop, and restaurants to enjoy in Bellefontaine, W...

2020-2022 Logan County Visitor's Bureau Guide  

Logan County Ohio's 2020-2022 Visitor's Bureau Guide highlighting things to do, places to shop, and restaurants to enjoy in Bellefontaine, W...

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