Nearby Activities

Nearby Activities

Nearby Activities, Attractions and Points of Interest

You can also find more information about activities, events and recreation in Ohio by visiting the official Website for Ohio Department of Development, Division of Travel and Tourism -

Aquariums, Parks, and Zoos

Bull's Run Nature Sanctuary & Arboretum
The Sanctuary contains the last free-flowing section of Bull's Run creek, which marked an original boundary of Middletown plotted in 1802. Eight bird-feeding stations are maintained during winter for easy bird viewing. For more information visit

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Wings of the World and Jungle Trails include a renovated bird house and lush, tropical rainforest exhibit. The zoo has the most gorilla births of any zoo in the U.S. Visitors can also see Komodo Dragons, White Bengal Tigers and rare black Sumatran & Indian Rhinos. Open year-round. Visit or call 1.513.281.4700 for more information.  3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220.

Historic Metamora, Indiana
Located off of Highway 52 within 30 minutes of the communities of Brookville, Connersville, and Rushville. The past comes alive in this quaint corner of Indiana. Experience history by sampling fresh corn meal, stone ground at the local grist mill or ride the canal through the last wooden aqueduct in the United States. Stroll through the streets of Metamora and visit over 150 specialty shops housed in the buildings of yesteryear. Enjoy lunch at one of the sandwich shops or restaurants. For more information, visit

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad
Experience a nostalgic train ride on the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad through Warren County. Walk through the train to the open-air gondola and listen to informative conductors describe railroad history and operation during the ride. For more information visit

Newport Aquarium
A world class million gallon aquarium on the banks of the Ohio River. Presenting fresh and salt water fish from around the world including sharks. Visit or call 1.859.261.7444 for more information.  One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071.

Kings Island Theme Park
Just off of I-71, 24 miles north of Cincinnati, this is the Midwest's largest and most popular theme park with over 300 rides and attractions plus a 30-acre water park. A campground is located next to the theme park. For more information, visit or call 1.513.754.5800. PO Box 901, Kings Island, OH, 45034.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park
Pyramid Hill is an outdoor museum focusing on monumental pieces of sculpture in a environment of meadows, forests, and various gardens. For more information visit

Young's Jersey Dairy
Young's Jersey Dairy is located at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road in Yellow Springs, Ohio.  They have great food, family fun and homemade ice cream.  There is something for all ages.  For more information call 1.937.325.0629 or visit


Hollywood Casino & Hotel
Hollywood Casino has 270,00 sq. ft. of space on two levels, 150,000 sq. ft. gaming space, 3,200 slots and electronic table games, over 88 table games and 41 live poker tables. Visit for more information or call 1.888.274.6797.


Historic Hopewell Church
Services held in the renovated 1800's church
Services:  9:30 a.m.
Located on Camden-College Corner Road near Hueston
Woods.  Visit website for updated schedule

St. Mary's Church & Catholic Campus Ministry
Services:  Sunday 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,
7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., Monday - Tuesday 5:15 p.m.,
Wednesday 7:00 a.m., Thursday - Friday 12:15 p.m.,
Saturday 4:30 p.m.
Located at 111 East High Street


J&J Winery
Located at the cross roads of America on Old National Road between Richmond and Centerville, Indiana, is an aesthetic hidden gem.  Come and enjoy our sprawling picturesque setting and have your palate quenched with our award winning wines and authentic, Italian wood-fired pizzas and paninis.

Movies and Theater

LaComedia Dinner Theater
Featuring six Broadway-style shows a year, along with our famous mouth-watering buffet, La Comedia Dinner Theater has been southwest Ohio's greatest entertainment value since 1975! For more information visit

Princess 4 Theaters
Oxford's own 4-screen theater.  Located in Oxford at 10 North Beech Street.  For more information vist or call 1.513.523.2188.


Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's featured exhibits are designed to creatively balance fun and knowledge by engaging visitors in interactive elements to explain innovative and important subject matter in an understandable style to visitors of all ages. For more information visit

Model T Ford Museum
Located at the Centerville, Indiana (Exit 145), on I-70 (Near the Warm Glow Candle Company). For more information call 1.765.855.2008 or visit

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
"Sobering, humbling, uplifting; if you see only one museum in Cincinnati, this should be it. " - Phil Marty, Chicago Tribune.
For more information visit

United States Air Force Museum
The oldest and largest Military Aviation museum in the world! This museum houses more than 300 aircraft and missiles, plus Wright Brothers' memorabilia, Word War II artifacts, the Apollo 15 capsule and thousands of personal artifacts. Dayton, OH 1.937.255.3286. Visit for more information.

Warm Glow Candle Factory
Discover 11,000 sq. ft. of warm and cozy shopping paradise. Every visit is an exciting new venture because there is always something new at Warm Glow Candle Outlet. For more information visit


Cincinnati Premium Outlets
For more information visit

Jungle Jim's International Market
Come and see what all the talk is about! Good Morning America, The Food Channel, NPR Radio, The Travel Channel and more - Jungle Jim's International Market has caught the attention of television and radio around the world. With over 22 "shops" within our store, there is something for everyone. For more information visit

Wesler Orchards & Farm Market
9318 Wesler Road
New Paris, OH 45347

Wesler Ordhards has been a local tradition for over 75 years in the New Paris and Preble County area.  The orchard offers 25 varieties of apples and makes some of the best cider you will find anywhere.  In season - cherries, peaches, fresh picked sweet corn and more can be found at this family owned business.  Stop by an enjoy the country setting and show the kids some farm animals.  Enjoy the famous apple dumplings and a peaceful setting. For more information visit

You're Fired! Pottery Painting Studio
Paint your own pottery studio.  Located in Oxford at 6 North Beech Street. Choose from a wide selection including mugs, frames, bowls, plates and platters, dinnerware, vases, teapots, banks, home decor, planters, seasonal items and much more.  For more information visit  or call 1.513.523.2734.

Spas and Massage

BodyWork by Piper Therapeutic Massage
BodyWork by Piper offers Swedish massage, group classes in relaxation and massage techniques, deep tissue massage, geriatric massage, sports massage, pre/post natal massage, trigger point massage, myofacial release, foot massage, positional release, energy work, massage parties and massage gift certificates delivered to your door.  For more information visit or call 1.513.523.7373.

Luna Blu Spa
Luna Blu Spa offers full hair and color services, facials, massages, body wraps, manicures, pedicures and make-up application with lessons.  Located in Oxford at 115 West Spring Street.  For more information visit or call 1.513.523.2100.

Sports and Athletic Activities

Cincinnati Bengals
NFL football games in Cincinnati, OH.  Approximately 60 minutes from Hueston Woods Lodge.  For more information visit the official Cincinnati Bengals Website.

Cincinnati Reds
Major league baseball games in Cincinnati, OH.  Approximately 60 minutes from Hueston Woods Lodge.
For more information visit the official Cincinnati Reds Website.

Dayton Dragons
Minor League baseball games in Dayton, OH.  Approximately 45 minutes from Hueston Woods Lodge.  For more information visit the official Dayton Dragons Website.

Indiana Football Hall of Fame
For more information call 1.765.966.2235 or visit

Miami University Aquatic Center
Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center. This world-class facility includes: and eight-lane 50-meter pool, dive well with tower and a Sparger system, leisure pool complete with spa and programming to serve any aquatic need. For more information call 1.513.523.1844 or visit the Aquatic Center Website.

Miami University Goggin Ice Center
The coolest place to play is at the Goggin. Grab your friends and come ice skating! For more information call 1.513.529.9823 or visit

Oxford Lanes
Oxford Lanes is a 12 lane bowling center located in Oxford at 4340 Oxford Reily Road just miles away from the main campus of Miami University.  The center fetures AMF 82-70 pinsetters, AMF HPL-9000 synthetic lanes and AMF XL automatic scoring. For more information visit or call 1.513.523.9054.

Skydive Wayne County, Inc
Richmond Municipal Airport
5169 State Route 227 South
Experience the ultimate adventure!  Did you know that Richmond is home to the largest Labor Day skydiving event in the country?  You can learn to skydive any time of the year, weather permitting.  Classes are held every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Valley's Edge LLC Snowtubing & Boarding
8295 State Route 121
New Paris, OH 45347
For more information call 1.937.437.1386 or visit