by Stephanie B.


Tour Stops

  • 19th Century Jefferson Depot Village Tours

    1890 becomes ALIVE as you enter the gates into the historic 19th Century Jefferson Depot Village. Costumed tour guides invite you to peek into the past as you stroll thru the 1872  Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad Station, 1918 PRR Caboose, 1848 "Church in the Wildwood", 1849 Barn, 1888 Victorian House, 1838 One-Room Schoolhouse, 1860 Pharmacy, Century General Store, 1845 Post Office, Blacksmith Shop and the 1816 J. Warner Tavern.  See restoration in progress on the Carriage House, 1860 Library and Outhouse in the quaint Depot Village in Ashtabula County.

    • Address: 147 East Jefferson Street
      P. O. Box 22
      Jefferson, Ohio 44047
    • Phone: Local Number: 4405760496
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  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

    The Cincinnati Zoo was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey.  It was recognized by Parents Magazine as #7 on the “Top 10 Best Zoos for Kids.” Over one million people visit the Zoo’s award-winning exhibits, and more than 500 animal and 3000 plant species annually.

    • Address: 3400 Vine St.
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
    • Phone: Local Number: 5132814700
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  • Cincinnati Premium Outlets

    Cincinnati Premium Outlets is one of Ohio's newest shopping destinations and is conveniently located between Cincinnati and Dayton on I-75, exit 29 in Monroe. Save 25% to 65% every day at Banana Republic Factory Store, Coach, Gap Outlet, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue off 5th and many more.

    Visitor amenities include ATM's, wheelchairs, strollers, eateries and a full service Information Center. The VIP Shopper Club provides added savings at participating stores. Free membership is available at Group tour reservations can be made on line by visiting our website.

    • Address: 400 Premium Outlets Drive
      Monroe, Ohio 45050
    • Phone: Local Number: 5135390710
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  • Downtown Piqua

    Downtown Piqua is a bustling area filled with wonderful shopping and dining destinations.  Our quaint canal-era architecture is welcoming and there are plenty of shopkeepers willing to give you the excellent customer service you deserve.  We are definitely worth a visit.  A shopping guide and full schedule of events can be found at   

    • Address: 308 N. Main Street
      Piqua, Ohio 45356
    • Phone: Local Number: (937) 773-9355
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  • Butterfield's Farm Market

    "Enter As Strangers, Leave As Friends" at Butterfield's Farm Market.  Created in 1980, Butterfield sells unique crafts such as baskets, candles, signs, artwork, wreaths, and much more.  They also sell indoor and outdoor metal ornaments and displays including Rod Iron Wind Spinners, as well as Amish good ranging from 20 different types of cheeses, to butter, bacon, corn meal mush, honey, and numerous baked goods.  Fresh harvested produce and fruit can be bought, along with hundreds of trees, flowers, hanging baskets, and shrubs from the Greenhouse.  Butterfield also carries mulches, soil, hay, and straw for all your outdoor needs. 

    • Address: 4000 Oxford Trenton Road
      Oxford, Ohio 45056
    • Phone: Local Number: 5135242676
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  • Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm

    Bring your camera or anything to draw, paint, write while you have fun and enjoy what nature has to offer at Ohio's largest organic lavender farm.  Come hand pick lavender and spend the day with nature.  While there be sure to tour southwest Ohio's only earthship and learn how this family farm evolved.

    • Address: 2391 Martinsville Rd.
      Martinsville, Ohio 45146
    • Phone: Local Number: (513) 322-2415
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  • Barn-n-Bunk Farm Market

    Open from the beginning of April through December, Barn 'n' Bunk hosts a variety of festivals, fun, and entertainment for the entire family! Barn 'n' Bunk offers three lofts with crafts from 65 local crafters, as well as, Amish baked goods, fresh produce, jams and jellies, honeys, and more.

    • Address: 3677 Wayne-Madison Road
      Trenton, Ohio 45067
    • Phone: Local Number: 5139889211
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  • Brumbaugh Fruit & Fun Farm

    Entertainment for the entire family can be found at "Darke County's Agricultural Playground!"

    Start your day on the farm with a behind the scenes tour of Brumbaugh's operation called "The Fruit of the Room." Bring the whole family in and see the grading station, cider press room and cooler. This is a great way for kids to see how apples get from the orchards into the showroom or are squeezed into Brumbaugh's delicious apple cider.

    Other activites include hayrides to the Kinda Kooky Korn maze and pumpkin patch, as well as Children of the Corn Box, Monster Mountain, Storybook Forest, Ghost Town Stage, Grandpa's Fun Acres (petting zoo and playground for the kids, young and old), Willy Worm's Wagon Express, Kid's Korral, Ole' Fishin' Hole (complete with pond and campfire sites), Farmer's Daughter Bakery and Brumbaugh's Adventure Market can be explored on this family-owned and operated farm in Arcanum.

    Several options are available to enjoy lunch on the farm. They include The Crib and Chucky's Burger Shack.

    • Address: 6420 Hollansburg Arcanum Rd
      Arcanum, Ohio 45304
    • Phone: Local Number: 9376928084
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