• Animals, Astronauts, Aristocrats Tour

  • May through October

    Spend time relaxing in and around the foothills of the Appalachians, in Eastern Ohio. You might include some of the following:

  • Col. Taylor Inn

    This beautifully restored mansion offers three stories, 9,000 sq. ft. and is listed on the National Register & Save America's Treasures and built in 1878; The Colonel Taylor Inn has been featured in Mid-West Living Magazine and voted "Best in the USA" & awarded "The Inn with the most Hospitality" 2003 by inn-goers. 

  • Schutz Mansion

    Enjoy this 116 year old mansion, which boasts an Italian flair with domed ceilings, exquisite woodwork, and modern use of marble and tile throughout. 5 course meal complete with aristocratic touches including announcement of each guest and gift. 

  • Terra Cotta Vineyards

    Terra Cotta opened in 1999 and features their signature vintages along with cheese, crackers, and Nosh plates. Enjoy sipping your wine on the porch featuring stunning views of the countryside! Private meal functions are available.

  • Dickinson Cattle Company

    Welcome to a working Texas Longhorn Cattle Ranch, located in the beautiful Appalachian foothills. The 75 minute interpretive Longhorn Ranch Tour includes close up viewing of BueLingo, Texas Longhorn, and African Watusi cattle herds. Guests may purchase special cow-candy to hand feed the cast members when acquiring tickets. Cameras and Videos are welcomed.

  • Glenn Historic Site

    The boyhood home of Astronaut and Federal Senator, John Glenn, moved back to Main Street in New Concord, Ohio and restored as it was when he lived there until his enlistment in World War II. Set in the period 1936 -1946, it examines life during the Great Depression and on the home front during WW II, with additional exhibits on the Cold War, and the Space Race.

  • The Wilds

    The Wilds is dedicated to the preservation of endangered animals, such as gazelles, onyxes, rhinos, camels, wild horses and more. Your guided safari bus will take you into the interior areas of this wildlife preserve, where the animals roam free in a natural habitat. You never know what might wander up to the Safari Bus and clean your windshield.

  • Schumaker Farms

    A day or evening in a beautiful country setting on a century old farm. History enthusiasts will enjoy touring the century farm and family cemetery which has been in the family since 1811. After a group dinner buffet or wiener roast around the bonfire, take a hay ride to enjoy the scenery. Evening entertainment included.

  • Muskingum River Cruise

    Guests will enjoy an afternoon cruise on the Muskingum River via the Lorena Sternwheeler. This treasure travels up the Historic Muskingum River Water Trail and offers a relaxed and pleasant ride through wide waters, passing scenic woodlands just the way our ancestors did. She has carried governors, Miss Americas, Pat Boone, and the Imperials.

  • Belmont Victorian Mansion

    Enjoy a tour of the award winning Romanesque Style Victorian Mansion built between 1888-1893. Victorian splendor and opulence abound featuring fine carved oak fretwork, mantels, moldings, doors, and parquet oak floors. The basement showcases a fine collection of tools and utensils, many of which were used to build the home.

  • Alan Cottrill Bronze Studio

    Mr. Cottrill made his fortune in the Pizza Business, but his true love lay in the creation of fabulous bronze creations ranging from human busts, statues, and fabulous life like "Remington" style western sculptures which burst with energy and life! Alan studied at the Arts Student League and the Nation Academy of Art Design in NYC. His studio features over 17,000 sf filled with over 400 creations. 


    BUCKIN’ OHIO is a family owned and operated bucking bull ranch. Exciting attractions include: Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Mutton Bustin’, The funniest most entertaining clowns & bull fighters in the industry, Horse & Wagon Rides, Stick Horse Races, Ice Cream Eating, Contest, Boot Scramble (kids only), Live Authentic Cowboy Entertainment. 


    Everyone will make their own Chocolate Pizza masterpiece made out of premium milk chocolate, poured into pizza pan, then topped with a variety of creative toppings and serves it in a genuine pizza box. Each one is unique, delicious and impressive. It is a tasty treat for all!! masterpiece.