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Best of Ohio Readers’ Ballot 2018

We asked our readers and website visitors to vote for their favorites throughout the state. Here are this year’s winners.

RECREATION

Bike Trail: Simon Kenton Trail
Champaign, Clark, Logan counties
simonkentonpathfinders.org

Canoe/Kayak Rentals: Birch Bark Canoe Livery, Urbana
1455 River Rd., Urbana 43078
birchbarkcanoelivery.com

Hiking trail: Old Man’s Cave Loop Trail
19852 OH-664, Logan 43138
explorehockinghills.com

Park Camping: Indian Lake State Park
12774 state Route 235 N. Lakeview 43331
parks.ohiodnr.gov/indianlake

Place to See Fall Leaves: Hocking Hills
explorehockinghills.com

State Park: Hocking Hills State Park
explorehockinghills.com

Winter Destination: Mad River Mountain
1000 Snow Valley Rd., Zanesfield 43360
skimadriver.com

Zip Line: Hocking Hills Canopy Tours
10714 Jackson St, Rockbridge 43149
hockinghillscanopytours.com

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ATTRACTIONS/LODGING

Amish Country Destination: Lehman’s
4779 Kidron Rd., Dalton 44618
lehmans.com

Bed & Breakfast/Inn: The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls
21190 state Route 374 Logan 43138
innatcedarfalls.com

Botanical Garden: Franklin Park Conservatory 
1777 E Broad St., Columbus 43203
fpconservatory.org

College Town: Athens, Ohio
athensohio.com

Destination Spa: Charles Penzone
Multiple central Ohio locations
charlespenzone.com

Long Weekends Destination (In-State): Hocking Hills
explorehockinghills.com

Ohio Casino: Hollywood Casino
1968 Miami St., Toledo 43605
hollywoodcasinotoledo.com

Romantic Destination: Hocking Hills
explorehockinghills.com

Zoo: Columbus Zoo
4850 W Powell Rd., Powell 43065
columbuszoo.org

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FAIRS, FESTIVALS & PARADES

Art Fair/Festival: Black Swamp Arts Festival
Bowling Green
visitbgohio.org

County Fair: The Great Darke County Fair
800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville 45331
darkecountyfair.com

Community Parade: Holiday Horse Parade
Greenville
visitdarkecounty.org

Fall Festival: Circleville Pumpkin Show
pumpkinshow.com

Food Festival: Columbus Food Truck Festival
columbusfoodtruckfest.com

Music Festival: Country Concert
Fort Loramie
countryconcert.com

Summer Festival: Gathering at Garst
Greenville
gatheringatgarst.com
 
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FOOD & DRINK

Amish Food: Der Dutchman
Multiple Ohio locations
dhgroup.com

Burger: Don’s Downtown Diner
208 S Main St., Bellefontaine 43311
937/599-4444

Casual Dining: Swig
219 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg 43551
swigrestaurant.com

Cheesemaker: Heini’s Cheese Chalet
6005 County Highway 77, Millersburg 44654
heinis.com

Coffee Shop/Roaster: Native Coffee
200 W Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine 43311
nativecoffee.co

Craft Brewery: Great Lakes Brewing Co.
2516 Market Ave., Cleveland 44113
greatlakesbrewing.com

Farmers Market: Logan County Farmers Market
Bellefontaine
logancountyfarmersmarket.com

Fine Dining: Michael Anthony’s at The Inn at Versailles
21 W Main St., Versailles 45380
innatversailles.com

Food Truck: Dine & Dash
Urbana
makethedash.com

Ice Cream: Young’s Jersey Dairy
6880 Springfield Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs 45387
youngsdairy.com

Ohio-Made Candy: Maries Candies
311 Zanesfield Rd., West Liberty 43357
mariescandies.com

Outdoor Dining/Patio: Brewfountaine
211 S Main St, Bellefontaine 43311
brewfontaine.com

Winery: The Winery at Versailles
6572 state Route 47, Versailles 45380
wineryatversailles.com

ARTS/CULTURE

Art Museum: Toledo Museum of Art
2445 Monroe St., Toledo 43620
toledomuseum.org

Art Walk: Findlay ArtWalk
Findlay
artspartnership.com/artwalk

Children’s Museum: COSI
333 W Broad St., Columbus 43215
cosi.org

Historic Site: Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial
93 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay 43456
nps.gov/pevi/index.htm

History Museum: Garst Museum
205 N Broadway St., Greenville 45331
garstmuseum.org

Living History Attraction: Sauder Village
22611 state Route 2, Archbold 43502
saudervillage.org

Science Center/Science Museum: COSI
333 W Broad St., Columbus 43215
cosi.org

SHOPPING

Antiques: Jeffrey’s Antique Gallery
11326 County Rd. 99, Findlay 45840
springfieldantique.com

Independent Boutique: Peachtree
129 W Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine 43311
peachtreeboutique.com

Independent Bookstore: The Book Loft
631 S. Third St., Columbus 43206
bookloft.com

Main Street Shopping: Greenville
mainstreetgreenville.org

Shopping Center: Easton Town Center
160 Easton Town Center, Columbus 43219
eastontowncenter.com

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