Beautiful One Day, Perfect the Next
Looking for a new path to travel? Visit Belmont County, Ohio.
Belmont County awaits visitors as a unique and beautiful destination that offers many opportunities for making memories with friends and family. Whether it be walking hand in hand with a loved one down a wooded trail, enjoying the hospitality of locals that pass by or discovering small-town hidden gems, Belmont County offers a variety of experiences just for you.
If you are traveling with family for vacation or on a business trip, we offer many hotels, restaurants and unique shops for all to enjoy. Have you ever been to one of the largest family-owned toy stores in Ohio? Have you ever had a fresh, home-style meal from local favorites such as Melhman’s Cafeteria, Newellstown Diner or Schlepps Family Restaurant? Lift your spirits at our local brewery, Belmont Brewerks, or wine-down at Vino di Piccin Winery. Then, support local and shop at other family-owned businesses like Johnson Family Pottery in Barnesville, The Boutique on Main in St. Clairsville, or The Wishing Well in Martins Ferry.
Looking for something fun to do? We are home to many unique attractions that offer entertainment for all ages. Plan your escape at Escape Zone Ohio in Bellaire or test out your axe-throwing skills at Route 40 LumberJaxe in Belmont, which also offers other forms of gaming, karaoke nights and an escape room. The Ohio Valley Mall is located in the heart of our county. Spend the day shopping, catch a movie at AMC cinemas or play some laser tag and arcade games at Tilt Studio. We also have several small-town pubs and grills that offer live music, great food and lively atmospheres for a much-deserved night out. Check out our website for a list of up-to-date events at visitbelmontcounty.com.
Belmont County is rich with history. Visitors can take a step back in time and learn about each community’s unique stories at the Belmont County Heritage Museum, or our many other museums and historical sites that represent our strong roots. We also have many parks, as well as outdoor recreation, that will make you choose us as your next destination. Enjoy family time while camping at Barkcamp State Park, Zion Retreat or Piedmont Lake. Go geocaching and embark on a journey that will take you across the beautiful and scenic landscapes of Belmont County where a total of 25 unique treasures await to be found on the Belmont County Explore More GeoTour.
We are excited to have you visit us. As visitors choose where to spend their travel time, we are especially grateful that Belmont County is the perfect destination for so many! If you are looking for the place or experience that is “just right” for you, give the tourism office a call and let us help you find what you are looking for. Be sure to look at our travel guide, sign up for our newsletters and follow our social media pages to keep up to date on everything happening in Belmont County.