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Wanderlust, Wine and Whimsy In Ohio’s Union County (Sponsored)

Escape and unwind in the picturesque countryside of Union County, Ohio! Located just 20 miles from Columbus, Union County offers groups a variety of refreshing off the beaten path experiences.

Wanderlust in the Country

Sit back, relax, and let a seasoned guide navigate the pastoral countryside on a tour of the seven covered bridges of Union County. Four of the bridges are historic (constructed in the 1800s) and were built by resident Reuben Partridge, a prolific builder who built well over 100 bridges in Ohio. This scenic driving tour includes expansive views of the Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway.

Wow! Dinner on a Covered Bridge  

Enjoy the unique experience of dining on a covered bridge, complete with entertainment and a setting that celebrates a slower era. Create treasured memories with a delicious lunch or dinner under the canopy of an historic red bridge amidst the pastoral scenery of Union County. The “wow” factor is real with this elegant and wonderful culinary event.

NEW! Wine and Whimsy

Here’s to a winning combo! Enjoy the warm spirit of hospitality at the Dalton Union Winery & Brewery while sampling their delicious wines and craft brews. Unleash your inner creativity as Pam with the Whimsy Bus, shares her love of Kokedama, the Japanese art of moss ball planting. Taste, design, and leave with a special creation of your own!

 No Wooden Shoes Required

There’s truth in the Hans Christian Anderson quote, “Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower,” – the only exception is that there’s nothing little about the family-owned, Leo Berbee Bulb Co. that originated in Holland. For more than 47 years the Berbee family has been sharing the beauty of their trade by cultivating and distributing millions of bulbs across the U.S. and beyond. Among their esteemed customer list is the Columbus Zoo, U.S. Botanic Garden, The Pentagon, and the National Parks Service! Learn, discover, and take home a pack of inspiration for your own garden.

 White Ash Wonders

See how six pounds of wood is transformed into a baseball bat, as you learn the history of Phoenix Bats (hint: they blame it on a bunch of guys from the 1800s). Tour the factory and see first-hand the art of crafting a great bat. Visitors leave ready to hit a home run with their own mini bat souvenir in-hand.

There’s much more to discover! Let us help you plan your next tour! Go to: visitunioncountyohio.org or call Caroline Hardman our tour services coordinator today at (937) 642-6279.

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