Site logo

Blog

Aug 04
Explore the New FC Java Trail

A guest blog post by: Jodi Bird bountifulblessingstravelblog   Jodi is a travel and volunteer blogger who loves to share stories about exciting adventures and travel destinations. Jodi wrote this blog to help Visit Fairfield County launch the FC Java Trail! Click here to read about her experience and see some beautiful photos!

Jul 27
Historic Covered Bridges in Lancaster

What is it that fuels our fascination with covered bridges?  Are we amazed by the architecture, or impressed by the builders’ ingenuity?  Could it be the beautiful back roads and scenic landscape we experience on our way to the bridges?  Or do we simply long to step back in time to the days when horses […]

May 17
Stay Home & Puzzle

VIRTUAL PUZZLES TO ENJOY AT HOME! Does all this time at home have you missing some of your favorite Fairfield County neighborhoods and attractions? Explore the beauty of Fairfield County from the safety and comfort of your home through our new virtual puzzles! Simply click one of the puzzles names below to start your puzzle […]

May 17
Stay Home and Color

Does all this time at home have you missing some of your favorite Fairfield County neighborhoods and attractions? Explore the beauty of Fairfield County from the comfort of your home through our new coloring pages! Simply click one of the coloring page names below, print and color. Have fun! Jet Ski at Buckeye Lake Kitty […]

Mar 18
Ways to Stay Safe and Support Small Businesses, Each Other

There are a lot of ways to stay safe AND support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly the hard-hit restaurants, bars, and breweries, that can no longer serve dine-in customers. Many establishments in Lancaster and greater Fairfield County are getting creative with their offerings and trying new things they hadn’t done before. Ale House […]

Mar 12
Fun Things to Do Near Columbus this Weekend

Want to get out of the city this weekend and try something new? We have some ideas that won’t require a long drive or much pre-planning. Saturday, March 14, is a great day to visit Fairfield County! Head off to tour the county’s last remaining opera house while enjoying craft beer, mead, and cider tastings. […]

Mar 07
CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19

At Visit Fairfield County, the safety and well-being of our visitors and residents is our top priority. We are committed to supporting our community and will continue to follow the recommendations of our local leaders and the CDC in order to keep Fairfield County as safe as possible. We are closely monitoring the spread of […]

Mar 05
Explore Lithopolis’ Breweries, Rock Mill, and Historic Castle-Like Library

Lithopolis may be a small town of less than 2,000 people, but it has sights and experiences that bring visitors from all over. The town, located 25 minutes southeast of Columbus, is not only home to the famous Honeyfest, but also a host of restaurants, breweries, neat shops, a restored grist mill, and a library […]

Jan 30
Spend an Evening Celebrating General Sherman’s 200th Birthday

The Fairfield County Heritage Association is hosting a 200th birthday party for Lancaster’s most famous son, General William Tecumseh Sherman, and the celebration will probably be unlike any other you’ll attend in your lifetime. “Because you only turn 200 once,” says Tammy Drobina, executive director of the association. The party will be held from 6 […]

Dec 19
Immersive, Walk-Through Nativity Captures First Christmas

Ever imagine what it might have been like to experience the birth of Jesus Christ? Or take a walk through the streets of Bethlehem during Biblical times? The First United Methodist Church in Lancaster spent nearly 20 years perfecting an immersive walk-through, indoor nativity scene at the Crossroads Ministry Center complete with the sites, sounds, […]