Day Escapes

Lake Escapes

Winterfest Specials: Enjoy a host of discounts during Winterfest.

Between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., register for a free tour for two people. Between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., get 20% off any tour. Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., book a three-person tour and add a fourth person for free.

A drawing for a free tour will happen at 10:15 a.m. Visitors can come in and register for the giveaway between 8 and 10 a.m. The winner will be notified via text.

Open from 8 a.m. t0 5 p.m.

3XP is Buckeye Lakes’ original bike, boat, and brew tour. Enjoy a scenic bike ride and kayak tour with stops at the most famous restaurants, bars, wineries, and breweries around Buckeye Lake. Choose from the Buckeye Lake East Tour or the Buckeye Lake West Tour– each with unique stops and varying experiences. Click here to learn more about each tour.

Buckeye Lake Kayaking @ Fairfield Beach Boat Ramp
Fairfield Beach

Would you love to try kayaking, but don’t have the equipment? No worries – Buckeye Lake Kayaking is here for you. They have standard 10’ kayaks, specialized fishing models, and 2 person tandems. They supply everything you’ll need to have a fun and safe experience on beautiful Buckeye Lake.

After years as summer residents, Captain Buck and his 1st mate Julie have been proud to call Buckeye Lake their home since 2006. As passionate boaters, their friends and family knew that no visit to the lake would be complete without exploring the shores and seeing the sites of Ohio’s first state park aboard Captain Buck’s pontoon boat. Now you can enjoy that same experience and see Buckeye Lake the way it was meant to be seen – from the water!

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Land Escapes

105 W. Main Street, Somerset, Ohio 43783

The goal of (Mid) Western is to give you quality fashion that’s affordable. This unique store aims to provide you with an enjoyable and efficient shopping experience, in-store and online, that will keep you coming back time and again. Explore western-style boots, hats, apparel, accessories, home décor, and more.

This shop is located in Somerset, Ohio, which is 30 minutes or less from Buckeye Lake.

Monday-Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fri. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sat. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sun. 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Gallery features colorful and vibrant work by local artists, with exhibits changing monthly. Join us for a class, craft night, or exhibit opening.

Check out this driving tour that the Ohio Ornithological Society created to highlight all the great bird watching spots around Buckeye Lake. The tour takes no more than a day, and you’ll find plenty of great spots to walk and bird in Fairfield and Licking Counties. Buckeye Lake’s shoreline offers excellent habitat for waterfowl. Excellent bird watching opportunities exist all around, especially during the spring and fall migrations. One of the state’s largest great blue heron rookeries is close by, and nest boxes of Prothonotary Warblers are located in the cranberry bog.

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Leisure Escapes

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum celebrates the heroes of the track, road, trails, and halls of government who have elevated the sport to new heights. Each of the incredible machines on display tells a unique story about a member of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. The Museum features a variety of fascinating themed exhibits — such as “Toys & Collectibles” and “A Century of the Indian” — and more than 100 historic motorcycles. Feel the passion and better understand the technology that makes motorcycles some of the most powerful, efficient, and thrilling vehicles on the road today.

Head out to Lancaster for a full day of fun! Our vibrant, historic downtown welcomes you to join our friendly residents for plenty of fun activities and great attractions, all within the cool Outdoor Refreshment Area. Whether you are looking for live music, public art, history & culture, unique shopping, great restaurants, hiking & biking, wineries, breweries, or fun spots to hang out … we’ve got all that – and so much more!

Newark

Visit Newark’s bustling downtown to browse the latest art exhibit at the Denison Art Space or check out the farmer’s markets and cool activities at the Canal Market District. Plan to take in a show at the famous Midland Theater. Or visit The Works with a gamut of hands-on STEM activities for all ages, including the 30-foot, 4K projection SciDome planetarium. Enjoy history, culture, and the arts in Newark.

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