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The summer heat has subsided and the cooler air brings along the fun of the fall season. Along with the changing of leaves and the beauty of the autumn colors, October celebrates all the fun of the Halloween season. You don’t have to look any farther than Chillicothe and Ross County for all of your […]

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Some believe that Labor Day marks the Fall season, although pumpkin spices might be back on the menu, September 23rd is the official start of autumn. Regardless of the official date, there are plenty of family-fun activities taking place in September. Let’s start off by visiting the Salt Creek Valley Festival in Richmond Dale. The […]

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The circus came back to town to Bainbridge during a special event in May. Since then, a new exhibit, The Clyde Beatty Exhibit was born just a few buildings away from the Paxton Theatre where the “Big Top Bainbridge” took place. The exhibit is a collection of memorabilia, stories, photos and videos of the famed […]

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The Buck Fifty takes place this weekend in our community, April 12th & 13th. For those of you who does not know about the Buck Fifty, let me give you a little background. Their mission is “We are driven to protect our youth from drugs. We are supporting a program through Drug Free Clubs of […]

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With The Sleepy Hollow Experience being a new attraction in our area, I definitely wanted to watch this classic legend come alive. Upon entering “Sleepy Hollow” (Sugarloaf Mountain, home of the Outdoor Drama Tecumseh) the experience begins.  The signs welcoming you to Sleepy Hollow made me excited in anticipation for what was next to come.  […]

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Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer/beginning of fall is upon us. This long weekend was officially recognized by the Federal Government in 1894 to celebrate the American workforce’s contributions to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. Why the unofficial end of summer term? It comes from schools around the country either […]

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Summer is in full swing and we’re focusing on what there is to do this July in Ross County. Not only will we be showcasing some of the big events, but providing some suggestions on family activities to keep the kids entertained. upcoming events There’s no shortage of special events taking place throughout July. We’re […]

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Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, was this past Monday. After a busy weekend with the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon and demolition derby Bash for Cash, June is gearing up to be a busy month with events and attractions. Attractions Area attractions are open for business and many will continue their season […]

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We, the Ross-Chillicothe Convention & Visitors Bureau, held our annual Tourism Banquet on Monday, May 7th to kick-off National Travel & Tourism week and to celebrate tourism with Ross County partners. This marked the event’s fifth anniversary with each year showing growth in attendance and nominations of our Pineapple Awards. As part of the event, […]

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Spring arrived just a couple weeks ago, and although the weather at times can be confusing, it can also be very beautiful too! Daffodils and tulips are growing and adding much needed color to the area, even if at times they have a dusting of snow collected on them. Open for the season Now that […]

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Spring is just around the corner and Ross County is gearing up for another great tourism season. Many of our area attractions open for the season beginning in April but there are plenty of great events coming up before then. St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day is primarily celebrated as recognition of the Irish and […]

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Winter can be cold and snowy and keeping the family entertained can some times be a challenge. This blog post is to help everyone come up with some ideas on what to do around Ross County as a family. OUTdoor WINTER Recreation Winter has given us snowfall that we haven’t seen in a couple of […]

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