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Fun is closer than you think—activities within 50 miles.

The Van Wert area has much to offer individuals and families when it comes to fun, entertainment, historical sites, and the arts. Conveniently located between the metropolitan centers of Toledo, Lima, Dayton and Fort Wayne, it affords families extended entertainment opportunities within an hour drive. Make Van Wert your overnight destination to enjoy an evening of serenity with reasonably priced lodging and restaurants. Here are a few of the many area attractions.

North of Van Wert

Historic Sauder Village

Historic Sauder Village
22611 State Rte 2
Archbold, OH 43502

800-590-9755

Auglaize Village

Auglaize Village
Defiance County Historical Society
12296 Krouse Rd
Defiance, OH 43512

Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc.

Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc.
12505 CR 99
Findlay, OH 45840

419-423-2995

Mazza Museum

Mazza Museum
The University of Findlay
1000 N Main St
Findlay, OH 45840

419-434-4560
800-472-9502 Ext. 5521

Old Mill Stream Scenic Byway

Old Mill Stream Scenic Byway

Old Mill Stream Scenic Byway Brochure (PDF)

Ohio Scenic Byways

East of Van Wert

The MacDonell House

The MacDonell House
632 W Market St
Lima, OH 45801

419-222-9426

Christian Schumacher Swiss Farmstead

Christian Schumacher Swiss Farmstead
8350 Bixel Rd
Bluffton, OH 45817

Swiss Community Historical Society

Allen County Museum

Allen County Museum
620 W Market St
Lima, OH 45801

419-222-9426

South of Van Wert

Grand Lake St. Marys

Grand Lake St. Marys

Auglaize & Mercer Counties Convention & Visitors Bureau
900 Edgewater Dr
St. Marys, OH 45885

419-394-1294
800-860-GRAND


Bicycle Museum of America

Bicycle Museum of America
7 W Monroe St
New Bremen, OH 45869

419-629-9249

Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum
500 Apollo Dr
Wapakoneta, OH 45895

419-738-8811

 

Fort Recovery State Museum

Fort Recovery State Museum
1 Fort Site St
Fort Recovery, OH 45846

419-375-4649

Garst Museum

Garst Museum
205 N Broadway St
Greenville, OH 45331

937-548-5250

KitchenAid Experience

KitchenAid Experience Store
423 S Broadway
Greenville, Ohio 45331

888-886-8318

KitchenAid Stand Mixer Factory Tour
1701 KitchenAid Way
Greenville, Ohio 45331

800-961-0959

KitchenAid Experience (PDF)

Eldora Speedway

Eldora Speedway
13929 OH-118
New Weston, OH 45348

937-338-3815

Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Science Central
Embassy Theatre
Memorial Coliseum

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
1600 Wayne St
Auburn, IN 46706

260-925-1444

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States
1000 Gordon M Buehrig Pl
Auburn, IN 46706

260-925-9100

Grabill, Indiana

Grabill, Indiana

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tue28Mar
Healing Hearts and Nature Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Wed29Mar
Healing Hearts and Nature Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Thu30Mar
16th Annual Southern Gospel Expo12:00 AM, Trinity Friends Church 605 N. Franklin St Van Wert, OH
Thu30Mar
Healing Hearts and Nature Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Fri31Mar
Healing Hearts and Nature Exhibit1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
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