The Best Things To Do In Union County, Ohio


Have you ever visited a place and it just feels like home? That’s exactly how I feel whenever I visit Union County, Ohio. With welcoming communities, picturesque landscapes, historical architecture, beautiful covered bridges, agritourism experiences and outdoor adventures, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do in Union County, Ohio!

Union County is located in West Central Ohio, approximately 30 miles north of Downtown Columbus. If you’re looking for fun things to do near Columbus, Ohio, you can escape the hustle and bustle of the state capital in under 30 minutes to Union County’s peaceful landscapes.

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Union County is home to some of the prettiest covered bridges in Ohio. Six of the seven bridges still allow vehicle traffic, so bring your camera for some action shots while driving through these beautiful bridges.

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Covered Bridges

Explore Uptown Marysville

Marysville Historic Uptown District is home to numerous commercial buildings, churches and homes built in the mid-1800’s. Take a self-guided walking tour and marvel at the unique architecture and vintage signage. The historic buildings have gotten a facelift and are now home to locally owned businesses.

Shop till you drop at one of Uptown Marysville’s locally owned boutiques, shops and antique stores. Betsey’s Boutique, Kendall & Blue, Little Blue Boutique, Plumm Home and Uptown Antiques offers shoppers clothing, home décor, antiques and unique gifts.

Kitschen Bakery

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Kitschen bakery is a roadside farm market selling homemade baked goods, jams and jellies, produce and cut flowers. Owner Katy only uses fresh, seasonal local ingredients to create her yummy treats.

Honda Heritage Center

The Honda Heritage Center contains vintage Honda vehicles, state-of-the-art new vehicles, Honda racing technology and more exhibits presenting Honda’s innovation.

There are many fun things to do in Union County, whether you want to spend time at one of the quaint historic towns, search for covered bridges, learn about agritourism or explore the beautiful countryside with a scenic drive along an Ohio Byway.

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