A favorite destination for day trips, weekend getaways, and extended vacations in the foothills of Appalachia.
Located within 65 miles of Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus, you can enjoy an unforgettable weekend away after just a short drive on any of the five major state roadways.
If you’re looking to do boating, fishing, or kayaking in one of our creeks or lakes in Ohio, then you’re in the perfect place for water activities.
Overnight accommodations in Highland County range from adventurous camping to luxurious bed and breakfast cottages or cabins in remote wooded areas.
With an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced ingredients our restaurants offer a wide range of dishes at reasonable prices for every budget. You can also sample the fresh produce at our local farmer’s markets, take a trip to one of the many Amish or Mennonite stores, or bring the kids (young or old) for small town sweet treats.
Shopping options are diverse including everything from handmade crafts to specialty boutique clothing and cosmetics.
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Small gift boutique with a wide variety of merchandise from home decor, women apparel, jewelry,...
Maplecrest Meats is a family owned and operated farm in southern Ohio. We raise black...
Pizza is where our heart lies but we also have wings, pasta, subs, salads, appetizers...
Family Friendly, with great service!
The Art Rookery offers a variety of art services: fine arts and crafts, pet and...
Featuring elevated pub food with a home cook'n twist! Family friendly environment.
Highland County is home to a variety of events throughout the year. Check out some of our upcoming events as you plan to experience the Gateway to Getaway.