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Indoor Amusement: A Guide to Scioto County’s Indoor Entertainment and Recreation

Escape from reality and challenge yourself or your friends to a thrilling experience at one of our unique indoor recreational spaces. From sharpening your axe throwing skills to testing your problem-solving skills in an escape room to enjoying a few rounds of golf, there is something here for everyone!

412 2nd St., Portsmouth, OH 45662

Experience the thrill of throwing an axe at a wooden target at Southern Ohio Axe Throwing! Before you ask....YES, it is safe! One of their experienced and highly trained Axeperts will be always with you to help guide you through the entire process and make you a pro in no time!

347 3rd Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Test your golfing skills and play at over 25 world-renowned golf courses from around the world and shop for top brands of merchandise while staying close to home.

317 Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662

The Vault Ohio is a state-of-the-art ESPORTS and video arcade arena with a 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) fiber optic connection. The Vault aims to bring people together over the love of ESPORTS and video gaming. Whether you are a pro ESPORTS player or just getting started, The Vault Ohio is a perfect gaming experience for all levels of gamers. They offer a variety of gaming experiences, including LAN events, online tournaments, in-house tournaments, high school ESPORTS, food and drinks, and much more.

309 Jefferson Street, Portsmouth, Ohio

Tucked away in a corner of the historic Boneyfiddle district is an escape from reality, an escape from the ordinary. Deadbolt offers adventure and thrill in the form of 60 minute escape room experiences at our physical location at the Deadbolt Warehouse, an abandoned historic shoe factory. Browse our rooms and book a mystery for a thrilling experience right here in Portsmouth, Ohio.

526 2nd St., Portsmouth, OH, United States, 45662

Oddfellows isn’t just a place to fill your appetite— come here to eat AND play! They offer four duckpin bowling lanes and ten arcade games which are a hit for all ages! The food and fun we offer fills a void our town has had for many years and our locals no longer need to travel 80+ miles for dinner and a good time— whether it’s date night or family night, you can do it all right here. Their delicious selection of fresh, seasonally appropriate items will keep you excited to visit and on their toes in anticipation from season to season. Not to mention their custom tiled wood-fired ovens crank out the tastiest pizzas and chicken wings in town.

Pro Tips for Your Indoor Amusement:

1. Hours and Availability: Each business sets their own hours of operation and may require reservations. Check each business website to plan your visit more efficiently.

2. Activity Choices: When planning activities for your trip, be mindful of your group and their interests and age range.

3. Appropriate Attire: Dress comfortably and appropriate for the type of activity you will be participating in.

4. Food and Drink: Some establishments either sell food and drinks or allow outside food and drink to be brought in. Check with the business to see about their rules and guidelines on food and drink.

5. Respectful Interaction: When engaging in the various activities, follow any guidelines provided by the establishment to ensure the safety and well-being of both visitors and staff members.

Scioto County's indoor entertainment beckons you to escape reality and allows you to immerse yourself in fun, interactive activities. This guide promises an exhilarating and exciting experience that showcases the pleasure of just having some good old fashioned fun!


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