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  • Scioto County Wilderness: Exploring Appalachia Ohio's Outdoors

    Explore the Great Outdoors of Portsmouth-Scioto County! From mountain biking at Shawnee State Park to horseback riding in Shawnee State Forest to hiking at Ohio Hanging Rock Preserve, there is so much natural beauty to immerse yourself in. Take a look at the various adventures below and start planning your own Scioto County Wilderness experience!

  • Looking to Start a Travel and Tourism Related Business? ECDI: A One-Stop Shop for Local Businesses

    Are you looking to create a new business, especially one that is related to travel and tourism? You may want to check out the Women's Business Center of Central Appalachia (WBC) with the Economic Community and Development Institute (ECDI). Contrary to the name, their services are not just for women, rather they are open to anyone who is interested in creating or updating their business. The WBC of Central Appalachia at Shawnee State University (SSU) is a one-stop resource that empowers business owners in the Tri-State area to create a sustainable business. By partnering with organizations like the Portsmouth-Scioto County Visitors Bureau and the Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce, we can offer numerous resources to help businesses start-up, stay-up, and scale-up at no cost to you.  If you are in the process of starting a business and are not sure where to start, give us a call. We can help you with creating an LLC, legal documents, financial questions, and more. We have two Certified Business Advisors on staff ready to answer any questions you may have.  Our training series covers everything businesses need to know to succeed. We offer virtual lunchtime options every Tuesday and schedule in person training throughout the Tri-State. Our Empower by GoDaddy cohort is a wonderful way for businesses to learn how to create their very own free website.  Access to capital is a struggle for small businesses who are just starting out. Since we are part of ECDI, the number one microlender in the nation, we are also able to help end that struggle for you and help you gain access to the funds you need.  If you would like to see more information about upcoming events, like the Ignite Appalachia Makers Market , please join our WBC of Central Appalachia at SSU Facebook page . Visit their office in Portsmouth for more information about other services that are available in Portsmouth, Ohio. We look forward to hearing from you! Reach out anytime!

  • Scoop into Happiness: A Guide to Scioto County's Best Cool Treats

    Indulge your sweet cravings in Scioto County, Ohio, where the summer sun meets the cool delight of creamy frozen custard, rainbow sherbet, and thick milkshakes. This guide will lead you on a delightful journey to some of the county's most beloved cool treat shops, each offering a unique array of flavors and a chance to savor the simple joys of life. The 139 Dairy Bar Located in Lucasville, OH, The 139 Dairy Bar offers a haven for ice cream enthusiasts of all ages. This cheerful shop combines classic favorites with modern twists, providing a wide selection of soft served and hand dipped ice cream flavors, sundaes, and floats that cater to every palate. Create your own masterpiece from their hand dipped flavors or indulge in their specialty combinations that are a meal in themselves. Must-Try Treat: Root Beer Float Second Street Dairy Bar Experience a burst of colorful delight at Second Street Dairy Bar, where the vibrant swirls of their signature rainbow sherbet create a feast for the eyes and the taste buds. Indulge in their creamy milkshakes, blending classic flavors with a touch of nostalgia, for a refreshingly sweet experience that's perfect for a sunny summer day. Must-Try Treat: Orange Sherbet Milkshake Buckeye Dairy Bar Treat yourself to a taste of nostalgia at Buckeye Dairy Bar where the velvety swirls of their soft serve ice cream cones take you back to carefree childhood days. Their milkshakes are a creamy delight, offering a medley of classic and inventive flavors, making every sip a journey through time and taste. Whether you're craving a simple cone or a rich milkshake, Buckeye Dairy Bar is an oasis of frozen treats that promises to put a smile on your face. Must-Try Treat: Strawberry milkshake made with real strawberries Scoop Dogg Savor the essence of summer at Scoop Dogg, a charming dairy bar located in Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Indulge in a playful twist on treats with their waffle nachos, a delightful fusion of sweet and savory that's as innovative as it is delicious. As you soak in the laid-back ambiance, Scoop Dogg promises a refreshing stop where cool treats and creative flavors come together in a symphony of delight. Must-Try Treat: Waffle Nachos Pro Tip: Make your ice cream experience even more enjoyable by exploring local parks or scenic spots while savoring your frozen treats. Whether it's a relaxing afternoon by the river or a friendly game of mini golf, Scioto County's cool treat shops provide the perfect companion for your summer adventures.

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  • HOME | Explore Scioto

    Exploring the Great Outdoors of Scioto County Read the Guide Proud past, limitless future Step into the Ohio county with a proud past and a limitless future, where history blends harmoniously with innovation. Embrace the rich heritage of this region while witnessing the boundless potential and exciting opportunities that lie ahead, creating an inspiring and promising destination for all who visit. EXPERIENCE THE CHARM Explore these guides Families EXPLORE Indoor Recreation EXPLORE History Buffs EXPLORE Upcoming Events Scioto County is gearing up for an exciting lineup of upcoming events that cater to all interests. From lively music festivals and local food fairs to art exhibitions and community celebrations, residents and visitors alike can look forward to a vibrant calendar of events that showcase the heart and soul of the region. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE Prehistoric Heritage of Scioto County Explore and experience the prehistoric heritage of Scioto County, Ohio. EXPLORE The Pastry Path From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest establishments, offering a taste of local favorites and sweet treats that will leave you craving for more. EXPLORE Free Things to Do Year-Round Discover the beauty and culture of Scioto County, Ohio, without breaking the bank. This guide invites you to explore a variety of free attractions that cater to all interests, from art enthusiasts to history buffs and nature lovers. EXPLORE Day Hikes in Scioto County Explore Scioto Counties' best day hiking options for the novice, intermediate, and advanced hikers. EXPLORE We're just down the road! Less than two hours from... Cincinnati, OH Columbus, OH Lexington, KY Huntington, WV Less than four hours from... Dayton, OH Cleveland, OH Louisville, KY Pittsburgh, PA The word on the street. "Visiting Scioto County was a wonderful experience! The diverse range of outdoor activities and charming rural landscapes made it an ideal destination for nature lovers like me. The warm and welcoming community, along with the rich cultural experiences, left a lasting impression, and I can't wait to return for more adventures in the foothills of Appalachia." Jake T. Follow us @explorescioto

  • DINE | Explore Scioto

    Dine Culinary delights from around the county await you! With a diverse range of restaurants offering everything from authentic Mexican cuisine to our own spin on Southern BBQ, Scioto County is a gastronomic paradise for every palate. Scoop into Happiness: A Guide to Scioto County's Best Cool Treats Indulge your sweet cravings in Scioto County, Ohio, where the summer sun meets the cool delight of creamy frozen custard, rainbow... Burgers, BBQ, and Beer Bliss: A Guide to Savory Indulgence in Scioto County, Ohio If you're on the hunt for mouthwatering burgers, smoky BBQ, and a refreshing sip of beer, Scioto County has a lineup of restaurants... The Pastry Path: A Delectable Journey of Bakeries Throughout Scioto County. From classic mom-and-pop shops to artisanal bakeries, this guide will take you on a delectable journey through the county's finest bakeries. Sip & Savor: A Coffee Lover's Guide to Scioto County, Ohio Welcome to the captivating world of coffee in Scioto County, Ohio! Whether you're a dedicated coffee connoisseur or just looking for a... Quick Bites Adventure: A Guide to Savory Delights in Scioto County, Ohio When time is of the essence, but your taste buds demand satisfaction, Scioto County has an array of quick bite options that promise... Sabor Mexicano: A Guide to Exquisite Mexican Dining in Scioto County, Ohio Immerse yourself in the vibrant and spicy world of Mexican cuisine right here in Scioto County, Ohio. This guide invites you to discover... From Pizzas to Pastas: A Flavorful Journey Through Scioto County's Italian Eateries We invite you to indulge in a delectable odyssey that celebrates the rich traditions and flavors of Italy, as you uncover a diverse array...

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