Published on : Monday, May 3, 2021
Sunday, May 2, through Saturday, May 8, is National Travel and Tourism Week.
This annual tradition celebrates the worth that travel holds for the economy. Last National Travel and Tourism Week, there was a celebration of resiliency. This year, Belmont County Tourism will celebrate their role in tourism recovery.
Belmont County Tourism will be celebrating the week by helping one check off their travel bucket list while staying in the area. Filling your travel bucket list with epic adventures while planning a staycation can be tough. But it can be done in Belmont County. Whether you are looking for adventure, beautiful destinations or unique experiences, this travel bucket list will be of great value.
Traveling to the southeast part of the state, one can experience hiking trails, rock formations and waterfalls. There is no need to drive two to three hours to experience this. Just located on the far west side of Belmont County, near Beallsville, Ohio, one can find amazing rock formations and waterfalls, while hiking the trails of Raven Rocks. Native Americans of the Ohio River and Captina Creek valleys can set up camp and hunt in the fall and winter months. One can find dramatic ravines, streams and rock formations in the county’s backyard.
In Belmont County’s historic sites, one can find pieces of social, political, military and or cultural history that have been preserved due to their cultural heritage value. One can experience rich history through the county’s museums. In Barnesville, one can find the most incredible house museum known as the Victorian, Mansion Museum. This award-winning home was built in the 1800s, showcasing 26 classy rooms, including carved oak fretwork, butternut and hand carved wood mantels. Besides these, there are several other noteworthy museums in the county that one can consider visiting.
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