Whether a day trip or a multi-day stay, Marion offers meaningful, memory-making experiences.  Situated in a convenient location in the heart of Ohio, Marion sits along US 23 just a short drive north of Columbus.

A local family-owned vineyard offers a quiet getaway as you enjoy a glass of wine and listen to live music while taking in the view of a beautiful sunset.

Looking for a family getaway? Putt-putt and disc golf await you. Bowl a few games. Enjoy an arcade or axe throwing. Grab an old-fashioned root beer float or visit one of Marion’s many ice cream specialty shops.

Rich in history, Marion offers the opportunity to stand in the spot a president made famous. Visit Harding’s renovated home and newly opened museum.  Grab a map of the Cultural Corridor to visit historic locations like Heritage Hall, Union Station, and the Marion Palace Theatre where you can enjoy live entertainment in a unique atmospheric theatre.

Marion’s reimagined historic Downtown is the perfect spot for sharing laughs with friends at a local dining favorite, hopping between breweries and specialty bars, shopping in unique retail stores, or participating in hands-on arts activities.  While in downtown Marion, stroll the streets to experience Marion’s newly installed public art display, The Cardinal Project.

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Things To Do in Marion

If you enjoy the great outdoors, make your way to our walking/biking trails, where you’ll appreciate the sights and sounds of mother nature. Find enjoyment in a round of golf with beautiful views including the Kings Mill Covered Bridge.

Celebrate the all-American apple at Lawrence Orchard’s Applefest. Visit the Popcorn Festival, a street fair celebrating Marion’s history as the popcorn capital of the world. Join us for the Blues & BBQ Festival.  Be sure to bring your appetite and pack your lawn chair for a full day of fun.

It’s all here waiting for you. Come get away with us and experience Marion for your next memory-making moment!