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Hidden Gems of Marion

As a Marion native, I have passed the Barlow Art Center and Women’s Club Home almost everyday on my way to work or on my way to the get a sundae at the JerZee or The Little Red Caboose after I get done working out at the Racquetball Club (now Marion Fitness Club). I was always fascinated with Read more…

Let’s Get Physical!

My third week on the job, we got active. Our two destinations on our list were the Marion YMCA and the Marion City Bike Trail. Exercise has always been a very important part of my lifestyle so I knew I was really going to enjoy my week! My first stop was the YMCA. I felt Read more…

Marion’s Amazing Treasures Summer Adventure- Bike Trail and YMCA

Amazing Treasures IX- Let’s Get Active, Week 6 By Vicky Tabor Branson I’m still working on getting rid of that extra weight from this winter and returning to our theme of Let’s Get Active is much needed.  I have recommitted myself to my exercise routines at the YMCA of Marion again.  Twice a week I Read more…

Marion’s Amazing Treasures Summer Adventure – Harding Home and Memorial

Amazing Treasures IX- Check Out Our Past by Vicky Tabor Branson (discovering one treasure of Marion at a time) First I want to introduce you to my touring comrade this summer- Kelsey Miller.  Kelsey is a local, who is attending Ohio University, working to get a public relations degree, taking hospitality classes as well.  She Read more…

Hanging with the Hardings

We cruised to our first stop, the Harding Home, in style as Vicky has a beautiful sporty convertible I was officially considering myself the VIP/diva of Marion at that point. Although I was scheduled to take a visit to the Harding Home in my elementary school days, the Home was under construction and I never Read more…

Kelsey Miller: Meet the newbie

  I am your typical college girl: big dreams and a teeny tiny wallet. I attend the perfect model-college, Ohio University, known for their notorious E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.  I am in the middle of obtaining a degree in Strategic Communication with a specialization in Marketing and Tourism. On top of that, I am Read more…

Group Tours Welcome

We make planning a tour easy for Group Tour Operators, just call us to get started today! If you are into adventure and want to theme your group trips for one- and two-day excursions, check out some of these ideas geared for groups of 10 or more. Please give us a call, 800-371-6688 and we will set up custom itineraries Read more…

Visitor's Guide

Traveling Ohio? The Marion County 2019 Visitors Guide is now available! View it online in a convenient flipview format, or order a print version at 800.371.6688.

Upcoming Events

Jul 18 – Jul 21 all-day River Valley High School
The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Marion on July 18th through the 21st at River Valley High School & Read more...
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm River Valley High School
This interactive display will be available to the public, in conjunction with “The Wall That Heals” which is available to see at River Valley High School in the cafeteria. Take a walk through history at Read more...
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 11:00 am The Ohio State University of Marion
740-725-6253. The Warren G. Harding Symposium marks its tenth year in 2019 melding the academic, social, and cultural exploration of the life and times of America’s 29th president and linking those findings to today’s world. Read more...
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