Archives: Attractions

Center Street Corner Market

Downtown market offering a variety of grocery items and a step back in time in this 120 year-old building.

Shovel City Drinkery

Cocktail bar located in the historic Hughs & Cleary building downtown Marion. Specializing in classic and original cocktails in a low-key environment. Enjoy craft beers, carefully curated wines, charcuterie boards and cigars on the patio.

Harding Harbor Seafood Restaurant

Harding Harbor Seafood is an upscale seafood restaurant that will be take-out or dine-in with a full-service bar and mouthwatering food that will make you come back for more.

My Place Hotel

Make My Place your place in our affordable, cozy, and comfortable rooms. Grab a snack at our on-site My Store, prepare a meal in the convenience of the in-room My Kitchen.

Attaboys Comfort Cuisine

Robert Turner and Chris Rennick are the creators of ATTABOYS, a 1920s themed restaurant that fits very well in the historic downtown and provides delicious comfort cuisine and impeccable service. Across from the historic Marion Palace Theatre, ATTABOYS is perfect for a before show dinner or after show snack.  

OSU Marion Prairie Area

In 1987, the Ohio State University at Marion renewed efforts to develop scientific and educational programs for its reconstructed prairie. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources designated the campus a national landmark in 1988. Programs available.

Marion Tallgrass Trail

Enjoy cycling, running or walking on this trail that courses through a tallgrass prairie area. Recently completed, the now 12-mile trail touches the Hardin County line and features handicapped access to a fitness trail for all ages.

Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area

Wildlife area, 8627 acres, which lies in the grain farming country of North-Central Ohio. Fishing and hunting area. Eight miles South of Upper Sandusky. Wyandot County Road 115 provides access from State Route 294, two miles West of Harpster, and from State Route 309, eight miles West of Marion.

Big Island Wildlife Area

Five miles West of Marion on Ohio 95, the Big Island Wildlife Area is a birdwatchers’ paradise. Locate rare birds and prairie owls at this wetland area. Open year-round.

Shamrock Vineyard

Just a few miles East of Waldo, this third-generation winery produces over 2,000 gallons of wine each year. Enjoy a tour of the vineyard and winery, capped off with wine tasting of course.

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