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Amazing Treasures Winding Down-Still Time

There is still time to complete Amazing Treasures X! Vicky Tabor Branson I am winding down this summer’s Amazing Treasures visits, with only one more week to go.  It is always a sad feeling as it also means summer is almost over.  But despite our warm sunny days soon leaving us, I enjoyed my visits Read more…

Open House to celebrate CVB’s 30 years

Marion CVB celebrates 30 years with Open House. The Marion Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has been in the business of marketing Marion as a destination for the past 30 years. The Marion Area CVB existence started with a resolution by the Board of Marion County Commissioners on November 20, 1984 to commence collecting bed Read more…

Still time to find Marion Treasures

Still time to find Marion Treasures in the Marion’s Amazing Treasures X. by Vicky Tabor Branson Despite the bad weather, you can still visit the Amazing Treasures sites, rain or shine.  I visited four this week and learned so much more about Marion, Ohio.  They were the Marion Palace Theatre, the Edward Huber Machinery Museum, Veterans Memorial Read more…

My second week of Marion’s Amazing Treasures

Amazing Treasures X by Vicky Tabor Branson It was a busy week this time as I tell about three treasures of Marion – the Buckeye Telephone Museum, the Marion County Fairgrounds and the Harding Home.  If you visit the Buckeye Telephone Museum, please plan ahead as you can go Thursday and Friday, June 25 and Read more…

Get started on Amazing Treasures X

Amazing Treasures X by Vicky Tabor Branson (Vicky will again this summer be discovering the Marion’s Amazing Treasures and you can come along for the fun.) Are you ready for the 10th anniversary of the Amazing Treasures playing card program?  It is time again to get your playing card that can be found at the Read more…

CVB Annual Customer Service Star and Community Ambassador Named

Marion CVB honors Customer Service Star and Community Ambassador with awards. The Marion Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau presented Linda Steed, Breakfast Hostess of Country Inn & Suites with the 2014 Customer Service Star Award and Dan Sheridan, Marion County Prairie Parks volunteer with the 2014 Community Ambassador Award. In addition to the awards, the Read more…

Picnic lunch not included!

Picnic lunch not included…but plan to bring one to add to the fun. Get the kids Out and About in local NATURE this summer! Summer has just started and I will bet you are looking for “something” to do with your kids. Might we suggest a few places out and around the Marion area where Read more…

Five unique oddities of Marion

The five unique, unusual and uncommon attractions of Marion. 1.) Gypsy Queen Grave Queen Cleo Ann Judge was traveling through Marion County with a band of gypsys in the early 1900’s. She died during child birth in March of 1905 and was buried in the non-Catholic section of the Saint Mary’s Cemetery. She was supposedly Read more…

New Logo for Marion Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

New look for Marion Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Marion Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) kicked off its 30th year of marketing Marion as a destination with the start of 2015. And with that, the bureau is introducing a new look as well. The bureau’s new logo will start to appear on their Read more…

A focus on unique experiences

A focus on unique experiences finds growth. At a recent trade show where I had the opportunity to share information about the wonderful attractions we are blessed to have in Marion, I touted the Marion County Historical Society’s unique offering — Lunch with the Presidents. This is a streamlined version of their already popular, and 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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