Best adventures within 50 miles
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is a refuge for aficionados and fans of the sport. According to profootballhof.com the museum contains memorabilia from all 32 teams, much of which predates the NFL. Also contained inside is the authentic Lombardi Trophy for the victor of the next year’s Super Bowl.
Hershberger’s Farm & Bakery, located in Berlin, Ohio, has something for everyone, according to www.ohiosamishcountry.com. The bakery provides everything from pies to doughnuts, and fresh fruits and vegetables are sold outside of the bakery. Hershberger’s also hosts a petting zoo full of farm animals and a newly-added antique store. The store is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and the farm is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the same days.
Wooster Memorial Park, also known as Spangler, is a great getaway spot for adventure. According to woosteroh.com, Spangler includes over 320 acres of pristine woodland that is excellent for hiking. There are more than six miles of basic trails featuring stunning scenic overlooks, ravines and rivers. The park has many educational opportunities and also serves as a great place to simply enjoy nature. The park is located on Silver Road, roughly five miles west of Wooster.
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, accessible in Peninsula, Ohio, is a trail for biking and walking through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, according to centurycycles.com. There are 80 miles of uninterrupted trail and one can bring her bike or rent one at Century Cycles located in Peninsula. When tired, one can hop on the train for three dollars and ride back to Peninsula for a meal at nearby restaurant, The Winking Lizard.
World’s largest cuckoo clock is located on Broadway St. in Sugarcreek, a little over 30 miles away from Wooster. The clock was built in 1972 and every half hour, polka music plays and a couple comes out and dances on an automated track, according to roadsideamerica.com. This quirky 24-foot tall clock is a worthwhile road trip for a weekend afternoon.
The Lynn Drive-In movie theater is located in Strasburg and has been projecting movies since 1937, making it the oldest operating drive-in movie theater in Ohio, according to their website. It costs $7 for each adult to see two movies, which is cheaper than most movie theaters in Wooster. When looking for exciting things to do in the summer, the Lynn Drive-In offers a weekend adventure.