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The safety of our visitors and our community is of the greatest importance to us, and we're committed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. All events in Columbus with more than 50 attendees are cancelled. All restaurants and bars are closed for dine-in visitors. All attractions are closed and the Governor has issued a stay-at-home order for all of Ohio. See this link for continuously updated details. We encourage you to call ahead before visiting any business.

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Explore Licking County

5 South Third Street, Newark, OH 43055

(740) 345-8224


Licking County, located just east of Columbus is the perfect place to experience some of the very best of Ohio. With miles of outdoor exploration, it’s easy to find the perfect spot to canoe, kayak, hike and bike. Our history is noteworthy too; from the ancient to the contemporary you’re bound to stumble onto something that you never knew about us. Unique lodging options and great eateries with welcoming menus and accommodations are easily found around the corner, usually next door to a venue celebrating our vibrant arts and culture. Explore Licking County…find your way to a new Ohio favorite.