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Matt Arnold

Memory Center

The Behalt Cyclorama tells the story of Amish history in rich visual texture.

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Matt Arnold

Three Feathers Pewter keeps a rare art alive with fine wares. Read more

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Sewing and fabric being intrinsic to traditional ways of life, Amish Country is a wonderful place for fabric crafters to learn, shop and create. Read more

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Matthew Lovette

Experience some of these combo excursions in the heart of Amish Country. Read more

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Cruising the highways in an RV and taking in the natural wonders of the country creates experiences of a lifetime. Read more

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Live theater is special, and in Amish Country it’s especially valued by visitors looking for something to do after shopping and dining are done. Read more

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With Zoar celebrating its bicentennial this year, there are plenty of activities to intrigue the history buff, the family-on-the-go and anyone who just wants to stop and smell the roses. Read more

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Courtesy of The West Virginia Division of Tourism

History, culture and adventure await you in these five nearby cities. Read more

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Kirk Lee Aeder, courtesy Hawaii Tourism Authority

Planning a dream getaway for two Read more

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Photo by Michelle Weissman

Hudson: A Destination Like No Other Read more

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Pavement destroyed by a falling car. A freight-train explosion. Outrageous speeding fines amounting to an unheard-of $5. All this and more is waiting to be discovered in the pages of “Cuyahoga Falls” by Jeri Holland. Read more

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Holmes County Pottery and Bowden Design, Metal and Glass Read more

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Having dinner with an Amish family is one of the most authentic experiences you can have when visiting as a tourist. You are being invited to eat a meal that came from the family’s farm, that they cooked, at their table with them. Read more

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photo by Amani Williams

The 330 boasts plenty of cozy bed-and-breakfast inns that are ideal for a romantic weekend or a restful staycation. Read more

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photo by Shane Wynn

No one comes to Ohio for the weather. Some come for jobs, others for the low cost of living, but most stay here for the people—Akron’s greatest resource. Nowhere in town is that more evident than in the North Hill neighborhood. Read more

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Akron Jazz: A Resonating Sound

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A New Classic

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Tylar Sutton

Heart Beat

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Tylar Sutton

Faces of The 330: Class of 2019

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