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Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce
607 Wheeling Ave.
Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Guernsey County/Cambridge Area Visitors and Convention Bureau

627 Wheeling Ave., Room 200
Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Guernsey County Historical Museum

218 N. 8th Street
Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Salt Fork Golf Course 

Salt Fork State Park

Salt Fork Marina

12900 Cadiz Rd
Lore City, Ohio 43755

Salt Fork State Park

US Rt. 22E
Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center (Hospital)

1341 Clark Street
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
(Located approximately 14 miles from Salt Fork Lodge & Conference Center)

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We offer many activities and interesting sights to see in the park. Beyond the park, the Cambridge and Guernsey County area is home to a variety of interesting attractions, unique shopping and excellent dining. Historic Downtown Cambridge hosts many craft and antique shops, and other novelty stores.

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Cambridge Performing Arts Centre

642 Wheeling Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge
Since 1976, the Cambridge Performing Arts Centre has featured regional talent of all ages in live stage productions. This historic theater, originally known as The Strand Theater, complete with original seats and box office window, continues to provide wholesome family stage entertainment, including musicals.

Cambridge Concert Association

941 Wheeling Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge
The Cambridge Concert Association is in its 62nd season of presenting its annual series of four professional music and dance performances. Each year they also sponsor an educational concert for the Cambridge and St Benedict elementary schools. Concerts are on select Sundays at 3:00PM.

Cambridge Singers

941 Wheeling Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge
All shows held at the Scottish Rite Auditorium. Call Musical Director Jim Whitehair for ticket/group tour information.

Eastern Ohio Art Guild

649 Wheeling Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge
With nearly 150 member artists and art enthusiasts the Eastern Ohio Art Guild represents the diverse artwork of the region. Our artist member works include metal, fiber, stone sculpture, watercolor, pastels, oils and acrylic, beading, and decorative and functional pottery. The EOAG host several juried and private shows throughout the year, art classes and workshops, and a youth summer camp.

Pennyroyal Opera House

Interstate 70, exit 198
Come see live bluegrass in this quaintly restored building along the Historic National Road. Professional bluegrass bands from across the US play to packed houses on Friday evenings. Delicious homemade meals are served before each performance.

Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center Variety Series

7033 Glenn Highway
The Civic Center offers national and international touring shows during those months where it may be cold outside but warm in the facility. You can laugh at the comedy events, enjoy a nostalgic musical event, or relax and enjoy the finest in professional Broadway theatre.

Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra

P.O. Box 42
New Concord
Join the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra (SEOSO) as it celebrates its 37th season! Concert venues include Brown Chapel on the campus of Muskingum University, Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge and Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville. Each year SEOSO Music Director Dr. Laura Schumann creates a fabulous season featuring international soloists along with local guest musicians and choruses. Highlights of the season include the annual Children’s Concert and the free Holiday Pops Concert.

Boyd’s Crystal Art Glass

1203 Morton Avenue
Visitors from around the world come here to watch glass being made. Purchase your first item as a Boyd Glass collector. Cameras welcome. Open Monday–Friday.

Byesville Historical Society & Museum

236 East Main Avenue (at Second Street)
Operated by the Byesville Historical Society and housed in a historical bank building, the museum features a collection of antique articles, photographs and documents which chronicle the history of the Byesville area from the mid 1800s to the present. Open May–September on Monday and Wednesday. Special tours offered throughout the year upon request.

Deerassic Park Education Center

14250 Cadiz Road
The Deerassic Park Education Center’s live deer attraction allows visitors the opportunity for a close-up and personal views of a genetically superior herd. Emphasizing respect and compassion, Deerassic Park’s tame and semi-tame deer leave visitors with a greater appreciation for all of nature.

Dickens Victorian Village Welcome Center

643 Wheeling Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge
Olde England comes alive in Historic Downtown Cambridge, with lifelike figures representing scenes from Victorian Society. Experience all 60 displays in this innovative public art exhibition as you take a stroll amidst Cambridge’s charming streetscape, taking in its striking architecture, and eclectic shops and eateries. Open November 1 through early January.

The Guernsey County Farmers Market

Courthouse Square
Historic Downtown Cambridge
Over 25 small-scale farmers and producers gather on the Court House Square under a canopy of trees in historic Downtown Cambridge. Enjoy seasonal fruits and vegetables, including berries, pumpkins and gourds, starter vegetables, flowers and plants, live and fresh cut herbs, as well as hanging baskets, maple syrup, local honey, seasoning blends, frozen local meats, organic produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, jewelry, candles, clothing, Amish-made baskets, and indoor and outdoor art. Live music fills the air, adding to the festive atmosphere. Every Friday morning from May through October.

Guernsey County Genealogical Society Library

125 N. 7th Street
Researchers can find many genealogical records for Guernsey County at the library including marriage records, birth records, death records, administration dockets, newspaper obituary files, civil court records, probate case files and much more. Open Tuesday–Thursday. Additional hours by appointment.

Guernsey County Historical Museum

218 North 8th Street
(740) 439-5884
This 165-year-old restored 16-room home museum contains antique furnishings, products and personal items from Guernsey County and its people. One room features Guernsey Countians of national or worldwide fame, another displays a large collection of Guernsey County pottery and glass. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, April 1– December 30.

Hopalong Cassidy Museum

127 S. 10th Street
Historic Downtown Cambridge
An extensive collection of products endorsed by William Boyd, a Cambridge native who gained national recognition as the cowboy star Hopalong Cassidy. Cassidy, along with his horse, Topper, was the hero of 28 western novels written by Clarence E. Mulford in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. These books were made into 60 feature-length films and then into one-hour TV programs. Admission to the museum is free.

The John and Annie Glenn Historic Site

72 West Main Street
New Concord
Experience history! Learn about life during the Great Depression and on the Home Front during WWII with this captivating living history presentation. Open Wednesday–Saturday, April 1–October 15.

The Living Word Outdoor Drama

6010 College Hill Road
Witness the life and ministry of Christ on a spectacular 400 panoramic set and America’s most authentic recreation of Old Jerusalem. Witness the Sermon on the Mount, Palm Sunday Entrance, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection and the Ascension. Significant discounts for groups and AAA. The Living Word Outdoor Drama is presented each Friday and Saturday evening from mid-June to late July, and from mid-August to October 1.

Mosser Glass, Inc.

9279 Cadiz Road
Guided factory tour of artisans at work gathering and pressing the glass into beautiful pieces. Call for July tour schedule. Group tours welcome. Open Monday–Friday.

National Museum of Cambridge Glass

136 S. Ninth Street
In addition to the 6,000-piece glass display area of Cambridge Glass, manufactured from 1903 to 1958, mannequins are used to demonstrate how glass was gathered from the furnace, formed into its final shape, and then etched, gold decorated or engraved. Highlights of the museum tour are three featured display rooms that change yearly: a dining room setting that brings memories of elegance and a time gone by when people dressed for dinner; the company sample room setting as visitors gaze through the actual door that once opened to visitors of The Cambridge Glass Factory; and the glass collections of museum members and organizations. An education center permits many hands-on experiences and rubbings can be made using original etching plates. A gift shop is available, with genuine Cambridge glass, other collectible limited-edition glass items and books on glass collecting. Open April 1–October 31, Wednesday–Sunday.

Kennedy Stone House Museum

Salt Fork State Park
In 1837, the Irish and Scottish ancestors of Benjamin Kennedy purchased an 80-acre tract of land in Guernsey County and commissioned the construction of a large two-story house from native sandstone quarried nearby. Don Kennedy, great-grandson of the builder, occupied it until 1966. The State of Ohio purchased the Kennedy property and surrounding lands to create Salt Fork State Park. Today, the house is nestled in the woods, overlooking the lake. The Kennedy Stone House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Terra Cotta Vineyards

2285 Rix Mills Rd
New Concord
Terra Cotta Vineyards is a quaint vineyard and winery on 53 acres of rolling countryside with an absolutely awesome view! Visitors can enjoy award-winning wines from the inside tasting room or on outside porches overlooking the valley. Wines range from dry to sweet and are available for tasting and for purchase by the glass, bottle or case. Open Tuesday–Saturday.

The Wilds

14000 International Road
The Wilds is North America’s largest conservation facility, offering seasonal guided tours through various animal habitats. This one-of-a-kind experience allows guests to observe groups of Asian, African, and North American species, most of which are threatened or endangered, in an open-range setting. This facility is involved in a variety of significant research projects that include breeding research, genetic research, population studies of indigenous species, and much more. On site is a Visitors Center with gift shops and a café. There is also an Education Center with exhibits detailing the important work of The Wilds in wildlife conservation.

Country Bits

700 Wheeling Ave
Historic Downtown Cambridge
Nooks and crannies overflowing with home decor, collectibles, handmade treasures, locally crafted furniture, American-made candles and pottery, model trains, slot cars, steam engines and an ever-changing selection of affordable gifts and homespun treasures.

Double D Farm & Gardens

6838 Clay Pike Rd.
This unique shopping experience offers a large selection of antiques and collectibles, perennials, hanging baskets, annuals, shrubbery, trees, gazing balls and concrete statues. Plan to stay for a while with your family and play the nine-hole miniature golf course.

Georgetown Vineyards

62920 Georgetown Road
Come and check out Guernsey County’s only winery! Enjoy tasting a variety of wines including Lake Erie Concord and American Chardonnay. Open Monday–Saturday 11:00AM–5:00PM.

Mouse House Antiques

10363 Cadiz Rd (US Rte. 22)
A large selection of glass and china, plus books, jewelry, and many other collectibles and antiques. Dealers are welcome. Be sure and visit our half-price loft. Open April 1–December 30.

Penny Court Antique Mall

637 Wheeling Ave
Historic Downtown Cambridge
An interesting blend of over 50 antique dealers, located in the downtown district of Cambridge.

Tenth Street Antique Mall

127 S. 10th St
An antique mall featuring items you haven’t seen in years. Browse our unique room settings to find antiques and collectibles showcased and priced right. Extensive cowboy and movie star memorabilia, Cambridge Depression and Art Glass, antique jewelry, rare pottery, primitives and quilts, oak and mahogany furniture. Dealers are welcome. Open Monday–Saturday.

The Towne House Gifts & Interiors

738 1/2 Wheeling Ave
Historic Downtown Cambridge
Enjoy shopping in a cozy atmosphere with a distinctive selection of gifts. Cat’s Meow, Boyd’s Bears, Chamilia Jewelry and Yankee Candles. Open Monday–Saturday.

Salt Fork Flea Market

68947 Tyner Rd
Tools, antiques, collectibles, crafts, fishing, hunting, glass, furniture, appliances, exercise equipment, lawn & garden and more. New and used items. More items arriving weekly. “You never know what you’ll find at Salt Fork Flea Market.” Open Saturdays April 1 through Thanksgiving.

The Bear’s Den Restaurant

13320 East Pike (U.S. Rt. 40)
Enjoy elegant dining with rustic appeal in a wooded country setting. The full menu features appetizers, soup, salads, pasta, steaks, seafood and rotisserie ribs. Open Monday–Saturday.

Bob Evans Restaurant

2358 Southgate Parkway
Family-style and real country cooking serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Country Boy Family Restaurant

313 Dewey Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge
Home cooking at its best!

Cracker Barrel

2329 Southgate Parkway
We invite you to join us for “Good Country Cookin’” and browse in our gift shop filled with special gifts reminiscent of the past.

Deep Cut Tavern

13982 East Pike (St. Rt. 40)


2031 Southgate Parkway
Denny’s is a full service family restaurant. We have bus parking and 150 seats in our dining room. We feature all of your Denny’s favorites from our fresh breakfasts, salads and soups, extensive sandwich and dinner menu, and special late-night offerings. We offer excellent value for your money.

Domino’s Pizza

738 Wheeling Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge

Downtown Arena

1005 Wheeling Avenue
Historic Downtown Cambridge
The premier sports bar in Cambridge, Ohio! Flat screens, great food and service, and live music and entertainment. Downtown Arena is the place for family fun.

The Forum

2205 Southgate Parkway
Italian, Greek, Mexican, and American dishes as well as a heart-healthy and kids menu.

Francis Family Restaurant

1038 Wheeling Avenue
A family-style restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Kennedy’s Bakery “The Original”

1025 Wheeling Avenue (US Rt. 40)
Historic Downtown Cambridge
A landmark in Downtown Cambridge for over 70 years. Serving the area with the finest baked goods since 1925. Open Monday–Saturday.

Mr. Lee’s Family Restaurant

2000 E. Wheeling Avenue
Delicious homemade food makes this family restaurant a favorite for local residents and visitors.

Papa John’s Pizza

605 Southgate Parkway

Pizza Hut Restaurant

1175 Southgate Parkway

The Point Restaurant

151 Highland Avenue
Specializing in steaks, chicken, seafood, homemade soups and salads. Big screen TV with satellite and video games for family fun in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Open Monday–Saturday.

Ruby Tuesday

2250 Southgate Parkway

Theo’s Restaurant

630-634 Wheeling Avenue
Recommended in Interstate Gourmet. Featured in Neil Zurcher’s “one tank trips” for excellent food and homemade pies. A restaurant that’s been in the same family for sixty years. Guaranteed extremely reasonable. Open Monday–Saturday.

Wally’s Pizza & Subs

1860 East Wheeling Avenue
Carry-out only

Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints

64364 Pigeon Gap Rd.
Cambridge, OH 43725

Bible Baptist Church

813 Madison Ave.
Cambridge, OH 43725

Cambridge Bible Church

12 Meadowpark Dr.
Cambridge, OH 43725

First Christian Church

1127 Beatty Ave.
Cambridge, OH 43725

Saint Benedict Church

701 Gomber Ave.
Cambridge, OH 43725

Solid Rock Wesleyan Church

832 Sherman Ave.
Cambridge, OH 43725

Cambridge First Church Of Nazarene

530 Madison Ave.
Cambridge, OH 43725

Faith United Methodist Parsonage

605 Jefferson Ave.
Cambridge, OH 43725

The Ohio Festivals & Events Association

129 Miller Avenue
For information on other events in the area, visit

Ohio State Parks

2045 Morse Road, Building C
For a calendar of events, visit