5 Area Attractions close to Your Waynesville Inn

There are plenty of places you can visit and things you can do when staying at your Waynesville inn. The area is filled with adventure, history and nature. Whether you are the outdoorsy type, a sports fanatic, a history buff or a thrill seeker, there is an attraction near your Waynesville bed and breakfast that will appeal to everyone. BBonline suggests picking a couple of attractions that appeal to you and spending a day of your trip exploring them.

Kings Island
Kings Island Drive
Mason, Ohio 45040
513-754-5700
www.visitkingsisland.com

Located approximately 15 miles from Waynesville, in Mason, Kings Island theme park is ideal for the adventurous person. The theme park is filled with stomach-dropping roller coasters and mind blowing thrill rides. They have a kid's area filled with rides suitable for youngsters, a strip filled with carnival games and nostalgic rides, like an old-fashioned swing ride and a scrambler. Also included in the cost of admission is the use of Kings Island's water park. The water park is filled with heart-stopping water slides, a lazy river and a wave pool.

Ceasar's Creek State Park
8570 E State Route 73
Waynesville, Ohio 45068
513-897-3055
www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks

The 1,300-foot public beach is located in Waynesville, making it a convenient place to spend the day when you are staying at a Waynesville Inn. While there is a sandy beach area and plenty of room to swim, there are a multitude of other activities to do at Ceasar's Creek. The park is home to walking, bridle and mountain bike trails; people can also partake in fishing and boating when they visit the lake.

Ceasar's Creek Pioneer Village
3999 Pioneer Village Road
Waynesville, Ohio 45068
513-897-1120
www.caesarscreekpioneervillage.org

The Ceaser's Creek Pioneer Village is a living history museum. Located in Waynesville, the museum hosts public events throughout the year on weekends. During this time, the cabins are open and costumed guides take you through various customs and traditions from the life of the pioneers. When there are no events taking place, the park is open for people to walk through and tour; however, the cabins are closed during this time.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E Freedom Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513-333-7500
www.freedomcenter.org

Just a short drive from your Waynesville inn, in Cincinnati, is the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The museum tells you about the journey of enslaved people as they would travel across the Ohio River during the 19th century. They were assisted by numerous men and women who abhorred slavery and created a series of escape routes that were later dubbed as "The Underground Railroad." As you tour the museum you'll find a movie detailing a slave's flight to freedom, a slave pen that was recovered from northern Kentucky and exhibits that describe who the slaves were and how they lived.

Ceasar's Creek Flea Market
State Route 73 & State Route 71
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
937-382-1660
www.caesarcreek.com

The seasonal outdoor flea market is comprised of 159,000 square feet, making it a one-stop-shop for finding items at bargain prices. When you spend a day browsing the booths at the flea market, you'll find items like purses, wallets, clothes and household goods.