Location: Walnut Beach Park Lake Ave & Walnut Blvd, Ashtabula, OH 44004
1) Get your caffeine kick at Harbor Perk
Start your day with a fresh, hot cup of joe at Harbor Perk, located on Bridge Street. If you're lucky, you'll get to see them roast their own beans right in the middle of the store! Open 7am-7pm.
2) Watch the sunrise at Walnut Beach Park
The views do not disappoint at Walnut Beach Park. Stroll along the shores of Lake Erie and comb through the sand for beach glass to take home with you!
3) Grab fresh produce at Robinson's Apple Barn
Stop by Robinson's Apple Barn for some freshly picked apples! Don't forget to try their cold Apple Cider and fresh Apple Fritters. Open from 10am-5pm.
Location: Robinson's Apple Barn 5202 OH-307 E, Geneva, OH 44041
4) Take a lunch break at Halcyon
You'll be greeted with a smile at Harbor Halycon located in the Historic Ashtabula Harbor! Dine-in for lunch or dinner. Your tastebuds will thank you! Open 11:30am-9pm.
5) Shop at Carlisle's Home in the Harbor
After a delicious meal, stroll down the street to Carlisle's Home in the Harbor. Carlisle's is a modern shop steeped in history offering a wide variety of gifts, wine, home decor and more! Stop in to browse and take home a gift for yourself to remember your trip by!
6) Refresh your pallet with a handcrafted cocktail at Red Eagle Distillery
Surrounded by picturesque vineyards, Red Eagle Distillery is in the heart of a region rich with agricultural beauty. Try a selection of their Ohio-made spirits including bourbon, rye, vodka, brandy & their seasonal red maple. Open from 12pm-6pm.
Location: Red Eagle Distillery 6202 S River Rd W, Geneva, OH 44041
7) Visit over 110+ barn quilt locations on the Barn Quilt Trail
Launched in early 2014, the Barn Quilt Trail has grown to 112 barn quilts, including three on covered bridges. The barn quilts celebrate the county’s agricultural heritage, its prominence in the Underground Railroad movement, natural area preservation, and Great Lakes maritime history.
8) Drive to all 19 stops on the Covered Bridge Trail
Choose one of two scenic, self-guided driving trails or stop by a few of your favorite covered bridges. Pick up a printed map at the ACCVB office, which is located at 1850 Austinburg Rd. Austinburg, OH 44010.
9) Ride along the Greenway Trail
Hike or bike your way through the 27-miles of Greenway Trail in Ashtabula County. The trail is well maintained by the Ashtabula County Metroparks.
Location: Greenway Trail in Ashtabula County
10) Visit one of our Wineries!
You know the saying "When in Rome", right? Well, when you're in Ohio's Wine Country, the one thing you should do during your stay is visit a winery! Fall is arguably the best season to visit our wineries because it's harvest season! Stroll down the vineyard and take in the aroma of the ripe grapes. Here is a list of wineries that are open on Mondays:
Cask 307 - 11am-6pm
Debonné Vineyard - 12pm-6pm
Emerine Estates - 11am-7pm
Grand River Cellars - 12pm-6pm
Ferrante Winery - 10am-5pm
Kosicek Vineyards - 12pm-6pm
The Lakehouse Inn Winery & Crosswinds Grille - 5pm-9pm
Laurentia Winery - 12pm-8pm
M Cellars - 12pm-6pm
Old Firehouse Winery - 12pm-8pm
Rosabella Winery - 11am-5pm
South River Vineyards - 12pm-6pm
Stonegait Winery - 12pm-7pm
Location: M Cellars 6193 S River Rd W, Geneva, OH 44041 Photo Credit: M Cellars
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