Take a relaxing Fall Foliage drive along scenic country roads nestled in the foothills of Southeastern Ohio. This colorful driving tour takes you through the small towns and rolling countryside of Gallia County. On your way, discover the County's unique history and culture while traveling the back roads and byways.
Learn about the journey of the French settlers to Gallipolis and the Welsh founders in Rio Grande.
The Gallipolis Dogwood Trail was designed to showcase our community during the full bloom season of our many beautiful Dogwood Trees in our historic downtown. The brochure features four different driving trails with detailed instructions that will provide visitors the opportunity to view all areas of our city.
The Quilt Barn Trail provides a tour of the scenic tri-county area while showcasing 50 plus quilt patterns as well as historic sites and recreational facilities. Designed to highlight the agriculture heritage of Gallia County and the importance of the folk art of quilting, the trail features large painted patchwork quilt blocks hung on barns and other farm buildings.
The Self-Guided Walking Tour provides visitors the opportunity to explore the downtown area, at their own leisurely pace, featuring historic homes, buildings, museums and the City Park. Complete with a detailed map, the brochure identifies the location and a brief history of each venue.
In the early 1800s, thousands of Welsh people settled in Gallia and Jackson counties. They brought with them their religion, architecture and traditions. The Welsh Scenic Byway allows folks to visit churches, museums, educational and cultural centers while discovering the natural beauty of Southeastern Ohio today!
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