Do you love coffee? If so, we have the perfect trail for you! Check out the Logan County Coffee Trail!
The trail features six delicious coffee shops: Sweet Aromas Coffee, Native Coffee Co, , Richwood Coffee, Sweetie Pie’s, The Brown Bean Coffee Shop, and Gathering Grounds. Don’t like coffee? Check out their other alternative drink options and tasty baked goods!
Passports can be picked up at any of the participating locations or at the Logan County Chamber (100 S. Main).
Once you complete your passport, turn it into the Logan County Chamber for a prize! Have fun tasting coffee around the county!
1. Gathering Grounds
337 E. Main St. Suite 2 Russells Point
The Gathering Grounds is a cute little coffee house located in Russells Point, just off the shores of Indian Lake. They have a full espresso menu, tons of non-coffee options, RISE bakehouse goods, PULP Juice, and Keto goodies. You can also order ahead online!
Drink like a local and try any (or all, we won’t judge) of the Harry Potter-themed drinks on the menu!
2. Native Coffee Co.
200 W. Columbus Ave.
Native Coffee Co. is committed to bringing you the highest quality beans brewed to perfection. Native Coffee has such a great atmosphere to grab coffee, espresso, tea, and grab and go snack items!
Drink like a local and try a Cubano!
3. Sweet Aromas Coffee
120 E. Court Ave. Bellefontaine
Sweet Aromas is a locally owned and operated gourmet coffee shop, café and Internet “hotspot” located at the heart of downtown Bellefontaine, on the southeast corner of the Courthouse Square. This coffee shop also features an online order pick-up spot outside!
Drink like a local and try a heavenly caramel latte!
4. Sweetie Pie’s Baked Goods & Coffee Shop
129 N. Detroit St. West Liberty
Check out this quaint coffee shop, located in the heart of downtown West Liberty. Sweetie Pie’s specializes in espresso based drinks, coffee and baked goods. The baked goods change daily, so be sure to stop in to see what they’re featuring for the day. You can also order ahead online.
Drink like a local and try a hot cup of Ethiopian Coffee!
5. The Brown Bean
13627 St. Rt. 235, Lakeview
Check out this cozy comforting coffee shops perfect for all of your coffee cravings. They offer lots of flavor options and pairings you can’t go wrong!
Drink like a local and try a London Fog.
6. Richwood Coffee
120 E. Sandusky Ave, Bellefontaine
Located inside Richwood Bank check out this cute coffee shop for an awesome cause serving all sorts of delicious drinks
Drink like a local and try a caramel snowbank.
3. You do not have to purchase anything from the stops but it is highly encouraged because each store offers something unique from the others.
4. Once you have collected a stamp from each location bring it in to the Logan County Visitors Bureau office (100 S Main St Bellefontaine, OH 43311) and claim your prize.
*if location is closed & you cannot get passport signed, take a photo at the location*
5. If we are not open when you drop off your passport write your name and address on the back of the passport and we will contact you about getting you your prize
Fun tips: Take pictures and enjoy your time at each stop! When you share your photos on social media use the hashtag #LOCOfun & #LOCOicecreamtrail for a chance to be featured on our social media!
Official Stops on the Logan County Ice Cream Trail
Shakes At The Lake
13305 St Rt 235 N Lakeview, OH 43331
We are Indian Lake’s premier ice cream destination. We serve soft and hand dipped ice cream. We have a wide variety of shake, malt and slushee flavors. We specialize in sundaes and creamy Cyclone creations. We also have a wide variety of gourmet burgers and sandwiches.
101 Buckeye St W Belle Center, OH 43310
Local family owned and operated, the Belle Center Dairy Corner has been a tradition going back 50+ years. They are proud to make it our business in 2015! They offer soft serve, hand dipped, milkshakes, malts and specialty sundaes.
6700 Lima St Huntsville, OH 43324
You will find the best and freshest food at the Town Trolley. The handed dipped ice cream and yogurt is from the finest Ice Cream producers in Ohio. The Town Trolley prides itself on finding the highest quality best tasting products.
Whit’s Frozen Custard
112 S Main St Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Whit’s makes their frozen custard fresh every day so you can enjoy the best experience that frozen custard has to offer. And if you knew how much love and care they put into each batch of Whit’s frozen custard (they start at 6 am) you’d understand why we only feature three flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, and Whit’s Special Weekly Flavor.
City Sweet’s & Creamery
222 S Main St Bellefontaine, OH 43311
The Little Corner Sweet Shop for all those Sweet cravings. Including donuts made from scratch, cupcakes, cakes, Cookies, hand dipped ice cream and candy!
130 S Main St De Graff, OH 43318
This small side of the road stop is known for their good ice cream and fun staff! They have soft serve, sundae, fun flavored waffle cones and more. This is a can’t miss stop on the trail.
The Ice Cream Parlor
100 south Detroit Street West Liberty, OH 43357
Visit West Liberty’s old fashioned ice cream parlor. This small family owned store offers good old fashion hand scooped ice cream but also has many other options.
2793 Sandusky St Zanesfield, OH 43360
Firehouse pizza is better known for their food but they do offer ice cream also. This little eatery has a large dining room with a fire truck for kids to play on. They also have a beautiful outdoor patio to sit and enjoy your ice cream on.
The Donut Shop
104 E Main St Russells Point, OH 43348
The Donut Shop is an Indian Lake staple and are clearly more for their donuts but on any hot day during the summer you can head to this cute shop and get some delicious ice cream! It has such a fun Mom & Pop side of the road feeling.
Honey Bee’s Cafe & Ice Cream Shoppe
110 N Main St Lakeview, OH 43331
This new shop opened just last year in Downtown Lakeview. Its a perfect spot to stop and grab a sweet treat after a day on the lake.
Indian Lake State Park
13156 St Rt 235 North Lakeview, OH 43331
Did you know you can go to the Indian Lake State Park and just get ice cream? When you go tell the booth you are there for some ice cream and they will let you through to the commissary!
Route 33 Eats N’ Treats
401 S. Main St New Hampshire, OH 45870
Offering barbeque and soft serve and hand dipped ice cream. They even offer dole whip, the perfect refreshing treat after a hot day!
The Root Beer Stand
8080 OH-366, Russells Point, OH 43348
Throwing it back to the old fashioned days. Not only do they offer classic root beer floats they have a variety of different ice cream flavors and awesome sundaes!
Participants must be present to claim a prize. You can share a passport but all participants must come in to get the prize.
It’s time to find out which pizza restaurant is the fan favorite in Logan County. We have a bracket listed below that shows some of our local pizza shops who are ready to battle it out for the title of the Logan County “Fan Favorite” Pizza. Incase you didn’t know we have a TON of pizza shops in Logan County. All of these shops have their own unique thing that keeps us coming back for more. With all of these AMAZING shops we thought we would find out your “fan favorite” pizza restaurant. Here is how you can participate:
WE ARE CHALLENGING YOU TO TRY ALL 15 LOCATIONS!
Here is the lineup for voting:
Round 1: March 14th-19th
Round 2: March 20thth-24th
Semi-Finals: March 25th-29th
Finals: March 30th- April 3rd
Winner announced on April 4th!
Voting begins at midnight on the first day of each round and ends at 11:59pm on the last day of each round.
Here are your local contenders:
Our goal with this bracket is to show our locals and tourist that there is SO MANY pizza restaurants to choose from. We want to encourage you to try them all because I promise you that you will not be disappointed. I mean have you ever heard of bad pizza? No? Me either. All of these restaurants are part of what makes Logan County great. We are so excited to show off all of these restaurants because they all make AMAZING pizza and again we highly encourage you try ALL of these locations. Watch for our bracket to be released so you and your family can fill yours out or follow along!
The Logan County Visitors Bureau and Bellefontaine examiner collaborated to bring the third annual Best of Logan County awards. Residents were able to vote online and through the newspaper for their favorite businesses, retailers, shops, and more. Congratulations to all of our winners, we are so proud to have you in our county, and thank you for helping to make Logan County such a great place.
Airbnb/Cottage- Pop’s Donkey Den
Antiques- Nest 1896
Art Fair/Craft Show – Indian Lake Fall Festival - Indian Lake State Park
Attraction – Ohio Caverns
Place to get a Beer – Indian Lake Brewing Company
Bike Trail – Indian Lake Bike Trail - Indian Lake State Park
Breakfast – The Landing Tavern
Campground – Indian Lake State Park
Coffee Shop – Gathering Grounds
Community Parade – First Fridays Bellefontaine Christmas Parade
Event – Indian Lake Fireworks - Indian Lake Chamber
Farm Market – Hurley Farms LLC
Fireworks – Indian Lake Fireworks - Indian Lake Chamber
Golf Course – Liberty Hills Golf Club
Hiking/Walking Trail – Myeerah Nature Preserve
Historic Landmark – Holland Theatre
Ice Cream – The Ice Cream Parlor
Retail – Marie's Candies
Kids Camp – Marmon Valley Farm
Best Place to see Live Music – Cranberry Resort
Professional Service – Richwood Bank
Outdoor Dining/Patio – Cranberry Resort
Pizza – Six Hundred Downtown
Restaurant – Flying Pepper Cantina
Salon/Spa – Belle Beauty
Trade Service - Honda