Historic DowntownDelaware, Ohio


Historic Downtown Delaware was nationally recognized in 2019 as one of four ‘Great Places in America’ Delaware offers the best of both worlds with its’ small town charm and local history. Spend the day delving into history by visiting many areas on Historic Downtown’s National Register of Historic Places, shopping in quaint family operated shops, antique stores or enjoy fine dining at one of our highly rated restaurants, breweries or wineries. Downtown Delaware is located just 30 minutes north of Columbus Ohio – a quick drive and you can enjoy the excitement of major attractions in the metropolis, or just a short drive to high fashion retail and outlet shopping. There’s something for everyone!

Major Attractions:

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium www.columbuszoo.org

Zoombeezi Bay www.zoombezibay.columbuszoo.com

Olentangy Indian Caverns www.olentangyindiancaverns.com

Alum Creek State Park www.parks.ohiodnr.gov

Delaware State Park http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/delaware

Public Golf Courses https://www.golflink.com/golf-courses/oh/delaware/

Black Wing Shooting Center https://blackwingsc.com/

Perkins Observatory http://perkins.owu.edu/

Richard M. Ross Arts Museum https://www.owu.edu/about/ross-art-museum/

Strand Theatre https://www.thestrandtheatre.net/



Polaris Fashion Place https://polarisfashionplace.com/

Tanger Outlets https://www.tangeroutlet.com/columbus

Ikea https://www.ikea.com/us/en/stores/columbus/

Shops in Delaware http://www.delawareohio.net/museums-attractions/shopping/


Local Food and Farms

Delaware Restaurants http://www.delawareohio.net/museums-attractions/restaurants-dining/

Delaware Farmers Market https://www.mainstreetdelaware.com/event/farmers-market/

Food Truck Depo https://thefoodtruckdepot.com/

Stratford Ecological Center https://stratfordecologicalcenter.org/


Local Beer & Wine

Blend of Seven Winery https://blendofsevenwinery.com/

Oak & Brazen Co. https://www.oakandbrazen.com/

Powell Village Winery https://www.powellvillagewinery.com/

Soine Vinyards Winery https://www.soinevineyards.com/

Staas Brewing http://www.staasbrewing.com/

Restoration Brew Worx http://restorationbrewworx.com/



Delaware County Historical Society http://dehistory.org/

Meeker Homestead Museum https://delawareohiohistory.org/

Nash House Museum http://www.nashhousemuseum.org/

Cryder Historical Research Center https://delawareohiohistory.org/our-facilities/cryder-historical-center-research-library/