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Ark Encounter

South, Southeast

Approximately 53.53 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo
Ark Encounter

Ark Encounter

South, Southeast

Approximately 53.53 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

The Ark Encounter features a jaw-dropping reconstruction of Noah's ark, built to biblical specs. At over 1.5 football fields long and reaching higher than a four-story... Read more

The Ark Encounter features a jaw-dropping reconstruction of Noah's ark, built to biblical specs. At over 1.5 football fields long and reaching higher than a four-story house, the Ark is one of the largest timber-frame structures in the world. As you explore three decks of cutting-edge exhibits, the biblical account of Noah's ark comes to life! Your ticket includes admission to the full-size ark... Read More

Straight Creek Marina

East

Approximately 54.97 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Straight Creek Marina

East

Approximately 54.97 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Located 55 miles from downtown Cincinnati and is convenient to Dayton residents who can reach the marina via US 68.  The Marina sits on 15 acres of land, providing... Read more

Located 55 miles from downtown Cincinnati and is convenient to Dayton residents who can reach the marina via US 68.  The Marina sits on 15 acres of land, providing boaters with plenty of elbow room.   Hot showers, plenty of parking, a live-in care taker and launch ramp open to the public.

Sparta Campground

South

Approximately 55.34 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Sparta Campground

South

Approximately 55.34 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Located 3.5 miles from the Kentucky Speedway, Sparta Campground has flat level shady sites, a bath house with hot showers, and horseshoes. Drinking water and firewood... Read more

Located 3.5 miles from the Kentucky Speedway, Sparta Campground has flat level shady sites, a bath house with hot showers, and horseshoes. Drinking water and firewood delivery are available. 

Bracken County Historical Society

South, Southeast

Approximately 55.76 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Bracken County Historical Society

South, Southeast

Approximately 55.76 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Founded in 1993, the BCHS encourages the preservation of historical resources in Bracken County and the surrounding areas. The BCHS has its offices and museum in the old... Read more

Founded in 1993, the BCHS encourages the preservation of historical resources in Bracken County and the surrounding areas. The BCHS has its offices and museum in the old Bracken County jail located in Brooksville, adjacent to the Bracken County Court House. Here, records can be found dating back to the late 1700's. Genealogical research is at your finger tips because of the work and effort put in... Read More

Lavender Hills of Kentucky

South, Southeast

Approximately 58.11 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Lavender Hills of Kentucky

South, Southeast

Approximately 58.11 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Lavender Hills of Kentucky is a family owned and operated lavender farm established in 2005. Located in the northern Kentucky county of Bracken, this family farm was... Read more

Lavender Hills of Kentucky is a family owned and operated lavender farm established in 2005. Located in the northern Kentucky county of Bracken, this family farm was purchased in 1965 with tobacco and cattle being the main source of income. Over 40 years later, the farm's goals have changed to include the production of lavender. Three generations have come together to begin the first commercial... Read More

John Parker House

East

Approximately 58.28 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

John Parker House

East

Approximately 58.28 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

John Parker was a slave who had a desire for freedom which he eventually earned by paying his master for his freedom in 1845. John Parker came to Cincinnati and moved into... Read more

John Parker was a slave who had a desire for freedom which he eventually earned by paying his master for his freedom in 1845. John Parker came to Cincinnati and moved into a house near the Ohio River shore in Ripley, Ohio. He helped hundreds of slaves escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad. John Parker House features exhibits that depict the historical context in which Parker... Read More

Rankin House

East

Approximately 58.29 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Rankin House

East

Approximately 58.29 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Revered John Rankin preached for several years in Kentucky but decided to move his family across the Ohio River to the free state of Ohio. In 1825, he built the house on... Read more

Revered John Rankin preached for several years in Kentucky but decided to move his family across the Ohio River to the free state of Ohio. In 1825, he built the house on Liberty Hill with its proximity to the river and its owner's hatred of slavery, the Rankin home became a stopping point for slaves. Around 2,000 escaped slaves stayed with the Rankins and they never lost one. The Rankin House is... Read More

The Ripley Museum

East

Approximately 58.44 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

The Ripley Museum

East

Approximately 58.44 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

The Ripley Museum  is located in an 1850's home featuring 10 rooms with collectibles dating from the late 18th century up to the mid-20th century. This federal design... Read more

The Ripley Museum  is located in an 1850's home featuring 10 rooms with collectibles dating from the late 18th century up to the mid-20th century. This federal design house is similar to many built in Ripley in the 1850's. It features three fireplaces and a curved staircase. The parlor, with its shuttered windows, contains a Valley Gem piano which was manufactured in Ripley in the 1870s.

Best Case Farm

South, Southeast

Approximately 58.45 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Best Case Farm

South, Southeast

Approximately 58.45 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

1500 acres for hunting and fishing

1500 acres for hunting and fishing

Ohio Tobacco Museum

East

Approximately 59.46 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Ohio Tobacco Museum

East

Approximately 59.46 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

The two-story brick house is of Federal and Georgian style architecture.  This 1850s home was once owned by the Espey family.  Mr. Espey worked for Heavy... Read more

The two-story brick house is of Federal and Georgian style architecture.  This 1850s home was once owned by the Espey family.  Mr. Espey worked for Heavy Munition Works in Cincinnati, the company that produced Ripley’s three cannons for protection during the Civil War.  The historic home became the site of the Ohio Tobacco Museum in 1988 and stands as the only such museum in the state of Ohio.  ... Read More

McDowell Farms Salsa

South, Southeast

Approximately 60.37 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

McDowell Farms Salsa

South, Southeast

Approximately 60.37 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Family-owned and operated homemade salsa business.

Family-owned and operated homemade salsa business.

Logan's Gap

East

Approximately 61.28 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Logan's Gap

East

Approximately 61.28 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Located in the Ohio Valley along Eagle Creek in Ripley, Ohio. Logan's Gap is a family-friendly camping destination.

Located in the Ohio Valley along Eagle Creek in Ripley, Ohio. Logan's Gap is a family-friendly camping destination.

Three Springs Campground

South

Approximately 63.41 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Three Springs Campground

South

Approximately 63.41 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Three Springs Campground is a family friendly campground with an emphasis on healthy outdoor activities. The ecosystem of this valley is protected as you are invited to... Read more

Three Springs Campground is a family friendly campground with an emphasis on healthy outdoor activities. The ecosystem of this valley is protected as you are invited to appreciate and enjoy its natural beauty and diversity.  A recreation hall is available for private events, and a large swimming pool, a fishing pond, and a playground are available for all that are  “young at heart and playful in... Read More

The Nature Academy

South, Southwest

Approximately 63.68 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo
The Nature Academy

The Nature Academy

South, Southwest

Approximately 63.68 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

The Nature Academy's signature program, Windows into the Wild, gives adults, children and seniors the opportunity to experience nature and learn about the benefits it has... Read more

The Nature Academy's signature program, Windows into the Wild, gives adults, children and seniors the opportunity to experience nature and learn about the benefits it has on their everyday life. Stories connected with history, nature, plants and animals are used to help educate, engage, enrich, and entertain. Facility rental available for private events.

The Old Pogue Distillery

South, Southeast

Approximately 65.38 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

The Old Pogue Distillery

South, Southeast

Approximately 65.38 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Today, the fifth and sixth generations of Pogues, offer the discriminating whisky drinker super-premium handcrafted whiskies fashioned from the original Pogue recipes. As... Read more

Today, the fifth and sixth generations of Pogues, offer the discriminating whisky drinker super-premium handcrafted whiskies fashioned from the original Pogue recipes. As one of Kentucky's oldest whisky families, the Pogue family is pleased to offer products never changed or cheapened in character, and has never compromised quality for quantity.  Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

Miller's Furniture, Bakery & Bulk Foods

East

Approximately 68.04 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Miller's Furniture, Bakery & Bulk Foods

East

Approximately 68.04 miles from from Ruffles and Rust Expo

Amish owned - Amish operated - Authentic Amish-made! Miller's Furniture, Bakery & Bulk Foods wants you to visit. The Miller Borthers are continuing the family... Read more

Amish owned - Amish operated - Authentic Amish-made! Miller's Furniture, Bakery & Bulk Foods wants you to visit. The Miller Borthers are continuing the family tradition of 30 years by providing the best possible Amish baked goods, Amish-made furniture and Amish bulk foods. This Amish family-owned business attracts folks from hundreds of miles away to their southwest Ohio location. The... Read More

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