Brant’s Apple Orchard is one of Ashtabula County’s most popular fall destinations. Brant’s has been well known for years their apple cider, but more recently they have opened to the public for some fall fun. So get ready take a stroll through their picturesque rolling hills of over 20 varieties of Apples!
Opened in 2013, Kosicek Vineyards was started by the Kosicek family who had been farming grapes for 3 generations along Lake Erie. This Winery offers over 20 different types of wines made from grapes that are estate grown or locally grown and crafted on site.
Vineyard Woods is located in the heart of the Grand River Valley wine region and offers a relaxing and scenic lodging experience. The Villa and Cottages at vineyard woods are the perfect settings for a romantic weekend getaway or just a great place to stay if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Vineyard Woods currently offers 4 lodging options, 3 located in the Vineyard Villa and one in the private Oak Cottage. More cottages are underway for the future.
Hundley Cellars is a family owned winery Located on 35 acres in Harpersfield, Ohio. Opened in 2014 Hundley Cellars is a relatively new winery in the grand river valley wine region but quickly became a favorite among locals and visitors alike. This winery is housed in a renovated farmhouse and it surely makes you feel at home.
When you think of Italian food you might just think of Olive Garden, but you may not know there is an authentic Italian market right here in northeast Ohio! Verdi’s Italian Market is one the best-kept secrets in all of Mentor, Ohio. Not only does Verdi’s offer an extensive menu of made to order sandwiches, homemade entrees, and salads but they also have a grocery market, gift shop, bakery and offer catering. Verdi’s is a family owned business with a wonderful, friendly, kind and knowledgeable staff who will make you feel at home and remember you each time you come back.
Berry’s Restaurant is pretty much a landmark for the town of Norwalk. This gem of a restaurant is housed in a historic building that was constructed in 1867 and was a hotel called the St. Charles Hotel. The hotel also had a third-floor ballroom that was later removed because of safety concerns. Over the years the building had been sectioned off and served many purposes such as a cigar shop, singer sewing machine shop, barber shop and a confectionary kitchen.
In 2000, the crypt of General Elisha G. Marshall was vandalized, and his body parts were scattered around the cemetery grounds.