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Check out the Visitors Center Blog. From time to time we will feature stories on upcoming events, fun facts, things to do and observations and reflections on life in the Greater Grand Lake Region. Its a great place to visit and a wonderful place to call home.

Wapakoneta’s new Downtown Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) will add a fun, new dimension to this year’s holiday shopping season. A Girl Friend’s Shopping Adventure may now also include sipping a cocktail, glass of wine or your favorite craft beer as you stroll historic downtown Wapakoneta...

Historic Learjet Linked to Neil Armstrong Finds a New Home in Auglaize County. The first Learjet 28 Longhorn (Serial Number 28-001) arrived at the Neil Armstrong Airport, New Knoxville, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. The date coincided with what would have been Mr. Armstrong's90th birthday. In...

Work has been underway for more than a year in Wapakoneta on plans for 2019 and a vast celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the first steps onto the moon. Neil Armstrong, the man who took those steps, was born in Auglaize County and...

Tourism Ohio has named 2018 the year of the trails.  There are of course many, many great nature trails throughout the state—but they are also promoting the more unconventional trails that visitors find fun to follow and some of our local attractions are making the...

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