Bonus Summer

The season’s not over yet… there’s still plenty of summer to savor all September long!  

More Water Park Fun 

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is open weekends (plus Labor Day) through September 27. Though the water park typically closes mid-September, it will remain open until the end of the month this year. 

That means there’s still time to race your friends on Cheetah Chase, the world’s first launched water coaster. Your whole family can experience the exhilaration of the Mammoth water coaster together. Or you can simply float the day away as you’re carried down the Bahari River. 

More Outdoor Adventure 

There’s a reason we think this area has the “greatest” outdoorsYou can find tons of outdoor fun to have before summer turns over to fall! 

At Lincoln State Park, the beach is open through Labor Day. And after that, you can still sleep under the stars at the campground, find your footing on the hiking trails, and learn about Lincoln as you stroll the Lincoln Bicentennial Plaza. 

If you prefer to enjoy the scenic outdoors by horseback, you’ll want to reserve a ride at Santa’s Stables. Skilled horseback guides will lead adults and bigger kids along some of the area’s most beautiful trails. And little kids can enjoy an easy-going ride on Foxy the Pony! 

Calling all golfers! You’ll find not one, but two great courses in the area. Christmas Lake Golf Course offers 18 holes set amongst rolling hills, valleys, and sparkling lakes. Not up for 18 holes? The Rustic Golf Course is a nine-hole course that lets you play in beautiful wooded surroundings near the Ohio River. 

More Entertainment Under the Stars 

If entertainment and relaxation are more your style, you’ll find great places to get your fix. The Holiday Drive-In Movie Theater is serving up double features on the weekends. Bring your folding chairs and set up seating right outside your vehicle to enjoy favorite flicks in the summer night air. 

The summer air is also filled with the sound of music. Monkey Hollow Winery and Distillery and Pepper’s Ridge Winery pair local spirits with live performances every weekend through October. And Lincoln Amphitheatre will host several live events in September and October.  

More Fun Around the Corner 

We’re savoring these last weeks of summer. But we’re also turning our attention toward fall and beyond. If you’re thinking about a visit now or later, our Trip Planner Tool can help you plan a visit that’s big on fun. And if you need help or have a question, you can always send us a message! 

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