Medina and Lorain County Blossom and Bloom Three Day Tour
10:00am-11:00am Stop by Boyert’s Greenhouse and enjoy a garden talk. You will find high quality plants and gift items as you stroll through the greenhouse and gift shop. Everyone will receive a small, seasonal plant.
11:15am-12:15pm Enjoy lunch on your own at one the many fine restaurants on Medina’s Historic Public Square.
12:30pm-1:30pm Stop by Root Candles at West Liberty where you will learn about the colorful history of the company and receive a votive candle. A stylish boutique brimming with unique and designer-inspired home décor, fashion, culinary items, and, of course, candles.
1:45pm-2:45pm Enjoy an early afternoon tea in a lavishly decorated Victorian Tea Room and Gift Shop, Miss Molly’s Tea Room. Relax and enjoy conversation over tea. The Gift Shop presents an exceptional variety of unique gifts to compliment the tea room experience.
3:15pm-4:15pm Meet at the Medina County Parks District office and take a walk through Buckeye Woods Park, named for the grove of buckeye trees found along the stream in the Schleman Nature Preserve.
4:45pm-5:45pm Hayride and then check into hotel.
7:30pm-9:30pm Enjoy a relaxing dinner at Williams on the Lake banquet center in a relaxing setting surrounded by natural beauty. Before leaving, be sure to step out on the deck and enjoy the view of the lake with picture perfect scenery.
8:15am-9:15am Enjoy a healthy muffin and coffee at Cool Beans Café on Medina’s Historic Public Square.
9:25am-11:30am Castle Noel, America’s largest indoor year-round Christmas entertainment attraction. Includes a huge collection of Christmas movie props and costumes, holiday animated window displays straight from New York City and more.
12:00pm-1:30pm Your next stop is Mapleside Farms where you will enjoy a wonderful and delicious catered meal. Dine in a unique atmosphere. Wander over to the apple house for a tour and be sure to get you glass of cool, refreshing apple cider.
1:30pm To Lorain County.
2:30pm-3:30pm Experience true examples of alternative agriculture with over 100 elk at Bonnie Brae Elk Farm of 65 ostriches at New Horizon Ostrich Farm.
4:00pm-5:30pm Enjoy time in this quaint town, with its many unique and collectible shops in Wellington. Or take time to explore the Spirit of ‘76 Museum which contains Revolutionary and Civil War artifacts and many paintings by Archibald Willard.
6:00pm-7:00pm Dinner at the Oberlin Inn.
7:30pm-9:00pm Enjoy one of the many shows or performances at one of the beautiful buildings located on the Oberlin College Campus.
8:30am-9:15am Breakfast at the hotel.
9:30am-10:30am Amherst Historical Society/Sandstone Center. Amherst is known as the “Sandstone Center of the World”, consisting of the Grange Hall, St. George’s Chapel, an octagonal barn, Greek Revival House, Quigley Museum and Blacksmith Shops.
11:00am-12:00pm Enjoy a guided walking tour through Schoepfle Gardens. Late season perennials native wildflowers along the River Trail will be in bloom. Also see the topiaries and shade garden.
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch at Mill Hollow Reservation.
2:00pm-4:00pm Vermilion Harbour Town 1837, Vermilion’s downtown historic District, uniquely combines yesterday’s landmarks with today’s vacation fun.
4:30pm-5:30pm It is more than a winery and tasting room, John Christ Winery. From the comfortable hospitality room with its large back porch, they have created an atmosphere which allows guests to fully enjoy all products.