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The BC has something for everyone

Welcome to the BC Blog! Here at the Butler County Visitors Bureau we love capturing and sharing stories with you. The communities in Butler County are unique, exciting and full of charm. Whether you are looking for a relaxing romantic getaway, an action packed weekend or fun with the whole family plenty of options await you. In addition to the weekly blog make sure not to miss 52 Weekends, where you can find an entire year’s worth of weekend plans and trips!

We look forward to welcoming you to Butler County soon!

-BCVB Team

Featured Stories

With a history dating back 2,000 years to ancient China, Kombucha is this year’s trendiest comeback kid. This fizzy...

I lose all of my inhibitions when I think something is really funny. I double over, expose my insanely large grin,...

October; the pumpkin spice is overflowing our cups, we feel warmth from the bonfires in our friends’ backyards, and...

Weekends spent with friends and family enjoying mimosas and Bloody Mary’s are weekends well spent. What I miss, is...

Pumpkins and corn mazes are to fall as snowmen and hot cocoa are to winter; they are synonymous with the season....

When heat strikes glass, magic happens and glass art is formed. Glass layers and objects fuse together in a blazing...

Hamilton has a way of embracing those who visit. Opening her arms to travelers and newcomers alike. Sharing the...

When home-style comfort food, decadent pies, and a loyal fan base come together, it creates Hyde’s Restaurant in...

Fall means a flurry of seasonal activities. From pumpkin patches to apple cider, falling leaves, and cozy sweaters....

Stories of the BC

Every day, we consume. Food, information, products; consumption is inevitable and necessary, but why not make a purchase that we know we can feel good about? SoulCraft, a certified fair trade retailer in Middletown, ensures that our shopping trips are meaningful, good for the environment, and support both local and...
Butler County’s first distillery since prohibition is alive and thriving in the heart of downtown Middletown. Liberty Spirits distills their liquor with precision and integrity; only using the finest ingredients, handling the entire operation, from start to finish, in-house.   Owner, Mike Robinette, offered me a tour...
To my fellow knitters, Do you ever get in the middle of project just to make a mistake and not know how to fix it? I know I do. Now you can visit Lambikin’s Hideaway in Hamilton for all your knitting and crocheting needs. Knowledgeable knitters, aka Lambikin’s employees, are more than happy to help with your knitting...
Whether your go-to drink is a cappuccino, mocha, macchiato, or latte, there is nothing quite like a kick of espresso to begin your day’s adventure. The smell of coffee and the feeling of a warm cup in hand is my favorite way to start off the morning.   I’m always on the hunt for the best cups around, and during my...
In the summer of 2015, with the gentle nudge of a friend, Steven Brock and his team put pen to paper. They began to make plans for what would become the newly opened Grainworks Brewing Company. Since college Brock had been in the construction industry, and a lover of beer, but didn’t know much about the brewing...
As a new home-owner, I want to be intentional about my living space. I’m beginning to develop my own personal style, rather than just replicating what I see in magazines. Pretending that I lived in a magazine left me with a plethora of failed Pinterest projects and furniture that didn't reflect my taste. That is why I...
Recently, I was out shopping for a birthday present for one of my best friends. I usually have trouble thinking of the perfect gift to get someone, but this time the right gift practically landed in my hands. I was wandering around Liberty Center in search of the perfect present. I walked past David’s Tea, and that...
It’s hard to know what’s ‘cool’ or ‘in’ on any given year, season, or even day. It can switch from repurposed to modern, to one-of-a-kind, to handmade rapidly. When you think of each of these design aesthetics, you may think that one place wouldn’t be able to encapsulate them all. However, Unsung Salvage Design Co....
Some people are obsessed with Chinese food or Italian food or even Indian food, but for me, my favorite has always been Mexican food. So, it was no surprise how delighted I was when a close friend and I stumbled upon a delicious authentic restaurant called Taqueria Guanajuato in Hamilton. The menu, wow. The selection...
Enter into the uncharted territory of a world that is not your own. A world where you can be amidst the ocean and its creatures, gawking at a giant, purple jellyfish that’s swimming straight toward you, without the risk of ever getting stung. A world known as virtual reality.       This ground-breaking technology is...
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