Travel is a journey taken to nourish the soul.
Taking a trip can be the ultimate form of wellness and self-care. Traveling can be exciting and exhilarating, while also being good for your physical wellbeing. Exploring new places and encountering new experiences can also do wonders for your mental and emotional health. This Self-Care Travel Guide is here to help you better nourish your mind and body while you're traveling. We have put together 25+ actionable ideas to help you plan your wellness getaway in Butler County, Ohio.
Explore over 300 acres of scenic hills, valleys and ponds, decorated with over 80 monumental sculptures.
Soak up the sun and kayak down the Great Miami River; it makes for a relaxing day with just the right amount of physical activity!
Harbin Park is home to regionally-renowned mountain biking trails, with different difficulty levels for beginners to expert riders.
Photo Credit : All Trails
Eat + Drink Well
Try an incredible variety of coffee or tea with a flight from State Street Coffee! The tea flight below includes four delicious samples.
Locally grown, produced and packaged, this teahouse knows how to create delicious tea blends with a variety of wellness benefits.
Photo Credit : Antiquity Teahouse
This cafe in Liberty Center uses all organic ingredients that are locally sourced and artisan produced to create their incredible dishes.
Our local Butler County farmers markets always offer a large selection of fresh produce and artisan goods.
Learn Something New
Awaken your inner chef and learn some lifelong cooking skills with the help of these fun and interactive classes.
Photo Credit : The Learning Kitchen
Experience this unique scent bar; you choose and create your scents (made with all natural ingredients) to pour your very own candle.
Admire, appreciate, and learn about the arts at this stunning museum with rotating galleries and exhibitions.
Create your own masterpiece at these one-of-a-kind glass art workshops.
Create Calm + Connect to Nature
Relax and reset with over 400 acres of scenic woodland complete with river views, a reconstructed wetland, and miles of hiking trails.
This unique and beautiful bridge spans over Four Mile Creek and leads to an easy and relaxing nature trail.
Discover tranquility among 252 acres of woods, meadows, and streams, along with a reconstructed pioneer village.
Ruby's truffle cakes are the ultimate indulgence; try classics like Birthday Cake and Cookies-n-Cream, or unique flavors like Key Lime Cheesecake, Bacon Brownie, and so many more!
Photo Credit : Hailey Bollinger
Treat yourself to the fine dining of Jag's. With plenty of fresh and flavorful dishes to choose from, you can't go wrong.
Relax with a bottle of sweet country fruit wine where Seven Mile grows and produces six signature wines on site.
Enjoy delicious local wines on Hanover Winery's gorgeous vineyard with views of the garden.
The perfect sweet treat to any trip! Visit 13 local mom-and-pop donut shops and get a stamp on your passport. Then collect your prize— the Donut Trail t-shirt— when it's complete.
Connect with Community
This art studio and gallery provides people with developmental disabilities the opportunity to create, express themselves, and make an income from their art.
Shop with purpose at this beautiful boutique; they sell a variety of Haitian artisan-goods, and 100% of the profits are donated to creating educational and career opportunities in Haiti.
Delicious food and great coffee, this local coffee house also serves as a street-art gallery, and a holistic re-entry program for citizens recently released from prison.
Go Out of Your Comfort Zone
For thrill seekers and adventure lovers, Start Skydiving provides incredible experiences as a world-class skydiving facility.
Not sure about skydiving? Get the same thrill with indoor skydiving at iFly and their state of the art wind tunnels.
Photo Credit : iFly Cincinnati
Try wakeboarding at Ohio's only cable park, complete with other attractions like their aqua park and superslide for all kinds of adventurous fun.
Ride horseback through the scenic nature trails of Oxford with four different guided trail options at this family-owned farm.
A good night's rest is key for your wellness and for being prepared for any kind of travel activities. Find the perfect hotel option for you with the help of our Hotels Resource.
Photo Credit : AC Hotel, Liberty Center