Visit, Tour & Explore

Travel the Scenic Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway was Americas first coast-to-coast paved highway, and runs right through Crawford County.  If you are a car enthusiast a great stop on the Lincoln is Hank’s Garage located in Bucyrus.  Hank’s has the largest collection of running Edsel cars in the country and the BTVB can help schedule your visit to this attraction.  Want to check out additional Lincoln Highway treasures?  Be sure to stop at the Hopley Monument for a photo-op, dine at Miller’s Drive-In, or visit the J&M Trading Post in Leesville.  Your Lincoln Highway adventure awaits!

2018 BTVB Best “Wurst” Bike Ride

The BTVB will host the 40th annual Best “Wurst” Bike Ride on Saturday, August 18, 2018.  Starting time for the tour will be between 7 and 9am at The Pickwick Place, 1875 N. Sandusky Ave, Bucyrus, OH 44820.  The ride distanced will be 12 miles, 35 and 65 miles and the cost is $40.00 (includes the commemorative anniversary t-shirt with an early registration).  T-shirt availability is not guaranteed for ride-day entries/registrations.  Contact the BTVB for additional information.  (Event Information Link/Flyer and Registration Form)

“Behind the Scene” Tours!

Find out how paper can be recycled into insulation at Advanced Fiber Technology; see how bus seats are manufactured and upholstered at HSM; find out what’s new in seed selections at Scott-Reinhardt Seed; or watch the latest printing job being completed at The Herald Printing Co!  Your group can tour the local ODOT facility to see how the road crew fleet is housed; tour Cooper’s Mill and watch jams and jellies being made; or visit Crossroads Original Design and view the candle making factory while shopping their onsite factory store.  Let us customize a behind the scene tour of Norton’s Flowers; Pickwick Market or Pfeifer Dairy Farm.  These are just some of the fascinating ‘behind the scene business tours’ we can schedule for your group.  Facebook or Online Calendar…or

Crawford Arts, Music & Theatre

Need a night out on the town?  Support the local artists and entertainers by attending one of the art shows, musicals or theatre performances.  Get more information at Theatre Groups, Art Galleries and Local Artists.

Begin your 2018 Advertising Membership Today!

Contact the BTVB to set-up or renew your business advertisement for 2018!  We place your business in front of information seekers who want to know where to eat, stay, play, visit, tour & explore!  Annual advertising rates are available as low as $15/month.  We will be distributing our 2018 “print” events calendar in March and would like to include your business as a supporting member!  We will also be working on a new 2018 print brochure for distribution to area distribution sites.  Contact us by email or phone and request your 2018 Advertising Membership Application.



Farming & Agriculture

Schedule a tour of Pfeifer Diary operation; Hord’s Family Farm pig, beef cattle or grain operation; Rus-Men Farms sixth generation operation; or the Scott-Reinhard Seed warehouse and soybean treatment facility.   View the Grass Run Alpaca, pheasant, or Texas Longhorn animal farms…or visit Acres of Adventure to experience hands-on activities to understand food, farming and the environment.  Join us at the Crawford County Fairgrounds each June for the Antique Farm Machinery Show or visit in July for the Annual Crawford County Fair!

We Are Here To Serve You

Bucyrus, Ohio is a charming midwest town that has a strong German heritage and many historical gems that can be found all year round! We are famous for our authentic Bratwurst makers, captivating murals, tasty jams and jellies, and hand-hammered copper kettles and so much more! Nothing’s better than our local food and fun.

No matter the season, it’s always a good time to discover the Bucyrus area, because we have it all right here in the heart of Ohio. Located in the north central part of the state, along the Historic Lincoln Highway, Bucyrus is an hour north of Columbus and an hour south of Lake Erie. We are easy to find and offer many unique tour packages to choose from that you’ll want to come back more than once. Bucyrus and the Crawford County area, really and truly are Americana at it’s very best. But don’t take our word on it, browse our site, then hop on the road and come Discover Bucyrus.

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