Small-Town Charm in Granville, Ohio
Granville: Where to shop
Green Velvet Frilly displays showcase stylish gifts, including Granville postcards made with photos by the owner's husband. See Midwest Living's review. (740) 587-0515
Wisp Knitter or not, you'll be tempted by the gorgeous skeins at this pretty yarn shop, which also sells a few completed projects. See Midwest Living's review. (740) 587-3593
Pictured: Owner Jennifer Young arranges a bright window display at Kussmaul Gallery.
Granville: Where to explore
Granville Millinery Company (pictured) Save your pennies for a workshop with hat maker Amy Hamilton. The $200 per day fee includes materials, food and, of course, your one-of-a-kind, handmade hat. See Midwest Living's review. (740) 587-3580; granvillemillinerycompany.com
Denison University Big map kiosks around the 900-acre campus make self-guided tours easy. (Check out the view down to the stadium.) The university is well-known for its arts programs and hosts many concerts, recitals and plays each year. A calendar of events can be found on the university's website. Note that credit cards are not accepted for ticket purchases. See Midwest Living's review. (740) 587-6527; denison.edu
Granville: Where to eat
River Road Coffeehouse Profs and students nurse coffee and scones in the thrift shop furniture tucked throughout this mazelike old building. See Midwest Living's review. (740) 587-7266; riverroadcoffeehouse.com
Granville: Where to sleep
Welsh Hills Inn A stately country home blends amenities such as wide-screen TVs and terry robes with personal touches like vases of fresh flowers. Rooms and suites from $175, including breakfast made with farm-fresh eggs. See Midwest Living's review. (740) 321-1493; welshhillsinn.com
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