- TripBuzz discovered 72 different types of activities for couples in the Newark area, including Theaters (like Midland Theatre), Specialty Museums (like The WORKS MUSEUM), Historic Sites (like Octagon State Memorial) and Bowling (like Valley lanes bowling), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 42 date ideas in or near Newark, Ohio, including 24 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Zanesville, Reynoldsburg, Gahanna and Lancaster.
Beginning in 1929 with 293-acres of wooded landscape and gardens, the Dawes Arboretum, has grown to more than 1,800-acres with 5,000 different types of woody plants. Visitors can enjoy the many hiking trails or see much of it from the car.
Since opening in 1928, the Midland Theatre, has enthralled audiences as much with its architectural beauty as the quality of the shows there. From vaudeville in the early days, to live music, comedy, and movies, plan your visit today.
Spanning 1,200 feet and reaching 14-feet high in places, the Great Circle, is an earthen mound built by the Hopewell culture of Native Americans prior to 500 A.D. in Newark. Used as a ceremonial site, the earth mound is a National Historic Landmark.
Opened in the early 1990's, The Works is an educational learning center featuring a number of entertaining attractions and exhibits for its guests to enjoy. Art galleries, an interactive science lab, and history exhibits are among the many attractions offered.
Licking Co Art Gallery is an art gallery offering art shows, art workshops, and a gift shop. The gallery holds an art show monthly, showcasing a series of rotating art exhibits -- featuring artwork from the galleries' members.
The Lou & Gib Reese Ice Arena hosts children's camps, learn to skate classes for beginners, hockey leagues and classes, and figure skating classes. The public is also welcome for community events and open skate.