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May 29, 2024

Day Trip Idea: Fairfield County’s Trail of Scarecrows

Families will love Fall in Fairfield County, Ohio; don't miss the Trail of Scarecrows this month!

Looking for somewhere new to explore this October? Take a scenic drive to Fairfield County, Ohio and enjoy the changing leaves along the way. Located just under 2 hours away, there is plenty of fun stuff to do in Fairfield County- check out our post from when we visited in 2018, here:  Fall Trips: Visit Fairfield County – Cincinnati Family Magazine

Another adorable reason to visit Fairfield County, Ohio this Fall is the third annual Trail of Scarecrows. With over 250 scarecrows located in 14 different communities, this event makes Fairfield County the scarecrow capital of Ohio! Most of the scarecrows can be viewed from vehicles, making this the perfect socially distanced activity. Families can download the ‎Visit Fairfield County Ohio on the App Store ( to keep track ‎of all of the scarecrows they see and even vote for their favorites. 

Find out more about Fairfield County’s Trail of Scarecrows and other Fall happenings by visiting: or give 1-800-626-1296 for more information!



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Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).