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Downtown Yellow Springs

Looking for fun activities and unique shops and galleries? Head on out to Downtown Yellow Springs and explore the rich array of shopping opportunities. 

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Young's Dairy, 6880 Springfield Xenia Rd, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Looking to spend a day out with the family? Young's Dairy is the perfect place for family-fun. You can taste delicious ice cream, stay for lunch and dinner, pet friendly animals and try your hand at several engaging activities. Be sure to also check out the calendar of events for exciting seasonal activities. 

"Loved the ice cream and the variety of activities. We used the batting cages and had a blast! The goats and calves were great for kids to feed. There were all kinds of activities for kids."

"Yummy flavors and quick service, love it after shopping and biking! Thought it would be super busy and have a long wait. They had lots of people ready behind the counter to help us and we got in and out quickly!"

"The greatest mini golf course, great family atmosphere, beautiful, well maintained grounds with friendly, helpful staff! Awesome ice cream, good food!!!! We had the most wonderful, fun and relaxing evening in a long time!!!!"

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Glen Helen Nature Preserve, 405 Corry St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Glen Helen Nature Preserve spans 1000 acres and is full of beautiful scenery including limestone cliffs, waterfalls and gorgeous wildflowers. If you are in the search for a beautiful place to hike and explore the outdoors, Glen Helen Nature Preserve is a must-see. 

"I had the pleasure of visiting Glenn Helen Nature Preserve while staying in Yellow Springs. It's a definite must to visit if you're staying in the area. Beautiful!!!"

"Great place to go hiking and experience the outdoors. Really beautiful in all seasons, but especially Fall when the leaves are changing."

"Glen Helen Preserve is a must see! It is so peaceful. If you love nature, then this is the place you need to be!"

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John Bryan State Park, 3790 Ohio 370, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

This scenic state park spans 752 acres and includes breathtaking scenery and a limestone gorge cut by the Little Miami River. If you love outdoor activities, this is the place to go. Some of the activities you can participate in include boating, disc golf, fishing, picnicking and hiking on one of the nine hiking trails. 

"Such a large, lovely state park. Been going here for 12 years. It's so well kept and peaceful, really worth a visit if you're near Yellow Springs, or just want to do some light hiking."

"If you've never been to John Bryan, you need to schedule your visit now! Miles of trails, scenic views, and fantastic camp sites all add up to one amazing experience. My friends and I often visit the park just to get out into nature and I can't think of a better place."

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Little Art Theatre, 247 Xenia Ave, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

The Little Art Theatre was established in 1929 and is known for its commitment to diverse programming. Newly renovated in 2013, the theatre provides a single screen setting that creates a unique hometown feel and truly makes movie-watching an experience. 

"This theatre is well taken care of, has great snacks, beverages and nice staff!!! We had a great time!"

This is the first I have been since the remodel. An amazingly beautiful job with references to the original theater. Wonderful staff to greet you. A very enjoyable evening."

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Antioch College Wellness Center, 240 E South College St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Newly renovated, the Wellness Center at Antioch College provides a plethora of amenities, including a regulation-length swimming pool, therapeutic whirlpool, fitness room, indoor courts, studio spaces for group fitness, outdoor tennis courts, lounge and patio spaces and a healthy snack bar. Spanning 44,000 square feet, this is the perfect place to go to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. 

"Great atmosphere, friendly staff, all the equipment I need for a good workout."

"Clean, spacious, welcoming, inspiring, and just plain awesome!!!!!!"

"Fantastic gym and pool. Lots of great programs"