Nelsonville is located less than 30 minutes from Glenlaurel (SE on route 33). An artist haven with galleries, local arts & crafts, pottery, and antique shops. Full of history and home to Hocking College. Galleries and retail shops stay open from 6-10pm on the Final Friday of each month to celebrate cultural entertainment, final-fridays-on-the-square ,
Artistic's Boutique & Antique Shop – located on West Columbus Street in Nelsonville, (740) 753-3324
Boot Factory Grill– Enjoy the famous Bison Burger or a light snack. Located inside Rocky Outdoor Gear Store. (740) 753-3130, rockybootgrill
FullBrooks Café – They serve yummy treats, coffee, tea, and sandwiches. (740) 753-3391
Hockhocking Adena Bikeway – Located on the old Columbus and Hocking Valley Railroad bed. This is a 19-mile paved recreation trail, (800) 878-9767.
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway– Take a leisurely train ride on a passenger train dating back to the 1920’s, (800) 967-7834 or hockingvalleytrain.
Majestic Gallery – Located on the Public Square, majesticgalleries.
Movies 10 - Located about 7 miles north of Athens. Ten cinemas where all seats are $4.00, (740) 753-3400.
Rhapsody – Fine dining and music, operated by the students at Hocking College, (740) 753-5740.
Rocky Outdoor Gear Store – Shop forwork, hunting, hiking, or casual footwear, (740) 753-3130 or rockyoutdoor.
Star Brick Gallery– On West Columbus Street, (740) 753-1011
Stuarts Opera House– A restored theater for performing arts, (740) 753-1924 or stuartsoperahouse..