Warren County CVB Announces Winners of 2021 Best of Warren County Awards
WARREN COUNTY, OH (Friday, March 18, 2022) – Following a seven-week voting and nomination process, the Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) officially announced the winners of the 2021 Best of Warren County Awards at its Annual Partners Meeting on Friday morning.
Sponsored by WDTN and iHeart Radio, the annual award program serves to highlight the wide array of local attractions, events, restaurants and retail shops that make Warren County – known as Ohio’s Largest Playground – one of the Buckeye state’s premier tourism destinations.
The WCCVB asked locals and regulars to first nominate, then vote for their favorite local businesses across 23 unique categories.
This year’s award process - hosted on the WCCVB’s web site – OhiosLargestPlayground.com – garnered record participation, topping last year’s then-record ballot counts by more than 25%.
The award winners were as follows:
Best Family Fun: Kings Island
Best Date Night: Valley Vineyards Winery & Brewery
Best Outdoor Adventure: Caesar Creek State Park
Best Festival or Event: Ohio Renaissance Festival
Best Holiday Happening: Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade
Best Fun on the Farm: Hidden Valley Orchards
Best Historic Attraction: The Golden Lamb
Best Area to Shop: Downtown Lebanon
Best Antique Shop: Lebanon Peddlers Mall
Best Local Boutique: The Jam & Jelly Lady
Best Pizza Place: Two Cities Pizza Co.
Best Burger: Broadway Barrel House
Best Signature Dish: Chicken Apple Brie Sandwich at Greenhouse Café
Best Fine Dining: The Golden Lamb
Best Lunch Spot: Broadway Barrel House
Best Breakfast Spot: The Breakfast Club
Best International Eats: Mae Ploy’s Thai Restaurant
Best Sweet Treat Stop: Whit’s Frozen Custard
Best Caffeine Kick: Carli’s Cookies
Best Bar or Pub: Black Horse Tavern
Best Brewery: Warped Wing Barrel Room & Smokery
Best Carryout: B&B Carryout
Best New Addition: Kings Island Camp Cedar
Tourism is the number one industry in Warren County, as more than 12 million visitors drive an economic impact of more than $1.3 billion in a typical yea
About the Warren County CVB
Warren County is Ohio’s Largest Playground®! With easy access from Interstates 71 and 75, visitors to Warren County can enjoy more activities within a 30-mile radius than anywhere else in Ohio. The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a professional destination marketing and management organization whose mission is to strengthen the community by advancing economic growth and vitality through tourism, overnight stays, and encouraging significant participation by visitors in the local tourism economy. Tourism is the leading industry in Warren County. In a typical year more than 12 million visitors drive an economic impact of $1.3 billion and 12,000+ tourism-related jobs. For additional information, visit OhiosLargestPlayground.com, call 513-204-1900 or visit the WCCVB on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram