Episode 46 – Experiencing Vinton County – Lake Hope Lodge Update

The Lake Hope Dining Lodge was destroyed by fire seven years ago next month. This loss was followed by a long journey that culminated in the dedication of the new Lake Hope Dining Lodge last week. Listen now as Bruce Knox and Vinton County Marketing Director Brandi Betts talk about that journey and the beautiful […]

Episode 44 – Experiencing Vinton County – Vinton County Visitor’s Guide 2013

A new year means a new Vinton County Visitors’ Guide! The 2013 visitors’ guide will arrive soon and it is chock full of information on things to do in Vinton County. Find events to keep your family busy, plan your outdoor vacation and learn about the new Lake Hope Lodge with this glossy new book. […]

Episode 43 – Experiencing Vinton County – Lake Hope Lodge 2012

The Lake Hope Dining Lodge is open for business with an extensive and delicious menu. On this episode of “Experiencing Vinton County” hosts Bruce Knox and Brandi Betts talk with Chef Matt Rapposelli about the new restaurant and all it offers. From smoked meats to homemade desserts, the lodge menu offers something for every taste, […]

Episode 42 – Experiencing Vinton County – Low Cost Holiday Activities 2012

The holiday season is an expensive time of year. By the time you pay for gifts and wrapping paper and holiday parties there may not be a lot of money left for family fun. Luckily there are some holiday events this week that provide free or inexpensive fun for all ages. Listen to this episode […]

Episode 36 – Experiencing Vinton County – ROAR 2012

Get up close and personal with a llama, prove your pumpkin stacking skills and take a wagon ride. These are just a few of the things you can see and do at Lake Hope State Park’s Rural Ohio Appalachia Revisited (ROAR) Day. In this episode of “Experiencing Vinton County,” Bruce Knox and Brandi Betts talk […]

Episode 35 – Experiencing Vinton County – Lake Hope Happenings

Join Bruce Knox and Brandi Betts as they chat with Naturalist Teri from the Lake Hope Nature Center. The Nature Center offers fun for all ages through interactive exhibits and programs. From hiking to Moonville to handfeeding hummingbirds to getting up close and personal with a snake – there is tons of fun for everyone. […]

Experiencing Vinton County – Lake Hope Dining Lodge Update September 2011

There’s an exciting thing happening here in Vinton County – and that is the construction of the new Lake Hope State Park Dining Lodge! The original lodge which was constructed in the 1950’s burned to the ground in February, 2006, and since that time, there has been uncertainty about whether the lodge would be re-built, […]