Highland County is the preferred destination for day trips, weekend getaways, and extended vacations for Southern Ohio. Located within 60 miles from Dayton, Columbus or Cincinnati, your trip is easy to enjoy after a short drive on any of the 5 major state roadways that meet in the center of the county. If you are looking for water activities like boating, fishing, or kayaking, then our creeks and two lakes offer the perfect location for fun. Overnight accommodations range from primitive camping to luxurious bed and breakfast cottages or cabins on working farms. With an emphasis on fresh locally sourced ingredients our eating places offer a wide range of menu items at reasonable prices for every budget. Sample the fresh offerings at our local farmer’s markets, at one of the many Amish or Mennonite stores or at the local gourmet shop in uptown Hillsboro. Shopping options are diverse including everything from handmade crafts to specialty boutiques.