Made in West Ohio – A Regional Tour Itinerary


Your passport to some of Ohio’s finest factory tours begins here!

KitchenAid
1701 KitchenAid Way
Greenville, Ohio
800-961-0959
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This backstage tour is a one-hour walking event and showcases the operations that build every KitchenAid stand mixer. Discover the only place on Earth where the famous KitchenAid stand mixer is hand-built. Tours offered Tuesday thru Friday at 12:30 p.m. and are subject to manufacturing schedules. Call for availability. Walk-ins welcome. Appointments required for groups of 8 or more. Admission is Free.

Ghyslain Chocolatier
350 West Deerfield Road
Union City, Indiana
866-449-7524
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Your tour begins with the story of Ghyslain Chocolatier and a chocolate taste test. Next, you’ll be introduced to their bread and pastry staff as they create beautiful desserts. Finally, you will be guided through their chocolate production area where you’ll learn the delicate process of how Ghyslain’s hand-painted chocolates are made. Tours available Monday thru Thursday with a variety of tour package options available.

The Winery at Versailles
6572 State Route 47
Versailles, Ohio
937-526-3232
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Upon entering this remodeled Annie Oakley-era tobacco barn, you will be invited in by an elegant but rustic chandelier, friendly and knowledgeable staff, as well as three cozy seating areas, some with fireplaces. In view of these areas are several acres of vineyard, a small waterfall, and a covered patio for outdoor enjoyment. Tours offered Monday thru Saturday and advanced registrations are required.

Allison’s Custom Jewelry
104 East Mason Road
Sidney, Ohio
937-492-6937
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Jon and Libby Allison host a wonderful tour offering an insightful view of their jewelry business from both sides of the counter. Every jewelry and gem related topic is covered from the science of geology to the artistry and design of stunning custom jewelry. Tours offered Monday thru Wednesday between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Advanced registrations required and admission is Free.

Airstream
419 West Pike Street
Jackson Center, Ohio
877-596-6111
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Ranked by FoxNews.com as one of the Top 10 factory tours in America, you won’t believe your eyes as you watch these world-class travel trailers come together in this two-hour tour. In-person tours available Monday thru Thursday at 2 p.m. Friday tours take place after normal production hours. The tour involves a ¾ mile walk beginning in the Customer Service lobby and is offered Free of charge.

Indian Creek Distillery
7095 Staley Road
New Carlisle, Ohio
937-846-1443
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A newly built artisan distillery and tasting room where you can sample a unique early American frontier whiskey distilled in the same copper pot stills from almost 200 years ago, using the same limestone water and the same recipe that Elias Staley used to craft his legendary Staley Rye Whiskey. The distillery tour, video and tasting is $15 per person and will last approximately one hour.

Winans Chocolates + Coffees
310 Spring Street
Piqua, Ohio
937-773-1981
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Established in the early 1900’s and in its 4th generation of family ownership, Winans Chocolates + Coffees brings you cutting edge flavors and time-tested quality. Go behind the scenes with a Winans tour guide and see how we make our delicious candies. Samples are included in every tour! Advanced registrations required. A variety of tour packages are available.

Moeller Brew Barn
8016 Marion Drive
Maria Stein, Ohio
419-925-3005
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When you see big barns dotting the countryside in the Land of the Cross- Tipped Churches, you’ll know you’re close. Moeller Brew Barn was built because they believe everyone should have a choice to enjoy Fresh Local Craft Beer. Tour this micro-brewery in the heart of the rich farmland of southern Mercer County. Hear the story that brought a big city boy back to his roots and led to the creation of the Moeller Brew Barn. Learn about the locally sourced ingredients and how they come up with the variety of different offerings. To schedule your free tour, contact Nick Moeller at nick@moellerbrewbarn.com.

Celina Tent
5373 State Route 29
Celina, Ohio
419-305-8928
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Tour this family owned & operated facility whose main focus is the manufacturing of tents. Celina Tent produces event tents used in the party rental industry and has a contract with the Department of Defense to produce HGPTS – (Humanitarian General Purpose Tent Systems) used in disaster relief operations such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and hurricanes. The tour is Free and lasts approximately 45 minutes.

Braun Industries
1170 Production Drive
Van Wert, Ohio
877-344-9990
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Braun has been building custom handcrafted ambulances for over 42 years. Their products have been sold to fire departments and ambulance companies across the nation and internationally. During this Free tour, you will explore the entire assembly & equipping processes.

Universal Lettering Co.
1196 Grill Road #B
Van Wert, Ohio
877-793-7552
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For more than 70 years, the highly skilled sewing & embroidery experts at Universal Lettering have been providing personalized jackets for a variety of groups. They designed the first Future Farmers of America Jacket in 1933 and are still today the primary supplier of the world’s famous FFA jacket. Although primarily a cut and sew facility, Universal Lettering is expanding their custom embroidery and chenille divisions. Their Universal Specialty Products division has supplied acoustical felt sewn parts for GE Medical MRI machines for the past 5 years. This tour is Free.

Cool Machines
1202 Industrial Drive
Van Wert, Ohio
419-232-4871
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Cool Machines is a designer and manufacturer of insulation blowing machines with related accessories and services. Over the years of creating innovative changes to these basic machines, Cool Machines has grown into an international company providing machines for the special effects and movie industries, machines for dispersing products on oil spills, machines for applying ceramic foam to refractory furnaces, and large gravimetric computer controlled additive feeding machines for road paving. This tour is Free.


This tour itinerary has been carefully prepared by the travel bureau partners of West Ohio Adventures who invite you to enjoy the heritage, recreation, nature, art, shopping & dining adventures of West Ohio.

Our six-county area includes Auglaize, Darke, Mercer, Miami, Shelby and Van Wert counties in the west-central region of the State.