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Apr 16, 2013 - Finding Fort Loramie in a Charter Bus

Located in Northwest Ohio near the Indiana and Michigan borders, Fort Loramie, offers charter bus visitors and residents indoor and outdoor entertainment attractions. With a population of less than 2,000 residents, according to the 2010 census count, Fort Loramie is home to a state park on Lake Loramie. The city offers historical churches and a museum that takes charter bus visitors back more than 100 years to Fort Loramie's roots. Visit Fort Loramie with a bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coach or school bus chartered from Bus Charter Illinois to find out more about this quaint town.

Offering outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, mountain biking and swimming, Lake Loramie State Park comprises more than 400 acres, with Lake Loramie at the center. The park features 175 campsites for RVs and tents, and charter bus visitors have access to restrooms and showers. The park offers a miniature golf course, five hiking trails, boat launch ramps with no horsepower limit on motors and a sandy beach on the lake. During the winter months, activities like skating, cross-country skiing and sledding are available at the park. Although it is only open from April through October each year, Hickory Hill Lakes Campground offers 127 sites for RVs and tents. Activities like hiking, fishing, swimming and boating are available at the campground, which is located on Lake Loramie.

Charter bus visitors to the city who want to learn about its history in the 18th century can stop by the Wilderness Trail Museum. The museum has artifacts and items from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Native American weapons and historical items are on display, as well as military displays from the Civil War and World War I and II. Additionally, the museum houses a music room and a room dedicated to fashion and retail merchandise from the early days of Fort Loramie. One of the most recognizable structures in Fort Loramie is St. Michael's Catholic Church, the original structure of which was built more than 160 years ago. A 200-foot-tall tower at the church holds four original bells from the 19th century that still ring weekly. The church's pipe organ has more than 1,000 pipes.

Every September, Fort Loramie is home to the annual German Heritage Days festival, which features live German music and authentic German food vendors selling schnitzel, cabbage rolls and brats. The festival also includes a car show and a 5K "Kegs & Kraut" run. Each July, Fort Loramie hosts the Country Concert, a three-day festival with live concerts from country music performers, food vendors and artists' booths. Charter bus visitors can camp at Hickory Hill Lakes, so they are just a short walk from the music performances.

Plan a charter bus visit to Fort Loramie and find out more about small town living in America. Charter Bus Illinois will be glad to help you plan your charter bus trip to Fort Loramie and other areas in Illinois using a charter charter bus from their fully equipped fleet.

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