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Gallipolis Tourism & Sightseeing

Gallipolis Tourism and Sightseeing
Explore our rich history, the second oldest settlement in the Northwest Territory, founded on October 17, 1790 by the French. Gallipolis and Gallia County offer many historic musuems, outdoor recreation, annual events, history and heritage. Spend a day exploring our unique shops in the historic district or exploring the back roads catching a glimpse of one of our quilt barn squares along the trail encompassing each individual township. Unique farmlands, picturesque countryside and rich traditions highlight miles of scenic beauty.

Top Gallipolis Attractions


Gallipolis and Gallia County offer a wide array of attractions such as museums, art galleries, theatres, historic homes and much more. Whatever the reason, whatever the season, Gallia County has something for everyone.

Bob Evans Farm
Our House Museum
Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Center
John Gee Black Historical Center
Bob Evans Farm Homestead Museum

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Top Things To Do In Gallipolis


Outdoor enthusiasts find much to offer in the rolling hills, a hunter's paradise, and the Ohio River for fishing and boating. Gallia County and Gallipolis is recognized as the Best of Rural America, and truly affords a distinct opportunity for visitors to experience an abundance of activities.

Raccoon Creek County Park
Quilt Barn
Gallia County Hike and Bike Trail
Downtown Shopping
Elizabeth Evans Waterfowl and Bird Sanctuary

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Top Places to Stay in Gallipolis


Stay at the best rated hotels in Gallipolis. To ensure accuracy, our Gallipolis, OH hotel guest scores come only from actual customers! That way, you can count on accurate reviews from real guests! The below hotels in Gallipolis, OH are the higest ranked by our customers. View the hotel to see the comments and scores. With over 52,000 reviews of places to stay in Ohio alone, you can't go wrong!

Cincinnati Marriott North
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From $140 / night.


Restaurant.
Comfort Inn West Chester
Guest Score:
From $130 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Courtyard by Marriott Cincinnati North at Union Centre
Guest Score:
From $149 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.
Residence Inn by Marriott West Chester
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From $164 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Staybridge Suites Cincinnati North
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.

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Best Time to Visit Gallipolis


The best time to visit Gallipolis is in the summer and spring. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the low 70's. Spring nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Gallipolis


Month Low Avg High
January 20.5 30.6 40.7
February 22.9 34.3 45.7
March 30.5 43.3 56.0
April 39.6 53.0 66.3
May 50.1 62.8 75.4
June 59.3 71.1 82.9
July 64.0 75.3 86.6
August 62.3 73.7 85.1
September 55.4 67.2 79.0
October 42.1 55.1 68.1
November 33.3 44.8 56.3
December 25.3 35.4 45.5

Gallipolis Weather


More Information


Find more information about Gallipolis by visiting the local visitor bureau (Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau) or request a visitor guide to be mailed to you!


Gallipolis Visitor Bureau


Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau


Free Gallipolis Visitor Guide


Gallipolis and Gallia County Official Visitors Guide

Gallipolis and Gallia County Official Visitors Guide


Other Destinations Near Gallipolis To Visit


A short drive from Gallipolis takes you across the Ohio River into downtown Point Pleasant, West Virginia where visitors can tour the River Museum as well as learn about the famous Mothman. In Meigs County, Ohio just up the river from Gallipolis visitors can stop by the Fur Peace Ranch, a guitar camp conceived in 1989 by Jorma and Vanessa Kaukonen.


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