Tours & Trails in Westerville

Westerville is a unique place with a rich history just waiting to be explored. Explore the city and learn about the past and present, or taste your way through the city and earn prizes along the way with the city's experiential trails.

Explore Uptown Westerville on an outdoor walking tour murder mystery tour - inspired by the classic board game Clue. Participants are the team of detectives who go on an outdoor adventure of Uptown Westerville guided by an ensemble of larger-than life and usually ridiculous characters. The audience and ensemble all work together to solve an absurd & mysterious crime. Specific dates are available. Learn more here.

Historical Tours

Historical photo of uptown Westerville

Explore the rich and varied history of Westerville, Ohio with self-guided tours of the city’s cultural, historical and architectural heritage.

Historical Plaque Tour

Westerville Historical Plaque tour

Take a self-guided tour of Uptown Westerville and explore the history beautifully displayed on each plaque, where each building tells a story.

Public Art Trail

Public art mural in Westerville

Be inspired by the public murals and sculptures as you explore the city. Don't miss out on seeing any of the great, local art and check out each location on the map below.

Everal Barn Tour

Everal Barn and Homestead in Westerville

Tour the historical 19th-century Barn and House in the heart of Westerville, listed on the National Registrar of Historical Places.

Storybook Trail

Storybook trail by Westerville Public Library

Enjoy the fresh air, a stroll and a story! These literacy adventures build reading skills and create memories, from start to finish.

Underground Railroad

The Stoner House in Westerville was one of the stops on the Underground Railroad and still exists today.

Some of those locations on the Underground Railroad, helping the enslaved find freedom, still exist today.

Experiential Trails

Taste and drink your way through the city with these experiential city trails. Grab a passport, collect stamps at participating shops, including the Westerville locations on the trail, and earn prizes.

Columbus Coffee Trail

coffee shop

Caffeinate yourself at Uptown Westerville's Java Central Cafe and Roaster and earn a stamp on the Columbus Coffee Trail.

Columbus Ale Trail

Temperance Row in Westerville

Once a dry city, you can now grab a brew at Westerville's own Temperance Row on the Columbus Ale Trail.

Columbus Pizza Trail

Cardinal Pizza in Westerville

Enjoy Columbus-style pizza from Cardinal Pizza and Pasquale's Pizza and Pasta and earn stamps on the Columbus Pizza Trail.