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General Directions to the Old Orchard Motel

From the Turn Pike:

  • Take Exit 91 onto State Route 53 South.
  • Head south on State Route 53 into Fremont for 9 traffic lights.
  • At the 9th traffic light you will be at the Rawson Ave. & West State Street Intersection [There will be a Sunoco Station on your left, a East of Chicago Pizza across the street to your left and a Big Church across the street to your right.]
  • Turn right onto West State Street.
  • Head West on West State Street for 4 traffic lights.
  • Old Orchard Motel is just past the 4th traffic light on the right hand side.

From the West:

  • Take U.S. Route 20 east toward Fremont Ohio.
  • When you get to the Fremont bypass stay to the RIGHT and take the TIFFIN EXIT! [DO NOT TAKE THE BYPASS! DO NOT GO LEFT!]
  • Immediately after the Tiffin Exit sign there will be another sign that says Fremont Left Tiffin Right. NOW YOU MERGE TO THE LEFT!
  • If you navigated the exit correctly you should go threw a UNDERPASS into Fremont on West State Street. [If you end up on a overpass you took a wrong turn.]
  • The Old Orchard Motel will be about a half mile beyond the underpass on the left hand side just before the traffic light.
  • Sorry for the complicated directions but the State Fathers put up the goofy road signs not us. ;-)

From the East:

  • Take U.S. Route 20 west toward Fremont.
  • Just after passing The State Route 19 Intersection merge to the RIGHT and take the Route 19/20 Fremont Bypass.  STAY RIGHT! [there will be a traffic light at the intersection]
  • Once on the bypass head west to the Route 19/Oak Habor Road Exit. [It will be the FOURTH EXIT. There will be a large Super K-MART Store at the Exit]
  • There will be a traffic light at the end of the exit, at the traffic light turn left onto City Route 19/Oak Harbor Road.
  • Head South on City Route 19/Oak Harbor Road into Fremont for 4 traffic lights.
  • At the 4th traffic light you will be at the Oak Harbor Road & West State Street Intersection. [you will see a Pizza Hut, Sunoco Station, Rite Aid Drug Store, and a Walgreen's Drug Store.]
  • Turn right onto West State Street.
  • Head west on West State Street to the next traffic light.
  • The Old Orchard Motel is just past the traffic light on the right hand side.

From the South:

  • Take State Route 53 north toward Fremont.
  • At the Route 53 & Route 6 intersection traffic light turn right onto Hayes Ave.
  • Head east on Hayes Ave. to the next traffic light.
  • At the traffic light turn left onto Brush Street.
  • Head North on Brush Street to the next traffic light.
  • At the traffic light turn left onto West State Street.
  • The Old Orchard Motel is immediately on your right hand side; cattywampus from the traffic light. ;-)
 

Regional Map Of Fremont Ohio

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Local Map Of Fremont Ohio

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The Red "A" point on the map represents the location of the Old Orchard Motel.

Driving directions to Sandusky River:
  • Turn left out the Drive way onto West State Street.
  • Stay on State Street until you see the Sandusky river [about 3-5 minutes]

Total Drive tine around 3 minutes

Anglers Supplies & Bait @
319 Howland Street Fremont, OH 43420
Driving directions to 319 Howland St, Fremont, OH 43420

  • Turn left out the Drive way onto on West State Street.
  • Head east on West State Street for 7 traffic lights and over the bridge.
  • After you drive over the bridge Turn left at Sandusky Ave.
  • Turn right at Howland Street.
  • Destination will be on the right 482 feet.

Total Drive tine around 3 minutes

 

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Driving directions from White Star Park:
  • Head south on S Main St/OH-300 toward County Rd-65/Shade Rd
  • Continue to follow OH-300 to Route 6
  • Turn left at Route 6
  • Head east on to Route 6 to Route 53 & Route 6 intersection traffic light.
  • Head Straight through the intersection onto Hayes Ave.
  • Head east on Hayes Ave. to the next traffic light.
  • At the traffic light turn left onto Brush Street.
  • Head North on Brush Street to the next traffic light.
  • At the traffic light turn left onto West State Street.
  • The Old Orchard Motel is immediately on your right hand side; cattywampus from the traffic light. ;-)

Total Drive tine around 18 minutes

 

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Driving directions to Fremont Speedway:
  • Turn left out the Drive way onto on West State Street.
  • Head east on West State Street for 5 traffic lights.
  • At the 5th traffic light you will be at the Rawson Ave. & West State Street Intersection [There will be a Sunoco Station on your left, and a Big Church to your right.]
  • Turn left onto Rawson Ave.
  • Head north on Rawson Ave.
  • The Fremont Speedway will be on the right hand side.
  • For spectator parking entrance turn right onto Haynes Street just after the 1st Traffic light. [The speedway way entrance is is immediately on your left as you are turning onto Haynes Street.]
  • For the pit entrance go to the 2nd traffic light and turn right onto North Street.

Total Drive tine around 4 minutes

 

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Driving directions to Tindall Bridge:

  • Turn left out the driveway onto West State Street
  • Head east on West State Street to the first traffic light [about 50 feet]
  • Turn right at Brush St
  • Head South on Brush Street to the next traffic light
  • At the traffic light turn right onto Hayes Ave.
  • Head east on Hayes Ave to Tucker Road
  • Turn Left onto Tucker Road
  • Head South onto Tucker Road to River Road
  • Turn Right onto River Road
  • Head East on River Road to Buckland Ave & River Road Fork.
  • At the fork in the road merge left [stay along the river]
  • Continue along River Road past the camp grounds and canoe livery
  • At the top of the hill on the left will be Tindall Bridge.
  • Turn left and drive over Tindall Bridge.
  • Parking & foot paths are on the other side of the bridge.

Total Drive tine around 10 minutes

 

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Driving directions to Jet Express Docks in Port Clinton Ohio:

  • Head east on West State St to Rawson Ave
  • Turn left at Rawson Ave
  • Continue on N State Route 53
  • Continue on W Fremont Rd/OH-53
  • Continue to follow W Fremont Rd
  • Turn left at Harrison St
  • Turn right at W Perry St
  • Turn right at Monroe St
  • Destination will be on the left

Total Drive tine around 35 minutes

 

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Driving directions to Miller Ferry Launch in Catawba Ohio:

  • Head east on West State St/US-20 toward Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn left at Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn right to merge onto OH-19 S/OH-53 N/US-20 E/US-6 E toward Norwalk
  • Continue to follow OH-19 S/US-20 E/US-6 E
  • Take the US-6 exit toward Sandusky
  • Turn left at N 5th St/US-6 (signs for Sandusky)
  • Continue to follow US-6
  • Turn left at Bailey St/Martins Point Rd/OH-269
  • Turn left to merge onto OH-2 W/OH-269 N toward Toledo
  • Continue to follow OH-2 W
  • Exit onto SE Catawba Rd/OH-53 toward Catawba Is
  • Turn right at NE Catawba Rd/OH-53 486 ft
  • Turn left at W Catawba Rd/E Water St

Total Drive tine around 50 minutes


 

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Driving directions to The Hayes Center & Spiegel Grove :

  • Turn left out the driveway onto West State Street
  • Head east on West State Street to the first traffic light [about 50 feet]
  • Turn right at Brush St
  • Head South on Brush Street to the next traffic light
  • Turn left at the traffic light onto Hayes Ave.
  • Head west on Hayes Ave. for 2 traffic lights to the Buckland Ave./ Hayes Ave./Rice Street intersection [second FLASHING traffic light]
  • The main entrance for the Hayes Center is at this intersection.

Total Drive tine around 3 minutes

 

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Driving directions to Cedar Point in Sandusky Ohio:
  • Head east on W State St/US-20 to Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn left at Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn right to merge onto OH-19 S/OH-53 N/US-20 E/US-6 E toward Norwalk
  • Continue to follow OH-19 S/US-20 E/US-6 E
  • Take the US-6 exit toward Sandusky
  • Turn left at N 5th St/US-6 (signs for Sandusky)
  • Continue to follow US-6
  • Turn right at US-6/Venice Rd
  • Turn left at Tiffin Ave/US-6
  • Continue to follow US-6
  • Turn left at Huron Ave/US-6
  • Turn left at E Monroe St
  • Continue on 1st St
  • Turn left at Cedar Point Causeway

Total Drive tine around 40 minutes

 

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Driving directions to Attica Raceway Park in Attica Ohio:

  • Head east on W State St/US-20 toward Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn left at Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn right to merge onto OH-19 S/OH-53 N/US-20 E/US-6 E toward Norwalk
  • Continue to follow US-20 E
  • Turn right at OH-4/State Route 4
  • Continue to follow OH-4
  • Turn left at Lemmon St
  • Continue on Fairground Rd
  • Turn left

Total Drive tine around 45 minutes

 

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Driving directions to Beaver Creek Reservoir Green Springs Ohio:

  • Head east on W State St/US-20 toward Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn left at Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn right to merge onto OH-19 S/OH-53 N/US-20 E/US-6 E toward Norwalk
  • Continue to follow OH-19 S/US-20 E
  • Turn right at OH-19/S State Route 19
  • Continue to follow OH-19
  • Turn left at County Rd-34
  • Turn right at Twp Hwy 196
  • Destination will be on the right

Total drive time about 20 minutes

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Driving directions to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk Ohio:

  • Head east on West State St/US-20 toward Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn left at Oak Harbor Rd
  • Turn right to merge onto OH-19 S/OH-53 N/US-20 E/US-6 E toward Norwalk
  • Continue to follow US-20 E
  • Take the OH-18 exit toward Norwalk/Medina
  • Turn right at OH-18/State Route 18 (signs for OH-18/Medina)
  • Destination will be on the left

Total Drive time little less than a hour.

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