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View of downtown Bucyrus on South Sandusky Avenue.

Bucyrus [dead link] America's Bratwurst Capital, is a city in Crawford County, in Ohio.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

By air[edit]

  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport PH:+1 216-265-6030 [1]. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (IATA: CLE) is Cleveland's main airport, located on the west side of the city. The airport is served by most of the major domestic airlines, and it is a hub for United Airlines as well.
  • Port Columbus International Airport, 4600 International Gateway, Columbus.PH:+1 614-239-4083 [2] Port Columbus International Airport (IATA: CMH) is served by all the major airlines, with direct flights to most major American cities.

Get around[edit]


  • Bucyrus, Great American Crossroad. Mural on square.
  • Bucyrus Agriculture Tour A Day on the farm. Bucyrus Tourism and Visitors’ Bureau, 301 South Sandusky Avenue, 1-866-562-0720. [3] [dead link].
  • [dead link]Bucyrus T&O Train Station700 East Rensselaer St. A preservation project.
    B&O Train Station Preservation Project
  • Hobo Day at T&O Station, 700 East Rensselaer St. Always the Saturday before Memorial Day. 10AM-4PM, or later. Hoboes are invited to bring wares and usually about 40 vendors are present.
  • [dead link]Producers Livestock Assn.. 3153 State Route 98, Bucyrus. Weekly auctions of livestock. Good restaurant on 2nd floor.
  • Hord Livestock Co., Inc.. 887 SR 98, Bucyrus. Breeder/grain farms.



  • 2007 Bratwurst Festival (August 16–18, 2007).
  • Bucyrus Swap Meet and Car Show, Crawford County Fairgrounds, Whetstone St., (Annual Event) (August 11,12 2007).
  • 16th Annual Graffiti Cruise, throughout downtown. June 9, 2007. On Saturday night, the classic cars take over the business district of Bucyrus with hundreds of restored vehicles for the burn out, flame thrower and other contests. Cruisin' Times magazine top ten Cruises five years running! Elvis usually shows up.
  • Crawford County Fair. Fairgrounds, Whetstone St., Bucyrus. Mid-late July, each year.



  • Carle's Bratwurst1210 East Mansfield Street (the Lincoln Highway),  +1 419 562-7741. Butcher shop, deli, inside dining/carry out. Great food for 29 years.
  • Julies Lounge, 214 N Sandusky. Food and spirits.
  • Carolyn's Kitchen1118 Lincoln Highway +1 419-562-3800. West of Bucyus, open 24/7 Former Lincoln Highway Truckstop.


  • Fresh Apple Cider This area is to apple cider, what Florida is to orange juice. In the fall, through late spring, fresh squeezed, unadulterated cider flows freely at the local orchards. Some freeze it for year around use. (It only makes it sweeter.)
  • Fantasyland5390 Lincoln Highway +1 419-562-2562. Bucyrus. If nudity(women)offends you, do not enter.
  • Pete's Cafe115 West Mansfield St, New Washington +1 419-492-2106. .
  • Tiro Tavern102 North Main, Tiro +1 419-347-6922. .


Go next[edit]

  • Mansfield is about 35 minutes east on U.S. Route 30.
  • Marion is about 35 minutes southwest on Ohio State Route 4.
  • Sandusky is about 1 hour and 10 minutes northeast on Ohio State Route 4.
  • Columbus is about 1 hour and 25 minutes southwest on Ohio State Route 4 and south on U.S. Route 23.
Routes through Bucyrus
Lima via I-75.svgUpper Sandusky  W US 30.svg E  GalionMansfield

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