Shopping and Restaurants

Looking for a day-trip? You are just 30 minutes away from some of the best shopping and eating in the country. Area malls hold all the large department stores, with lots of boutique offerings that will give you a new appreciation for Midwestern creativity.

Academic Year Shuttles

Denison runs shuttles (Big Red Express Shuttle) to the following areas:

Summer Shuttles

Denison runs shuttles (Big Red Express Shuttle) to the following areas:

  • Local Newark/Heath (every Tuesday, June 8 - August 3)
  • Easton Town Center/International Market (rotating weeks) (every Friday, June 11 - August 6)

Of course, lots of great shopping — including restaurants, a grocery, and a pharmacy — is within walking distance in Granville.

Airport Shuttle

CLIC coordinates a subsidized airport shuttle service. Available options are posted on WhatToDU, and cost $10 each way. Students can access them directly through the link above or by visiting WhatToDU. Shuttle seats are limited and sign-ups are required to guarantee a spot on the shuttle.

Questions about Shuttles?

Licking County Transit

There’s plenty to do in Licking County, too! Movies, Target, Walmart, larger grocery stores, concerts, and shopping are just ten minutes away. You can purchase tickets at the Denison Bookstore ($8 for round-trip and must reserve seat at least 48 hours in advance of your trip).

Licking County Transit Board

Lyft and Uber

Lyft and Uber drivers are active in Newark, Granville, and Columbus.

COTA System in Columbus

Once in Easton, you can pick up a bus from the COTA HUB and find your way to local suburbs and opportunities there: Bexley, Dublin, Gahanna, Grandview Heights, Grove City, Hilliard, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, Westerville, Whitehall, and Worthington.