If you are looking for some end of summer plans that don’t require much preparation or travel time, consider Ohio as a place to go. Whether you seek adventure, wish to learn more about Ohio’s rich heritage, or want to catch a ballgame, there is plenty to do and see in the Buckeye State.
What to know the details? Today’s Transitions has put together a quick guide to help get you started.
Sandusky, OH is home to Cedar Point, a family destination boasting 71 rides, summer events, and live shows in the picturesque setting of Lake Erie.
There’s more than enough entertainment to keep the whole family busy with a visit to Kings Island, one of the largest theme parks in the Midwest, located just outside of Cincinnati.
Zoombezi Bay combines the fun of a day at the beach with the excitement of 17 water slides, the shelter of private cabanas, and plenty of splashes along the way. Tag team it with a visit to the Columbus Zoo for maximum fun.
Museums & Historic Attractions
Rock out at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
With over 67,000 works of art, the Cincinnati Art Museum is a must-see for any art lover, and is well-known for its 19th-century European and American paintings, but also contains numerous other works including an outstanding pottery gallery.
Relive the magic of everyone’s favorite holiday movie with a visit to A Christmas Story House & Museum in Cleveland.
Here’s a bright idea, plan a visit to Milan to check out The Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum.
Sports & Recreation
Cincinnati is home to the Cincinnati Reds, baseball’s first professional franchise. Take in a game at Great American Ball Park during the season which runs April through October.
Take a walk on the wild side at Hocking Hills State Park, located in southeastern Ohio. The park features towering cliffs, waterfalls, and deep, hemlock-shaded gorges for hikers and nature lovers to enjoy.
Rather explore underground? Ohio Caverns is a gem in West Liberty, Ohio. The caverns are a result of the underground river that carved out local limestone thousands of years ago.
Compiled by Lindsay McDonald
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