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.
Ohio is home to two NFL Football teams, the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals. Catch these rivals take on each other November 7 in Cincinnati or January 9 in Cleveland.
Compiled by Lindsay McDonald
P.S. Here are some things to do in the Louisville/Southern Indiana area.
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