Voted 'Best Amusement Park' in America, and celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, an Ohio trip is not complete without a stop at Cedar Point. Launch your trip with lightning-fast speeds on one of 18 world-class roller coasters, enjoy the mile-long Cedar Point Beach or make a splash at Cedar Point Shores Waterpark.
Long live rock! Discover the history and impact of some the most well-known and influential artists, producers and engineers of the rock and roll scene through interactive exhibits, film and more at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, along the shores of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland.
An integral part of Ohio's rich history, visitors can learn about the faith, culture and lifestyles of the Amish, Mennonite, and Hutterite communities at the Amish and Mennonite Heritage Center. Tour an old Amish schoolhouse and step inside the restored Pioneer Barn. Don't miss the one-of-a-kind Immigrants' Arrival, a sgraffito by Heinz Gaugel, in addition to his signature work, a 265-foot mural in the round depicting the history of Christianity and the Anabaptists.
Walk the same halls as infamous prisoners, actors and more at the Ohio State Reformatory. Explore the several stops on-site you've seen in your favorite movies, including The Shawshank Redemption and Air Force One, but be on the lookout for unexpected visitors - the reformatory is known to be a paranormal hot spot.
Granting a voice to veterans from all military branches is the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus. Hear personal stories and shared experiences from veterans throughout history through interactive exhibits, multi-media presentations, personal effects, photos and more. Pay tribute to the sacrifice of servicemen, women, and their families at this state-of-the-art site.
Hocking Hills State Park is nationally-known for its exquisite beauty and sandstone rock formations. Stunning in every season, visitors can look forward to views of wildflowers adorning the forest floor in springtime and vivid foliage in the fall. The park features towering cliffs, beautiful waterfalls and deep, hemlock-shaded gorges for hikers and nature-lovers to enjoy.
Pack in lots of family fun! From big thrills to little thrills, Kings Island has it all! Credited with some of the top-ranked roller coasters, the amusement park is also home to the new Orion® coaster, one of only seven giga coasters in the world and Planet Snoopy, voted "Best Kids' Area in the World" for 18 consecutive years. Many of the kids’ attractions in Planet Snoopy are designed for children and their parents or grandparents to enjoy together, such as the Character Carousel, Woodstock Gliders and The Great Pumpkin Coaster.