Ohio Tourist Attractions

OhioTourist Attractions

Ohio is one of the most developed states in United States of America. It is situated in the Central America and is presently one of the best places for tourism. It is close by to most of the happening cities. It is equal distance from New York and Texas and California. Some of the major cities which are there in the state are Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Akron, Dayton and Marietta. These cities are one of the most happening cities which are there in Ohio. Here you are going to get the top 5 attractions of Ohio which you will love going to.

Top 5 Attraction of Ohio

Ohio attractions are natural and serene in nature. They have some of the mesmerizing outings which are meant to be enjoyed. The composition of the buildings and greenery will give you a peaceful effect. The following tourist attractions are truly going to give you the real holiday feel.

Stan Hywat Hall and Gardens

Stan Hywat hall is the most amazing place where you can live in while visiting Ohio. It is situated in Akron. Many people misunderstand that Stan Hywat is a person’s name, but the fact is it is old English for stone query. The founder of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, FA Seiberling was the one to build this house and the gardens which are surrounding it. He has kept the house open for tourists and has also opened a café and gift shop in the house. The architecture and the designing of the building is completely English style. This would be something very different to those who are truly Americans.

Stan Hywat Hall and Gardens Location: 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, Ohio
Stan Hywat Hall and Gardens Coordinates: 41°7′7″N 81°33′5″W
Stan Hywat Hall and Gardens Built / Founded: 1911
Stan Hywat Hall and Gardens Architect: Schneider,Charles S.; Manning,Warren H.
Stan Hywat Hall and Gardens Architectural Style(s): Tudor Revival, Other
Stan Hywat Hall and Gardens Governing Body: Private
Added to NRHP: January 17, 1975
NRHP Reference#: 75002058

SegAway Tours of Columbus

This is the cruise line in Columbus which takes you around the city of Columbus. You can travel in the Segway i2 and explore the original routes of the sea which was responsible for the discovery of Columbus. You will be taken through Scioto River, Arena district and the short North arts district. The tour is of 2 hours and you will cover all the vital areas of the coastal region.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens

For all the tourists who are animal lovers are bound to visit this place. You have to experience the lively chattering of the monkeys and the wild roar of the lion. Cincinnati Zoo is rated one of the best zoo available in United States. It is very renowned for its birthing programs and also protection of endangered species. The special animals which are highly maintained are gorillas and white tigers. These are the animals which are most visited in the zoo by tourists.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Date Opened 1875
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Location Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Land Area 65 acres (26 ha)+
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Coordinates 39.145°N 84.508°W
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Number of Species 510
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Memberships AZA
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Website cincinnatizoo.org

Cedar Point

Cedar point is an amazing amusement park which is located in Sandusky. It is the best amusement park which one can enjoy along with his family. It is near to Lake Erie. You get everything here in this complex. You have rollercoaster rides, water rides, water sports, tidal waves etc. You can also camp in the resort along with your family and you can have a feel of camping in the middle of the town. If you are not a person who likes camping a lot you can also choose the luxury suites which are available in the resort.

Cedar Point Location Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Cedar Point Coordinates 41.480033°N 82.681818°W
Cedar Point Website www.cedarpoint.com/
Cedar Point Owner Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Cedar Point Opened 1870
Cedar Point Operating Season May 15 - October 31
Cedar Point Area 364 acres (0.569 sq mi)
(1.47 km²)
Cedar Point Rides 75 total
  • 17 roller coasters
  • 3 water rides
Cedar Point Slogan "America's Rollercoast", "Ride On", and "The Fun and Only"

Fountain Square

Fountain Square is considered to be the focal point of Cincinnati. It is placed at the center of the city. The modern tower blocks are known as a Fountain Square. You will also find the Taylor Davidson Fountain. It was cast on the year 1871 by the Munich. There is a contemporary arts center which is placed in near to the fountain square. It is renowned for its collection of modern art.

Ohio Featured Attractions

Ohio Featured Attraction Name Address
World's Largest Horseshoe Crab Blanchester, Ohio
Cincinnati Police Museum Cincinnati, Ohio
Biblewalk and Living Bible Museum Mansfield, Ohio
American Sign Museum Cincinnati, Ohio
Noah's Ark, Dillinger, Things Swallowed Lima, Ohio
Topiary French People

Columbus, Ohio

National Museum of the US Air Force Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio
Airship Disaster Site Ava, Ohio
Andy D-Day and the Two-Headed Calf Brookville, Ohio
Confederate Raider Quantrill's Head Dover, Ohio
Big Muskie's Bucket

Reinersville, Ohio