Average flight time from UK: 11 hours 12 mins    Capital: Columbus


Nestled in the heart of America, Ohio is a tapestry of diverse landscapes, thrilling experiences, and rich heritage, bordered by Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virginia, and the expansive Lake Erie. This Great Lake is not just a boundary but a playground dotted with beaches and campgrounds, offering a tranquil escape or an adventurous outing. 

Dive into the vibrant city life of Cleveland, where urban sophistication meets natural beauty on the lake's edge. Here, cultural treasures like the Cleveland Museum of Art and the pulsating history of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame await your discovery.


Journey to the state's beating heart, Columbus, where a smorgasbord of culinary delights reflects its international soul. Not far behind, Cincinnati perches on the Ohio River, alive with historic charm and the bustling Over The Rhine district, echoing tales of its 19th-century splendor. Escape to the rolling landscapes of Cuyahoga Valley National Park or chase the thrill at Alpine Valley Ski Area, offering a sanctuary for both peace seekers and adventure lovers.


For the family adventurers, Cedar Point, known as the Rollercoaster Capital of the World, offers heart-racing excitement against the backdrop of Lake Erie. Explore Ohio's pioneering spirit at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park and immerse yourself in the wonders of space at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. Ohio's cultural mosaic shines through in its events, historic sites, and culinary scenes, inviting you to partake in the largest Amish community's traditions or embark on the Back Roads and Beaches route for a multisport adventure.


Ohio isn't just a state; it's a collection of experiences. From the urban allure of Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, each bursting with events, museums, and nightlife, to the tranquil beauty of nature parks and Lake Erie shores, Ohio promises a journey through the best of America's heartland. Whether you're a culture buff, thrill-seeker, or foodie, Ohio's blend of cityscapes, scenic outdoors, and gastronomic delights crafts a destination that's as diverse as it is captivating. 


Come explore, indulge, and discover why Ohio truly is the "greatest hits" of the USA, where every visit is an adventure waiting to unfold.

      Discover Ohio: A Tapestry of Thrills, Culture, and Natural Wonders

Exploring Ohio's Hidden Treasures: A Guide to Gems, Adventures, and Picture-Perfect Spots 

Hidden Gems:

  1. Ohio Railway Museum (Worthington, OH): Perfect for train enthusiasts and families, it offers round-trip demonstration rides on streetcars and interurbans​​.
  2. Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum (Hamilton, OH): Explore outdoor sculptures in meadows and forests and an indoor Ancient Sculpture Museum with pieces thousands of years old​​.
  3. Deer Creek State Park Lodge (Mt Sterling, OH): A little-known getaway offering peace, quiet, and adventure​​.
  4. Loveland Castle Museum (Loveland, OH): A charming castle museum operated by modern-day knights​​.
  5. Nelson Kennedy Ledges State Park (Garrettsville, OH): A breathtaking, adventurous nature hike less known but highly underrated​​.
  6. Nomad Ridge at The Wilds (Cumberland, OH): Secluded glamping with private yurts near open pastures and exotic animals​​.

Must-Do Activities:

  1. Cleveland Museum of Art: Home to a diverse collection ranging from contemporary American to vintage Asian art, along with special exhibitions​​.
  2. Cedar Point (Sandusky, OH): Known for colossal roller coasters and a great waterpark​​.
  3. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland): Features memorabilia and exhibitions of rock's biggest stars​​.
  4. Hocking Hills State Park: Offers caves, waterfalls, and awesome hiking trails​​.
  5. Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (Akron, OH): A historic estate with beautiful gardens​​.
  6. Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Offers hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, and scenic train trips​​.

Instagrammable Spots:

  1. Ohio Caverns (West Liberty): A natural wonder with stunning formations and hues​​.
  2. The Ohio State Reformatory (Mansfield): Famous from "The Shawshank Redemption," offers tours and haunted experiences​​.
  3. Hocking Hills State Park: Known for its spectacular caverns, waterfalls, and scenic trails​​.
  4. Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Features the Cuyahoga River, Brandywine Falls, and scenic railroad​​.
  5. Marblehead Lighthouse (Lake Erie): The oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the Great Lakes with stunning views​​.
  6. Cedar Falls Hiking Trail (Hocking Hills): Offers a picturesque route with hemlocks, rocky walls, and the park's largest waterfall​​.

These destinations in Ohio provide a mix of cultural, natural, and adventurous experiences, each with its unique charm and photographic appeal. Whether you're a history buff, nature lover, or thrill-seeker, Ohio's diverse landscape promises unforgettable moments and stunning visuals, ensuring your journey is as enriching as it is exciting.

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   Time difference to the UK - 6 hours

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