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Things to do in Ohio

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Ohio. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Ohio attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Ohio to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Ohio.

  • Airstream Factory

  • Beachland Ballroom

  • Bugsy’s Speakeasy

  • Cedar Point

    The park is home to 17 roller coasters, a hulking outdoor water park, a 150-foot Ferris wheel, go-karts, live entertainment, and a scenic view of L... More
  • Challenge Park

    Test your courage with Challenge Golf and the RipCord Skycoaster (like bungee jumping). More
  • Cleveland Wine School

  • Contemporary Arts Center

    Zaha Hadid’s floating galleries alone are worth a visit. More
  • Cuffs

  • Debonné

    Debonné, the largest estate-grown vineyard in Ohio, offers outstanding tours and award-winning Rieslings. More
  • Great Lakes Science Center

    The center has more than 400 hands-on exhibits, an Omnimax theater, and a virtual hang glider. More
  • Hartzler Family Dairy

  • Integration Acres

  • Janet McLaughlin

    Years as agent: 23. Specialties: Caribbean, Italy, Luxury Safaris, East and South Africa. Consulting fee: From $150. More
  • Jani Miller

    Years as agent: 35. Specialtie: Golf, Africa, Adventure, Fitness. Consulting fee: From $100. T+L's Travel Advisory Board Member, 2011 More
  • Kayak the Bay

    Explore the harbor with kayak rentals starting at $20. More

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