The Ultimate Ohio Travel Guide
Ohio: There’s a ton of things to see and do in Ohio! Museums, amusement parks, island, safari-park, scenic state parks, zoo, and so much more! Here is my Ohio travel guide outlining major Ohio attractions!
To make it easy for you to navigate the content, I have organized my Ohio travel guide into two sections. (1) A brief introduction to Ohio, a little history, some geography, commute, and weather. (2) Major Ohio attractions, if you wish, you can skip the introduction and move on to the next section, Ohio Attractions.
History: Ohio was admitted to the union as the 17th state on March 1, 1803. The State is named after the Ohio River, Ohio, an Iroquois word, “O-Y-O,” which means “great river.” The state’s got its nickname, the Buckeye State, partially because many buckeye trees once covered Ohio’s hills and plains, and the name “buckeye” stems from Native Americans. They called the nut “hetuck,” which means “buck eye,” because the markings on the nut resemble the eye of a deer. Ohio, the birthplace of seven US presidents, home to the famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, birthplace of the first professional baseball team, and the birthplace of all-American favorite, the hot dog!
Geography: Pennsylvania and West Virginia border, Ohio on the east. On west Ohio shares its border with Indiana. On the north, Ohio is bordered by Michigan and Lake Erie and by Kentucky and West Virginia in the south. Ohio’s topography consists of rolling plains for the most part.
Flight: Columbus International Airport (CMH), Akron Canton Regional Airport (CAK), Toledo Express Airport (TOL), and Mansfield Lahm Airport (MFD) are the main airports in Ohio.
Drive: If you live in any of the neighboring states, you could drive to Ohio.
Train: Amtrak offers a couple of rail services (1) Capitol Limited connecting – Washington, DC – Pittsburgh – Cleveland – Chicago and (2) Lake Shore Limited connecting Ohio with – New York/Boston – Albany – Chicago.