Top 10 Outstanding Places to Visit in Ohio USA in 2024

10. Toledo, OH

The city has long been known for its auto and glass industries.

9. Port Clinton

Port Clinton is regarded around the world as the "Walleye Capital of the World." Don't miss the Walleye Drop, a unique New Year's Eve event in which a 20-foot, 600-pound fiberglass walleye is lowered to mark the start of the New Year.

8. Sandusky

Due to the popularity of year-round indoor water park resorts, this booming destination is regarded as Ohio's Water Park Capital and is home to world-class amusement park, Cedar Point.

7. Dayton, OH

Dayton, Ohio is known as the "Birthplace of Aviation," and Congress formally designated it as such in 2003.

6. Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay has been a summer destination for over a century. Put-in-Bay is now a thriving tourist destination with pubs, hotels, boating, fishing, a national monument, golf cart rentals, caves, and much more.

5. Columbus, OH

Columbus is best known for having a young, trendy, and innovative attitude, home to an innovative arts culture and a thriving tech industry.

4. Cincinnati

Cincinnati is well-known for its distinctive and delectable cuisine. You've probably heard of Skyline, our city's signature chili joint, or goetta, a German take on sausage.

3. Cuyahoga Valley National Park

The park provides a haven for native plants and wildlife as well as a place for people to visit. The Cuyahoga River flows through dense forests, rolling hills, and vast fields. You can enjoy a walk or ride on the Towpath Trail.

2. Cleveland

Cleveland is known as the "Home of Rock & Roll." Not only is Cleveland home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but the Cleveland Arena hosted the nation's first rock performance in 1952.

1. Hocking Hills State Park

The Hocking Hills are one of the few places in Ohio where the night sky can be seen in near-pristine condition.